Saturday, January 13, 2007

Marcus Boyd earns SoCon Wrestling honor

Davidson's Marcus Boyd Named Wrestler of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference announced today that Davidson’s Marcus Boyd has been named the Wrestler of the Week for the week of Jan. 10.

Boyd, a senior from Durham, N.C., led the Wildcats to their first dual victories of the season. He earned a 5-3 decision in Davidson’s 33-6 loss to Buffalo and added a 7-5 win in the Wildcats 33-12 loss to Clarion last Thursday. The 174-pounder recorded a major decision in Davidson’s 30-18 win over Princeton on Saturday. Also on Saturday, he registered a 10-9 win to lift the Wildcats past Duke 18-17. The win marked Davidson’s first over Duke in 40 years.

For the week, Boyd went 4-0 and improved to 17-7 overall and 4-1 in dual meets this season.

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