Tigers Athletes of the Week (Week Ending Nov 12)

- November 14, 2017

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Savanna Jordan, Cross Country

First-year runner Savanna Jordan is this week’s MUSCLE MLK Female Athlete of the Week.

Savanna placed 12th at the 2017 U SPORTS Cross Country Championships in Victoria, B.C. on Sunday, leading the Tigers to 13th place team finish.

She finished the race in a time of 28:54.72, just over a minute after the first-place finisher, earning U SPORTS second team all-Canadian honours. She also earned U SPORTS Rookie of the Year as the first, first-year runner to cross the line.

A kinesiology student, Savanna is from Calgary, Alta.

Other nominees: Lisa MacLean (hockey), Emma Ciprick (volleyball), Robertha Charles (basketball)

Sven Stammberger, Basketball

Fifth-year forward Sven Stammberger is this week’s MUSCLE MLK Male Athlete of the Week.

Sven led the Tigers to a 2-0 weekend, improving to 4-0 so far in the regular season.

He scored 10 points and had seven rebounds, in Saturday night’s game in St. John’s Newfoundland, leading the Tigers to an 87-64 win over the host Memorial Sea-Hawks Saturday night.

In Sunday’s afternoon game, he scored 24 points and hauled down 10 rebounds and added four assists in leading the Tigers to a huge 101-66 win over the Sea-Hawks.

A native of Halifax, N.S., Sven is an MBA Corporate Residency student.

Other nominees: Adam Spragg (volleyball), Calvin DeWolfe (cross country)


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