Scholar Athletes of the Week (November 4 to November 10)



Nov. 13, 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 wrestling’s Billy Chancey and volleyball’s Mackenzie Roddy.

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (November 4-November 10)

Billy Chancey

Mackenzie Roddy

Sport: Wrestling Sport: Volleyball
Year: Sophomore Year: Junior
Position: N/A Position: Outside Hitter
GPA: 3.40 GPA: 3.95
Major: Undecided Major: Health Science/Pre-Physical Therapy
Week's Achievements: Chancey came away with three victories at the MSU wrestling open, barely missing out on placing in his weight class (174). The sophomore ended up beating westlers from Michigan, Indiana, and Purdue before finally falling in a close match to Mark Martin from Ohio State. In his wins, Chancey did not allow any opponent to score more than three points. Week's Achievements: Mackenzie Roddy played a significant role in both of NIU’s wins over the last week. Roddy had 22 kills on 56 total attacks through the two matches. On Friday against Central Michigan, she tabbed 13 kills to help the Huskies sweep the Chippewas 3-0. Eastern Michigan was up next, and on Saturday, Roddy made nine kills in a 3-1 winning effort for NIU.
Previous Honorees
Week of October 28-November 3

Michael Ippolito

Gwen Sabo

Week of October 21-October 27

Dusty Page

Cori Frankenberg

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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