Scholar-Athletes of the Week (February 11-17)

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Feb. 18, 2013

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (February 11-17)

Nick Smith

Kim Gotlund

MALE RECIPIENT FEMALE RECIPIENT
Sport: Wrestling Sport: Gymnastics
Year: Junior Year: Junior
GPA: 3.064 GPA: 3.773
Major: Kinesiology Major: Health Sciences
Week's Achievements: Smith played a huge part in Northern Illinois' thrilling 20-18 win over Buffalo Saturday. The junior got NIU on the board with a dominant 16-4 major decision against Sean Walton at 133 pounds. The victory was his team-high eighth dual win of the season and pushed his MAC record to a perfect 4-0 at 133. Week's Achievements: Gotlund claimed the all-around title with a team season best 38.900 at Iowa State as NIU earned its highest team score of the season with a 194.375. After scoring a career-best 9.775 on uneven parallel bars on the Huskies' first rotation, the junior from Wadsworth, Illinois added 9.775s on both balance beam and floor exercise. Gotlund took fourth place on all three events. Her bars and beam scores were career highs, while her 9.775 on floor tied her season best on that event.
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

Week of January 28-February 3

Dor Amir

Natalie Sutter

Week of February 4-10

Ashley Sneed

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