Athletes of the Week (Ending Feb. 17)
Katya Sodamin - February 18, 2013
Dalhousie University presents our G2 Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 17, 2013.
Maggie Li, Volleyball
AUS Championship MVP Maggie Li led the Tigers to the 2012-13 Subway AUS Championship title in St. John’s, N.L. last weekend. Dalhousie won the semifinal match versus StFX 3-0 before besting Saint Mary’s 3-0 for the AUS title. These victories push the Tigers winning streak to 16 games and they have now not lost a set in 11-straight games. Li contributed a total of 25 points and 17 kills to her team’s success over the weekend. This season she led the AUS in service aces with 34, was fourth overall in blocks with 64 and fifth overall in points with 225.5. A second-year Commerce student from Beijing, China, Li is a 2012-13 AUS first team All-Star.
Other nominee: Anna von Maltzahn (basketball)
Matthew McNeil, Track and Field
Second-year athlete Matthew McNeil won the 3000 metre race (8:37.9) and came second in the 1500 metre race (3:57.5) at the Tigers Track Classic last weekend. Both races were personal best times for McNeil and rank him second overall in the AUS. McNeil is an Engineering student and hails from Saint John, NB.
Other nominees: Bryan Duquette (volleyball), Jumol Mullings (basketball)
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