Pack’s Gantt, Gwiazdowski take titles
EVANSTON, Ill. For the first time in program history, a member of the N.C. State wrestling team captured a first place finish at the prestigious Midlands Championships – and the Wolfpack did so twice tonight. Redshirt seniors Tommy Gantt (157 pounds) and Nick Gwiazdowski (285) each won titles at the event.
Gantt claimed the Pack’s first-ever title at the Midlands Championships, cruising to a 6-0 record and the title at 157 pounds.
Gwiazdowski was dominating enroute to his title win, and extends his NCAA-best winning streak to 71 straight matches in the process.
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Both Gantt and Gwiazdowski remain undefeated on the season.
Duke: Redshirt senior Conner Hartmann earned the No. 2 overall seed at 197 pounds to highlight the Blue Devils in the brackets heading into the 2016 Defense Soap & Flips Wrestling Southern Scuffle Jan. 1-2.
ECU: Tony Petersen has been named offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, new coach Scottie Montgomery said.
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