Scholar Athletes of the Week - January 13 to January 19



Jan. 21, 2014

DeKALB, Ill. - Each week, NIU honors two student-athletes that exemplify the concept of the "student-athlete" supremely well. These students excel both in the classroom and on the playing field. This week, the honorees are men’s tennis’ Dor Amir and track & field’s Rebecca Cronin.

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (January 13-January 19)

Dor Amir

Rebecca Cronin

Sport: Men's Tennis Sport: Track & Field
Year: Redshirt Junior Year: Redshirt Senior
Position: N/A Position: N/A
GPA: 3.38 GPA: 3.89
Major: Finance Major: Business Administration
Week's Achievements: Dor Amir was impressive in the Huskies’ first tennis match of the season. He teamed up with Axel Lagerlof to start the match against No. 30 Drake strong. The pairing beat the eighth-ranked doubles team in collegiate tennis by the ITA, Ravi Patel and Ryan Goodman, 6-3. Amir was a key part in taking a tough Drake team to the brink of defeat. Week's Achievements: Rebecca Cronin produced for the Huskies in the 600 meter event at the Illini Classic. She finished third there with a time of 1:36.78, good enough to score six points for NIU. Thanks in part to her efforts, the Huskies finished third overall in their first event of the spring season as the team totalled 73.5 points at the meet.
Previous Honorees
Week of January 6-January 12

Aaron Armstead

Amanda Corral

Week of December 2-December 8

Andrew Morse

Jenna Thorp

Week of November 25-December 1

Jared Volk

Amanda Corral

Week of November 18-November 24

Matt Krempel

Justine Schepler

Week of November 11-November 17

Jordan Threloff

Ashley Sneed

Week of November 4-November 10

Billy Chancey

Mackenzie Roddy

Week of October 28-November 3

Michael Ippolito

Gwen Sabo

Week of October 21-October 27

Dusty Page

Cori Frankenberg

Week of October 14-October 20

Aidan Conlon

Amy Carr

Week of October 7-October 13

Jared Volk

Sarah Angelos

Week of September 30-October 6

Rob Sterling

Emily Paschke

Week of September 23-September 29

Matt McIntosh

Justine Schepler

Week of September 16-September 22

Luke Eakes

Taylor Ellett

Week of September 9-September 15

Jason Meehan

Courtney Ksiazek

Week of September 2-September 8

Dusty Page

Sarah Angelos

Week of August 27-September 2

Matt Krempel

Mackenzie Roddy

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