Louisiana Tech's Matt Nelson Named to ESPN Academic All-District Team

Nov. 5, 2010

RUSTON, La. - Louisiana Tech kicker Matt Nelson has been named to the ESPN Academic all-District team.

The Cibolo, Texas native has posted a 3.57 grade point average, majoring in finance. Nelson has converted 10 of 13 field goals and is averaging 60.0 yards in his 23 kickoffs this season.

By being named first team all-district, Nelson is eligible to be named to the ESPN Academic all-America team.

Nelson and the Bulldogs (3-5, 2-2 Western Athletic) face off against Fresno State (5-2, 3-1 WAC) in the Battle of the Bone game at Joe Aillet Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 3 p.m. Tickets are still available by calling the Louisiana Tech Ticket Office at 318-257-3631. Fans that call or go by the ticket office by 5 p.m. on Friday can take advantage of the Four for Fresno deal where only $40 gets you four tickets, four soft drinks and four popcorns.

For complete coverage of Bulldog Football, please visit the official home of Louisiana Tech Athletics at LATechSports.com.




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