FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Haley McDonald
University: Acadia University
Sport: Women’s Basketball
Hometown: Port Williams, N.S.
Year of eligibility: Third
Academic program: BKin
Haley McDonald from the Acadia Axewomen basketball team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Jan. 13, 2019.
A third-year guard from Port Williams, N.S., McDonald averaged 34 points per game this past weekend as the Axewomen split their pair of games versus the Memorial Sea-Hawks.
In Saturday’s close 86-83 loss to the Sea-Hawks, McDonald scored a game-high 32 points and added four steals, four assists and three rebounds.
Sunday, Acadia topped Memorial 89-75. McDonald was named Subway Player of the Game after posting a career-high 36 points to go along with six rebounds, six assists and a steal.
She now sits second in conference scoring, averaging 24.0 points per game.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Anthony Repaci
School: Saint Mary’s University
Sport: Men’s Hockey
Hometown: Toronto, Ont.
Year of eligibility: Fourth
Academic program: BA
Anthony Repaci of the Saint Mary’s Huskies men’s hockey team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Jan. 13, 2019.
A fourth-year forward from Toronto, Repaci had a six-point weekend for the second-place Huskies as they downed the Moncton Aigles Bleus and the Acadia Axemen to secure an AUS playoffs berth.
Repaci scored on the power play in the Huskies’ 4-2 win over Moncton on Wednesday. Friday versus Acadia, he scored two goals—including the game-winner—and added three assists.
After missing 11 games in the first semester due to injury, Repaci has started 2019 off strong, with 10 points in the first four games.