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North Carolina’s Drew Forshey named ACC Wrestler of the Week



GREENSBORO, N.C. - North Carolina's Drew Forshey was selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Wrestler of the Week after posting a pair of dual match victories including a win in conference action last week.

Forshey started the weekend picking up the decisive victory in the final bout against NC State. With the Tar Heels trailing 14-13, the Hickory, N.C., native posted a 9-2 decision over the Wolfpack's Taylor Cummings at 125 pounds to give North Carolina the 16-14 team title and its first conference victory of the 2007 season.

On Saturday, Forshey registered his second win of the weekend downing Navy's Alex Usztics by a 2-1 decision. Forshey now stands at 13-7 overall and 8-2 in dual match play.

Forshey and the Tar Heels are back in action this weekend as they resume conference play with a pair of home meets. North Carolina will welcome Virginia to Chapel Hill on Friday followed by Virginia Tech on Saturday. Friday's match will begin at 7 p.m., while the match on Saturday is slated to start at 1 p.m.
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