Feb. 2, 2004

NKU DUO RECEIVES GLVC HONOR

Koralewski, Keyer-Scott named Scholar Athletes of the Year

INDIANAPOLIS - Northern Kentucky University’s Kristin Koralewski and Kim Keyer-Scott have been named Great Lakes Valley Conference Scholar Athletes of the Year for the 2003 fall sports season.

Koralewski, a junior outside hitter for the Norse volleyball team and a native of Muskego, Wis., finished the season with a team-leading 580 kills, 487 digs and a .328 hitting percentage as NKU posted a 26-12 record and advanced to the NCAA Division II Tournament. She was also named the GLVC Player of the Year and first team NCAA Division II All-America.

Keyer-Scott, a junior golfer from Cincinnati, Ohio, was named the 2003 GLVC Player of the Year and was a member of the NGCA Division II All-American first team. Keyer-Scott finished third in the 2003 NCAA East Regional and 15th at the 2003 NCAA national tournament.

The GLVC selects one student-athlete in each conference sport to be designated GLVC Scholar Athlete of the Year for that sport. This award is based upon academic excellence, academic performance, and athletic accomplishments in the season upon which the award is based. Each conference member has the opportunity to nominate one individual from its team for the award.

Nominees must have a cumulative grade point average which meets the Academic All-American standards, and freshmen and first-year transfers are not eligible for the award.