WRESTLING


2/2/2020 8:53pm

Redshirt junior Kennedy Monday wrestles Duke redshirt sophomore Benjamin Anderson in Carmichael Arena on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Kennedy has been hailed as an "anchor" of Carolina wrestling for the 2019-2020 season.

UNC wrestling program remembers its past while looking at its future

The No. 8 North Carolina wrestling program has arrived on the national scene this season and celebrated how it got there this weekend. The party started on Friday night when the Tar Heels beat Duke 44-3 in Carmichael Arena in front of loads of UNC wrestling alumni, who were in Chapel Hill for the program's alumni weekend. But the weekend wasn't about the action in the match as much as it was about the program as a whole.