December 17, 2007

Athletes of the Month Named For November

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) at Northern Michigan University announces the Athletes of the Month for November. Nick Sirota, from the hockey team, was selected as the Male Athlete of the Month. Brittany McGowan, a member of the volleyball team, was named the Female Athlete of the Month. 
 
Sirota, a junior from Beaver Dam, Wis., currently leads the Wildcats with 22 points on the season (12-10-22). He leads the team in goals and points. Sirota and Matt Butcher both have 10 assists to share team honors. For the month of November, Sirota recorded seven goals, four assists for 11 points. Three of his goals for the month were shorthanded.
 
McGowan, a senior from Naperville, Ill., led the Wildcats to the semifinals of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Volleyball Tournament.   Also in November, McGowan was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Great Lakes Region and All-America Teams. McGowan registered 13 kills, 109 assists, 18 digs and one block assist in the three matches in November.
 
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Prepared By
David Faiella
Sports Information Director
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