WRESTLING


2/10/2013 9:46pm

UNC's Brian Bokoski wrestles against VMI on Friday, February 8. UNC won the match.

UNC wrestling beats VMI easily

Sandwiched between North Carolina’s wrestling duals with N.C. State and Duke was a less-hyped match-up with the Virginia Military Institute on Friday at Carmichael Arena.


2/3/2013 10:01pm

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.


1/31/2013 11:04pm

	Frank Abbondanza

Tar Heel wrestlers ready for Wolfpack

Following last year’s dual meet against N.C. State, the North Carolina wrestling team returned from Raleigh the tougher of the two teams with a 20-18 victory, snapping a six-dual losing streak.


1/27/2013 9:33pm

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.


1/24/2013 10:10pm

UNC wrestlers face shallow roster

Last weekend, North Carolina freshman 125-pounder Nathan Kraisser opened UNC’s dual meets against then-No. 11 Virginia and then-No. 9 Virginia Tech with upsets in consecutive days.


1/8/2013 11:35pm

UNC wrestlers looking for spark

After enduring several disappointing seasons, North Carolina wrestling coach C.D. Mock is confident that the new crop of Tar Heel wrestlers will help the team to bounce back from a 6-14 record last season.


11/12/2012 12:40am

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.