Casper Natrona’s Logan Wilson Is Mountain West Freshman of the Year
Your Wyoming Cowboys will welcome the San Diego State Aztecs to War Memorial Stadium on Saturday, November 3rd, to battle for the Mountain West Championship.
The miraculous turn-around season is a testament to Coach Craig Bohl's vision for the Cowboy program. By the way, Coach Bohl was selected Mountain West Conference Coach of the Year.
Casper's own Logan Wilson, NCHS graduate, has garnered the honor of Freshman of the Year. He has helped lead the Cowboys to the championship game this Saturday with his spectacular performance on the field. He's scored two defensive touchdowns this year, led all freshman in the league in tackles per game and among other accomplishments, bested all freshman in the conference in interceptions.
Here's a complete list of Logan Wilson's accomplishments for 2016:
• Third Wyoming player and first since Brett Smith in 2011 to be named Mountain West Freshman of the Year.
• Becomes the first linebacker and third defensive player overall to earn the award.
• Helped lead the Cowboys to their first MW Mountain Division title and berth in the Conference championship game.
• Led all freshmen and ranked 22nd overall in the league in tackles per game with 6.6.
• Topped all freshmen in the Conference with three interceptions.
• Scored two touchdowns on the season -- one on a 27-yard interception return at Eastern Michigan on Sept. 23 and one on a fumble recovery in the end zone against UNLV on Nov. 12.
• Finished the regular season with 79 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks and three fumble recoveries.
• Was named the MW Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 7 after his performance against Utah State in which he registered seven tackles, one interception for 56 yards and one fumble recovery.
• Recorded a season-high 13 tackles and 2.0 tackles for loss on Nov. 12 at UNLV.
Casper Natrona graduate Josh Harshman has also played a role in the Cowboys spectacular season.
Congratulations Logan and let's go Pokes!