Scholar Athletes of the Week (December 2 to December 8)



Dec. 10, 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 Andrew Morse and women's basketball's Jenna Thorp.

NIU Scholar-Athletes of the Week (December 2-December 8)

Andrew Morse

Jenna Thorp

Sport: Wrestling Sport: Women's Basketball
Year: Sophomore Year: Redshirt Junior
Position: Weight Class - 157 Position: Forward
GPA: 3.25 GPA: 3.32
Major: Undecided Major: Health Science/Pre-Physical Therapy
Week's Achievements: Andrew Morse scored three points for NIU in the wrestling team's 25-6 victory over Cleveland State on Thursday. Morse competed in the 157 pound match, winning in a decision, 10-6. In the final period of that match, Morse produced three reversals, outscoring his opponent 6-4 over those last two minutes to lock up a few points Week's Achievements: In limited time during NIU's 57-52 victory over Illinois State, Thorp pulled down six rebounds, which was good for second on the team. She also shot an efficient 50% from the field (3-6). In addition, Thorp came away with two steals to add possessions for the Huskies. She was excellent in her role coming off the bench, helping NIU nab its fourth victory of the season.
Previous Honorees
Week of November 25-December 1

Jared Volk

Amanda Corral

Week of November 18-November 24

Matt Krempel

Justine Schepler

Week of November 11-November 17

Jordan Threloff

Ashley Sneed

Week of November 4-November 10

Billy Chancey

Mackenzie Roddy

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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