March 5, 2010
Three Hokies earn top seeds at ACC Championships
Action begins Saturday morning

RALEIGH, N.C. – Brackets and seeds for the 2010 ACC Wrestling Championships were announced Friday night following a coaches’ meeting. Nine Hokies will be battling for the right to compete at the NCAA Championships with action beginning Saturday at 11 a.m., inside Reynolds Coliseum, but only four Tech wrestlers have first-round matches.

At 125 pounds, Jarrod Garnett is the top seed. Also earning top seeds are Jesse Dong at 157 pounds and Tommy Spellman at 184 pounds. Earning No. 2 seeds are Chris Diaz (141), Brian Stephens (149) and Matt Epperly (165) while Brock LiVorio earned No. 3 seeds.

Be sure to check back throughout the day for updates and results.

125: #1 seed Jarrod Garnett
First Round: Bye

133: #3 seed Brock LiVorio
First Round: Bye

141: #2 seed Chris Diaz
First Round: vs. Scott Norris (NCS)

149: #2 seed Brian Stephens
First Round: Bye

157: #1 seed Jesse Dong
First Round: vs. Chris Picolella (DU)

165: #2 seed Matt Epperly
First Round: Bye

174: Taylor Knapp
First Round: vs. #4 seed Quinton Godley (NCS)

184: #1 seed Tommy Spellman
First Round: Bye

197: Chris Penny
First Round: #4 seed John Barone (DU)

285: Open

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