During the 2016-17 wrestling season, Bishop Lynch put itself back among the ranks of the prominent programs in the state of Texas. Recently, the team recognized several members during the team's postseason banquet.
In addition to varsity letters, the following TAPPS awards were handed out by coach Tom Trautman:
• TAPPS All-State 2nd Team – Michael Metry
Trautman also announced the newest recipients of the BL tram awards:
• Future Stars Award – Raul Villa and Caleb Ajakayie
• Best Match (Rookie) – Sean Ronan
• Best Match (Veteran) – Sammy Lattig-Bayona
• Top Rookie – Dillon Hebert
Mills, a junior, also put his name in the BL record books this season after a season that saw him notch 39 wins and 27 by pin. Those totals are the 10th and 9th most in program history, respectively.