Securing eight automatic bids to the NCAA Championships, the N.C. State wrestling team continued its historic season, as the Wolfpack claimed the ACC Championship Sunday night.
The conference title is the first for N.C. State since 2007. N.C. State, finished ahead of Virginia Tech, 90-81.5.
The Wolfpack’s four individual titles are the most for an N.C. State team since 2007. Tommy Gantt (157 pounds), Nick Gwiazdowski (285), Max Rohskopf (165) and Kevin Jack (141) took top honors on the podium in their weight classes.
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Pete Rendaand Sean Fausz both advanced to the finals and were runner-ups. Of the 10 Wolfpack wrestlers, none finished lower than fourth.
UNC: Brian Miller had three hits, Brandon Riley hit his first career home run and Jason Morgan picked up his first career win as No. 6 North Carolina completed its second straight weekend sweep with an 11-0 victory over visiting Fairfield.
NCCU: NCCU starting pitcher Alex Dandridge pitched six shutout innings and allowed only two hits to pick up the 8-4 victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology.
N.C. State: The Wolfpack pitching staff sat down 13 of the last 14 batters it faced, the lone runner reaching on a hit-by-pitch call as No. 8 Pack won its seventh game in a row, topping visiting Bucknell 5-2.
Duke: Duke scored three runs early and held off visiting Toledo to complete the series sweep with a 3-2 decision in the series finale.
N.C. State: The Wolfpack team scored five runs in the fifth inning and two in the sixth to earn a 7-5 come-from-behind win against Virginia Tech.
UNC: North Carolina picked up a 5-2 win over Pittsburgh in an ACC match at Alpha Tennis & Fitness. The Heels remained unbeaten in conference play.
NC State: The No. 55 Wolfpack maintained its undefeated home record as it upset No. 24 Syracuse 5-2.
UNC: The women’s team fell behind in the opening minutes to visiting Albany but seized control with a 10-2 first-half scoring run, cruising past the Great Danes, 20-9.
Swimming and Diving
N.C. State: Gabi McDermott, Harrison Mitchell and Rachel Mumma of the swimming and diving team will represent the Wolfpack at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships, hosted by Georgia Tech.