Athletes of the Week (week ending Jan. 28)

- January 30, 2018

Victoria Haworth (volleyball) and Chandler Yakimowicz (hockey).
Victoria Haworth (volleyball) and Chandler Yakimowicz (hockey).

Monday, January 29, 2018

(Halifax, N.S.) - Dalhousie University presents our MUSCLE MLK Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 28, 2018.

Victoria Haworth, Volleyball

Third-year middle blocker Victoria Haworth is this week’s MUSCLE MLK Female Athlete of the Week.

Victoria led the Tigers to a two-match sweep of the UNB Varsity Reds over the weekend.

She recorded six kills, two aces and two blocks for a total of nine points in the Tigers 3-0 win Saturday night in Fredericton.

On Sunday, she had seven kills, four aces and four blocks, earning Subway Player of the Game honours in their 3-1 win.

Victoria is currently ranked second in the AUS in hitting percentage, block assists and aces per set.

A medical sciences student, Victoria is from Waverley, N.S.

Other nominees: Robertha Charles (basketball); Natalie Stanwood (hockey); Michelle Reddy (track & field)

Chandler Yakimowicz, Hockey

First-year forward Chandler Yakimowicz is this week’s MUSCLE MLK Male Athlete of the Week.

Chandler led the Tigers to two wins over Saint Mary’s and Acadia last week.

He scored two goals in the Tigers 4-2 win over the Saint Mary’s Huskies last Wednesday night, earning Subway Player of the Game honours.

In Saturday’s 6-2 win over the Acadia Axemen, he played a crucial role in the success of the Tigers special teams and earned the second star of the game after notching an assist.

A native of Kingston, Pennsylvania, Chandler is a management student.

Other nominees: Jeff Walton (volleyball); Mike Van Der Poel (track & field)


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




All comments require a name and email address. You may also choose to log-in using your preferred social network or register with Disqus, the software we use for our commenting system. Join the conversation, but keep it clean, stay on the topic and be brief. Read comments policy.

comments powered by Disqus