MACOMB, Ill. - Western Illinois senior men's soccer player Nathan Bruinsma (New Era, Mich.), has been named the Papa John's Scholar-Athlete of the Week for his accomplishments on the pitch and in the classroom.
Bruinsma scored a pair of goals in a 2-1 win over conference foe Oral Roberts in a key conference match on Saturday.
The accomplishment marked the senior's first career multi-goal game. He also leads the team in goals (four) and points (10), while being tied for second on the squad in assists (two).
Bruinsma owns a 3.075 grade point average majoring in Physical Education.
PREVIOUS SCHOLAR-ATHLETE WINNERS:
August 27 - Sarah
Hall (Women's Soccer)
September 3 - Samantha Fournier (Volleyball)
September 10 - Pat Smith (Football)
September 17 - Zach Wiedeman (Cross Country)
September 24 - Ann Miller (Volleyball)
October 1 - Mitch Granger (Men's Tennis)
October 8 - Wil Lunt (Football)
October 15 - Alycia Thurston (Cross Country)
October 22 - Kristi Tschudin (Women's Golf)
October 29 - Nathan Bruinsma (Men's Soccer)