(HALIFAX, N.S.) Memorial Sea-Hawks women's basketball player Haille Nickerson and UPEI Panthers men's hockey player Kameron Kielly have been named the Subway AUS Athletes of the Week for their respective performances for this past week.
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Haille Nickerson
University: Memorial University
Sport: Women’s Basketball
Hometown: Grimsby, Ont.
Year of eligibility: Fifth
Academic program: Physical education
Haille Nickerson of the Memorial Sea-Hawks women’s basketball team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Nov. 10, 2019.
A fifth-year guard from Grimsby, Ont., Nickerson set a school record in Memorial’s 93-80 win over the Cape Breton Capers Sunday with 42 points in the game. She also had seven rebounds, five steals and an assist in the win. She was named Subway Player of the Game for her efforts.
With the victory, the Sea-Hawks completed a weekend sweet of the Capers in Sydney, N.S. In Memorial’s 81-78 win Saturday, Nickerson had a double-double with 23 points, 10 rebounds and a steal.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Kameron Kielly
University: University of Prince Edward Island
Sport: Men’s Hockey
Hometown: Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Year of eligibility: Third
Academic program: BBA
Kameron Kielly of the UPEI Panther men’s hockey team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Nov. 10, 2019.
A third-year business student from Charlottetown, P.E.I., Kielly had eight points in three games this past week as the Panthers managed two wins and an overtime loss.
In Tuesday’s 5-4 loss to Saint Mary’s in overtime, he scored a goal, added two assists and was named the second start of the game.
Friday, the Panthers downed the StFX X-Men 6-3. Kielly again had a goal and two assists and was named the game’s second star.
In Saturday’s 4-1 win over Dalhousie, he added another two assists.