UPEI announces Athletes of the Week, February 9–15



(ISN) – Charlottetown, PEI —The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of February 9–15 are Tamara Tompkins, Women’s Basketball and Bradley States, 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: Tamara Tompkins, Women’s Basketball, 



Bradley States, Men’s Basketball

What: UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week

When: Week of February 9–15

Where: University of Prince Edward Island

Why: Tompkins, fourth-year Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology student from Centreville, NB, was a big part of UPEI’s 53-52 win over St. FX on Saturday night. Tompkins was Player of the Game and finished with 10 points, 3 rebounds and 1 steal.

States, a third-year Bachelor of Business Administration student from Bathurst, NB, enjoyed a great game in UPEI’s 74-73 win over St. FX on Saturday night. States was Player of the Game finishing with 30 points, 9 rebounds, 4 blocks, 3 steals, and 2 assists. He shot 12/18 from the field hitting 2 foul shots with 22 seconds remaining to win the game by 1 over St. FX, clinching a playoff bye.

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