Fruchtl Named GPAC Wrestler of the Week|
Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Wrestler-of-the-Week
Blake Fruchtl, Hastings – 141lb. Weight Class
Blake Fruchtl of Hastings College is this week's GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Wrestler-of-the-Week. Fruchtl, a sophomore from Grand Island, Nebraska, went 3-1 on the week, earning victories over NAIA sixth-ranked Kyle Gerlach (15-2 major decision) from Dakota Wesleyan, Simpson's Derek Entz (pin) and two-time NAIA national qualifier Courtney Strauss of Bethany College (12-4 major decision). Fruchtl is currently ranked #12 in the NAIA 141pound weight class for the Broncos, who are receiving votes nationally in the NAIA poll.