(FREDERICTON, N.B.) This week’s UNB and Domino’s Pizza male Athlete of the Week is Cam Braes from the men’s hockey team.
3rd Year, Kinesiology
Shawnigan Lake, BC
Braes, a third-year Kinesiology student from Shawnigan Lake, BC, was essential to the Varsity Reds’ success at the University Cup in Halifax this week. In Thursday’s 6-2 win over the Windsor Lancers, Braes scored an incredible four goals. Braes picked up another goal on Friday, when UNB topped the Guelph Gryphons 5-2 to advance to the gold medal game. For this and his stellar performance throughout the championship, Braes was named to the tournament all-star team.
“Cam performed when we needed him to,” said associate coach Rob Hennigar. “He was excellent under the pressure of the national spotlight and stepped up to help get the result. He’s been a fantastic part of the team all year and it’s great to see him get the recognition he deserves.”