MOUNT PLEASANT - The Mid-American Conference has released its November Coaches Rankings and three Central Michigan wrestlers remain atop their respective weight class.
Seniors Scotti Sentes (133) and Ben Bennett (185) and sophomore Mike Ottinger (165) were each ranked No. 1 in the Coaches' preseason poll and have held their top spot through the first two weeks of competition.
Three Chippewas - junior Joe Roth (125) and seniors Donnie Corby (149) and Jarod Trice (HWT) - are ranked No. 2 in this month's rankings, while senior Scott Mattingly (141) and junior Craig Kelliher (174) are ranked third at their weight classes.
The No. 14 Chippewas opened the season with a 21-16 dual victory over in-state rival Michigan and will return to action this Saturday when they travel to Troy, N.Y., for the Northeast Duals where they will take on No. 8 Cornell, No. 11 Oklahoma and Hofstra.
Below are the complete MAC November Rankings
125 - 1. Alan Waters (Missouri); 2. Joe
Roth (CMU); 3. Jared Germaine (EMU); 4. Max Soria (UB).
133 - 1. Scotti Sentes (CMU); 2. Nathan McCormick (Missouri); 3. Joe Colon (Northern Iowa); 4. Erik Galloway (UB).
141 - 1. Nick Hucke (Missouri); 2. Andrew Schutt (UB); 3. Scott Mattingly (CMU); 4. Ethan Davis (NIU).
149 - 1. Drake Houdasheldt (Missouri); 2. Donnie Corby (CMU); 3. Blake Roulo (UB); 4. Nick Carr (KSU).
157 - 1. Kyle Bradley (Missouri); 2. David Bonin (Northern Iowa); 3. Aaron Sulzer (EMU) 4. Mallie Shuster (KSU).
165 - 1. Mike Ottinger (CMU); 2. Zach Toal (Missouri); 3. Mark Lewandowski (UB); 4. Harrison Hightower (OU).
174 - 1. John-Martin Cannon (UB); 2. Todd Porter (Missouri) t3. Sam Wheeler (KSU); t3. Craig Kelliher (CMU).
184 - 1. Ben Bennett (CMU); 2. Mike Larson (Missouri); 3. Ryan Loder (Northern Iowa); 4. Casey Newburg (KSU).
197 -1. Dustin Kilgore (KSU); 2. Brent Haynes (Missouri); 3. Nick Wittenberg (EMU); 4. Angelo Malvestuto (UB).
HWT - 1. Dom Bradley (Missouri); 2. Jarod Trice (CMU); 3. Jeremy Johnson (OU); 4. Keith Witt (KSU).