WASHINGTON – After earning a second-place finish that included a pair of victories over nationally ranked opponents, junior wrestler John Boyle has been selected as the GEICO AU Student-Athlete of the Week.
Last week, Boyle posted a 3-1 record to place second at 157 pounds at the inaugural Aloha Open, a round-robin tournament that featured competitors from Minnesota, Oklahoma and Oregon State, along with American.
Boyle earned victories over No. 11 Justin DeAngelis of Oklahoma and No. 20 Alex Elder of Oregon State, while also defeating Oregon State's Joey Delgado. Boyle's only loss in the tournament was an 8-1 decision to top-ranked Dylan Ness of Minnesota.
With his performance, Boyle improved to 20-4 on the season.
The Eagles are back in action this Thursday, Jan. 8, when they host Oklahoma in a 7 p.m. dual meet.