So nice of the ACC Digital Network to get around to posting this almost 3 days after the fact. Nonetheless, I thought it would be enjoyed as a little school spirit psych-up on ACC Tournament day.
#WolfpackNation was glued to ESPN3 and Twitter on Sunday night! In the end, it was all worth it as NC State captured its first ACC Wrestling Championship since 2007 by finishing ahead of Virginia Tech (90 to 81.5) The 2016 ACC Champions! pic.twitter.com/b0iMRTrTxo — NC State Wrestling (@PackWrestle) March 7, 2016 This is the 15th […]
From NC State Athletics OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Redshirt sophomore Nick Gwiazdowski became the program’s sixth national champion Saturday night, as he captured a 4-2 win over top-seed Tony Nelson of Minnesota in the finals at 285 pounds at the 2014 NCAA Championships. Gwiazdowski is NC State’s sixth individual to win a wrestling national title, […]
Despite NC State’s absence from the NCAA Tournament, Saturday was a good day for the Wolfpack athletics program, winning individual national championships in wrestling and diving and a conference championship in gymnastics. Wrestler Darrion Caldwell won the NCAA title in the 149 pound class, defeating Iowa’s Brent Metcalf, the defending national champion, by a score […]
Caldwell is N.C. State’s first All-American since 1996. A two-time NCAA qualifier and owner of a 62-9 career record, Caldwell won his second straight Atlantic Coast Conference championship this season. He also placed fifth in the NCAA Tournament at 149 pounds. As a 141-pounder, Caldwell was named the ACC’s 2006-07 Wrestler of the Year. He […]
N&O Story GoPack’s Tim Peeler Remembers Tab Thacker A mountain of a man, the 1984 NCAA heavyweight champion stood 6-5 and weighed roughly 450 pounds. I say â€œroughlyâ€ because there were only a couple of places where Thacker could weigh-in, and he usually just waited until the NCAA wrestling championships every year to step on […]
How about this! With no offense to Tab Thacker, NC State’s greatest wrestlers of all-time, Sylvester Turkey, has made the “big time” of his sport. Turkey has been picked up by the WWE. Link to announcement. WWE Signs New Wrestler, Could Be Used For ECW Date Added: May 30, 2006 Story By: Ryan Gray Credit: […]