Scholar-Athletes of the Week (November 5-11)



Nov. 12, 2012

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (November 5-11)

Mike Mascitti

Mary Kurisch

Sport: Men's Soccer Sport: Volleyball
Year: Senior Year: Senior
Position: Midfielder Position: Middle Blocker
GPA: 3.722 GPA: 3.585
Major: Applied Mathematics and Biochemistry Major: Business Administration
Week's Achievements: Mascitti played the full 90 minutes in both of NIU's Mid-American Conference Tournament games against third-seeded West Virginia and top-ranked Akron. Mascitti helped the Huskie defense record its ninth shutout of the season with a 1-0 victory over West Virginia as NIU advanced to the conference championship game. Against top-ranked Akron, the Huskies held the Zips scoreless for 72 minutes before Akron earned a 2-0 victory. For his play on the weekend, Mascitti was named to the MAC All-Tournament Team. Week's Achievements: Kurisch paced the NIU offense with 3.38 kills per set and a .317 hitting percentage as she totaled 27 kills to become the 19th Huskie to reach 1,000 career kills. At Western Michigan, she tallied 12 kills and two assists. In a 3-1 win over Bowling Green at Victor E. Court on Senior Night, she tied a season high with 15 kills and hit .387, adding an ace to boot. The double digit kill matches upped her season total to 16.
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

Week of October 8-14

Courtney Stephen

Emily Paschke

Week of October 15-21

Nick Huggins

Mary Malkin

Week of October 22-28

Matt Krempel

Courtney Ksiazek

Week of October 29-November 4

Dominique Ware

Mary Kurisch

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