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Drew Hammen
Drew Hammen

RS Senior

Random Lake, Wis.

High School:
Random Lake

Height / Weight:
5-4 / 125


Hammen Match-by-Match (PDF)

Wisconsin's starter at 125 lbs. ... went 6-21 overall ... 1-7 record in the Big Ten ... finished 0-2 at the Big Ten Championships ... went 1-2 at the Cliff Keen Invite ... earned Academic All-Big Ten honors

2008-09: Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Wisconsin's starter at 125 lbs. ... finished 5-21 overall, 4-13 in duals and 0-8 in Big Ten duals ... finished eighth at the Big Tens with a 1-3 record ... was 4-10 before Big Ten action, including a 3-6 mark in duals ... scored 12 dual points on the season

2007-08: Named Academic All-Big Ten for the second-straight season ... finished second at the Dan Gable Open at 125 lbs. ... wrestled at the Body Bar Invite and also suited up for four dual meets ... went 4-7 overall and 1-3 in dual action.

2006-07: Finished fourth at the Pointer Open after a 4-2 showing ... recorded his first major decision at the open ... placed sixth at the UNI open ... competed in his first Big Ten dual against then-No. 1 Minnesota ... finished the season 6-6 overall, 0-1 in duals

2005-06: Redshirt Season

High School: Placed third at state his junior and senior seasons ... crowned regional and sectional champ both years ... was a state qualifier as a sophomore ... was a three-time conference champion ... finished with a career record of 133-22 ... team MVP and team captain his junior and senior seasons ... a two-time member of Wisconsin Junior National Dual Team and Wisconsin Junior National team ... All-American his senior season with a seventh place finish

Personal: Majoring in accounting ... mother is Kathy Hammen ... was first-team all-state academic his sophomore, junior and senior years ... NHSCA Academic All-American ... graduated with high honors ... also competed in football and soccer ... has an older brother, Derek ... member of SAAC (Student-Athlete Advisory Committee) and Beta Alpha Psi ... volunteers as an accounting tutor ... enjoys the outdoors and water sports



Food: Double-cut steak ... Athlete: Steve Prefontaine ... TV show: "Dexter" ... Pro sports team: Green Bay Packers ... Place on campus: Terrace ... Vacation spot: Mexico ... Wrestler: Randy Lewis ... Place to wrestle other than the UW Field House: Big Ten's

First started wrestling: Sixth grade
My most memorable match: At Big Ten's vs. Purdue
My favorite thing about Wisconsin Wrestling: The guys
Before every match I...: Relax
In the off-season, I worked on: Hip pressure and flow on top
The best thing about Madison is: Friendly atmosphere
Dream as a collegiate wrestler: All-American this year
Role models: My mother
Most famous person I've met: Dan Gable
If you could have one superpower, what would it be? X-ray vision
If I had a million dollars, I would...: Keep living the dream
Worst habit: Nail biting

Wrestling Post Season
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