Articles written by: Mark Cavitt

Football / Sports
The Chippewas enter the field to face undefeated NIU Saturday afternoon at Kelly/Shorts Stadium. (File Photo | Gregory Cornwell)

Spring Football: Defense working to make smooth transition from lost personnel

There are two notable pieces missing: Last year’s captains Avery Cunningham and Shamari Benton. Benton was second team All-MAC and 2013 CMU Defensive Player of the Year. Cunningham started 43 consecutive games at safety and was the third-leading tackler last season. […]
Football / Sports
Mariah Prowozniks Visual Director

Large group in spring camp gives Football team flexibility on both sides of the ball

Spring camp hasn’t been this crowded in a long time. Over 80 players have suited up for CMU during spring practice which is giving the coaches opportunities to assess the depth chart and giving the players more competition during drills. […]
Sports / Wrestling
Sophomore Joe Roth wrestles Northern Illinois University's Nick Smith in the 125 pound weight class Friday night at McGuirk Arena in Mount Pleasant. Roth beat Smith by a decision of 17-8, and the Chippewas beat the Huskies 24-9. (File Photo Andrew Kuhn|Staff Photographer)

Joe Roth makes childhood dream become reality, receives All-American recognition in final season

It was a lifelong dream fulfilled. Senior 133-pounder Joe Roth came to Central Michigan a redshirt freshman and left as an All-American. Roth capped off his career at CMU placing seventh at the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Oklahoma City on Saturday. “Becoming […]
Sports / Wrestling

Senior Joe Roth receives All-American recognition in final season

Senior Joe Roth capped off his career at CMU with All-American honors placing seventh at the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Oklahoma City. Roth won his seventh place match on Saturday over thirteen seed Cody Brewer of Oklahoma by decision 8-6. […]
Soccer / Sports

Women’s soccer kicks off spring schedule with a pair of games Saturday

The women’s soccer team will be busy over the next several weeks preparing for the fall by scrimmaging with some of the best soccer programs in the State of Michigan. Central Michigan will kick off its spring schedule hosting Saginaw […]
Sports / Wrestling
Wrestling places fifth at MAC Championships, five wrestlers clinch trip to NCAA Championships

Wrestling places fifth at MAC Championships, five wrestlers clinch trip to NCAA Championships

This was the first time since 1994 CMU did not have an individual champion at the MAC Championships. Four Chippewas placed third or better at the Mid-American Conference Championships while five clinched spots for the NCAA Championships. “The thing that […]
Sports / Wrestling

Two Chippewas qualify for title matches tomorrow following day one of the Wrestling MAC Tournament

The first day of the Mid-American Conference  Championships saw two Chippewas secure their spot in title matches on Sunday. Senior Joe Roth will be wrestling for his second MAC title, his first at 133-pounds, against No. 1 Joe Colon of […]
Sports / Wrestling

Wrestling remains focused on returning to perennial spot in MAC

Wrestling is looking to bounce back after its streak of 11-straight MAC tournament titles came to an end last season. They will not be handed the title easily – six teams ranked in the top 30 by InterMat will be […]
Sports / Wrestling

New challenges await wrestling team as MAC tournament approaches

New teams mean new challenges for the Central Michigan wrestling team as it prepares for the Mid-American Conference tournament next weekend in Kent, Ohio. Unlike years past, CMU is not one of the favorites to win the tournament, but head […]
Sports / Wrestling

Wrestling finishes 2-2 at NWCA Duals against ranked opponents

Facing four ranked opponents in 24 hours was a tall task but the challenge was met with a strong effort and quality wrestling. Central Michigan wrapped up its matches Monday at the National Wrestling Coaches Association National Duals with a […]
Sports / Wrestling

Wrestling takes down No. 15 Illinois, falls to No. 11 Oklahoma in day one of NWCA Nationals

Wrestling met mixed success against ranked opponents in the first day of the National Wrestling Coaches Association National Duals. Central Michigan earned its second win over a ranked opponent in a 19-13 upset victory against No. 15 Illinois before losing […]
Multimedia / Sports / Video / Wrestling

Wrestling finishes 4-4 in MAC after dropping first dual meet to Eastern Michigan in 22 years

Central Michigan wrestling suffered its first loss in 22 years to Eastern Michigan on Thursday. CMU lost its final conference dual of the season to the Eagles, 18-16 to finish 4-4 in the MAC. The dual started out with a […]


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