September 11, 2013, Charlottetown, PEI — UPEI Athletics and Recreation announced the UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of September 1–8.
UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcase these talented athletes to recognize their hard work and dedication to their respective sports throughout the seasons. Some of UPEI’s Athletes of the Week also receive greater recognition through Atlantic University Sport and Canadian Interuniversity Sport mentions.
Who: Maria Scichilone, Women’s Soccer and Cole MacMillan, Men’s Soccer
What: UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week
When: Week of September 1–8
Where: UPEI Turf Field
Why: As team captain, Scichilone had a strong weekend leading the Panthers to four points with a 0-0 tie vs. UNB, and a 2-1 win over Mount Allison. Scichilone scored both goals and was selected as player of the game. Scichilone is a second-year student in the bachelor of arts program.
MacMillan had a strong performance this past weekend—scoring UPEI’s lone goal against UNB to end the game in a 1–1 tie on Saturday—he was also selected as player of the game. In Sunday’s soccer action, he played a strong game in UPEI’s match against Mount Allison which resulted in a 2–0 loss. As team captain, MacMillan led the team in two exciting battles. MacMillan is a second-year student in the bachelor of arts program.