Scholar Athletes of the Week (September 26-October 2)

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Oct. 3, 2011

NIU SCHOLAR ATHLETES OF THE WEEK (September 26 - October 2)

Keith Otis

Samantha Hill

MALE RECIPIENT FEMALE RECIPIENT
Sport: Football Sport: Women's Soccer
Position: Offensive Tackle Position: Midfielder
Year: RS Senior Year: Sophomore
GPA: 3.165 GPA: 3.4
Major: Sport Management Major: Undecided
Week's Achievements: Keith Otis helped the Huskies set a season-best in total offense for the second straight week, as they put up 587 yards Saturday against Central Michigan. In addition, Otis helped NIU post the sixth-most single game passing yards in the program's history with 370, which was also a career-best for quarterback Chandler Harnish. On the ground, the redshirt senior helped pave the way for 217 total rushing yards. Week's Achievements: Samantha Hill scored the first goal of her career tie the Huskies match versus Ohio Sunday at 1-1. Off a corner kick, sophomore Kayra Thompson headed a shot towards goal that bounced to the ground and to unsuspecting freshman Ashley Neubeck, standing in the five-yard box. Neubeck then flicked the ball to Hill with her right foot, and the Geneva, Ill. native finished the ball for the first goal of her career.
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