UNC Wrestling Bio
 Chris Mears
Mears Mears 935624

2013-14: Did not compete.

2012-13: Finished 8-16 with a pair of wins in dual action at 157 pounds • Finished third at the ACC Championships at 157, knocking off Duke’s Immanuel Kerr-Brown and NC State’s Matt Nereim • Defeated Maryland’s Brady Massaro on Jan. 26 and VMI’s Ted Gottwald on Feb. 8 • Had two pins and two major decisions, including a 21-second pin of NC State’s Cohl Fulk at the Hokie Open.

2011-12 (At Virginia Tech): Posted an 11-8 record with the Hokies as a redshirt freshman • Was 1-2 in duals with an 0-2 mark against ACC opponents • Claimed the title at the Harris Open with a 4-0 record • Named to the 2011-12 All-ACC Academic Team.

2010-11 (At Virginia Tech): Was 7-4 during a redshirt season • Claimed a pair of major decisions and two pins.

Prep: Two-time Prep National Finalist • Three-time Texas State Champion • Three-time Freestyle and Greco State Champion • Placed seventh in the Super 32 Tournament • 2012 All-ACC Academic Team • Also played football his freshman year.

Personal: Christopher Thomas Mears is the son of Craig and Ann Mears • Birthday is Feb. 4 • Born in Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Weight: 157
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Keller, Texas
High School: Bishop Lynch
Other College: Virginia Tech
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