(HALIFAX, N.S.) Cape Breton Capers women's basketball player Hailey MacLeod and UPEI Panthers men's hockey player Owen Headrick have been named the Subway AUS Athletes of the Week for their respective performances for this past week.
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Hailey MacLeod
University: Cape Breton University
Sport: Women’s Basketball
Hometown: Glace Bay, N.S.
Year of eligibility: First
Academic program: BA Community Studies
Hailey MacLeod of the Cape Breton Capers women’s basketball team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Feb. 2, 2020.
A first-year community studies student from Glace Bay, N.S., MacLeod earned Subway Player of the Game nods in two consecutive games as the Capers swept their weekend home games versus the Dalhousie Tigers and StFX X-Women.
Friday, the Capers topped the Tigers 83-65. MacLeod led the way with 20 points, seven rebounds and three steals off the bench.
Cape Breton downed StFX 72-64 Saturday in overtime. Coming off the bench again, MacLeod scored a game-high 25 points and added six rebounds, an assist, a steal and a block.
With the wins, the Capers clinched their spot in the 2020 AUS postseason.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Owen Headrick
University: University of Prince Edward Island
Sport: Men’s Hockey
Hometown: Garden River, Ont.
Year of eligibility: Fourth
Academic program: BA
Owen Headrick of the UPEI men’s hockey team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Feb. 2, 2020.
A fourth-year defenceman from Garden River, Ont., Headrick scored four goals in three games this past week as the Panthers clinched the final AUS playoff spot.
He scored his first goal in a rescheduled game Monday, Jan. 27 as the Panthers fell 5-4 to the Dalhousie Tigers in overtime.
On Friday night, the Panthers then downed the Tigers 4-3 in overtime in Halifax. Headrick scored two goals in regulation—both on the power play—and was named the Subway Player of the Game.
He scored his fourth goal of the week on Saturday as the Panthers took down the StFX X-Men 6-5 in overtime in Antigonish, N.S.