MAC Wrestling Championships This Weekend

Updated 3/5/2008

The 2008 Mid-American Conference wrestling championships will take place this weekend and hosted by Kent State University on Friday and Saturday, March 7 and 8.

Defending champion Central Michigan will be seeking its seventh consecutive league title. The Chippewas are 16-2 overall and completed a perfect 5-0 conference record. CMU 197-pounder Wynn Michalak will be going for his fourth consecutive MAC title. Only Kent State’s Brent Thompson and Ohio’s Russ Johnson (197-73) have won four consecutive individual MAC titles.

CMU is ranked No. 2 nationally and Kent State is listed No. 21 in the latest rankings by USA TODAY/Intermat /NCWA Division I Coaches poll.

The complete schedule of events follows.

2008 Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships
March 7-8 -- Kent State University
M.A.C. Center

Friday March 7, 2008

Weigh-In ? 10 AM
Session I: First Round ? 12-2 PM
Doors open to the public at 10:30 AM

Session II: Semi-Finals & Wrestle-Backs- 7 PM
Doors open to the public at 5:30 PM

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


Single Session: $5.00 Adults/$3 Senior Citizens & Students
All-Session: $10.00 Adults/$5 Senior Citizens & Students

Call the Ticket Office at 330-672-2244