Broghammer Named Northern Sun Conference’s ‘Wrestler of the Week’

player_broghammerFormer West Delaware wrestler Carl Broghammer has earned the Northern Sun Conference’s Wrestler of the Week award. Broghammer, who wrestles for Upper Iowa University, was awarded the honor for the first time this year. Broghammer earned the 197-pound title at the 35th Annual Midwest Classic hosted by the University of Indianapolis this past weekend. Broghammer posted a perfect 5-0 record improving to 15-1 on the season with 11 bonus-point wins, including nine by fall and one each by technical fall and major decision. The Manchester native is now just 17 wins shy of the Upper Iowa career wins leader, Hall of Farmer Cliff Thompson. On Saturday, Broghammer won his three matches by major decision (11-0), by fall (in 4:22) and by decision (3-2) to move into the semifinals on Sunday. In the semis, the Upper Iowa senior won a 6-2 decision in the second tiebreaker over Sam Johnson from Cumberlands. Broghammer met Julian Smith of McKendree in the finals where he won 3-1 in the first sudden victory period. As a team, 13th-ranked Upper Iowa placed fourth at the Midwest Classic this past weekend. The Peacocks have a busy week coming up with a trip to Reno, Nevada on December 22nd for the Reno Tournament of Champions.

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