G2 Athletes of the Week (Ending Oct. 26th)

- October 28, 2014

Ellen Chappell and Matt McNeil
Ellen Chappell and Matt McNeil

(Halifax, NS) Dalhousie University presents our G2 Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, October 26, 2014.

Ellen Chappell, Cross Country

Fourth-year runner Ellen Chappell is this week’s G2 Female Athlete of the Week.

Chappell led the Tigers women’s cross country team to their second-consecutive championship at the 2014 Subway AUS Championship this past Saturday. She crossed the line 30 seconds ahead of the next finisher in a time of 22:22 in the women’s 6km event.

A sustainability student, Ellen is from Calgary, AB.

Other nominees: Courtney Thompson, basketball, Anna Dunn-Suen, volleyball; Lisa MacLean, hockey

Matt McNeil, Cross Country

Fourth-year runner Matt McNeil is this week’s G2 Male Athlete of the Week.

McNeil ran to a second-place finish in the men’s 10km Subway AUS Cross Country Championship on Saturday, helping the Tigers to a second-place team finish. It’s McNeil’s third consecutive second place finish at the event. He finished in third in his rookie season.

A native of Saint John, NB, Matt is an engineering student.

Other nominees: Tyler Lewars, soccer; Bryan Duquette, volleyball; Ritchie Kanza Mata, basketball; Fabian Walsh, hockey


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