SPARTANBURG, S.C. – VMI junior Blake Hohman has been named the Southern Conference wrestler of the week for all competition from Jan. 3-9, the league office announced Wednesday.
Hohman, a native of New Kent, Virginia, went 4-1 in the 165-pound division at the Franklin and Marshall Open over the weekend. Hohman began the Open with a pair of pin falls before scoring a 7-3 decision over Maryland’s Idris White. After falling to Brown’s Bryce Rogers, Hohman ended the day with a 6-3 decision over Phillip Spadaform of Maryland.
Hohman, who scored the first two pins of his career on Saturday, leads VMI in wins this season with nine.
Also nominated: Aaron Burton (Campbell).
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