UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week


UPEI Athletics and Recreation announce Athletes of the Week—November 3–9

(ISN) – Charlottetown, PEI —The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of November 3–9 are Laura Bradley, Women’s Hockey; and Jared Murphy, Men’s Soccer. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases these talented athletes to recognize their hard work and dedication to their respective sports. 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: Laura Bradley, Women’s Hockey; and Jared Murphy, Men’s Soccer

What: UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week

When: Week of November 3–9

Where: University of Prince Edward Island

Why: Bradley, a fourth-year arts student from St. Teresa, PEI, had a strong performance for the Women’s Hockey Panthers during their two games last weekend; a 3-0 loss to Mount Allison University, and a 3-2 overtime loss to Saint Mary’s University. The mobile defensemen recorded an assist during the SMU game.

Murphy, a fifth-year business student from Charlottetown, PEI, continued his strong season performance for the Men’s Soccer Panthers, leading the team offensively to a CIS Bronze Medal. The striker scored two game-winning goals during the Panthers 2-0 quarterfinal win over Saskatchewan, and the Panthers 2-1 bronze medal win over UQAM. Murphy was selected to the 2014 CIS Men’s Soccer Championship All-Star Team. He was also awarded this week’s AUS Male Athlete of the Week.

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