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North Carolina Wrestling Announces 2023-24 Schedule

Entering year one under the direction of head coach , the North Carolina wrestling program announced its schedule Tuesday morning, prior to the 2023-24 season. The slate features seven preseason top-25 matchups, including four ranked matchups inside Carmichael Arena. The Tar Heels open the season hosting the Carolina Duals on Nov. 2. (

Lachlan McNeil, Ethan Ramos Set For 2023 World Wrestling Championships

UNC sophomore Lachlan McNeil and Tar Heel alum Ethan Ramos are set to compete in the 2023 World Wrestling Championships, beginning this weekend. Representing Canada at 65 KG, McNeil continues a busy summer after earning fourth-place at the 2023 NCAA Championships. Ramos will represent Puerto Rico at 86 KG for the third-straight championships. (

New UNC Wresting head coach Rob Koll to bring innovative approach

On Aug. 31, was named North Carolina's new wrestling head coach, after the departure of former Head Coach for Oklahoma State 10 days earlier. A former Tar Heel and 1988 National Champion wrestler, Koll has served as head coach at Stanford and Cornell, coaching 16 NCAA individual national champions and 74 All-Americans. (Daily Tar Heel)

Three UNC Wrestlers Ranked In Preseason Top 20

UNC wrestlers Lachlan McNeil, Gavin Kane, and Max Shaw are among those ranked in the 2023-24 InterMat Wrestling Preseason Rankings. McNeil, entering his redshirt-sophomore season, is ranked fourth in the 141-pound weight class. Kane enters the 2023-24 season at sixth in the 184-pound weight class. Shaw begins the season at No. 19 at 197. (

Former UNC National Champion Rob Koll Named New Tar Heels Wrestling Coach

, a 1988 national champion wrestler at the University of North Carolina who has coached 74 All-Americas, has been named the head coach of UNC's wrestling program. Koll becomes the seventh head coach in team history and returns to his alma mater after spending the last two seasons at Stanford and the previous 28 as the head coach at Cornell. (

Coleman Scott Steps Down As UNC Wrestling Coach

Huge news on the college coaching front. UNC Wrestling head coach has stepped down from his position. Scott informed the team of his decision during a team meeting. There are sure to be many dominos that fall based on Scott leaving Chapel Hill. For the time being, Associate Head Coach Tony Ramos has been named the interim head coach. (InterMat)

Ten Tar Heel Things To Watch In 2023-24

UNC's first day of classes is around the corner, and training camps and exhibition games have begun. The regular season arrives this week when the women's soccer team visits Penn State on Thursday. There's plenty of reason to be excited about UNC Athletics. Here are 10 things for Tar Heel fans to look forward to entering the 2023-24 academic year. (

UNC Wrestler Lachlan McNeil To Represent Canada At Pan American Games

UNC wrestler Lachlan McNeil has been selected to represent Team Canada at the Pan American Games, the Canadian Olympic Committee announced Thursday. The 2023 Pan American Games will be the fifth time McNeil has represented Team Canada at the event, winning gold medals in 2016, 2017, and 2021, with a silver medal showing in 2018. (

Video: Locked On Tar Heels - 10 Most Impactful UNC Athletics Storylines Of 2022-23, Part I

It’s time to look back at the top 10 UNC athletics storylines of the 2022-23 academic year. Part one includes ’s miracle shot against Ohio State in MSG, the difficult women’s basketball schedule, individual national championships in wrestling and diving, and the insanely close football games against in-state ACC schools. (View Video)

UNC Wrestler Lachlan McNeil Wins Gold At Grand Prix Of Spain

Representing Canada this past week, Lachlan McNeil was dominant once again in international competition, claiming the 65 kg title at the Grand Prix of Spain. It's McNeil's first wrestling gold at the international senior level. The Toronto native defeated opponents from Peru, Kazakhstan, South Korea, and Belgium by a combined score of 33-13. (
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