Isaac Kolstad Recovery Update 23 Jun 14

The former MSU-Mankato football player who was severely injured during a fight is interacting more with family members, including his 2-week-year-old daughter. Isaac Kolstad is reportedly doing daily standing exercises and is on medication that is less sedating.  Over the weekend his family reported that he’s returning kisses and making consistent eye contact. He also reached with his left hand to touch his two-week-old daughter when she was laid on his chest and patted her back and touched her hand. Kolstad suffered a fractured skull and traumatic brain injury in a May 11th fight in downtown Mankato. Prosecutors have charged former University of Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson of Mankato and Trevor Shelley of St. Peter with assault.