Lone Star goaltender Gramme makes NCAA DI commitment
The Lone Star Brahmas of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that goaltender William Gramme has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey for the University of Wisconsin in the B1G.
Gramme, 20, is one of the reasons that the Brahmas are off to such a hot start this season. The 6’4/205 lbs. native of Stockholm, Sweden has earned four wins in his first six games with the Brahmas alongside a .924 save percentage and 2.10 goals against average.
"I am very proud and excited to announce my commitment to play Division 1 college hockey and further my education at University of Wisconsin! I want to thank my teammates, coaches, friends, and all the people that helped me along the way, and most importantly, I want to thank my family for everything. #gobadgers," stated Gramme.
Gramme will become the first Brahma goaltender to suit up for the University of Wisconsin whenever he makes his debut. The University of Wisconsin’s men’s hockey team has 6 NCAA national championships and have been in the NCAA finals over ten times. They are under the direction of legendary hockey coach Tony Granato.
“We are very excited that William has chosen Wisconsin to continue his hockey career and receive a fantastic education while doing so,” said Brahmas Associate Head Coach Ryan Anderson when reached for comment prior to boarding the team bus, bound for two games at Corpus Christi. “Grammer has adapted quickly to the North American game and is a big part of the success we have had early this season. We couldn’t be happier to have a person of William’s caliber in our locker room.”
“This is a great commit for William and the Badgers. Gramme came over to our camp, and took a chance over here, and followed that up with a great showing at the showcase. Wisconsin got a good one,” said Dan Wildfong, Head Coach and GM of the Lone Star Brahmas.