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Carolina Announces Wrestling Newcomers
Release: 07/31/2012

The North Carolina wrestling team will add 12 new wrestlers for the 2012-13 head coach C.D. Mock announced this week.

The Tar Heels will add 10 freshmen and two transfers for the 2012-13 season, including four ranked among the top 20 in the country.

Name Weight Class Hometown
Jake Crawford 165/174 Winchester, Va.
Ryan Harrington 157 Chester, N.J.
Cody Klempay HWT Washington, Pa.
Nathan Kraisser 125 Elliott City, Md.
Luke Mario 133 Milford, Conn.
Scott Marmoll 165/174 Marietta, Ga.
Chris Mears 149/157 Keller, Texas
Joey Moon 149 Haw River, N.C.
Jake Reinemund 133/141 Holly Springs, N.C.
Cody Ross 149/157 Wicki Wachi, Fla.
Joey Ward 133 West Chester, Ohio
Matt Williams 125/133 Apex, N.C.

Jake Crawford • 165/174 • Winchester, Va.
• Junior National Champion
• Three-time Virginia State Champion
• Ranked 12th in the nation

Ryan Harrington • 157 • Chester, N.J.
• Two-time New Jersey State Champion

Cody Klempay • HWT • Washington, Pa.
• Two-time Pennsylvania State Champion
• Ranked 5th in the nation

Nathan Kraisser • 125 • Elliott City, Md.
• Two-time Fargo Junior National All-America, Finalist
• Four-time Maryland State Champion
• Super 32 Champion
• Ranked 10th in the nation

Luke Mario • 133 • Milford, Conn.
• Attended Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts
• Son of former UNC wrestler Carter Mario

Scott Marmoll • 165/174 • Marietta, Ga.
• Two-time Georgia State Champion

Chris Mears • 149/157 • Keller, Texas
• Two-time Prep National Finalist
• Three-time Texas State Champion
• Transfer from Virginia Tech
• 2012 All-ACC Academic Team

Joey Moon • 149 • Haw River, N.C.
• Two-time North Carolina State Champion

Jake Reinemund • 133/141 • Holly Springs, N.C.
• Transfer from Gardner-Webb

Cody Ross • 149/157 • Wick Wachi, Fla.
• 2011 Fila Greco National Champion
• 2010 USAW Folkstyle National Champion
• Three-time Fargo Junior National All-America
• Three-time Florida State Champion
• Four-time Florida State Finalist

Joey Ward • 133 • West Chester, Ohio
• Two-time Ohio State Champion
• 2012 State Tournament MVP
• Ranked 6th in the nation

Matt Williams • 125/133 • Apex, N.C.
• Two-time North Carolina State Champion


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