Scholar Athletes of the Week: January 20 to January 26



Jan. 28, 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' Frederic Cadieux and gymnastics' Megan Melendez.

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (January 20-January 26)

Frederic Cadieux

Megan Melendez

Sport: Men's Tennis Sport: Gymnastics
Year: Junior Year: Senior
Position: N/A Position: N/A
GPA: 3.83 GPA: 3.18
Major: Business Major: Biological Sciences
Week's Achievements: Frederic Cadieux continued his strong start to the men's tennis season in singles play on Friday. He improved his overall record in No. 3 matches to 3-0 with two win's in NIU's doubleheader against Chicago State and IPFW. In his first match against Chicago State's Julian Chavez, Cadieux didn't allow his opponent to take a single game, winning the match 6-0, 6-0. He followed that up with a win in his evening match against IPFW's Andres Cobos, 6-3, 6-4. Week's Achievements: The Huskies nabbed their first win of the gymnastics season on Friday thanks in part to Megan Melendez's excellent performance on the Uneven Parallel Bars event. Her routine produced a 9.725, edging out Ball State's Anegla Durkac by 0.025 to take first in the event. Her efforts helped the Huskies win 192.050-188.825.
Previous Honorees
Week of January 13-January 19

Dor Amir

Rebecca Cronin

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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