SUBWAY ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY SPORT ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Week ending Jan. 29, 2017
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Kiera Rigby
University: University of Prince Edward Island
Sport: Women’s Basketball
Hometown: Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Year of eligibility: Fourth
Academic program: BSc
Kiera Rigby of the UPEI Panthers women’s basketball team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Jan. 29, 2017.
A fourth-year science student from Charlottetown, P.E.I., Rigby was an integral part of two wins at home this past weekend for the Panthers.
In their 69-65 win over the Acadia Axewomen Friday night, she scored a game-high 22 points and added an assist, a rebound and a block.
Saturday, the Panthers topped the U Sports No. 10-ranked Saint Mary’s Huskies 59-57. Rigby scored a game-high 26 points for UPEI. She also had three rebounds, three steals, two blocks and an assist.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Marquis Clayton
University: Saint Mary’s University
Sport: Men’s Basketball
Hometown: Halifax, N.S.
Year of eligibility: Fifth
Academic program: BA
Marquis Clayton of the Saint Mary’s Huskies men’s basketball team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Jan. 29, 2017.
A fifth-year arts student from Halifax, Clayton was named Subway Player of the Game Friday night in the Huskies’ 93-80 road win over UNB. He scored a game-high 31 points and also had two rebounds, an assist and a steal.
Saturday, Saint Mary’s downed the UPEI Panthers 105-98 in Charlottetown. Clayton scored 26 points and added seven rebounds, three steals and two assists.
He currently leads the Atlantic conference in points, averaging 20.9 per game.