2011-12 News

March 9, 2012
Porter, Evans Eliminated at Nationals
After advancing to the quarterfinals of the NCWA National Championships with two wins on Thursday, sophomore Sean Porter lost both of his matches on Friday and was eliminated from the 149-lb. bracket.

March 8, 2012
Porter Advances to National Quarterfinals
Sophomore Sean Porter won both of his matches on Thursday at the NCWA National Championships in Daytona Beach, Fla. and advanced to the quarterfinals of the 149-lb. bracket.

February 25, 2012
Wrestling Places Seventh at NCWA Conference Championships, Porter Takes 149-lb. Title
The Southern Virginia University men’s wrestling team placed seventh at the 2012 NCWA Mid-Atlantic Conference Championships this past weekend with two Knights—sophomore Sean Porter and freshman Andrew Evans qualifying for next weekend’s national tournament in Daytona Beach, Fla.

January 27, 2012
Wrestling Places 16th at National Duals
The Southern Virginia University wrestling team went 1-5 this past weekend at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association National Duals—a two-day tournament featuring 25 teams held at the Norwest Georgia Convention Center in Dalton, Ga.

January 21, 2012
Knights Place Fifth at Builder Invitational
The Southern Virginia University men’s wrestling team finished seventh out of 12 teams at the 2012 Builder Invitational on Saturday highlighted by sophomore Sean Porter winning the 149 lb. bracket.

January 14, 2012
Knights Finish Fifth at W&L Invitational
The Southern Virginia University wrestling team finished with 59 team points at the 25th annual Washington and Lee Invitational on Saturday edging out Liberty University by two points for fifth place in the six team tournament.

December 7, 2011
Wrestling Drops Dual Match at W&L 37-12
Competing in its first dual match of the year at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday evening, the Southern Virginia University wrestling team fell to the NCAA Division III Generals 34-12.

December 6, 2011
Wallace named USCAA Wrestler of the Week
Josh Wallace today was named United States Collegiate Athletic Association’s wrestler of the week after winning the 235-lb. bracket at the 3rd Annual Turkey Bowl Classic last Saturday.

December 3, 2011
Knights Dominate 3rd Annual Turkey Bowl
The Southern Virginia University wrestling team dominated its first home meet of the season on Saturday as the Knights took six of nine weight classes at the 3rd Annual Turkey Bowl Classic against wresters from Bowling Green State University, East Tennessee State University, Lynchburg College and University of South Florida.

November 12, 2011
Atkinson Places Second at Flyer Open
Two members of the Southern Virginia University men’s wrestling team competed in the Flyer Open at the University of Dayton on Saturday with sophomore Jeremy Atkinson earning a second place finish for the second time in as many meets this season.

November 5, 2011
Atkinson Places Second, Hall Takes Third at VMI's Rat Rumble Open
Participating in its first match of the 2011-12 season, the Southern Virginia University wrestling team made a strong showing on Saturday at the 2011 Rat Rumble, hosted by NCAA Division I Virginia Military Institute.