Courtney Baker, Volleyball
Fifth-year setter Courtney Baker is this week’s MUSCLE MLK Female Athlete of the Week.
Courtney led the Tigers to their eighth-straight AUS championship title over the weekend.
She had 34 assists in Thursday night’s 3-0 win over the Saint Mary’s Huskies in the first match of the best of three championship final. She also had 13 digs and an incredible five service aces in the match.
In Friday night’s second and final match of the series, she recorded 24 assists, 11 digs and two kills in the Tigers 3-0 win.
Courtney was named the Subway AUS Championship MVP for her efforts.
A kinesiology major, Courtney is from Bridgewater, N.S.
Alex Carson, Basketball
Fourth-year guard Alex Carson is this week’s MUSCLE MLK Male Athlete of the Week.
Alex led the Tigers to their fifth AUS conference championship title in six years over the weekend.
He scored 15 points in his 23 minutes on the court in Saturday’s 84-64 semifinal win over the Saint Mary’s Huskies. He also had five rebounds and two blocks in the effort and was named the Subway Player of the Game.
Alex was hot again in Sunday’s championship final, scoring a game-high 22 points in the Tigers 76-64 win over the StFX X-Men. He also added another five rebounds, four steals and a block to earn Subway Player of the Game honours for the second-straight game.
He was named the Subway AUS Championship MVP for his stellar play over the weekend.
A native of Lower Sackville, N.S., Alex is a recreation management major.
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