(HALIFAX, N.S.) Haley McDonald from the Acadia Axewomen basketball team and Anthony Repaci from the Saint Mary's Huskies men's hockey team have been named the Subway AUS Athletes of the Week for their respective performances for this past week.
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.