(HALIFAX, N.S.) Memorial Sea-Hawks women's cross country runner Jade Roberts and Saint Mary's Huskies men's cross country runner Andrew Peverill have been named the Subway AUS Athletes of the Week for their respective performances for this past week.
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Jade Roberts
University: Memorial University
Sport: Women’s Cross Country
Hometown: Twillingate, N.L.
Year of eligibility: Second
Jade Roberts of the Memorial Sea-Hawks women’s cross country team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Oct. 27, 2019.
In her second year of eligibility, the Twillingate, N.L. native raced to a gold medal finish and AUS Athlete of the Year honours at the Subway AUS Cross Country Championships hosted this past Saturday by UNB.
Roberts ran the women’s 8km race in a time of 30:23.0—20 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher. She was also named to the AUS all-star team.
Her win helped lead the Sea-Hawks to team bronze at the AUS championship.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Andrew Peverill
University: Saint Mary’s University
Sport: Men’s Cross Country
Hometown: Sackville, N.S.
Year of eligibility: Third
Academic program: Commerce
Andrew Peverill of the Saint Mary’s Huskies men’s cross country team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Oct. 27, 2019.
A third-year commerce student from Sackville, N.S., Peverill earned a gold medal at the Subway AUS Cross Country Championships hosted this past Saturday by UNB.
His time of 25:18.0 was 22 seconds faster than the second-place finisher. He was named AUS Athlete of the Year and an AUS all-star for his efforts.