Scholar-Athletes of the Week (January 28-February 3)

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Feb. 4, 2013

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (January 28-February 3)

Dor Amir

Natalie Sutter

MALE RECIPIENT FEMALE RECIPIENT
Sport: Men's Tennis Sport: Gymnastics
Year: RS Sophomore Year: Senior
GPA: 3.431 GPA: 3.775
Major: Kinesiology Major: Health Sciences
Week's Achievements: Amir finished his weekend 4-1, including a perfect 3-0 record in singles play in the Huskies perfect weekend with wins over Dayton, Valparaiso and UIC. Amir was perfect Friday with two wins at No. 2 singles and one at No. 1 doubles with Frederic Cadieux. Locked at 7-7 in their match against Dayton, the Huskies clinched the doubles point to end doubles before Amir and Cadieux could finish the match. Amir now owns a 5-1 singles record and a 3-2 doubles mark with Cadieux this sping. Week's Achievements: Sutter put together the best all-around performance of her career Saturday in the Huskies 192.875-192.775 victory over Southeast Missouri State at the Convocation Center. Sutter, Northern Illinois' final performer of the meet, scored a season-best 9.825 on floor exercise, the highest single score of the meet, to push the Huskies past SEMO. Sutter's 9.700 scores on both uneven parallel bars and balance beam were good for third place, while she opened competition with a 9.625 on vault. Her 38.850 total is a career high for the senior who has competed in the all-around for NIU for the first time this season.
Previous Honorees
Week of August 27-September 2

Nabal Jefferson

Sarah Angelos

Week of September 3-9

Ryan Neir

Courtney Oldenburg

Week of September 10-16

Nick Schiavi

Courtney Ksiazek

Week of September 17-23

Alan Baxter

Amy Carr

Week of September 24-30

Jason Schepler

MacKenzie Roddy

Week of October 1-7

Dor Amir

Sarah Angelos

Week of October 8-14

Courtney Stephen

Emily Paschke

Week of October 15-21

Nick Huggins

Mary Malkin

Week of October 22-28

Matt Krempel

Courtney Ksiazek

Week of October 29-November 4

Dominique Ware

Mary Kurisch

Week of November 5-11

Mike Mascitti

Mary Kurisch

Week of November 12-18

Alan Baxter

MacKenzie Roddy

Week of November 19-25

Luke Eakes

Meghan Romo

Week of November 26-December 2

Nabal Jefferson

Amanda Corral

Week of December 3-9

Nick Smith

Amanda Corral

Week of December 31-January 6

Ryan Neir

Week of January 7-13

Nick Smith

Sidra Sherrill

Week of January 21-27

Dor Amir

Nelle Youel