Palesse Earns Academic All-District Honors

Jason Palesse
Jason Palesse

Courtesy of MSOE

MILWAUKEE -- Junior Jason Palesse of the MSOE men's basketball team has been named to the Academic All-District Team by the College of Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), the organization announced Thursday.

Palesse had a standout season on the court and continued his tremendous work in the classroom. He boasts a 3.94 GPA as a mechanical engineering major.

On the court, he started all 26 games and drove the Raider offense with 12.5 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 5.0 assists per game. He's currently third in the NACC in assists per game while his 129 assists are the seventh-most in team history. He scored in double-figures 19 times and hit the game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer against Louisiana College Dec. 29 in Texas.

Palesse was named All-NACC Honorable Mention earlier in the day. He is now on the ballot for Academic All-America honors.