Virginia's Brent Jones Named ACC Wrestler of the Week
Honor is second of season for Cavalier senior.
GREENSBORO, N.C. ? Virginia 197-pound senior Brent Jones has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Wrestler of the Week after two wins over conference opponents, including the 12th-ranked nationally-ranked wrestler in his weight class.
It is the second ACC Wrestler of the Week honor of the season for Jones, who was also named on Nov. 17.
The now 19th-ranked Jones picked up two wins for Virginia last weekend, including an upset of Dennis Drury of North Carolina ? one of only two wins by an ACC wrestler over a ranked foe last week (the other was Virginia?s Shawn Harris? 5-4 upset of No. 6 Thomas Scotton at 157 in the UNC match). Jones also posted a 13-5 major decision against Virginia Tech?s Chris Penny. Jones improved to 18-8 on the year with his two victories.