Scholar Athletes of the Week (October 7 to October 13)



Oct. 14, 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 Jared Volk and volleyball's Sarah Angelos.

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (October 7-October 13)

Jared Volk

Sarah Angelos

Sport: Football Sport: Volleyball
Year: Redshirt Senior Year: Senior
Position: Left Guard Position: Middle Blocker
GPA: 3.33 GPA: 3.33
Major: Business Administration Major: Business Administration
Week's Achievements: Volk started in NIU’s game against Akron on Saturday. The game was more of a defensive battle, but Volk, along with the rest of the offensive line, was able to help keep the offense moving and put points up on the board. As a result, the Huskies had two players rush for more than 80 yards, with the team accumulating 179 on the ground in total. In the passing game, Volk aided an offensive line that allowed only one sack all game. Week's Achievements: Angelos continued her solid senior season against MAC West Division leaders Ball State and Toledo. Friday night against the Rockets, the Waukegan, Ill., native tallied 16 kills (3.2 kills/set) and a .406 attack percentage, along with three block assists, in a tough 3-2 loss to UT. The next night at BSU, Angelos scored on nine kills (3.0 kills/set) and finished the night with a .350 hitting percentage in a 3-0 defeat against the Cardinals. Combined, she finished the weekend with 3.12 kills/set and a .385 hitting percentage, leading NIU in both categories (minimum three attacks).
Previous Honorees
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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