MAC Announces Wrestler of the Week

Updated 12/18/2008

 Scotti Sentes ? Central Michigan
125 lbs.
Freshman - Fort Myers, Fla./Riverdale HS
Sentes, ranked ninth nationally at 125 pounds, posted a 12-0 major decision over No. 11-ranked Mike Watts in CMU's 19-12 win at No. 10 Michigan on Sunday. The win improved Sentes to 6-1 overall on the year. He was the only individual in the dual to win by major decision, and his victory in the opening match sparked the Chippewas to their third straight win over the Wolverines. 

Additional Nominations 

 

David Pienaar ? Eastern Michigan

149 lbs.

Sr.-R.Jr. - Trafford, Pa.-Greensburg Catholic Central

Pienaar won seven straight matches after dropping his first bout to finish in third place at 149 at the Cleveland State Open Sunday, Dec. 14. He recorded three pins and two major decisions during his winning streak. His season record improved to 8-4.

Steve Zimmerman ? Northern Illinois

149 lbs.

Freshman - Chicago, Ill. ? St. Rita

Zimmerman remained undefeated, moving to 13-0 on the year, by pinning Michael Calaifiore of Loras early in the third period. The fall is Zimmerman's fourth of the season.

 

Previous Wrestlers of the Week

Nov. 13: Steve Brown ? Central Michigan, 149 lbs.

Nov. 20: Danny Mitcheff ? Kent State , 133 lbs.

Nov. 27: Drew Lashaway ? Kent State, 141 lbs.

Dec. 3: Jacob Ison ? Ohio, 174 lbs.

Dec. 10: J.J. Johnson, Eastern Michigan, 149 lbs.

 

 

Upcoming Schedule

December 18 (Thursday)

Buffalo, Ohio at Reno Tournament of Champions Reno, Nev., 9 am

 

December 20 (Saturday)

Kent State at Nebraska, 2 pm

 

December 21 (Sunday)

Eastern Michigan at F.I.T.E. Duals (at Park Forest, Ill.), all day

 

December 29 (Monday)

Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Northern Illinois at Midlands (at Evanston, Ill.), all day

Kent State, Ohio at Southern Scuffle (at Greensboro, N.C.), 9 am

 

December 30 (Tuesday)

Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Northern Illinois at Midlands (at Evanston, Ill.), all day

Kent State, Ohio at Southern Scuffle (at Greensboro, N.C.), 9 am