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G2 Athlete of the Week (week ending Mar. 19)

- March 20, 2017

Marisa Mota
Marisa Mota

Monday, March 20, 2017

(Halifax, N.S.) - Dalhousie University presents our G2 Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 19, 2017.

Marisa Mota, Volleyball

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

Marisa led the Tigers to a fifth-place finish at the U SPORTS championships in Toronto over the weekend.

In Friday’s quarter-final against l’université de Montréal, Marisa had 11 digs in the Tigers 3-0 loss and was named player of the match for her efforts.

She was tough on defence again on Saturday, earning 16 digs to lead the Tigers to a 3-1 victory over the host Ryerson Rams in the second consolation semifinal.

The Tigers earned a fifth-place finish on Sunday, defeating the Western Mustangs 3-0. A second team all-Canadian Marisa had 13 digs in the match.

An arts student, Marisa is from Kitchener, O.N.

AUS Athlete of the Week!

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For more information:
Angela Barrett-Jewers
Manager, Varsity Marketing & Communications
Department of Athletics and Recreational Services
Dalhousie University
Phone: (902) 494-2137
Fax: (902) 494-2574
Email: sports@dal.ca
www.daltigers.ca


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