Scholar-Athletes of the Week (March 4-10)

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March 11, 2013

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (March 4-10)

Frederic Cadieux

Megan Melendez

MALE RECIPIENT FEMALE RECIPIENT
Sport: Tennis Sport: Gymnastics
Year: Sophomore Year: Junior
GPA: 3.778 GPA: 3.342
Major: Business Major: Biological Sciences
Week's Achievements: Cadieux was a key member of the Huskies lineup Friday night when Northern Illinois defeated Marquette, 4-3, to claim NIU's first win over the Golden Eagles since 2002. Cadieux finished the weekend 2-0 with wins at No. 3 doubles and singles. With partner Jovan Zeljkovic, Cadieux defeated the Marquette pair of Packowitc and Skly, 8-4, to clinch NIU's first point of the match. In singles, the sophomore grinded out a three-set victory over Logon Collins, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, to tie the match at 3-3. The Huskie is 12-1 this season in singles play and 7-4 in singles. Week's Achievements: Melendez put together her best day of the season, and arguably the best day of her career, in NIU’s meet at Western Michigan.   Melendez claimed the balance beam title with a 9.825 score and earned the best marks of her career on vault, where she tied for fifth with a 9.775, and on uneven parallel bars, where she tied for second with a 9.825. She contributed to a fantastic day on bars for the Huskies, whose team score of 48.925 tied for the fifth-best team bars score in school history.
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

Week of February 11-17

Nick Smith

Kim Gotlund

Week of February 18-24

Eli Anderson

Nicole Gremillion

Week of February 25-March 3

Alex Klonowski

Nelle Youel

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