Release courtesy of gobison.com
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- North Dakota State redshirt junior Charley Hesse has been voted to the CoSIDA Academic All-District® 6 Division I Baseball Team announced Thursday, May 14, and selected by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America.
First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the Academic All-America® Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be announced June 11. With Hesse being selected, the Bison have now had a selection in each of the past three seasons.
From Mendota Heights, Minn., Hesse was selected as a designated hitter. A marketing major, Hesse was named to the 2019 All-Summit League Second Team and earned a spot on the Academic All-Summit League Team. Hesse has a lifetime .259 batting average in 62 games with 44 hits, including six doubles and a home run.
District 6 is comprised of student-athletes from Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
To be eligible for Academic All-America® consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his current institution and be nominated by his sports information director.