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UNC Wrestling Dominates Duke On Senior Night, 41-9

On Senior Night, the North Carolina wrestling team won eight matches over Duke, cruising to a 41-9 victory in Carmichael Arena (Highlights). The win for the Tar Heels is the largest margin of victory over Duke since the 2019-20 season. Against the Blue Devils, UNC collected three falls, two technical falls, one major decision, one decision, and a forfeit. (

UNC Wrestling Downs Virginia In ACC Road Dual

Bonus point victories from Spencer Moore and Sabino Portella paced the North Carolina wrestling team (10-7, 2-2 ACC) over Virginia, 18-16, Friday in ACC action. Moore (125) collected his fourth technical fall of the season, while Portella (184) earned his first collegiate major decision. Carolina now has won seven-straight dual matches against Virginia. (

UNC Wrestling Upends No. 19 Pitt Friday Night, 22-12

Behind four ranked victories, the UNC Wrestling defeated No. 19 Pitt, 22-12, Friday at Carmichael Arena. Carolina earned six decisions, highlighted by ranked wins from Derek Guanajuato (133), Jayden Scott (149), Tyler Eischens (174), and Max Shaw (197). Rounding out the night at heavyweight, Cade Lautt picked up the Tar Heels' lone major decision. (

Sonny Santiago Named ACC Wrestler Of The Week

UNC 157-pounder Sonny Santiago has been named ACC Wrestler of the Week, earning weekly ACC honors for the first time in his career. The redshirt-sophomore joins teammate Lachlan McNeil in earning weekly recognition from the league this season. On Friday night, Santiago defeated NC State's sixth-ranked Ed Scott by decision in overtime, 8-5. (

UNC Wrestling Sinks No. 23 Navy On Sunday

Six UNC wrestlers won matches Sunday as the Tar Heels downed No. 23 Navy, 20-17. Carolina earned a technical fall from Spencer Moore (125) and five decisions by Lachlan McNeil (141), Sonny Santiago (157), Tyler Eischens (174), Gavin Kane (184), and Max Shaw (197). McNeil beat No. 12 Josh Hoderhandt for his 10th ranked victory this season. (

Six UNC Wrestlers Ranked In First NCAA Coaches' Rankings

Six UNC wrestlers have been ranked in the first NCAA Coaches' Rankings for the 2024 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. Spencer Moore (No. 30 at 125), Lachlan McNeil (No. 5 at 141), Jayden Scott (No. 22 at 149), Tyler Eischens (No. 30 at 174), Gavin Kane (No. 22 at 184), and Max Shaw (No. 17 at 197) were among the Tar Heel representation. (

Video: Carolina Insider - Interview with Lachlan McNeil

North Carolina wrestler Lachlan McNeil joins of the Tar Heel Sports Network and Adam Lucas from to talk about his time with UNC Wrestling, wrestling for his home country of Canada, growing up in the Middle East, and much more. (View Video)

Tony Ramos Named To 2024 Glen Brand Wrestling Hall Of Fame Class

The Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame has announced that UNC wrestling associate head coach Tony Ramos will be inducted as part of the Class of 2024. A three-time NCAA All-America wrestler during his time at Iowa, Ramos capped off his college career as the NCAA and Big Ten champion at 133-pounds in 2014. Ramos posted a 120-14 career record. (

Carolina Insider Podcast: UNC Basketball Visits BC; Bubba Cunningham, Lachlan McNeil Interviews

UNC Basketball won its sixth game in a row by topping Louisville on Wednesday and now travels to Boston College (9:30). UNC AD Bubba Cunningham gives an update on the changing college landscape (31:32). And Tar Heel wrestler Lachlan McNeil talks about his excellent season, wrestling for his home country Canada, and more (45:20). (Listen To Podcast)

Lachlan McNeil Named ACC Wrestler of the Week

North Carolina wrestling 141-pounder Lachlan McNeil has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference's Wrestler of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon. For McNeil, the weekly honors from the ACC is the first of his Tar Heel career. In three dual matches this past weekend, the redshirt-sophomore earned a trio of major-decision victories. (
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