Dalhousie University presents our G2 Athletes of the Week

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January 13, 2014, Nova Scotia (ISN) – Dalhousie University presents our G2 Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 12, 2014.

Katherine Ryan, Volleyball


Fifth-year outside hitter Katherine Ryan is this week’s G2 Female Athlete of the Week.

Ryan collected 15 kills and 19 digs in the Tigers weekend sweep of the Memorial Sea-Hawks this past weekend. The two wins moved the Tigers into first place in the AUS standings.

A social work student, Ryan is from Halifax, NS.

Other nominees: Fielding Montgomery, hockey; Tessa Stammberger, basketball

Ritchie Kanza Mata, Basketball

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Second-year guard Ritchie Kanza Mata is this weeks’ G2 Male Athlete of the Week.

Kanza Mata scored 26 points and added 16 rebounds in Fredericton over the weekend. The Tigers went 1-1 with the Varsity Reds in the two game series.

The Toronto, ON native is enrolled in Dalhousie’s arts program.

Other nominees: Brett Plouffe, hockey; Bryan Duquette, volleyball