UNC Wrestling Bio
 Joey Ward
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2012-13: NCAA qualifier at 133 pounds • Finished with a 21-13 record that includes a 9-3 mark in duals and a pair of ACC wins • Had three pins and four wins by major decision • Took second at the Hokie Open with five wins • Also finished fourth at the Wolfpack Open and seventh at the Nittany Lion Open • Defeated Daryl Thomas of Illinois in the opening round of the NCAA Championships.


Prep: Two-time Ohio State Champion • 2012 Ohio State Tournament MVP • Ranked sixth in the nation • Two-time Ironman placer • Placed third in the Super 32 Tournament • Also played baseball and soccer for two years • Posted a record of 182-21 overall • Member of the National Honor Society • Graduated with a 4.0 GPA.

Personal: Joey Daniel Ward is the son of Joe and Beth Ward • Born July 21, 1993, in Columbus, Ohio • Has two brothers, Jacoby and Jordan, and a sister, Camryn Gresham.

Weight: 141
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Moeller
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