Michigan State University’s Lori Mack named ‘PNC Achievers Student-Athlete’ of the month


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Dragflick Newsdesk : Michigan State Athletics and PNC Bank are partnering to recognize the PNC Achievers Student-Athletes of the Month. Throughout the 2021-22 season, deserving Spartan student-athletes will be recognized for displaying well-rounded achievement through leadership in the classroom, in the community, and in competition.

The honorees for February are Lori Mack (field hockey), Layne Malczewski (wrestling) and Mady Sissoko (men’s basketball).

Mack, a senior from Shaker Heights, Ohio, is a communications major with a 3.97 grade point average. A two-time NFHCA Scholar of Distinction and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar honoree, she also received a pair of honors at this season’s team banquet – the MSU Spirit Award (for her dedication on and off the field) and the Janine Ackerman Award (for exemplifying leadership, being a team player and character). Off the field, Mack has been active in the community during the holiday seasons and taken part in various Be The Match outreach efforts.

Malczewski, a redshirt junior from Macomb, Mich., is a human capital major. He is a three-time NCAA Championship qualifier at 184 pounds and holds a 69-31 career record at MSU, including a 27-11 mark in duals. In the classroom, Malczewski is a two-time WCA Scholar All-American and three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection.

Sissoko, a sophomore from Bafoulabe, Mali, West Africa, is a sociology major. He appeared in 30 games off the bench for the Spartans, averaging 1.1 points and 1.0 rebounds in 4.5 minutes per game, while shooting 63.2-percent from the field.

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