No. 12 CMU Continues to Dominate with 30-3 Win at Stanford
Courtesy: Kyle Kelley/CMU Athletics
PALO ALTO, Calif. - The No. 12 ranked
Central Michigan wrestling program continued its recent dominance by winning
nine of 10 matches Saturday to defeat Stanford, 30-3.
(14-3) extended their dual winning streak to seven matches and will look to
build upon the momentum tomorrow when they take on Cal Poly and CSU
Roth and sophomore Tyler Keselring filled in nicely for seniors Christian
Cullinan and Scotti Sentes in the first two matches, claiming decisions over
their opponents, 4-1 and 6-2.
After an 11-4
decision by junior Scott Mattingly over Peter Russo, senior Donnie Corby earned
bonus points at 149 pounds by claiming a 12-3 major decision over Timmy Boone.
Lucas Smith and Mike Ottinger kept the Cardinal scoreless with a pair of
decisions at 157 and 165 and junior Craig Kelliher extended the lead to 22-0 with
a 6-2 decision at 174 pounds.
184-pounder Ben Bennett, ranked No. 2 in the country, pushed the Chippewas' lead
to 27-0 with a 17-2 technical fall over Ryan Davis and senior No. 5 Jarod Trice
claimed a 3-1 decision over Dan Scherer for the final 30-3 score.
The Chippewas will
close their California road trip tomorrow afternoon beginning at 1 p.m.
No. 12 Central Michigan 30, Stanford 3
125: Joe Roth (CMU) dec. Evan Silver (S), 4-1.
133: Tyler Keselring (CMU) dec. Alex Manley (S),
141: Scott Mattingly (CMU) dec. Peter Russo (S),
149: Donnie Corby (CMU) maj. dec. Timmy Boone
157: Lucas Smith (CMU) dec. Garrett Schaner (S),
165: Mike Ottinger (CMU) dec. Bret Baumbach (S),
174: Craig Kelliher (CMU) dec. Dylan Morris (S),
184: Ben Bennett (CMU) tech. fall Ryan Davies
(S), 17-2 (7:00).
197: Michael Sojka (S) dec. Jackson Lewis (CMU),
285: Jarod Trice (CMU) dec. Dan Scherer (S), 3-1.