PALO ALTO, Calif. - The No. 12 ranked Central Michigan wrestling program continued its recent dominance by winning nine of 10 matches Saturday to defeat Stanford, 30-3.
The Chippewas (14-3) extended their dual winning streak to seven matches and will look to build upon the momentum tomorrow when they take on Cal Poly and CSU Bakersfield.
Senior 184-pounder Ben Bennett, ranked No. 2 in the country, pushed the Chippewas' lead to 27-0 with a 17-2 technical fall over Ryan Davis and senior No. 5 Jarod Trice claimed a 3-1 decision over Dan Scherer for the final 30-3 score.
The Chippewas will close their California road trip tomorrow afternoon beginning at 1 p.m.
No. 12 Central Michigan 30, Stanford 3
125: Joe Roth (CMU) dec. Evan Silver (S), 4-1.
133: Tyler Keselring (CMU) dec. Alex Manley (S), 6-2.
141: Scott Mattingly (CMU) dec. Peter Russo (S), 11-4.
149: Donnie Corby (CMU) maj. dec. Timmy Boone (S), 12-3.
157: Lucas Smith (CMU) dec. Garrett Schaner (S), 8-1.
165: Mike Ottinger (CMU) dec. Bret Baumbach (S), 5-3.
174: Craig Kelliher (CMU) dec. Dylan Morris (S), 6-2.
184: Ben Bennett (CMU) tech. fall Ryan Davies (S), 17-2 (7:00).
197: Michael Sojka (S) dec. Jackson Lewis (CMU), 4-1.
285: Jarod Trice (CMU) dec. Dan Scherer (S), 3-1.