Chippewas Close West Coast Trip with Pair of Wins
Courtesy: Kyle Kelley/CMU Athletics
SAN LOUIS OBISPO, Calif. - Central Michigan
continued to steam roll its opponents Sunday afternoon, claiming a pair of
victories over Cal Poly, 41-6, and CSU Bakersfields, 26-12.
(16-3) extended their dual meet winning streak to nine straight and claimed 16
of the 20 bouts on the day.
just six bouts in the opening dual of the day, as three matches were forfeited
by the Mustangs and one by the Maroon and Gold. The Chippewas were awarded six
points each at 133, 141 and 285 pounds on forfeits by Cal Poly, while the
Mustangs were awarded six points at 197 pounds.
Christian Cullinan opened the day with a 5-0 decision over Britain Longmire,
earning three back points in the final period to secure the win. Senior Donnie
Corby continued his recent run of success with a first-period pin over Dillen
Rocha at 149 pounds and redshirt freshman Lucas Smith, sophomore Mike Ottinger
and sophomore Anthony Bill each earned decisions to push the Chippewas' lead to
Bennett recorded his second technical fall in as many days, defeating Sean
Dougherty by a score of 18-2. Bennett had five takedowns in the match and twice
earned back points to improve to 21-0 on the year.
continued the momentum versus the Roadrunners of CSU Bakersfield, kicked off by
Cullinan's 7-2 decision at 125 pounds. Senior Scotti Sentes earned career win number 100 with a 5-0 decision himself to
extend the lead and Mattingly picked up a pin over Timmy Box in the third
period to give CMU a 12-0 lead.
their first match at 149 pounds, the Chippewas responded with decisions by
Smith and Ottinger at 157 and 165 and Bennett earned yet another technical fall
over Sean Pollock, 18-0.
again forfeited at 197 pounds, but Trice closed the day with a 2-0 decision
over Sammy Cervantes to give the Chippewas a 26-12 victory.
No. 12 Central Michigan 41, Cal Poly
125: No. 11 Christian Cullinan (CMU) dec. Britain Longmire, 5-0; CMU 3-0
133: No. 7 Scotti Sentes (CMU) wins by forfeit; CMU 9-0
141: Scott Mattingly (CMU) wins by forfeit; CMU 15-0
149: Donnie Corby (CMU) fall Dillen Rocha, 2:16; CMU 21-0
157: Lucas Smith (CMU) dec. Kyle Chene, 4-3; CMU 24-0
165: Mike Ottinger (CMU) dec. Connor King, 9-2; CMU 27-0
174: Anthony Bill (CMU) dec. Mitchell Woods, 8-3; CMU 30-0
184: No. 2 Ben Bennett (CMU) tech. fall Sean Dougherty, 18-2; CMU 35-0
197: JT Goodwin (Cal Poly) wins by forfeit; CMU 35-6
Hwt: No. 5 Jarod Trice (CMU) wins by forfeit; CMU 41-6
No. 12 Central Michigan 26, CSU
11 Christian Cullinan (CMU) dec. Tyler Iwamura, 7-2; CMU 3-0
133: No. 7 Scotti Sentes (CMU) dec. Miguel Comparan, 5-0; CMU 6-0
141: Scott Mattingly (CMU) fall Timmy Box, 6:21; CMU 12-0
149: Dalton Kelly (CSU) dec. Donnie Corby, 7-6; CMU 12-3
157: Lucas Smith (CMU) dec. Jake Briggs, 2-0; CMU 15-3
165: Mike Ottinger (CMU) dec. David Meza, 3-2; CMU 18-3
174: No. 19 Bryce Hammond (CSU) dec. Anthony Bill, 8-3; CMU 18-6
184: No. 2 Ben Bennett (CMU) tech. fall Sean Pollock, 18-0; CMU 23-6
197: Frankie Hurtado (CSU) wins by forfeit; CMU 23-12
Hwt: No. 5 Jarod Trice (CMU) dec. Sammy Cervantes, 2-0; CMU 26-12