(ISN) – Throughout the 2014-15 season, each Subway Atlantic University Sport Athlete of the Week will receive a $50 Subway gift card and a framed certificate courtesy of Subway and Atlantic University Sport.
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Jenna Downey
University: St. Francis Xavier University
Sport: Women’s Hockey & Women’s Rugby
Position(s): Defence (hockey), Centre (rugby)
Hometown: Stratford, Ont.
Year of eligibility: Fifth
Academic program: Education
Jenna Downey of the St. Francis Xavier X-Women’s rugby and soccer teams is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Oct. 19, 2014.
A first-year education student in her fifth year of eligibility, the dual sport student-athlete is currently playing in her fifth year as a defender with the women’s hockey team and in her first season as a centre with the X-Women’s rugby team.
The Stratford, Ont. native scored StFX’s only goal in their 2-1 loss to UPEI Friday night. She then contributed a goal and an assist in the X-Women’s 4-2 victory over the Moncton Aigles Bleues Saturday.
Making the switch to rugby Sunday, Downey contributed a try in StFX’s 115-0 win over the Saint Mary’s Huskies.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Matt Boudens
University: University of New Brunswick
Sport: Men’s Hockey
Hometown: Pembroke, Ont.
Year of eligibility: First
Academic program: Kinesiology
Matt Boudens of the University of New Brunswick men’s hockey team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Oct. 19, 2014.
A first-year kinesiology student from Pembroke, Ont., Boudens posted a total of six points in two weekend wins this past weekend.
In Friday’s 6-3 win over Dalhousie, the Varsity Reds forward posted a goal in both the first and second period and was named third star of the game.
In UNB’s 5-2 victory over the StFX X-Men on Saturday, Boudens scored the game’s first goal in the first period and followed this up with three assists over the remainder of the game.