Scholar-Athletes of the Week (November 28-December 4)

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Dec. 5, 2011

NIU SCHOLAR ATHLETES OF THE WEEK (November 28-Decebmer 4)

Nabal Jefferson

Lauren Wicinski

MALE RECIPIENT FEMALE RECIPIENT
Sport: Football Sport: Volleyball
Position: Defensive Tackle Position: Outside Hitter
Year: Junior Year: Sophomore
GPA: 3.91 GPA: 3.419
Major: Accountancy Major: Education
Week's Achievements: Nabal Jefferson played a huge role on defense in Northern Illinois’23-20 Marathon MAC Championship win against Ohio Friday in Detroit. The junior’s six tackles tied a career-high, while his tackle for loss in the first quarter stopped Ohio’s drive inside the Huskie 15-yard line and limited the Bobcats to a field goal. Jefferson has a career-high 41 tackles so far in 2011. Week's Achievements: Lauren Wicinski led the Huskies with 23 kills during NIU's sixth NCAA Tournament appearance over the weekend. Against the No. 25 Miami Hurricanes, she also tallied six digs and a block. The 20-plus kill performance was the 16th of the season for the nation's leader in kills.
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Week of October 10-16

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