UTC's Boykin Named Wrestler Of The Week
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior Scottie Boykin is the Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week for all competition from Jan. 10-16, the league office announced Wednesday.
This is the league-high third Moc to win the honor this season. It is the second career award for Boykin.
Boykin, a native of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, went 4-0 in the Virginia Duals over the weekend. Wrestling at 197 pounds, scored a technical fall over Kent State’s Kyle Conel before edging out Northern Iowa’s 19th-ranked Jacob Holschlag 8-7.
After picking up a win via forfeit, Boykin capped off the weekend with a 17-6 major decision over Old Dominion’s Noah Bushman.
Boykin is 19-5 on the season and currently tied for 10th in all-time wins at Chattanooga with 87.
Boykin and the Mocs return to action on Friday, hosting SIUE at 7 p.m. in Maclellan Gym. Tickets are available now on GoMocs.com.
Also nominated: Gavin Londoff (Appalachian State), Quentin Perez (Campbell), Konner Pritchard (Davidson) and Nate Higgins (SIUE).
2017-18 SoCon Wrestlers of the Week
Nov. 8 Bryce Carr, Chattanooga
Nov. 15 Forrest Przybysz, Appalachian State
Nov. 21 Quentin Perez, Campbell
Dec. 6 Nathan Boston, Campbell
Dec. 13 Forrest Przybysz, Appalachian State
Dec. 20 Denton Spencer, Gardner-Webb
Jan. 3 Bryce Carr, Chattanooga
Jan. 10 Blake Hohman, VMI
Jan. 17 Scottie Boykin, Chattanooga