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Mitch Wishnowsky Wins Utah’s 3rd Straight Ray Guy Award

Utah sophomore Mitch Wishnowsky won the 2016 Ray Guy Award, given to the nation’s top collegiate punter.

ATLANTA—Utah sophomore Mitch Wishnowsky won the 2016 Ray Guy Award, given to the nation’s top collegiate punter.  The award is the third consecutive given to a Ute punter, with Tom Hackett receiving the award in 2014 and 2015.

Wishnowsky led the national ranking in net punting (44.9 per punt) in his first NCAA season, and ranks second in the nation in punt average (48.0). He is tied atop the nation in punts inside the 20-yard line (34) and punts inside the 10-yard line (17). He is also tied for first in punts of 50+ yards (28) and ranks second in percentage of punts inside the 20 (56.67%, 34-of-60).

Wishnowsky is also a member of several publications’ All-America first teams:

Sporting News
Pro Football Focus
SB Nation
Sports on Earth
College Sports Madness


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