Athletes of the Week (ending Jan. 26)

- January 27, 2014

Dalhousie University presents our G2 Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 26, 2014.

Rebecca Haworth, Track and Field

Fourth-year high jumper Rebecca Haworth is this week’s G2 Female Athlete of the Week.

Haworth placed first in the high jump event at the McGill Team Challenge meet this past weekend. She posted a jump of 1.77m, a new personal best and Dalhousie record that was previously set in 2000 by Sophie Cardinal (1.75m).

The 2013 AUS high jump champion placed fourth at last year’s national championship and is now ranked second in the CIS after this weekend’s performance.

A psychology student, Haworth is from Waverly, NS.

Other nominees: Courtney Thompson, basketball; Fielding Montgomery, hockey; Tara Gowan, volleyball

Jordan Bruce, Track and Field

Second-year jumper Jordan Bruce is this week’s G2 Male Athlete of the Week.

Bruce won the triple jump event at the McGill Team Challenge meet over the weekend. With a leap of 14.71m, he now sits at the top of the CIS rankings in triple jump.

The Dartmouth, NS native is an arts student.


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