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Saturday May 28th

Wrestling


UNC Freshman Nathan Kraisser defeats NC State Junior Joe DeAngelo 8-3 in the 125 pound bout.

UNC wrestlers tackle Wolfpack

Coming into Friday’s match against N.C. State, the North Carolina wrestling team was riding a four-match losing streak that included a performance against Navy coach C.D. Mock called one of the worst he’d ever seen.

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Wrestlers fold in both weekend matches

Last year, when Maryland defeated North Carolina’s wrestling team at home by 15 points, Coach C.D. Mock told his wrestlers — for what he hoped would be the first and only time — that he was ashamed to be associated with them.

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UNC wrestling takes on Arizona State University. UNC would lose the match 16-21.

Team (in order of appearance)

1. Evan Henderson, Freshman (win)
2. Christian Barber, Freshman (loss)
3. Chris Mears, Fresman (loss)
4. John Staudenmayer, Freshman (win)
5. Frank Abbondanza, Sophmore (loss)
6. Alex Utley, Sophmore (win)
7. Antonio Giorgio, Sophmore (loss)
8. Jake Barnhart, Freshman (loss)
9. Nathan Kraisser, Freshman (win)

In this photo:
Antonio Giorgio

Tar Heels fall short in dual meet against ASU

For Evan Henderson, there was no solace in merely doing his part. The sophomore wrestler, ranked 19th in the country in his 141-pound weight class, may have secured a major decision during North Carolina’s dual meet with Arizona State, but Henderson regarded his performance — and that of his team — with pure contempt.

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