Scholar Athletes of the Week - March 17 to March 23



March 25, 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 Justin Fletcher and gymnastics’ Kim Gotlund.

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (March 17-March 23)

Justin Fletcher

Kim Gotlund

Sport: Baseball Sport: Gymnastics
Year: Sophomore Year: Senior
Position: Second Base Position: N/A
GPA: 3.83 GPA: 3.80
Major: Business Administration Major: Health Science/Pre-Physical Therapy
Week's Achievements: Justin Fletcher had a great week for NIU in four games. On Tuesday, he had three hits and drove in a run against UIC as the Huskies came back to win the game late, 8-7. He followed that up with a four-hit performance in NIU’s 15-9 win over Buffalo to start the three-game series. Fletcher scored three times in the game and also drove in two runs. He went 9-for-20 (.450) to raise his season batting average to a team-leading .284. Week's Achievements: Kim Gotlund turned in an outstanding performance at the MAC Championships on Saturday. She placed third overall, competing in every event. Her combined score of 38.950 was the second highest total of her 2014 season, and the biggest contributor to that score was her season-high floor exercise at 9.825. Gotlund earned a spot at the NCAA Regionals with her performance.
Previous Honorees
March 10-March 16

Frederic Cadieux

Nelle Youel

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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