Scholar Athletes of the Week - April 14 to April 20

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April 22, 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’ Simon Formont and women’s tennis’ Nelle Youel.

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (April 14 to April 20)

Simon Formont

Nelle Youel

MALE RECIPIENT FEMALE RECIPIENT
Sport: Men’s Tennis Sport: Women's Tennis
Year: Sophomore Year: Junior
Position: N/A Position: N/A
GPA: 3.83 GPA: 4.0
Major: Finance Major: Health Science/Pre-Physical Therapy
Week's Achievements: Simon Formont closed out the regular season strong for NIU, picking up a win in the No. 5 singles match against Buffalo’s Jon Hannestad, 6-4, 6-4. His win helped the Huskies beat the Bulls to claim the regular season championship in the MAC, giving NIU the first seed in the championship tournament. Formont had a great spring season overall, going 18-3 in singles. Week's Achievements: Nelle Youel had a strong finish to NIU’s season over the weekend, going 2-0 in her singles matches. On Friday against Toledo, she took down Chrissy Coffman, 6-0, 6-1. On Saturday, she defeated Klara Superjova from Eastern Michigan, 6-0, 6-2. Youel led the Huskies in wins this spring with 12, playing all of NIU’s No. 1 matches.
Previous Honorees
April 7-April 13

Brian Sisler

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