Buffalo's Grassman, Central Michigan's Niki DiGuilio Named Scholar Athletes of the Week

Updated 12/1/2013
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Male Scholar Athlete of the Week: November 26- December 1
Buffalo Tyler Grassman (Football)
Tyler Grassman (Punter, So., 3.83, Management)
Tyler Grassman averaged 41.7 yards on nine punts against Bowling Green. He had four punts downed inside the 20-yard line, with one downed at the one and one downed at the seven. The Bulls gave up zero punt return yards on his nine punts.
 
Female Scholar Athlete of the Week: November 26- December 1
Central Michigan Niki DiGuilio (Women’s Basketball)
Niki DiGuilio (Guard, Senior, 3.62, Biomedical Sciences)
Central Michigan senior Niki DiGuilio averaged 15.7 points per game and shot 48.1 percent from behind the three-point line versus the likes of Kansas, No. 2 Duke and Xavier at the Paradise Jam to earn All-Tournament Team honors. DiGuilio made 13 triples over the three games, including six in the Chippewas’ victory 88-62 victory over Xavier in which the Maroon and Gold set a program record with 18 threes. The senior came out on fire versus No. 2 Duke, scoring 11 of the Chippewas’ first 13 points as CMU jumped out to 22-18 lead halfway through the first half. She led the Chippewas in scoring in two of the three contests and is now just 21 three-point field goals shy of becoming the program’s all time leader.