Scholar Athletes of the Week - March 10 to March 16



March 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 men’s tennis’ Frederic Cadieux and women’s tennis’ Nelle Youel.

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

Frederic Cadieux

Nelle Youel

Sport: Men’s Tennis Sport: Women’s Tennis
Year: Junior Year: Junior
Position: N/A Position: N/A
GPA: 3.83 GPA: 4.0
Major: Business Major: Health Science/Pre-Physical Therapy
Week's Achievements: Frederic Cadieux picked up two singles victories over spring break to improve to 13-4 in 2014. On Tuesday against Southern Mississippi, he defeated Alex Doleac in the No. 2, 7-6, 6-3. He followed that performance with a win in the No. 2 against Florida Atlantic’s Sean Bacha, 6-0, 7-6 on Wednesday. Cadieux remains undefeated in No. 2 matches this spring at 6-0. Week's Achievements: Nelle Youel had an excellent week for NIU’s women’s tennis team. She won both of her No. 1 singles matches to improve to 6-4 this spring. On Monday, she bested Brenau’s Dominika Jasova, 6-1, 6-2. On Tuesday, she beat Georgia Gwinnett’s Valeria Podda, 6-4, 6-2, handing the Grizzly her first loss of the season. Youel has been lighting it up in singles play lately, winning six of her last seven affairs.
Previous Honorees
March 3-March 9

Nick Smith

Amanda Stepp

February 24-March 2

Eli Anderson

Connie Ellett

February 17-February 23

Billy Chancey

Jessica Sturm

February 10-February 16

Eli Anderson

Meghan Heuer

Week of 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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