July 23, 2014

Lampe wins bronze at World Championships

Tomahawk’s Alyssa Lampe won a bronze medal Wednesday at the World Wrestling

Alyssa Lampe

Alyssa Lampe

Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

Lampe won bronze after pinning Melanie LeSaffre of France in 46-seconds in the women’s freestyle event at 105.5 pounds.

Lampe went 4-1 at the World Championships.  She also won bronze at the world competition in 2012 at 112.25 pounds.

Lampe made Wisconsin wrestling history by becoming the first girl to place at the WIAA State Tournament.  She finished second at 103-pounds in Division 2 back in 2006.

Lampe then spent three years at Northern Michigan University before moving to Colorado Springs, Colorado to train at the Olympic Training Center.