Holley grad earns academic honor at Alfred

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 3 April 2021 at 5:38 pm

Contributed Photo – Erik Balys

Holley High graduate and Alfred State sophomore Erik Balys has been named to the Empire Collegiate Wrestling Conference All Academic team for the second year in a row.

A wrestler must have a grade point average of at least 3.30 to qualify for the All Conference Academic honor.

Balys is majoring in Heavy Equipment Operations.

During his scholastic days at Holley, Balys was a sectional place finisher in wrestling and a Genesee Region League All-Star in soccer.