Athletes of the Week - January 30
William Yengue (basketball) and Maggie Li (volleyball)
Staff - January 30, 2012
FEMALE – Maggie Li
SPORT – Volleyball
First-year volleyball middle Maggie Li is this week’s Dalhousie G2 Female Athlete of the Week. In an exceptional performance on the court this past weekend, she was a key player in the Tigers wins over Acadia and Saint Mary’s. Over the weekend she recorded 22 kills and collected four blocks, two aces and five digs. She also hit an impressive .56 in the two matches and leads the AUS in hitting percentage. A native of Beijing, China, Ms. Li is enrolled in Dalhousie’s commerce program.
Other nominees – Keisha Brown (Basketball), Zoe Zivolak (Hockey,) Rebecca Haworth (Track and Field)
MALE – William Yengue
SPORT – Basketball
This week’s Dalhousie G2 Male Athlete of the Week is basketball forward William Yengue. A native of Douala, Cameroon, he collected a total of 59 points and 28 rebounds for the Tigers in three games this past week, leading them to wins over Saint Mary’s and St. Francis Xavier while facing a tough defeat by Acadia. Mr. Yengue is in his third year with the black and gold and is enrolled in Dalhousie’s economics program.
Other nominees – Brendon MacDonald (Hockey), Justin Blades (Track and Field)