G2 Athletes of the Week (week ending Jan. 10)

- January 11, 2016

G2 Athletes of the Week
G2 Athletes of the Week

Monday, January 11, 2016

(Halifax, N.S.) Dalhousie University presents our G2 Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 10, 2016.

Tessa Stammberger, Basketball

Fifth-year forward Tessa Stammberger is this week’s G2 Female Athlete of the Week.

Tessa led in Tigers with two strong performances against Saint Mary’s and StFX last week.

She scored 22 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in the Tigers 65-56 loss to Saint Mary’s on Wednesday night and added another 30 points in their 69-57 win over the X-Women.  In total, she had 52 points, 15 rebounds, four assists and three steals, while also having a tremendous defensive presence.

Currently averaging 20.4 points per game, Tessa leads the Tigers in scoring and is second in the AUS.

Tessa is from Kensington, P.E., and is a kinesiology student.

Ritchie Kanza Mata, Basketball

Fourth-year guard is this week’s G2 Male Athlete of the Week.

Ritchie scored 13 points and had 10 assists in the Tigers win over the visiting StFX X-Men Friday night.

He shot 5-7 from the field and 2-3 from the three-point line, helping the Tigers grab four points to put the Tigers at 6-3, in a four-way tie for first in AUS standings. Ritchie currently leads the AUS in assists per game, averaging 6.0 per contest.

A native of Toronto, O.N., Ritchie is an arts student.



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