Scholar-Athletes of the Week (October 8-14)



Oct. 15, 2012

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (October 8-14)

Courtney Stephen

Emily Paschke

Sport: Football Sport: Volleyball
Year: RS Senior Year: Sophomore
Position: Safety Position: Outside Hitter
GPA: 3.773 GPA: 3.9
Major: Psychology Major: Accountancy
Week's Achievements: Stephen played a big part in Northern Illinois' 45-3 win over Buffalo on Homecoming in DeKalb. Playing on both defense and special teams, the Brampton, Ontario, native recorded three solo tackles on the day and helped limit the Bulls to their lowest point total of the season. The Huskies did not allow a touchdown in a game for the first time since Nov. 26, 2010 and the first time at Huskie Stadium since Nov. 5, 2009. Week's Achievements: Paschke came up huge for NIU during a 2-0 homecoming weekend as she led the team with 10 blocks and helped NIU hold opponents to a .122 attack percentage. Against Buffalo Friday night, she totaled a career-high four blocks, three solo and one assist, in holding the Bulls to a .082 hitting percentage. Versus Akron Saturday night, she went off for another career high in blocks with six, two solo and four assists, in holding the Zips to a .143 attack percentage. For the season she averages 0.43 blocks per set and averaged a stellar 1.25 over the weekend.
Previous Honorees
Week of August 27-September 2

Nabal Jefferson

Sarah Angelos

Week of September 3-9

Ryan Neir

Courtney Oldenburg

Week of September 10-16

Nick Schiavi

Courtney Ksiazek

Week of September 17-23

Alan Baxter

Amy Carr

Week of September 24-30

Jason Schepler

MacKenzie Roddy

Week of October 1-7

Dor Amir

Sarah Angelos

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