WRESTLING


3/23/2014 6:33pm

UNC wrestlers compete at NCAA Tournament

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.

2/23/2014 6:49pm

UNC wrestling splits 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.”


2/11/2014 5:31pm

Staudenmayer sets the tone against Duke wrestling

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.


2/2/2014 12:07pm

Nathan Kraisser's effort not enough in wrestling loss

With less than a minute left in his match against N.C. State, North Carolina sophomore Nathan Kraisser had just gotten an escape to extend his lead to five points. With the match basically in hand, Kraisser could’ve coasted to victory, but UNC trailed N.C. State 16-6 in team points, and even though UNC eventually lost 19-16, coasting wouldn’t cut it.


1/20/2014 3:19pm

Wrestler Christian Barber continues breakout season

There’s not much about wrestling that surprises Allen Henderson. He raised a pair of wrestling twins, including Evan, an All-American at North Carolina. When two combatants grapple on the mat, he knows what to look for and where to look for it.


1/12/2014 4:22pm

UNC wrestling turns in three dual team wins

The North Carolina wrestling team entered the Pittsburgh duals coming off two straight losses in dual matches and a season record of 2-4. On Sunday, the Tar Heels were determined to turn their luck around.


12/1/2013 4:14pm

Tar Heels drop 2 at Northeast Duals

The North Carolina wrestling team is a tournament team. The Tar Heels have a decent number of individuals who can excel in individual tournaments, and coach C.D. Mock has no issue stating that