Scholar Athletes of the Week - March 24 to March 30



April 1, 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 men's tennis' Jovan Zeljkovic and softball's Emily Naegele.

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (March 24-March 30)

Jovan Zeljkovic

Emily Naegele

Sport: Men's Tennis Sport: Softball
Year: Senior Year: Sophomore
Position: N/A Position: Catcher
GPA: 3.35 GPA: 3.93
Major: Leadership and Management Major: Health Science/Pre-Physcial Therapy
Week's Achievements: Jovan Zeljkovic helped NIU keep the pressure on opposing Western Michigan on Friday. He won his match in the No. 4 early on against Jim Beckwith, 6-3, 7-5. The win improved Zeljkovic's spring record to 11-4. It was a much needed victory for his team, as the Huskies would go on to win their first MAC match of the season, 5-2. Week's Achievements: Emily Naegele had a strong weekend for the Huskies. In four games, she went 5-for-13 to raise her season batting average to .321. She scored three runs in the contests combined. Naegele played a particularly big role in NIU's 10-3 win over Bowling Green on Saturday, going 3-for-4 with a run scored and a run driven in.
Previous Honorees
March 17-March 23

Justin Fletcher

Kim Gotlund

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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