(HALIFAX, N.S.) Dalhousie Tigers swimmer Isabel Sarty and Memorial Sea-Hawks men's basketball player Cole Long have been named the Subway AUS Athletes of the Week for their respective performances for this past week.
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Isabel Sarty
University: Dalhousie University
Sport: Women’s Swimming
Hometown: Halifax, N.S.
Year of eligibility: Third
Academic program: Neuroscience
Isabel Sarty of the Dalhousie Tigers women’s swim team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Nov. 17, 2019.
A third-year neuroscience student from Halifax, N.S., Sarty led the Tigers to a team victory at the 2019 Kemp-Fry Invitational Swim Meet over the weekend.
She won the 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle events and was second at the 400m distance. She also played a key role in the Tigers 400m and 800m freestyle relay wins and their second-place finish in the 400m medley relay.
Sarty set new Dalhousie, AUS and Swim Nova Scotia senior records twice in the 50m freestyle and once in the 100m freestyle and just missed setting a new Dalhousie 200m freestyle record by a mere one tenth of a second.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Cole Long
University: Memorial University
Sport: Men’s Basketball
Hometown: St. John’s, N.L.
Year of eligibility: Fourth
Cole Long of the Memorial Sea-Hawks men’s basketball team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Nov. 17, 2019.
A fourth-year centre from St. John’s, N.L., Long played a pivotal role in two weekend wins at home for the Sea-Hawks over the Acadia Axemen.
He was named Subway Player of the Game in Saturday’s 91-72 win after finishing with a game-high 34 points to go along with eight rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks.
In Sunday’s 89-76 win, Long contributed a game-high 22 points and was just shy of a double-double with nine rebounds. He also had two assists and a steal in the Sea-Hawks victory to complete the weekend sweep.