Two College of Engineering student-athletes earn Academic All-District Recognition

Four Wayne State University student-athletes were named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Women's At-Large Team for District 4 on Thursday, including two College of Engineering students. View the full story here.

Senior Elly Maleski (Cedar, Mich. / Traverse City West) was a three-time All-American (two First team and one Honorable Mention) at the 2016 NCAA Swimming and Diving National Championships.  She won GLIAC titles in both the 200 free relay and 400 medley relay this past February.  Maleski finished in the top seven in six events at the GLIAC Championships.  In her collegiate career, she earned 16 All-American honors (13 First Team, three Honorable mention) and received the 2016 Deans' Award from the College of Engineering.  Maleski was voted to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® Second Team in 2015 and won a national title in the 200 free relay that broke a Division II record in 2014.  She was selected to the GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Team for three straight years and was named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll (term GPA 3.5+) for six semesters, including two 4.00 terms. 

Elly is a biomedical engineering honors major who was named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll (term gpa 3.5+) for Fall 2012 (4.00), Winter 2013, Fall 2013, Winter 2014 (4.00), Fall 2014 and Fall 2015 and the Coach's Honor Roll (term gpa 3.0-3.49) for Winter 2015.

Junior Zuzanna Sobczak (Gdansk, Poland) earned Honorable Mention All-America accolades after placing 11th at the NCAA Fencing Championships in the foil.  She finished seventh at the NCAA Midwest Regional earlier in the spring.  A two-time Honorable Mention All-American (top 12 at NCAA Championships), Sobczak has placed in the top-seven at the NCAA Midwest Regional for three consecutive years.  She has a 237-70 career record in the foil and ranks sixth in school history in foil wins.  Sobczak was voted to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Women's At-Large First Team in 2015.  She has been named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll (term GPA 3.5+) for five semesters, including three 4.00 terms and is also a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

Zuzanna is a civil engineering major who was named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll (term gpa 3.5+) for Fall 2013, Winter 2014 (4.00), Fall 2014, Winter 2015 (4.00) and Fall 2015 (4.00)

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