OTTAWA (CIS) – Hockey players Gabrielle Davidson fromMcGill University and Mac McDonnell from the University of Windsorare the ArcelorMittal Dofasco CIS female and male athletes of theweek for the period ending March 16, 2014.
Davidson, a second-year finance student from Pointe-Claire,Que., was named MVP of the CIS championship hosted by St. ThomasUniversity in Fredericton after she tallied a tournament-high ninepoints (6-3-9) in three games and led the fifth-seeded Martlets totheir first national title since 2011.
The 21-year-old forwardopened the competition last Thursday with two goals in a 4-1 winover Laurier, scored twice more and added two assists in an 8-2domination of Moncton on Saturday, before adding two more goals andassisting on the game-winner 37 seconds into the second overtimeperiod in a 4-3 gold-medal win over defending champion andtop-ranked Montreal, on Sunday night. Davidson, who potted aCIS-leading 28 markers in 20 games during the regular season,scored or assisted on 56.3% of her team’s 16 goals at thechampionship.
Basketball players Miah-Marie Langlois of Windsor and KayliSartori of Fraser Valley were also nominated for the women’saward.
McDonnell, a first-year liberal studies student from Allen Park,Mich., helped the Lancers capture their first OUA banner since 1998– and the second in program history – with a 3-2Queen’s Cup victory over visiting McGill, on Saturday night.The 6-foot-4, 200-pound forward scored midway through the secondperiod to give Windsor a 2-0 lead and the locals held on fromthere. The Lancers are seeded third for the PotashCorp CISUniversity Cup championship presented by Co-op which gets under wayon Thursday at the Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon.
McGill hockey player Vincent Barnard was the other malenominee.
AUS: No nomination
RSEQ: Gabrielle Davidson, hockey, McGill(recipient)
OUA: Miah-Marie Langlois, basketball, Windsor
CWUAA: Kayli Sartori, basketball, Fraser Valley
AUS: No nomination
RSEQ: Vincent Barnard, hockey, McGill
OUA: Mac McDonnell, hockey, Windsor (recipient)
CWUAA: No men’s competition in Canada West
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