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NCAA's top honors for alumnus

Ryan Koch and President Roy Saigo

Ryan Koch accepts the National Collegiate Athletic Association Today's Top VIII Award from former President Roy H. Saigo.

Ryan Koch ’06 received the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Today’s Top VIII Award, which honors student-athletes who have brought distinction to themselves, their institutions and intercollegiate athletics.

Koch also received the Woody Hayes National Scholar Athlete Award, the Division II Conference Commissioners Association Scholar-Athlete of the Year award, a NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Award and the National Football Foundation Scholarship.

A football and track and field star, Koch majored in computer science and minored in Spanish. Koch is an application developer for Securian Financial Group, St. Paul.