HOUGHTON - Michigan Tech track and field student-athlete Nathan Saliga has recently earned Capital One Academic All-American Second Team honors from the College Sports Information Directors of America.
The Leonard, Mich., native won the GLIAC Championship in the decathlon with a school record 5,999 points. He also set the school record in the 400-meter hurdles (54.27). Saliga, who holds a 3.9 cumulative grade point average in mechanical engineering, holds the top-three performances in school history in both the decathlon and the 400-meter hurdles.
Saliga joins Anthony Witt of Grand Valley State as the only two student-athletes selected from the GLIAC.
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