Ryan O'Boyle

O'Boyle opens season with title

Ryan O'Boyle earns the male athlete of the week honors after leading the wrestling team at the Messiah Invitational on Saturday

The sophomore won the 133-pound weight class to open the 2013-14 wrestling season. O'Boyle went 4-0 on the day with a pin. He opened with a 9-2 win over Christian Hoogheem (Ursinus) before advancing to the semifinals with a 6-2 win over Matthew McAllister (Coast Guard). In the semifinals, he recorded a 5-minute, 48-second pin before knocking off top-seeded Nathaniel Giorgio (Coast Guard) 10-5 in the title tilt.