WRESTLING


1/9/2012 10:55pm

	Carolina defeated Duke 30-5 in Monday night’s home match in Carmichael Arena.

UNC takes first dual win

Win or die. That’s how North Carolina senior Thomas Ferguson characterized the UNC wrestling team’s mindset before its meet against Duke on Monday night at Carmichael Arena.


3/7/2011 10:05am

Bennett, Mock secure bid to NCAAs

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Until 197-pound freshman Zac Bennett pummeled Maryland’s Christian Boley 10-4, North Carolina was winless in six semifinal matches at the ACC Championships.


2/16/2011 4:11pm

	Freshman Corey Mock has been the most consistent wrestler on this year’s squad, which is coached by his father, C.D. The family dynamic gets interesting at times like the dinner table, where they do not talk about wrestling. “Home is sanctuary,” C.D. Mock said.

UNC wrestler Corey Mock grapples for success

No matter whom he’s facing, it’s all the same for North Carolina wrestler Corey Mock. For Mock, preparation is the key that allows him to stare in the eyes of top-ranked opponents and see nothing more than another speed bump in his quest to national prominence.

2/13/2011 1:29pm

Nebraska pins North Carolina

The North Carolina wrestling team knew that beating No. 14 Nebraska would be a tall task. Immediately following Saturday’s duel with the Cornhuskers, the Tar Heels (8-9-1) realized just how tough it was. On senior day for the Tar Heels, UNC lost 31-6.


2/3/2011 3:46pm

UNC wrestling looks for a win in home matches

Despite losing two dual matches on the road last weekend, the North Carolina wrestling team is starting to find its form. The marks in the loss column can be misleading because individual performances have been improving — like those of freshman 184-pounder Antonio Giorgio.


1/23/2011 12:34pm

	Jake Corrill grapples with Appalachain State’s Tony Gravely in Saturday’s match at Carmichael Arena. Gravely pinned Corrill 4:17 into the 125-pound match. UNC would tie ASU 19-19 in the second match of a doubleheader.

Youthful inconsistency dooms wrestling squad

For 11 minutes Ben Brooks wrestled, and for 11 minutes Carmichael Arena crackled with energy. But in the score books, only five seconds mattered. The North Carolina heavyweight finished tied 3-3 with Appalachian State’s Marc Tyson after two rounds of overtime.


1/18/2011 4:37pm

Duke’s forfeits push UNC to easy wrestling win

The “Battle of the Blues” between the North Carolina wrestling team and Duke didn’t live up to its billing, since there wasn’t even a battle in two weight classes. Duke buried themselves in a 12-point hole because they had no one to wrestle North Carolina’s 125- and 133-pound wrestlers and forfeited the bouts.


1/18/2011 4:36pm

	North Carolina’s Kyle Kiss looks to put Duke’s Willy Mello on his back in the 165-pound bout Tuesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Kiss didn’t get the pinfall, but did manage a 15-3 major decision in UNC’s route.

Tar Heels capture easy win

The North Carolina wrestling team defeated Duke on Tuesday for the seventh straight meeting to pick up the Tar Heels’ first win in conference play. Six UNC wrestlers took their decisions, leading the Tar Heels to a 33-9 victory in Cameron Indoor Stadium. To North Carolina coach C.D.


1/13/2011 10:21pm

UNC wrestling continues tough slate

The North Carolina wrestling team is returning to Carmichael Arena for the first time in more than a year, but this time the competition will be stiffer than the Duke team the Tar Heels rolled last season.