(HALIFAX, N.S.) Acadia Axewomen cross country runner Katie Robinson and StFX X-Men soccer midfielder Dan Hayfield have been named the Subway AUS Athletes of the Week for their respective performances for this past week.
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Katie Robinson
University: Acadia University
Sport: Women’s Cross Country
Hometown: Saint John, N.B.
Year of eligibility: Fifth
Academic program: BSc
Katie Robinson of the Acadia Axewomen cross country team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Sept. 23, 2018.
A senior runner and science student from Saint John, N.B., Robinson finished first overall in the women’s 6km race at the StFX Invitational Cross Country meet this past weekend in Antigonish, N.S.
She finished with a time of 22:43.99, helping the Axewomen to a second-place team finish in the process.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Dan Hayfield
School: St. Francis Xavier University
Sport: Men’s Soccer
Hometown: Exeter, United Kingdom
Year of eligibility: Fourth
Academic program: BA
Dan Hayfield of the StFX X-Men soccer team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Sept. 23, 2018.
A fourth-year arts student from Exeter, United Kingdom, Hayfield scored five goals in two weekend wins for the X-Men.
In Friday’s 11-0 shutout over Mount Allison, he netted four goals. He followed that up by scoring the lone goal Sunday in StFX’s 1-0 shutout win over UPEI Sunday.
The reigning U SPORTS player of the year, Hayfield currently leads the AUS conference and is third in the country in goals scored with seven on the season.