(HALIFAX, N.S.) Memorial Sea-Hawks women's basketball player Haille Nickerson and Acadia Axemen hockey player Logan Flodell 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 Jan. 5, 2020.
A fifth-year guard from Grimsby, Ont., Nickerson led the Sea-Hawks to two weekend wins at home over the Dalhousie Tigers to open second semester play.
Saturday, Memorial downed Dalhousie 78-45. Nickerson posted a game-high 34 points and six steals, along with five rebounds and two assists.
The Sea-Hawks completed the weekend sweep of the Tigers Sunday with a 79-66 win. Nickerson had a game-high 26 points, as well as four rebounds, an assist and a steal.
She currently leads the AUS in points per game, averaging 24.3. The Sea-Hawks sit in sole possession of first place in the conference standings with an 8-2 record.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Logan Flodell
University: Acadia University
Sport: Men’s Hockey
Hometown: Regina, Sask.
Year of eligibility: Second
Academic program: BBA
Logan Flodell of the U SPORTS No. 6-ranked Acadia Axemen hockey team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Jan. 5, 2020.
A second-year business student from Regina, Sask., Flodell helped lead the Axemen to two weekend wins to kick off second semester play and extend Acadia’s winning streak to six straight games.
Flodell was named Subway Player of the Game in both wins. He made 47 saves in Acadia’s 5-2 win over the Saint Mary’s Huskies Friday night in Wolfville, N.S. He followed that up with a 38-save performance on Saturday night as the Axemen downed the UPEI Panthers 5-3 in Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Flodell now boasts a league-leading save percentage of .916. The Axemen retain sole possession of first place in the conference standings with a 16-4 record.