The Upper Iowa Wrestling Team improved to 6-0 in the Northern Sun Conference with a 26-12 victory over Minnesota State University, Mankato on Friday. With the victory, the Peacocks improve to 14-1-1 on the season. The home team earned six wins including a pair of wins by fall, two by major decision and two by decision.
Manchester native and former West Delaware standout Carl Broghammer gave Upper Iowa a comfortable ten-point lead after a major decision win over MSU’s Chris Zimmer. Broghammer, a redshirt-senior, tallied two takedowns, an escape and three nearfall points en route to a 9-1 win. He is now just four wins away from claiming the all-time wins title at UIU after improving to 33-2 on the year.
Upper Iowa has a big weekend ahead of them now. The Peacocks will travel to face the #4 Huskies of St. Cloud State University on Saturday, February 15th at 2 p.m. in a battle of the final two unbeaten teams in the NSIC. On Sunday, Feb. 16, Upper Iowa will host Augustana College to close out the regular season. The Peacocks will celebrate Alumni Day and Senior Day on the 16th.