Athletes of the week

- November 24, 2006

The following athletes were honoured for the week ending Sunday, November 19.

wsw-jones-maggie-300MAGGIE JONES
Maggie Jones is this weekÕs Dalhousie Female Athlete of the Week. Jones contributed four podium finishes and helped lead the Tigers to an overwhelming win by 224 points during this weekendÕs AUS Invitational held at Dalplex. The second-year veteran claimed a third-place finish in the womenÕs 50 metre breaststroke and swept the backstroke events claiming first place in the 50, 100, and 200 metre distances. In addition to her contribution in the individual events, the Corner Brook, NL native earned her first CIS qualification in the 100 backstroke and will be joining her teammates at the CIS Championship held at Dalplex in February. Jones is a second year student currently pursing a science degree. 

Other nominees: Kathleen McNeil (Basketball)



Doug Young is this weekÕs Dalhousie Male Athlete of the Week. Young made his presence known both on deck and in the water posting a max of four first- place individual event finishes during the weekendÕs AUS Invitational held at Dalplex. The seasoned veteran posted top times in both the 100 and 200 metre breaststroke along with the 50 and 100 metre freestyle events, leading his team to a dominating 238 point victory over the competition. His contributions in the water paid off, earning a spot on the CIS Championship team for his time in the 200 breaststroke. Young is a fourth-year sociology student from Grand Lake, NS. 

Other nominees: Andrew Sullivan (Basketball)


All comments require a name and email address. You may also choose to log-in using your preferred social network or register with Disqus, the software we use for our commenting system. Join the conversation, but keep it clean, stay on the topic and be brief. Read comments policy.

comments powered by Disqus