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Claudette Zolkowski
Dec 16, 2013

SBA’s Nick Kristock wins the 2013 Senior CLASS Award® for men’s soccer

Dec 16, 2013 by Claudette Zolkowski

Oakland defender Nick Kristock has been selected as the 2013 Senior CLASS Award winner in NCAA® Division I men’s soccer.

The award, chosen by a nationwide vote of Division I men’s soccer coaches, national soccer media and fans, is given annually to the most outstanding senior student-athlete in Division I men’s soccer. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – classroom, community, character and competition.

An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School®, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.

A human resources major who graduated last spring and is currently working on his masters in business administration, Kristock was named the Oakland University Student Leader of the Year and was the recipient of the Human Relations Award, exemplifying superior academic and co-curricular achievement by a graduating senior. He is the president and founder of the non-profit organization Gigs for Good that funds Christian missionaries around the globe. He also recently founded Mission 50K, a service-based movement that is seeking to accrue 50,000 service/volunteer hours in a six-month span.

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