(Halifax, N.S.) – Dalhousie University presents our G2 Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 6, 2016.


Marisa Mota, Volleyball

Fifth-year libero Marisa Mota is this week’s G2 Female Athlete of the Week.


Marisa led the Tigers to a 3-1 victory over the Saint Mary’s Huskies on Sunday.


She passed a 2.25 (out of 3.0) and had a match-high 15 digs in the outing, receiving Subway player of the game honours. She currently leads the league in digs with 130 in six matches.


The win improved the Tigers record to 6-0, securing first place in league standings.


An arts student, Mota is from Kitchener, O.N.


Other nominees: Lisa Maclean (hockey); Shalyn Field (basketball); Hannah Noseworthy (soccer)



Jarred Reid, Basketball


Fifth-year guard Jarred Reid is this week’s G2 Male Athlete of the Week.


Jarred helped lead the Tigers to a 2-0 start to the regular season over the weekend.


He averaged 15.0 points per game this weekend, while shooting 75% from the floor. He had 18 points and six rebounds in Friday night’s 95-60 win over the visiting Cape Breton Capers and added another 12 points on Saturday, helping the Tigers to an 88-63 win, sweeping the weekend.


A native of Aurora, O.N, Reid is a management student.


Other nominees: Kristen O’Brien (volleyball); Myles McGurty (hockey)