December 3, 2013 (ISN) – Subway Atlantic University Sport male and female Athletes of the Week ending December 1, 2013. Justine Colley and Alex Emond.
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Justine Colley
University: Saint Mary’s University
Sport: Women’s Basketball
Hometown: East Preston, N.S.
Year of eligibility: Fifth
Academic program: BComm
Justine Colley of the Saint Mary’s Huskies women’s basketball team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female Athlete of the Week for the week ending Dec. 1, 2013.
A fifth-year commerce student from East Preston, N.S., Colley broke the all-time AUS record for career points scored during Saturday’s 81-53 Saint Mary’s victory over the UNB Varsity Reds.
With 25 points in Saturday’s win, Colley, the reigning AUS and CIS player of the year, moved past former StFX star Theresa MacCuish’s career total of 2,111 points scored in her five-year career with the X-Women. The 5-foot-9 guard has now accumulated 2,116 points in 87 career regular season games.
Colley was also 10-for-11 in shooting in Saturday’s game, collecting six rebounds and four assists. Additionally, in Wednesday’s 87-62 Saint Mary’s victory over Dalhousie, Colley posted 15 points, eight rebounds and four assists.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Alex Emond
University: Université de Moncton
Sport: Men’s Hockey
Hometown: Pohénégamook, Que.
Year of eligibility: Second
Academic program: BEng
Alex Emond of the Université de Moncton Aigles Bleus men’s hockey team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male Athlete of the Week for the week ending Dec. 1, 2013.
A second-year civil engineering student from Pohénégamook, Que., Emond posted four points in a pair of Moncton weekend wins over the Dalhousie Tigers and the CIS No. 3-ranked Acadia Axemen.
Emond assisted on two third period goals in Friday night’s 4-3 Aigles Bleus victory over the AUS first-place Axemen, which was ultimately decided in a shootout.
In Saturday’s 5-2 Moncton victory over the Dalhousie Tigers, Emond scored his team’s first goal, unassisted. He then assisted on Moncton’s fifth and final goal of the game in the third period.