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Carolina Wrestling Secures Successful Sweep Heading Into ACC Action

By Matt Oakes Posted January 14, 2014 at 6:52 pm

PITTSBURGH, Pa.– The Carolina wrestling team recorded a perfect 3-0 effort at the Pitt Duals last weekend.

UNC improved to 5-4 on the season and gained some strong momentum heading into ACC play by sweeping all three of the matches against Buffalo, Eastern Michigan and Clarion.

The Tar Heels registered a 26-12 win against Buffalo, including a pin from Evan Henderson. In the second match versus Eastern Michigan, Carolina was able to top the Eagles 18-16 with significant contributions from Henderson and Christian Barber.

The final match of the weekend was no contest. The Tar Heels dominated Clarion 32-4.

UNC will begin its ACC campaign against Virginia Tech in Blacksburg Friday.

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