December 5, 2013
Hokies head to west for prestigious Las Vegas Invite
Nine wrestlers look to make mark at tough event

BLACKSBRUG - In one of the first big individual events of the year, most of the starters for the Virginia Tech wrestling team will head west this weekend for the prestigious Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational. Several top wrestlers in each of the 10 weight classes will participate in an event that starts Friday and ends Saturday night and will be held inside the Las Vegas Convention Center (Hall C-4).

There will be no live results, but FloWrestling and InterMat are expected to cover the event. For more information, check out the event website at

Here are the nine wrestlers scheduled to compete in the event:

125: #17 Joey Dance (8-1)
133: Dennis Gustafson (1-1)
141: #3 Devin Carter (9-0)
157: Chad Strube (4-1)
165: Chris Moon (6-3)
174: Austin Gabel (7-2)
184: Nick Vetterlein (7-2)
197: Chris Penny (7-2)
285: #14 Ty Walz (9-0)

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