Despite poor seeding, North Carolina wrestler Ethan Ramos became just the fifth freshman in UNC history to earn All-American status.
Despite three tough losses in the finals of the ACC Wrestling Championships on March 8, five North Carolina wrestlers are riding high as they punched their tickets to the NCAA Championships in St. Louis, Missouri.
DURHAM – It’s not very often that the head coach asks his team to bail him out.
The momentum had shifted for the No. 25 North Carolina wrestling team.
After an intense triple-overtime loss by Chris Mears, coach C.D.
Joey Ward didn't come out the way he wanted to.
In the redshirt sophomore's first home match in two years, he suffered a crushing 9-3 defeat to start his day against N.C. State. And the Tar Heels fell to the Wolfpack 22-18.
C.D. Mock might have thought North Carolina had a better team than N.C.added periods to NC State, but the scoreboard said otherwise.
Less than an hour after dropping off 4-year-old Joey Ward at his first tumbling class, Beth Ward is directed back into the gymnasium by an instructor.
The North Carolina wrestling team was one bout in to Saturday's match against Navy, and the Tar Heels were already facing what would be the largest deficit of the weekend.
North Carolina Wrestling overcame unexpected injuries, and even a punch in the face Friday night in their convincing win over Gardner-Webb.
While colleges across the country face scrutiny for their handling of sexual assault cases, UNC wrestling Coach C.D. Mock has caused a stir after posting his opinions about his son’s ongoing sexual assault investigation.
C.D. Mock hadn’t given it much thought.
Christian Barber knew he could turn things around.
It’s not often that a North Carolina wrestler who is being redshirted for the season steals the show on the first weekend of the season.
When Lauren Metzger ran cross country, she said the signs were always there.
This is what the entire season was all about. All the dual losses, all the individual tournaments. This is what it was all for. The NCAA Tournament. Several of North Carolina’s wrestlers have dreams of being national champions. None became a reality this weekend.
Following the North Carolina wrestling team’s triumph against Duke two weeks ago, coach C.D. Mock said he wasn’t sure his team could defeat No. 10 Pittsburgh “with a bazooka.”
When wrestling becomes too arduous, when the consequences of the present moment appear too grave, John Michael Staudenmayer tries to remember to forget.
In any sport, it’s important to set the tone early. In wrestling it’s no different. The first match can set the pace for how things will go. In North Carolina’s 24-12 win against Duke, John Michael Staudenmayer was the Tar Heels’ first man on the mat, and he had every intention of being the first winner.
Whether they are winning or losing, streaks can shape the identity of a team. They can tell you how long a team has been able to dominate or consistently fall short.
In a season marred by inconsistency, the North Carolina wrestling team has looked to junior Evan Henderson as its unwavering leader.