UNC Wrestling Bio

2012-13: Finished 13-9 on the year at 149 pounds with five pins • Took third at the East Stroudsburg Open • Also had three wins at the Wolfpack Open.

2011-12: Went 2-2 as an unattached wrestler at 157 • Both wins were by pin • His fastest pin came at 1:47.

2010-11 (At UNC Greensboro): Went 0-2 as a freshman for the Spartans • Wrestled at 157 pounds at the Southern Scuffle in his lone action of the season.

Prep: Earned four varsity letters wrestling for coach Jim Tansey at Tyngsboro High School • Became just the eighth wrestler in Massachusetts history to win four state titles • Won the 160 pound title at the New England High School Wrestling Championships as a senior • Advanced to the All States Championships where he won the event as a senior and sophomore • Claimed third-place honors at the New England Championships his junior year • Finished as the runner-up at the All States as a junior.

Personal: Derek James Golner is the son of Barry and Lisa Golner • Born June 11, 1992 in Nashua, N.H. 


Year Overall Duals Pins TF MD
2011-12     2-2 0-0 2 0 0
2012-13     13-9 0-0 5 1 1
Totals 15-11 0-0 7 1 1

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