Scholar Athletes of the Week - April 7 to April 13



April 15, 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 Brian Sisler and women's golf's Samantha Coyne.

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (April 7 to April 13)

Brian Sisler

Samantha Coyne

Sport: Baseball Sport: Women's Golf
Year: Sophomore Year: Sophomore
Position: Shortstop Position: N/A
GPA: 3.27 GPA: 3.29
Major: Business Administration Major: Pre-Nursing
Week's Achievements: Brian Sisler had a great week for NIU, starting all five contests as the team went 3-2. He went 8-for-19 (.421) overall, scoring three runs and driving in seven. He also drew four walks over the week. His hot week improved his batting average to .277, good for second on the team. His on-base percentage is even more impressive, sitting at .372 currently. Week's Achievements: Samantha Coyne turned in the best performance of her team at the Falcon Invitational over the weekend. She finished with a final score of 158 through the two rounds. This gave her a 12th place finish, helping to propel the Huskies up to sixth at the event. Coyne ended her second round strong, scoring an eagle on the 17th hole.
Previous Honorees
March 31-April 6

Alex Klonowski

Jessica Sturm

March 24-March 30

Jovan Zeljkovic

Emily Naegele

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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