Athletes of the Week (Ending Oct. 14)
Katya Sodamin - October 15, 2012
Dalhousie University presents our G2 Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 14, 2012.
Rieka Santilli, Soccer
In a big week for the Tigers Rieka Santilli led Dal to three important victories that have pushed the black and gold to second place in the AUS standings. Santilli’s energy and drive on the field was a crucial part of her team’s success and in Sunday’s close game versus Acadia she scored the lone goal that gave Dal the edge over the Axewomen. A Halifax native, Santilli is a fifth-year commerce student.
Other nominees - Holly Van Gestel (cross country), Keisha Brown (basketball), Louise Facca (volleyball)
Patrick Daley, Hockey
In the first weekend of the regular season third-year forward Patrick Daley led his team on the ice after coming back from a preseason injury. Daley collected an assist in Friday night’s matchup with Saint Mary’s and two goals and an assist in Saturday night’s home opener versus Acadia. Originally from Whitby, Ont., Daley is a management student at Dalhousie.
Other nominees - John Traboulsi (basketball), Kerry Weymann (soccer), Matt McNeil (cross country)