UPEI Athletics and Recreation announce Athletes of the Week


October 29, 2013, Charlottetown, PEI (ISN) – UPEI Athletics and Recreation announced the UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of October 21–27. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases these talented athletes to recognize their hard work and dedication to their respective sports throughout the season.

UPEI Athletes of the Week are also nominated to Atlantic University Sport and Canadian Interuniversity Sport for possible recognition in the region and/or country.

Who: Tessa Fudge, Women’s Soccer; and Mavric Parks, Men’s Hockey

What: UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week

When: Week of October 21–27

Why: Tessa Fudge, a first-year arts student from New Ross, NS, played two strong games in Panther soccer wins over UdeM and Acadia. In the win over Acadia, Fudge scored the winning goal to clinch a playoff spot for the UPEI Women’s Soccer team.

Mavric Parks, a third-year arts student from Eganville, Ontario, and UPEI Men’s Hockey goaltender had a great start to the season highlighted by a strong performance in a 2–1 loss to Acadia on Saturday night. Parks made several amazing stops in a 25-save game performance.

Fudge and Parks will be recognized at this week’s UPEI Athletes of the Week Celebration on Thursday, October 31 at 12:45 pm in the W.A. Murphy Student Centre’s McMillan Hall. All are welcome.

Go Panthers Go!