WNY Athletics

WNY Athletics Wrestler of the Week: Tommy Carlsen

Lancaster senior Tommy Carlsen has been selected as the WNY Athletics Wrestler of the Week for the week of Wednesday, December 28th to Friday, December 30th, 2022.

Carlsen went a perfect 7-0 at the 56th Annual Teike-Bernabi Wrestling Tournament at Spencerport, Weds. 12/28 and Thurs. 12/29, to capture the 285-pound individual title and tournament heavyweight MOW award while helping the Legends to a 3rd place finish in the team standings. Carlsen pinned six of his seven opponents through the two day event. He also avenged a loss from the opening weekend of the season when he was a 1-0 decision winner in the semifinals over a returning NYS tournament place winner. So far this season, Carlsen is 18-1 overall with two individual tournament titles won.

Tommy is recognized as a captain on the wrestling team and a leader in school with honor roll level grades. According to his coaches, Carlsen is extremely hard working. Tommy was also a captain on the football team and a finalist for the coveted Trench Trophy for WNY’s top football lineman player.

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