Found February 20, 2012 on Northwestern Athletics:
Northwestern has announced that Wildcat senior John Shurna (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West) of the men's basketball team and senior Jenny Wilson (Bethesda, Md./Sidwell Friends School) of the women's swimming team have been named NU's Hilton Garden Inn Athletes of the Week for their performances last week.
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