Mathew Miller won the 174-pound title at the EIWA Championship last Saturday.
Mathew Miller (174) and Paul Rands (197) have earned automatic bids to the 2014 NCAA Championship.
The Midshipmen finished second in the team standings at the 2013 EIWA Championship.
Saturday's match marks the first dual between the two programs.
The Mids return five of their nine placewinners from last year's team that placed second at the EIWA Championship.
Navy vs. North Carolina
Navy Classic (II)
2012 Navy Wrestling - Maryland Pt 2
2012 Navy Wrestling - Maryland
2012 Navy Wrestling - Oklahoma
Miller in 2011-12 (Jr.): Turned in a 19-11 overall record, including a 9-3 mark in dual action ... placed in two of the five tournaments in which he competed, including a fourth-place effort at the EIWA Championship ... after dropping his opening match, came back to win three in a row to put himself in the hunt for third place, but came up shy in a 6-4 loss to Columbia's Kevin Lester ... pinned Coast Guard's Joel Wyman to take third at the All-Academy Championship ... competed but did not place at the Eastern Michigan Open, the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational and the Southern Scuffle ... knocked off 14th-ranked Brendan Barlow of Kent State at the Wrestle for a Cure duals ... narrowly lost to third-ranked Zach Rey of Lehigh by a 3-1 decision ... scored a 6-1 victory over Daniel Mills of Army to help lead the team to its 12th straight win over the Black Knights.
Summer of 2011: Represented the United States at the 2011 FILA Junior World Championships on July 30-31 in Bucharest, Romania ... scored back-to-back victories over Virginia's Derek Papagianopoulos to take the 120 kg weight class (freestyle) at the 2011 FILA Junior World Team Trials held in Franklin, Ind. at the end of May ... produced a 3-0, 2-1 victory over Papagianopoulos in the opening round before defeating the Cavalier in round two, 4-3 and 4-0 ... qualified to wrestle at the 2011 FILA Junior World Team Trials after placing third at the FILA Junior Nationals held in Cleveland ... ironically, he also defeated Papagianopoulos (3-0, 4-3) to take third place at the Nationals event.
2010-11 (So.): Turned in a 19-11 record overall, including a 4-1 mark in dual action ... competed in seven tournament, placing among the top eight in four ... opened the year at the Eastern Michigan Open, finishing in the seventh/eighth place match ... followed up by defeating teammate Mike Landis, 7-4, to take the Navy Classic heavyweight title ... posted a 3-1 record at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational before bowing out of the event with an injury and did not place ... also competed at the Reno Tournament of Champions and the Southern Scuffle ... placed second at the All-Academy Championship and seventh at the EIWA Championship ... opened the dual season with a 3-1 loss to 11th-ranked Nathan Fernandez of Oklahoma, but went on to win four in a row, including an 11-4 decision over Army's Daniel Mills to help the Mids clinch their 11th-straight win over the Black Knights ... also recorded falls against his Liberty and North Carolina foes in dual competition.
2009-10 (Fr.): Represented Navy in four tournaments, stepping in for Olympic alternate Scott Steele who did not return to the Academy because of injury until the spring semester ... put together a 7-6 record in his rookie campaign ... placed fourth at the season-opening Eastern Michigan Open where he scored a 12-3 major decision over Illinois' Harold White for his first collegiate victory ... finished second at the Navy Classic, falling to Virginia Tech's DJ Bruce, 5-3, in the championship bout ... also saw action at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational and the Southern Scuffle.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Stephen Decatur High School, Miller was a four-year letterwinner in wrestling while earning three letters in football ... a three-time state champion, who was named to the All-State (Md.) All-Academic First Team three times ... also named a Middle Atlantic Wrestling Association All-American ... garnered all-conference honors in football as a junior and senior and was an Honorable Mention All-State selection his senior year ... member of the National and Math Honor Societies.
Personal: Son of David and Susan Miller ... majoring in Mechanical Engineering, he owns a 2.90 GPA ... named to the Commandant's List in the spring of his freshman year ... his service assignment is Marine Corps Ground.