Central Michigan Takes Lead at MAC Wrestling Championship

Updated 3/8/2008

Defending champion Central Michigan took a slight lead over top challenger Kent State after the first round of the 2008 MAC Wrestling Championships.

The Chippewas advanced Brandon Carter (149 pounds), Steve Brown (157), Trevor Stewart (165), 
Brandon Sinnott (174), Christian Sinnott (184), Wynn Michalak (197) and  Bubba Gritter (285) to the
champion bouts for individual conference titles  beginning at noon Saturday.
 
Kent State has six wrestlers in the finals ? Nic Bedelyon (125), Dam Mitcheff (133), Drew Lashway 
(141), Kurt Gross (165), Michael Blackwell (197) and Jermail Porter (285).
 
Saturday’s Championship Matches are as follows:
125 lbs. ? Andrew Novak (EMU) vs. Nic Bedelyon (KSU)
133 lbs. ? Pat Castillo (NIU) vs. Dan Mitcheff (KSU)
141 lbs. ? Drew Lashaway (KSU) vs. Pat McLemore (NIU)
149 lbs. ? Brandon Carter (CMU) vs. Kevin Christensen (OU)
157 lbs. ? Bryan O’Connor (NIU) vs. Steve Brown (CMU)
165 lbs. ? Kurt Gross (KSU) vs. Trevor Stewart (CMU)
174 lbs. ? Brandon Sinnott (CMU) vs. Duke Burk (NIU)
184 lbs. ? Christian Sinnott (CMU) vs. Charlie Pienaar (EMU)          
197 lbs. ? Wynn Michalak (CMU) vs. Michael Blackwell (KSU)
285 lbs. ? Bubba Gritter (CMU) vs. Jermail Porter (KSU)
 
 
Team totals
1. Central Michigan 57
2. Kent State 50.5
3. Northern Illinois 41.5
t-4. Eastern Michigan 19.5
t-4. Ohio 19.5
6.       Buffalo 17.5

Saturday March 8, 2008


Weigh-In ? 11 AM
Session III: Finals & Consolation Finals ? 12-2 PM
Doors open to the public at 10:30 AM

Final Round for True Second Place (If Necessary) ? 2 PM

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