MACOMB, Ill. – Western Illinois men's basketball guard Jordan Foster was named the Papa John's Scholar-Athlete of the Week on Monday (Dec. 2) for his performance on the court and in the classroom.
The Chicago, Ill. native holds a 3.07 grade point average as a broadcasting major.
In last week's two men's basketball games, Foster averaged 7.5 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists, and 1.0 steals per game, and finished 7-of-12 (58.3%) from the field.
He tallied a season-high 11 points versus Greenville, while also recording season-bests in assists (3) and steals (2).
Western faces in-state rival Eastern Illinois Wednesday evening (Dec. 4) inside Western Hall at 7 p.m.
PREVIOUS SCHOLAR-ATHLETE WINNERS:
August 28 - Kristin Becker (Women's Soccer)
September 3 - Ann Miller (Volleyball)
September 9 - Kyle Robiskie (Football)
September 16 - Mark Holt (Cross Country)
September 23 - Chip Holtschlag (Football)
September 30 - Jessica Knepp (Women's Golf)
October 7 - Oscar Ortega (Men's Soccer)
October 14 - Molly Murphy (Volleyball)
October 21 - Taylor Hill (Football)
October 28 - Jordan Spaciel (Women's Soccer)
November 4 - Jordan Jackson (Volleyball)
November 11 - Yves Dietrich (Men's Soccer)
November 18 - Sarah Fetter (Volleyball)
November 25 - Tori Niemann (Women's Basketball)
December 2 - Jordan Foster (Men's Basketball)