SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Appalachian State's Forrest Przybysz has been named the Southern Conference wrestler of the week for all competition from Nov. 8-14, the league office announced Wednesday.
Przybysz, a senior from Jefferson, Georgia, picked up two victories at 174 pounds in the Mountaineer Duals on Saturday. Przybysz first earned a 6-2 decision over Bloomsburg’s Kyle Murphy before pinning Davidson’s Noah Satterfield.
Przybysz helped lift the Mountaineers to a 2-0 record to begin the year, topping Bloomsburg 28-7 and blanking Davidson 45-0.
In 2016, Przybysz went 22-12 at 165 pounds, going 5-2 in SoCon dual meets. Przybysz finished second at the SoCon tournament, picking up a 19-2 technical fall and a 1-0 decision en route to the final.
Przybysz, who was selected preseason All-SoCon, returns to the mat Sunday when the Mountaineers compete in the Keystone Classic.
Also nominated: Nate Higgins (SIUE).
2017-18 SoCon Wrestlers of the Week
Nov. 8 Bryce Carr, Chattanooga
Nov. 15 Forrest Przybysz, Appalachian State