Scholar Athletes of the Week (October 21 to October 27)



Oct. 28, 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 are men’s soccer’s Dusty Page and women’s soccer’s Cori Frankenberg.

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (October 21-October 27)

Dusty Page

Cori Frankenberg

Sport: Men’s Soccer Sport: Women's Soccer
Year: Junior Year: Senior
Position: Defender Position: Forward
GPA: 4.00 GPA: 3.16
Major: Business Major: Communications and Media Studies
Week's Achievements: Dusty Page had a game to remember on October 22 against Eastern Illinois. In the first night home game of the season for men’s soccer, the junior from Germantown, Wis. scored his first collegiate goal in the 3-0 win. The Huskies had a corner kick during the 63rd minute, and Page was there to score on a header. His score put the Huskies comfortably ahead by three goals, a margin that would prove to be too much for the opposing Panthers. Page also helped the team post its second shutout of the season. Week's Achievements: Cori Frankenberg put in two strong efforts in NIU’s first home game at night and on Senior Day. On Friday, against Kent State, she scored the game-tying goal just before the half on a shot from about 30 yards out. She also helped the team stay on offense and force a penalty shot in the second half, eventually leading to a win. On Sunday, she helped her teammates pressure the opposing Bobcats to send fans home happy after seeing another victory, which locked up a postseason spot for the Huskies.
Previous Honorees
Week of October 14-October 20

Aidan Conlon

Amy Carr

Week of October 7-October 13

Jared Volk

Sarah Angelos

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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