Scholar-Athletes of the Week (January 16-22)

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Jan. 23, 2012

NIU SCHOLAR ATHLETES OF THE WEEK (January 16-22)

Nick Smith

Kim Gotlund

MALE RECIPIENT FEMALE RECIPIENT
Sport: Wrestling Sport: Gymnastics
Year: Sophomore Year: Sophomore
GPA: 3.156 GPA: 3.793
Major: Kinesiology Major: Pre-Physical Therapy
Week's Achievements: Nick Smith got back on the winning side of things this weekend with a win over No. 17 Jared Germaine of Eastern Michigan Sunday. After dropping a tough decision against Central Michigan's Joe Roth Friday, Smith rebounded with an emphatic 13-6 decision against Germaine to give the Huskies an early 3-0 lead against the Eagles. The win was Smith's 11th on the season and first since missing three meets with an injury. Week's Achievements: Kim Gotlund helped the Huskies reach a new season-high in total points Sunday against Western Michigan. Gotlund earned a season and career best 38.725 by hitting all four of her events. The meet's lone all-arounder, she posted career high scores on bars and floor exercise with a 9.625 and a 9.775, respectively.
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