UPEI Athletics and Recreation announce Athletes of the Week


November 12, 2013, Charlottetown, PEI (ISN) – UPEI Athletics and Recreation announced the UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of November 4–10.

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: Amy Gough, Women’s Basketball; and Jordan Mayer, Men’s Hockey

What: UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week

When: Week of November 4–10

Why: Amy Gough, a fourth-year nursing student from St. John’s, Newfoundland, averaged 13 points, 9 rebounds, four assists, and three steals to lead her team to two wins over Acadia on the weekend. Gough played an outstanding defensive game holding her opponent to under five points in each of the two games.

Jordan Mayer, a second-year business student from Kingston, Ontario, had a goal and an assist in last Wednesday’s close 3–2 overtime shootout loss to UNB. Mayer also scored a goal during the shootout. In last Friday night’s AUS Men’s Hockey All-Star Game, Mayer recorded an assist, and also performed very well at the FISU Camp over the weekend where the All-Stars competed for a spot on the AUS All-Star team heading for the World University Games in Trentino, Italy, in December.

Gough and Mayer will be recognized at this week’s UPEI Athletes of the Week Celebration on Thursday, November 14 at 12:45 pm in the W.A. Murphy Student Centre’s McMillan Hall. All are welcome.

Go Panthers Go!