EDWARDSVIILE, Ill. -- Central Michigan recorded three pins and won two other matches by major decision on Sunday as the Chippewas defeated Southern Illinois Edwardsville, 32-10, in a Mid-American Conference dual meet.
The Chippewas won seven matches in improving to 3-4, 2-2. They bounced back from a 32-15 loss at fifth-ranked Missouri on Saturday.
"We're just trying to be more aggressive," CMU coach Tom Borrelli said after the Chippewas' victory over the Cougars. "Hopefully we have a little more confidence now to do that against everyone."
CMU gots pins from Matt Stencel (285 pounds), Drew Hildebrandt (125) and Deven Perez (133), while the Chippewas' Drew Marten (141) and Dresden Simon (149) scored wins via major decision.
CMU also got victories by decision from Collin Lieber (174) and Landon Pelham (197).
The Chippewas entertain North Dakota State in a nonconference dual on Thursday (7 p.m.) at McGuirk Arena.
125: Drew Hildebrandt (C) pinned Gage Datlovsky, 6:37
133: Devin Perez (C) pinned Jacob Blaha, 3:46
141: Drew Marten (C) major dec. Lucas Bernal, 11-2
149: Dresden Simon (C) major dec. Tyshawn Williams, 12-4
157: Justin Ruffin (S) dec. Logan Parks, 3-2
165: Nate Higgins (S) major dec. Bret Fedewa, 14-4
174: Colin Lieber (C) dec. Kevin Gschwendtner, 4-1
184: Sergio Villalobos (S) dec. Jordan Atienza, 12-11
197: Landon Pelham (C) dec. Jake Godinez, 5-1
285: Matt Stencel (C) pinned Colton McKiernan, 5:42