Apprentice School Winter Schedules Released

Apprentice School Winter Schedules Released

The Apprentice School winter seasons are not far off from starting up as the schedules for both basketball teams and wrestling team were announced on Tuesday.

WRESTLING (19-8 in 2011-12)

First Event

Nov. 3

Virginia Beach Open

Home Events

Jan. 26

Builder Invitational – Woodside HS

 

Feb. 9

St. Andrews – Apprentice Gym, 2pm

Marquee Events

Jan. 11-12

Virginia Duals -- Hampton Coliseum

 

Jan. 18-19

NCWA National Duals – Dalton, GA

 

Feb. 16

USCAA National Invitational – State College, PA

Senior Day Feb. 9 St. Andrews - 2 pm

Post-Season

Mar. 2

NCWA Mid-Atlantic Conf. – Lynchburg, VA

 

Mar. 14-16

NCWA Nationals – Allen, TX

Complete Schedule

 

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Schedule Highlights

  • Four area events highlight the slate for local wrestling fans

o   Virginia Beach Open – Nov. 3 at VB Sportsplex

o   Virginia Duals – Jan. 11-12 at Hampton Coliseum

o   Builder Invitational – Jan. 26 at Woodside HS

o   Home dual v. St. Andrews – Feb. 9

  • A pair of tournaments with nationally-ranked NCAA opposition start December and January

o   York College (PA) – Dec. 1 – 6 of 13 ended ranked in the NCAA Division III Top 30

o   Waynesburg College (PA) – Jan. 5 – Five NCAA Division III ranked opponents last year

  • Three dual tournaments

o   Scranton Electric City Duals – Nov. 10, Scranton, PA

o   Virginia Duals – Jan. 11-12 – Hampton Coliseum

o   NCWA National Duals – Jan. 18-19 – Dalton, GA

 

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (23-4 in 2011-12)

First Games

Nov. 9-10

At Penn State Greater Allegheny Tipoff

First Home Games

Nov. 16-17

Great Ships Tipoff Classic

Marquee Games

Jan. 18-20

MLK Classic

 

Feb. 5

Southern Virginia Univ., 6 pm

Senior Day

Feb. 24

Va. Univ. Lynchburg, 2 pm

Post-Season

Feb. 26-Mar. 2

USCAA Nationals – Uniontown, PA

Complete Schedule

 

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Schedule Highlights

  • Tournament-tested in 2012-13

o   Penn State Greater Allegheny Tipoff

o   Great Ships Classic

o   Penn State Brandywine Classic

o   Virginia Univ. Lynchburg Holiday Classic

o   York College (PA) Coaches vs. Cancer

o   MLK Classic

  • Will face 10 opponents who saw post-season action in 2011-12
  • Will see six new faces on the schedule including Cincinnati-Clermont (3rd in 2011-12 USCAA Nationals) and Carlow University (2011-12 USCAA Nationals participant).
 

MEN'S BASKETBALL (17-11 in 2011-12)

First Games

Nov. 9-10

At Penn State Greater Allegheny Tipoff

First Home Games

Nov. 28

Mid Atlantic Christian Univ., 6 pm

Marquee Games

Nov. 16

Cabrini at VWC Tipoff, 5:30 pm (NCAA D3 runnerups)

 

Jan. 2

Virginia Wesleyan, 6:30 pm

 

Jan. 18-20

MLK Classic

Senior Day

Feb. 20

Washington Adventist, 6 pm

Post-Season

Feb. 26-Mar. 2

USCAA Nationals – Uniontown, PA

Complete Schedule

 

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Schedule Highlights

  • Tournament heavy to start the 2012-13 season

o   Penn State Greater Allegheny

o   Virginia Wesleyan Tip-off

o   Elizabeth City State University Classic

  • Will face five opponents that saw post-season action in 2011-12
  • Open the Virginia Wesleyan Tip-off against the 2012 NCAA Division III National Runner-up Cabrini College – Nov. 16, 5:30 pm
  • Will face seven new opponents – including both games at Penn State Greater Allegheny (Penn State New Kensington and Pitt-Titusville), Elizabeth City State University Classic (Claflin and the hosts) along with St. Joseph's-Brooklyn.
  • NAIA Division II member Fisher College visits the Apprentice School on December 20 for a first-ever matchup against a school from Massachusetts.