(ISN) – Charlottetown, PEI —The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of January 12–18 are Terrilyn Herrick, Women’s Basketball, and Ellis Ffrench, Men’s Basketball. 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: Terrilyn Herrick, Women’s Basketball; Ellis Ffrench, Men’s Basketball
What: UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week
When: Week of January 12–18
Where: University of Prince Edward Island
Why: Herrick, a fourth-year Bachelor of Arts student from Kinburn, Ontario, had a solid weekend for the Panthers averaging 10 points and 6 rebounds in the split with Memorial. During Sunday’s comeback loss Herrick finished with 12 points and 7 rebounds, hitting three big baskets late in the game to give the Panthers a chance.
Ffrench, a fifth-year student from Wolfville, Nova Scotia, played a key role in the Panthers’ two wins over Memorial this past weekend. Ffrench held Memorial’s leading scorer to 9.5 points per game while posting great stats including 14.5 points per game, 6 rebounds, 7 assists, and 9 for 9 from the free-throw line.