Wrestling ACCtion: Tuesday, January 12

Jan. 12, 2010

Tar Heels Take Down Duke, 26-12
The North Carolina wrestling team earned its first Atlantic Coast Conference victory with a 26-12 defeat of Duke Tuesday night at Carmichael Auditorium. The win improves the Tar Heels to 3-4-1 in dual action and 1-1 in the ACC while Duke falls to 1-2 overall and 0-2 in the league.

Jeremy Shaw, Daniel Helena, No. 3 Thomas Scotton, Kyle Kiss, No. 12 Dennis Drury and Ziad Haddad all earned victories for the Tar Heels, who celebrated their Senior Night by honoring the careers of Shaw, Drury, Ben Fiacco and Kevin Owen.

The match started at 133 pounds where Tar Heel senior Jeremy Shaw recorded a major decision victory by a score of 13-2 over Duke's Nick Adamo. With the win, Shaw improved to 12-8 on the season and 1-1 in the conference and the Tar Heels took a 4-0 lead.