FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Samantha Sweet
Year of eligibility: Fourth
Academic program: BSc
Samantha Sweet of the UPEI Panthers women’s hockey team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Nov. 30, 2014.
A fourth-year science student from O’Leary, P.E.I., Sweet scored a hat trick in the Panthers’ 4-2 victory over the Saint Mary’s Huskies Saturday.
She had a strong performance in Friday’s game versus the CIS No. 9-ranked StFX X-Women. However, UPEI ultimately suffered a 1-0 overtime loss in the matchup.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Cameron Walker
University: St. Francis Xavier University
Sport: Men’s Basketball
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Year of eligibility: Second
Academic program: BBA
Cameron Walker of the StFX X-Men’s basketball team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Nov. 30, 2014.
A second-year business student from Dallas, Texas, Walker managed two double-double this weekend as the X-Men posted a win and a loss.
In Saturday’s 82-77 win over the CIS No. 6-ranked UNB Varsity Reds, Walker scored 23 points and added 11 rebounds.
In Friday’s 107-90 loss to the UPEI Panthers, he scored 17 points and had 10 rebounds and two assists. He is currently second in team scoring, averaging 14.0 points per game.