Scholar Athletes of the Week: February 10 to February 16



Feb. 18, 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 baseball's Eli Anderson and Track & Field's Meghan Heuer.

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (February 10-February 16)

Eli Anderson

Meghan Heuer

Sport: Baseball Sport: Track & Field
Year: Senior Year: Junior
Position: Pitcher Position: N/A
GPA: 3.26 GPA: 3.14
Major: Communications Organization/Corporate Major: Rehabilitation Services
Week's Achievements: Pitching in the Huskies' season opener, Eli Anderson turned in a quality performance in his first outing of the year. He lasted seven frames on the mound against Minnesota, allowing just one run. Anderson did a good job of preventing scoring threats during the game, as he allowed just five players to reach base in his start. Week's Achievements: Meghan Heuer set a new NIU record in the mile run at the GVSU Big Meet. Her time of 4:51.53 topped the former record of 4:54.18, set by Alicja Czajka over a decade ago. Heuer's performance was good for fourth in the event, finishing just two seconds behind first place. On the second day of the event, Heuer took first in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:12.78.
Previous Honorees
February 3-February 9

Aaron Armstead

Haley Dekkinga

Week of January 27-February 2

Simon Formont

Kim Gotlund

Week of January 20-January 26

Frederic Cadieux

Megan Melendez

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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