February 26, 2013

Hall, Sims Earn All-Academic Honors

Written by Sean Dahlin

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.—The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced its Wrestling All-Academic selections honoring two members of the Southern Virginia University Wrestling club team.

"Joshua [Hall] and Coulter [Sims] are both very dedicated scholar-athletes," said first-year Head Coach Logan Davis. "They have both been a joy to coach this year and are deserving of the award." 

Junior wrestler Joshua Hall (Pocatello, Idaho) headlined the Southern Virginia selections as the Wrestler of the Week on Feb. 13 was named to the 2013 USCAA Wrestling All-Academic Team. Hall is joined by teammate sophomore Coulter Sims (Bountiful, Utah) as an All-Academic selection for having accumulated a 3.5-plus GPA. 

"Josh and Coulter are very good examples to their teammates and the university in how they find balance between their schoolwork and athletics," said Davis. 

The wrestling club team's two USCAA All-Academic members mark the most selected in a year in the program's history.