SSHoF logoScott Reeves

Athlete (2007)


Scott ReevesScott Reeves was an outstanding competitor for the University of Saskatchewan wrestling team, winning gold for the Huskies three times at the Canada West finals and winning gold twice at the Canadian university finals.

Scott was born in Langenburg, Saskatchewan, in 1967 and during his school years, participated in some of the traditional team sports.

He completed his Grade 12 education at Bedford Road Collegiate, where he was first introduced to wrestling. Scott made an immediate impact at the provincial open level, where he won championships three times, and then shone as a heavyweight with the Shane Bradley's Huskie program. He won silver in his first year of Canada West competition, then won the gold in 1988-89, again in 1990-1991 and then again in 1993-94.

He was a medallist each time he competed at the Canadian university finals, with a bronze the first year, a silver the second year, followed by two gold medal triumphs. His first gold was in 1990 when avenged a loss the year before to Dave Shaver. One of his numerous victories throughout his college career was at a University of Regina Open tournament.

The most satisfying moment came on the winner's podium during the CIAU championships which were held Regina in March, 1991, after beating Brad Endicott of Manitoba, and being presented with the gold medal in the tournament ceremonies.

Another significant tournament for Scott was during the 1989 Pan-American Games where his arm is being raised after winning a match in the semifinals. Along the tournament trail, he has also won bronze at the Canadian Espoir for under 18 competitors, bronze at the Canadian senior championships and was a member of the Saskatchewan team at the 1987 Canada Winter Games. He wrestled until 1994. The hardware has been plentiful in Scott's career and the two major trophies are one as the outstanding male athlete on campus in 1989-90 and the other as winner of the Howard Nixon wrestler of the year honour.

Scott was also a member of the Saskatchewan football Huskies, who won the 1990 Vanier Cup with a thrilling 24-21 victory over St. Mary's. He and his wife, Lana, were married on July 15, 2006.