Scholar Athletes of the Week (September 23 to September 29)



Sept. 30, 2013

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 football's Matt McIntosh and volleyball's Justine Schepler

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (September 23-September 29)

Matt McIntosh

Justine Schepler

Sport: Football Sport: Volleyball
Year: Redshirt Sophomore Year: Senior
Position: Quarterback Position: Libero
GPA: 3.32 GPA: 3.87
Major: Marketing Major: Accounting
Week's Achievements: Matt McIntosh saw playing time during the fourth quarter in the Huskies’ big win at Purdue on Saturday. He tossed his first touchdown of the season mid-way through the period to give NIU a 55-17 lead at the time. NIU would go on to win in a 55-24 final. McIntosh threw the ball once and rushed twice, producing 29 total yards on the game. He now has four career touchdowns with two on the ground and two through the air. Week's Achievements: Justine Schepler started both of NIU’s matches at libero. She helped the Huskies get a comeback 3-2 victory at Western Michigan on Thursday. In that game, she led the team in digs with 20 in the five sets played. In the 3-0 loss at Bowling Green on Saturday, Schepler had 11 digs, giving her a total of 31 digs between the two affairs. Schepler played in all eight sets for the Huskies over the week.
Previous Honorees
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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