DURHAM – Head coach Glen Lanham and the Duke wrestling program have announced the 2022-23 regular season schedule. The schedule features several ranked opponents from last season and takes the team across seven states.
“We’re very excited about the release of this year’s schedule,” said Lanham. “I think our Duke wrestling fans will be pleased with the caliber of competition we have added. I know our student-athletes will be excited to compete this upcoming season.”
The season gets underway on Nov. 5, as the Blue Devils travel for the Maryland Duals against the host Terrapins, Bloomsburg and American at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m.
The month concludes with two early season tournaments, at the Battle at The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., on Nov. 13 and the Keystone Classic in Philadelphia, Pa., on Nov. 20. Duke returns to the Battle at The Citadel once again, while returning to the Keystone Classic for the first time since Nov. 24, 2019.
December brings three more dual matches, as the Blue Devils face VMI and Franklin & Marshall on Dec. 4 in Lexington, Va. The month ends with a dual at Presbyterian on Dec. 21. Duke defeated Presbyterian in Cameron Indoor Stadium, 30-7, last season.
After a return to the Southern Scuffle on Jan. 1-2, the Blue Devils return home for the home opener against Central Michigan on Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. The very next day, the Blue Devils will open ACC play, battling North Carolina in Durham at 7 p.m.
The Blue Devils will then hit the road again, traveling to Appalachian State on Jan. 24 and NC State on Jan. 27.
February will be full of home wrestling, as the Blue Devils open the month with an ACC clash against Virginia Tech on Feb. 3. The Blue Devils will host the Campbell Round Robins on Feb. 5, before making the short trip to Charlottesville, Va., to face Virginia on Feb. 10. The home finale is set for Feb. 14, as the Blue Devils host Gardner-Webb at 6 p.m., before traveling to Pittsburgh to conclude the regular season on Feb. 18.
The 2022 ACC Championships are set for Mar. 5 in Raleigh, N.C., while the NCAA Championships will run from Mar. 16-18 in Tulsa, Okla.
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