Scholar Athletes of the Week (September 19-25)

Sept. 26, 2011

NIU SCHOLAR ATHLETES OF THE WEEK (September 19 - 25)

Joe Pawlak

Sarah Angelos

MALE RECIPIENT FEMALE RECIPIENT
Sport: Football Sport: Volleyball
Position: Guard Position: Middle Blocker
Year: RS Senior Year: Sophomore
GPA: 3.376 GPA: 3.036
Major: Sociology Major: Undecided
Week's Achievements: Pawlak helped Northern Illinois pile up season-highs in first downs (33), rushing yards (355) and total yards (542) en route to a 47-30 victory over Cal Poly. Pawlak, a native of Grayslake, Ill., also opened up holes in the line for Jasmin Hopkins's 143 yard rushing effort, while allowing quarterback Chandler Harnish to accumulate 305 yards of total offense on the day. Week's Achievements: Angelos helped NIU go 1-1 in the Mid-American Conference opening weekend as she led the team in hitting percentage (.389) and blocks (8) while tallying 17 kills (2.43/set). In a sweep of Central Michigan to begin NIU's MAC slate, she put up a season-high five blocks and added four kills. During a 3-1 loss to Eastern Michigan, she totaled a season-high 13 kills while hitting .500 and added three blocks.
PREVIOUS HONOREES
Week of August 22 - 28

Finn Jor

Allison McGlaughlin

Week of August 29 - September 5

Chandler Harnish

Mary Kurisch

Week of September 6 - 11

Paul Hammerschmidt

Haley Dekkinga

Week of September 12 - 18

Finn Jor

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