Fruchtl Wrestles to a GPAC Award


      Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Wrestler-of-the-Week Announced

      (Sioux City, Iowa) – The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) and Hauff Mid-America Sports are proud to announce the following wrestler-of-the-week for December 9-15, 2013. Hauff Mid-America Sports is the presenting sponsor of the 2012-13 GPAC Players-of-the-Week and Players and Coaches-of-the-Year awards program.

      Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Wrestler-of-the-Week

      Blake Fruchtl, Hastings College – 141lb. Weight Class
      Hastings College wrestler Blake Fruchtl is the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Wrestler-of-the-Week. Fruchtl, a sophomore from Grand Island, Nebraska, has emerged as one of the top wrestlers in the NAIA North Region as he gave sixth ranked Brandon Wright (from Grand View) all he could handle before falling 5-2 in the 141 pound championship match at York College Open. In the same event he picked up a win by pin over Tyler Emmert from Grand View and a 10-4 win over AJ Hertado from Nebraska-Kearney. Blake finished second in the 141 lb. weight class in the York Open last Saturday. Fruchtl will next take part in a GPAC triangular with Concordia and Northwestern on January 10, 2014.

      Courtesy GPAC Media Relations