NDSU fullback Garrett Malstrom, safety James Kaczor and linebacker Jackson Hankey were voted to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 6 first team Nov. 14, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Malstrom, Kaczor and Hankey advance to the national ballot for CoSIDA Academic All-America honors to be announced in December. Nominees must have a 3.30 cumulative grade-point average and be starters or significant contributors with at least sophomore academic and athletic standing.
Malstrom, a graduate student from Vergas, Minnesota, earned a degree in business administration with a 3.71 GPA and maintains a 4.0 in the Master of Business Administration program. Kaczor, a sophomore from St. Cloud, Minnesota, has a 3.77 GPA in manufacturing engineering. Hankey, a sophomore from Park River, North Dakota, has a 4.0 in agricultural economics.
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