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As the UNCP wrestling team prepare to send its record-tying eight wrestlers to the Division II National Championship in Iowa next weekend, Head Coach Othello “OT” Johnson took some time to look back on the season and how his team got to this point as well as share his...

February 25, 2019

The UNCP wrestling team had a record tying performance at the NCAA Super Regional Tournament in Hartsville, S.C. on Feb.22 at the Deloach Center. The Braves had a program record eight wrestlers punch their ticket to the NCAA Division II National Championship tournament...

February 13, 2019

Dominance was the theme of the match as the UNCP wrestling team closed out the regular season portion of their schedule with a 33-12 victory on Feb.13 over the Greensboro College Pride and head into the postseason still ranked No.10 in the nation and riding a three-gam...

The UNCP wrestling team picked up a huge win on the road against a former conference opponent when they took down the Wolves of Newberry College at the Eleazar Arena in Newberry, SC on Feb. 4 in a 23-17 victory, thanks to some clutch performances by some of their usual...


The No.10 ranked UNCP wrestling team sent seniors Rodney Shepard and Faris Teia out with a bang in their last home event of the of the season in their year with the program in absolute dominate fashion on “Senior Day”. The Braves steamrolled over the Que...

Men’s Basketball Extend Win Streak to Seven Straight: 

The UNCP men’s basketball team continued to dominate over the holiday hiatus from classes as they didn’t drop a single contest away or at home during their impressive seven-game win streak to improve their overall r...

Redshirt junior Brandon Sloop was one of eight Braves to place in the 38th Annual Pembroke Classic on Nov. 11. The event featured wrestlers from programs and universities from all across the east coast including such as UCF, UNC Chapel Hill, Campbell, Florida, Appalach...

November 10, 2018

The UNCP wresting team show cased some of their hard work from the offseason as well as some new talent in the team’s intersquad scrimmage. PN photo/Trevon Knight

As the UNCP wrestling team prepares to embark on their 2018-2019 season reigning ECAC champions they held t...

The UNCP wrestling team welcomed a newcomer to the program. Redshirt junior Rodney Shepard transferred in from the Division I institution North Carolina State University, which is about two hours away in Raleigh, N.C.

The Durham native had a rather impressive first sea...

The UNCP wrestling team continued their post-season pursuits as they sent four wrestlers to the NCAA Division II National Championships in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

The two-day tournament that was held on March 9 and 10 at the U.S. Cellular Center and featured 52 schools fro...

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