Athletes of the week

- January 31, 2008

Kate McNeil
Simon Farine
Kate McNeil, a fourth-year biology student, has been selected as this week’s Dalhousie University female athlete of the week. The Halifax resident had two exceptional double-double performances in PEI last weekend as the Tigers women's basketball team clutched two wins over the Panthers. She nabbed 24 points and 13 rebounds in Friday night’s 67-66 win and then chipped in 20 points and 11 rebounds in Saturday’s 76-61 victory.

Simon Farine has been selected as this week’s Dalhousie University male athlete of the week. He led the Tigers’ offence in two weekend wins over the UPEI Panthers. He dropped in a game-high 27 points on Friday night along with nine rebounds as the Tigers defeated UPEI by a score of 76-71. In Saturday’s 80-68 win, he added another 18 points for the Tigers. A transfer student from Toronto, Mr. Simon is currently competing in his second year of eligibility while enrolled in Dalhousie’s commerce program.


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