UNC Wrestling BIO
 Nathan Kraisser
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2012-13: ACC Freshman of the Year, the first Tar Heel to win that award since its inception in 2005 • Qualified for the NCAA Championships and scored a pair of wins • Compiled a 33-7 record at 125 pounds, including a perfect 14-0 record in duals and 5-0 mark in ACC duals • Defeated No. 7 Matt Snyder of Virginia and No. 4 Jarrod Garnett of Virginia Tech on consecutive days in January • Had seven pins, including a team-best fastest pin of 21 seconds • ACC runner-up at 125 pounds • Took first at the Wolfpack Open. 

Prep: Two-time Cadet Junior National All-America Finalist • Four-time Maryland State Champion • Super 32 Champion • Ranked tenth in the nation • Captained his team his final two years • Pan American Games Bronze Medalist • Member of 2012 Dapper Dan All-Star Classic Team • Went undefeated his junior year (41-0) • Finished with an overall record of 152-6 • All-Academic Team 2010-2011 • Honor Roll student.

Personal: Nathan Joseph Kraisser is the son of Cliff and Kerri Kraisser • Born March 29, 1993, in Ellicott City, Md. • Has six siblings • Mother competed in gymnastics at Longwood and father wrestled at Virginia Tech.


Weight: 125
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Ellicott City, Md.
High School: Centennial
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