(ISN) – Charlottetown, PEI – The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of January 19-25 are Darcy Zinck, Women’s Basketball, and Mason Wilgosh, Men’s Hockey. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases talented athletes on a weekly basis 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.
Darcy Zinck, Women’s Basketball; and Mason Wilgosh, Men’s Hockey
UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week
Week of January 19-25
University of Prince Edward Island
Why: Zinck, a fourth-year Bachelor of Arts student from Halifax, Nova Scotia, had a dominant game on Friday night in the Panthers 60-40 win over the previously unbeaten Saint Mary’s Huskies. Zinck had 15 points, 3 rebounds and 4 steals. On Saturday night, the 5’8″ guard recorded 3 points, 4 rebounds, and 1 steal during the Panthers 57-49 win over the UNB Reds.
Wilgosh, a third-year Bachelor of Arts student from Winnipeg, Manitoba, scored two goals, including the game winner, in a 3-1 Panther win over the Saint Mary’s Huskies on Saturday night. Saturday’s win was a character effort led by team captain Wilgosh especially after Friday’s penalty-filled, 5-1 loss to St. FX that resulted in the suspension of UPEI coach Forbes MacPherson.