Chapel Hill, NC – The No. 16 wrestling program from North Carolina returns this weekend and competes in the Life U Open on Saturday before returning to Carmichael Arena on Sunday to face Ohio State.
2022 life U open
Date/Time: November 19, all day
Location: McEachern High School, Powder Springs, Georgia.
Live Stats: Trackwrestling
North Carolina Freshman/Sophomore Division Probabilities
133: Max Martin
141: Leo Maguigad
184: Major Wilson
285: Alberto Hernandez
Open Probabilities of North Carolina
125: Cole hunt
133: Jamie Hernandez, Jace Palmer
149: Mark love
157: Sincerely Bailey, Wil Guida
165: Gino Esposito, Michael GoldfederMarcus Murabito
174: Chris Salazar, Cade Tenold
184: Bla Dahnweih
285: Aydin Guttridge
Opponent: No. 4 Ohio State
Date/Time: November 20, noon
Location: Carmichael Arena, Chapel Hill, NC
Watch: ACC Network Extra
The Tar Heels competed in two unique venues last weekend, fighting Campbell in the Battle of Bragg and Michigan at Boshamer Stadium.
Seven Tar Heels were victorious in last Friday’s 24-10 win over Campbell at Pope Airfield, led by key decisions by Nick Fea, Gavin Kaneand Lachlan McNeil.
Against the Wolverines Sunday in Doubles on the Diamond, Clay Loud, Joey Mazzara, Max Shawand Jack Wagner picked up wins for the Tar Heels.
Tar heels in the polls
As the weekend begins, the team consists of six wrestlers who have been placed in this week’s InterMat polls:
133 – Joey Melendez – #29
141 – Lachlan McNeil – #25
149 – Zach Sherman – #16
157 – Austin O’Connor – #7
174 – Clay Loud – #5
184 – Gavin Kane – #13
Peeking the horse chestnuts
Ohio State is currently 1-0 in doubles this year, beating Virginia Tech 18-13 last Friday. The Buckeyes started the year on Nov. 5 with eight champions at the Michigan State Open.
Probabilities for Sunday
No. 4 Ohio State vs. No. 16 North Carolina
125: #11 Malik Heinselmann vs. Jack Wagner
133: #13 Jesse Melendez vs. #29 Joey Melendez or Jaime Hernandez
141: #7 Dylan D’Emilio vs. #25 Lachlan McNeil
149: #4 Sammy Sasso vs Jayden Scott or Danny Nini
157: #21 Paddy Gallagher vs. Wil Guida or Frank Bailey
165: #6 Carson Khachla vs. Nick Fea or Joey Mazzara
174: #6 Ethan Smith vs. #5 Clay Loud
184: #4 Kaleb Romero vs. #13 Gavin Kane
197: #15 Gavin Hoffman vs. Max Shaw
285: #7 Tate Orndorff vs. Brandon Whittman or Aydin Guttridge
Fans can follow the tar heel action via @UNCWrestling on Twitter.
Saturday’s action can be streamed live on FloWrestling.
Sunday’s duel will be streamed on ACC Network Extra.