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Wrestling tops Eastern Michigan, Michigan State

(02/22/15 12:31pm)

Winning the last game of the Mid-American Conference and stealing a game away from Michigan State University this weekend, the Central Michigan University wrestling team is second in the MAC standings.The top three spots in the MAC are: The University of Missouri (21-0, 8-0), CMU (8-6, 6-2) and Old Dominion (12-5, 5-2) The Championship begins March 7.After a loss to Old Dominion, CMU rebounded winning its last match against EMU."Second semester we've been pretty successful so I don't know why we wouldn't be confident heading into the championship," said Head Coach Tom Borrelli.Here is a breakdown of CMU's weekend sweep. -Eastern MichiganWinning his 16th match of the 2015 campaign, was CMU junior Zach Horan.






Wrestling wins big in Edinboro, claims two first-place finishes

(02/08/15 3:06pm)

The Edinboro Open proved to be a successful tournament for the wrestling team of Central Michigan University.  Two wrestlers placed first, seven placed in the top six in their weight class for the ChippewasAtop the leader board in the 165-pound weight class was CMU sophomore Jordan Wohlfert.  He won all four matches to place first and upset University of Missouri senior Mikey England in the final round.





COLUMN: Wrestling excellence will continue

(02/01/15 10:30pm)

With a younger team than it is used to, the Central Michigan University wrestling team may look a bit different compared to ones of the past.  But with the history of 16 Mid-American Conference tournament titles, history will be sure to repeat itself in the near future.The current roster for CMU wrestling has 18 freshman listed.  With such a young squad, Head Coach Tom Borrelli has been forced to test his young team early.  So far, the freshman have responded.  Redshirt Freshman Colin Heffernan is currently ranked 15th in his weight class.  Cody LeCount is 15-7 on the year and C.J.








Wrestling sharpens strategy, mental toughness for NCAA championships

(03/18/14 11:58pm)

Take it one match at a time, one win at a time. All five of the Central Michigan qualifiers said they would approach the NCAA Wrestling Championships on Thursday the same way: Do what it takes to win, again and again. "We look at this no different from any other tournament," said sophomore Lucas Smith.




Wrestling remains focused on returning to perennial spot in MAC

(03/04/14 11:58pm)

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 competitors in the Mid-American Conference tournament. Senior Craig Kelliher said while the top-seeded teams are worrying more about losing, CMU is worried about winning, which is different from past seasons. “The benefit of this year is we have nothing to lose,” Kelliher said.