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UNI wrestlers fall to #21 Central Michigan 22-11

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The UNI wrestlers returned home for the first time in 2 months, but fell short against #21 Central Michigan 22-11.

The Panthers managed wins at 165, 285, and 125 pounds. After a pair of losses to open the match, Cooper Moore remained perfect in MAC competition defeating Jordan Atienza for a 9-1 major decision.

Blaize Cabell followed suit with a five takedown performance at heavyweight en route to a 15-5 major decision over Newton Smerchek.

Seventh ranked Dylan Peters returned to the mat for the first time in nearly a month and defeated Brent Fleetwood 8-3. Peters moved to 5-0 in dual meets this season.

CENTRAL MICHIGAN 22, UNI 11

149 – Justin Oliver (CMU) maj. dec. Jake Hodges (UNI), 12-4

157 – #10 Luke Smith (CMU) dec. #19 Bryce Steiert (UNI), 1-0

165 – #19 Cooper Moore maj dec. #32 Jordan Atienza (CMU), 9-1

174 – #7 Mike Ottinger (CMU) dec. Kyle Lux (UNI), 7-5

184 – #29 Jordan Ellingwood (CMU) dec. Drew Foster (UNI), 10-4

197 – Jackson Lewis (CMU) dec. Jared Bartel (UNI), 6-1

285 – #16 Blaize Cabell (UNI) maj. dec. Newton Smerchek (CMU), 15-5

125 – #7 Dylan Peters (UNI) dec. #19 Brent Fleetwood (CMU), 8-3

133 – #32 Corey Keener (CMU) dec. #12 Josh Alber (UNI), 4-2

141 – #16 Zach Horan (CMU) dec. #28 Trevor Jauch (UNI), 4-3

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