Tusculum men's lacrosse attacker Ben Boyd has been named the Applebee's Male Student-Athlete of the Month for April.
Boyd, a senior from Bel Air, Maryland, scored 18 goals and dished out six assists for a team-high 24 points in six matches during April. Boyd scored two or more goals in five of the Pioneers' six matches in the month, including four-goal performances against Coker (April 9), Mars Hill (April 15) and Lincoln Memorial in the SAC Tournament quarterfinals (April 25). Boyd was tied for fifth on the team with 15 ground balls in April, including five against Coker.
Boyd, who was named second-team All-Conference at attack, finishes his Tusculum as the program career leader in goals (105) and points (138) and set single-season records with 39 goals and 52 points this season.
The Tusculum College Student-Athlete of the Month Award is sponsored by Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar of Greeneville. The Applebee’s Student-Athlete of the Month Award honors one male and one female student-athlete each month from an in-season sport during the 2016-2017 academic year, recognizing their hard work, effort and performance.