Scholar Athletes of the Week: February 24 to March 2

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March 4, 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 women's golf's Connie Ellett.

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (February 24-March 2)

Eli Anderson

Connie Ellett

MALE RECIPIENT FEMALE RECIPIENT
Sport: Baseball Sport: Women's Golf
Year: Senior Year: Sophomore
Position: Pitcher Position: N/A
GPA: 3.26 GPA: 3.73
Major: Psychology Major: Communications Organization/Corporate
Week's Achievements: Eli Anderson picked up his first win of the season in NIU's 1-0 victory over Southern Illinois on Friday. Anderson pitched 7.1 scoreless innings. He faced just five batters over the minimum during his time on the mound. Anderson allowed five hits and walked two while fanning eight. The performance improved his earned run average to 3.38 this season. Week's Achievements: The Huskies collectively put forth a good showing at the Islander Classic on Monday and Tuesday, and Connie Ellett led the pack. She had a three-round total of 228, the lowest such total from an NIU golfer since 1994 when Shelley Wendals accomplished the feat. Ellett was consistent throughout the event, shooting a 76 in the first round, 77 in the second, and 75 in the third. Her efforts nabbed her a 16th place finish.
Previous Honorees
February 17-February 23

Billy Chancey

Jessica Sturm

February 10-February 16

Eli Anderson

Meghan Heuer

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