ROCHESTER, Minn. - Sixteen different Chippewas saw action during the three duals, as head coach Tom Borrelli shuffled his lineup at several different weight classes.
Scotti Sentes, ranked sixth nationally at 133 pounds, and Ben Bennett, ranked sixth at 174 pounds, both were 3-0 on the day. Sentes scored a pair of major decisions as well as a second-period pin of Appalachian State's Chris Johnson. Among Bennett's wins were a 7-1 decision over No. 10 Scott Glasser of Minnesota.
Jarod Trice, ranked fourth nationally at heavyweight, was credited with a pair of victories. He earned a 3-2 decision over No. 10 Tony Nelson (Minnesota), then picked up a second victory when North Dakota State voided the heavyweight match.
Senior Mike Miller, ranked third nationally at 165 pounds, saw his first action of the season. He posted a 10-2 major decision over No. 10 Cody Yohn (Minnesota) and dropped a 5-3 decision to Kyle Blevins (Appalachian State).
CMU is back in action Friday and Saturday at the Cliff Keen Invitational in Las Vegas.
North Dakota State 24, No. 6 Central Michigan 17
125: Trent Sprenkle (NDSU) dec. Joe Roth, 4-0
133: No. 6 Scotti Sentes (CMU) maj. dec. Justin Solberg, 12-0
141: Trevor Johnson (NDSU) dec. Scott Mattingly, 9-5
149: Donnie Corby (CMU) maj. dec. Andrey Patselov, 10-2
157: Vince Salminen (NDSU) pin Zack Cline at 6:26
165: Tyler Johnson (NDSU) dec. Adam Miller, 5-2
174: No. 6 Ben Bennett (CMU) dec. Steven Monk, 8-1
184: Kenny Moenkedick (NDSU) dec. Chad Friend, 10-5
197: Drew Ross (NDSU) pin Craig Kelliher at 2:00
285: No. 4 Jarod Trice win by forfeit
No. 7 Minnesota 21, No. 6 Central Michigan 17
125: No. 4 Zach Sanders (UM) maj. dec. Kyle Waldo, 19-5
133: No. 6 Scotti Sentes (CMU) maj. dec. Thane Antczak, 10-0
141: No. 5 Mike Thorn (UM) pin Scott Mattingly at 5:33
149: David Zilverberg (UM) dec. Donnie Corby, 7-3
157: Eric Cubberly (CMU) dec. Alec Ortiz, 9-2
165: No. 3 Mike Miller (CMU) maj. dec. No. 10 Cody Yohn, 10-2
174: No. 6 Ben Bennett (CMU) dec. No. 10 Scott Glasser, 7-1
184: Kevin Steinhaus (UM) tech. fall Chad Friend, 18-2
197: No. 5 Sonny Yohn (UM) dec. Craig Kelliher, 6-1
285: No. 4 Jarod Trice (CMU) dec. No. 10 Tony Nelson, 3-2
No. 6 Central Michigan 31, Appalachian State 10
125: Christian Cullinan (CMU) dec. Brett Boston, 6-3
133: No. 6 Scotti Sentes (CMU) pin Chris Johnson at 4:52
141: Mike Kessler (ASU) dec. Scott Mattingly, 3-1
149: Donnie Corby (CMU) dec. Savva Kostis, 6-5
157: Eric Cubberly (CMU) maj. dec. Travis Puckett, 9-0
165: Kyle Blevins (ASU) dec. , 5-3
174: No. 6 Ben Bennett (CMU) pin Carter Downs at 2:00
184: Austin Trotman (ASU) maj. dec. Dillon Kern, 10-2
197: Craig Kelliher (CMU) pin Paul Glover at 0:40
285: Mike Murray (CMU) dec. Marc Tyson, 3-0