Week 3 AUS Football Players of the Week: Jack, Cius and McMinns honoured

Week 3 AUS Football Players of the Week: Jack, Cius and McMinns honoured

(HALIFAX, N.S.) - Saint Mary's Huskies receiver Archelaus Jack, along with defensive back Garvin Cius and wide receiver Eugene McMinns of the Acadia Axemen, have been selected as the Week 3 AUS football players of the week for their respective performances this past weekend.

Offensive Player of the Week
Name:
Archelaus Jack
University: Saint Mary's University
Position: Receiver
Hometown: Toronto, Ont.
Year of eligibility: First
Academic program: BA
Height and weight: 6'3", 190lbs

Saint Mary's Huskies receiver Archelaus Jack is the Atlantic University Sport football offensive player of the week for the week ending Sept. 10, 2017.

A first-year arts student from Toronto, Jack had seven receptions for 124 yards (the longest for 68 yards) and three touchdowns in the Huskies' 40-21 victory over the Bishop's Gaiters Saturday in Lennoxville, Que.

After two games, he leads the conference in receiving, averaging 129.5 yards per game.

Defensive Player of the Week
Name: Garvin Cius
University: Acadia University
Position: Defensive back
Hometown: Malden, Massachusetts
Year of eligibility: Fourth
Academic program: BCD
Height and weight: 5'8", 186lbs 

Acadia Axemen defensive back Garvin Cius has been named the AUS football defensive player of the week.

A fourth-year community development student from Malden, Massachusetts, Cius had a 46-yard interception return for a touchdown in Acadia's 38-24 win over the StFX X-Men Saturday in Antigonish, N.S.

He also had 5.5 tackles (five solo and one assisted) in the win.

Special Teams Player of the Week
Name: Eugene McMinns
University: Acadia University
Position: Wide receiver
Hometown: Nassau, Bahamas
Year of eligibility: Second
Academic program: BCD
Height and weight: 6'0", 206lbs

Acadia Axemen wide receiver Eugene McMinns has been named the AUS football special teams player of the week.

A second-year community development student from Nassau, Bahamas, McMinns had six punt returns for 189 yards in the Axemen victory over StFX Saturday. These included a 94-yard punt return for a touchdown.

McMinns also had three kickoff returns for 49 yards in the win, and added three receptions for 29 yards on offence for the Axemen.

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