Scholar-Athletes of the Week (November 19-25)

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Nov. 26, 2012

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (November 19-25)

Luke Eakes

Meghan Romo

MALE RECIPIENT FEMALE RECIPIENT
Sport: Football Sport: Volleyball
Year: RS Sophomore Year: Senior
Position: Tight End Position: Outside Hitter
GPA: 3.115 GPA: 3.208
Major: Kinesiology Major: Health Sciences
Week's Achievements: Eakes played an integral part in Northern Illinois' 49-7 win over Eastern Michigan Friday in snowy Ypsilanti, Mich. Despite not recording a reception, the redshirt sophomore from St. Mary's, Kan., helped the Huskie offense rack up 242 yards rushing, including 100-yard performances by Akeem Daniels and Jordan Lynch. NIU also finished the day by averaging an astonishing 6-4 yards per carry. Week's Achievements: Romo ended her Huskie career with a solid last match, totaling 17 kills, three digs and a block for 17.5 points while hitting .316. Her performance at Marquette on Saturday evening marked the eighth match this season that she has had 17 or more kills and the seventh with a hitting percentage over .300. She finishes her career with her best season as she tallied career highs in kills (443), digs (130) and points (480).
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

Week of November 5-11

Mike Mascitti

Mary Kurisch

Week of November 12-18

Alan Baxter

MacKenzie Roddy