G2 Athletes of the Week (Ending Sept. 28)

- September 30, 2014

G2 Athletes of the Week
G2 Athletes of the Week

(Halifax, NS) Dalhousie University presents our G2 Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, September 28, 2014.

Marisa Mota, Volleyball

Third-year libero Marisa Mota is this week’s G2 Female Athlete of the Week.

Mota led the Tigers to a 3-1 record at the Russell Investments Dalhousie Women’s Volleyball Invitational this past weekend. She recorded nine digs and passed a 1.9 (out of three) in Friday night’s 3-1 victory of the Acadia Axewomen. On Saturday, she passed a 2.14 and notched 15 digs in the Tigers 3-0 sweep of Moncton, earning her player of the game honours. Later in the day, she had 20 digs and passed a 1.87 in the Tigers 1-3 loss to the Memorial Sea-Hawks. In the Tigers final match on Sunday, Mota recorded 23 digs and passed a 1.9 as they defeated Saint Mary’s 3-1.

Mota was named the MVP of the tournament after collecting 67 digs and averaging a 1.9 service receive over the course of the weekend.

An arts student, Marisa is from Kitchener, ON.

Ryan Lewars, Soccer

Fifth-year defender Ryan Lewars is this week’s G2 Male Athlete of the Week.

Lewars scored his first goal of the season in the Tigers 4-1 loss to the Cape Breton Capers on Saturday. This is Lewars’ first year with the Tigers after playing four seasons with Cape Breton.

A native of Ottawa, ON, Ryan is an arts student.


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