WRESTLING


1/27/2018 12:29am

Redshirt senior Ethan Ramos (in Navy) gets position over sophomore teammate Devin Kane during UNC's wrestle-offs on Oct. 27 in Carmichael Arena.  

UNC wrestling starts slow, mounts comeback in 26-10 win over Pittsburgh

Coming off its conference win over Virginia last week, the No. 25 North Carolina wrestling team faced off against Pittsburgh in Carmichael Arena on Friday night. Although the Tar Heels started slow, they were able to turn the tide in the 141-pound matchup and never looked back for their second straight victory in a 26-10 win over the Panthers. 


12/30/2017 6:34pm

First year Austin O'Connor (in navy) wrestles senior teammate Troy Heilmann during UNC's wrestle-offs on Friday night in Carmichael Arena.

No. 24 UNC wrestling wins three of four at South Beach Duals, including a top-10 upset

The No. 24 North Carolina wrestling team flew south this winter to Deerfield Beach, Fla., and spent its break facing off against some of the top talent in the country at the South Beach Duals. Head coach Coleman Scott has never shied away from heavy competition, so UNC ended its year in signature fashion — with two of its four opponents for the weekend being ranked in the top ten. UNC won three of four duals and improved its overall record to 5-4.


3/23/2017 11:21pm

Studies have shown athletes have a greater risk of developing an eating disorder, but weight cutting heightens this issue in wrestling.

Wrestlers face added pressures to cut weight

NCAA regulations and improving attitudes among coaches have made wrestling safer, but problems persist with cutting weight. Studies have found that male wrestlers have a higher risk of developing eating disorders than other men the same age.