Scholar-Athletes of the Week (December 3-9)



Dec. 10, 2012

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (December 3-9)

Nick Smith

Amanda Corral

Sport: Wrestling Sport: Women's Basketball
Year: Junior Year: Sophomore
Position: N/A Position: Guard
GPA: 3.123 GPA: 4.0
Major: Kinesiology Major: Health Sciences
Week's Achievements: Smith made his 2012-13 debut Saturday with a convincing 8-2 win over Michigan State's Brandon Fifield in the annual NIU Showcase Meet. After missing the first month of the season with a shoulder injury, the junior came out firing with multiple takedowns in the opening minutes and coasted to his first win of the year. Week's Achievements: Corral led NIU in scoring for the second straight game by matching her previous game's total of 19 points. She scored 15 of her 19 in the second half at Indiana State, going 6-for-11 from the field, 3-for-6 from three-point territory, and 4-for-4 from the free throw line. She also chipped in three rebounds, three assists and a steal without a single turnover in 23 minutes. Her 19-point performance matched her season high and was two shy of tying her career high.
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

Week of November 19-25

Luke Eakes

Meghan Romo

Week of November 26-December 2

Nabal Jefferson

Amanda Corral

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