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Cody Walters Earns Ohio University’s Scholar Athlete of the Week

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Senior Cody Walters was named Ohio University’s scholar athlete of the week.

The redshirt senior for the Bobcats has a GPA of 3.273 as a physical education major. Walters has received academic mentions before with the Bobcats, earning Academic All-Mid American Conference honors last season.

This season has been a key point in Walters career, picking up his 100th career victory earlier in January. The senior is the number 11 ranked wrestler in the nation in his weight class at 174 pounds. Walters helped the Bobcats achieve their fourth straight win recently against Northern Iowa. The senior just barely won against the Panthers’ Kyle Lux but ended with 1-0 deacon. Walters will continue the season on Feb. 7 against Old Dominion Monarchs at noon in the convocation center.