The Chippewas finished with 19.5 team points, and were tied for 19th place after Friday’s matches were completed. The tournament concludes on Saturday morning with the third-, fifth- and seventh-place matches. The championship matches are scheduled for Saturday night.
The Chippewas began the day on Friday with seven wrestlers still alive in their respective weight classes. CMU’s Corey Keener (133 pounds), Mason Smith (141), Colin Heffernan (157) and Newton Smerchek (HWT) were eliminated in their one and only match; CJ Brucki (174) and Jordan Ellingwood (...
All seven Chippewas who remain alive went 1-1 on Thursday. The next loss eliminates a wrestler from the tournament as each attempts to make his way through the wrestlebacks. Each will need to win three matches on Friday to guarantee a spot on the podium and earn All-America honors.
CMU’s Jordan Oliver (149 pounds), Colin Heffernan (157), CJ Brucki (174) and Jordan Ellingwood (184) won their respective openers on Thursday afternoon.
3 hours prior to kickoff
Free and open to the public
Located Between the Rose Ponds