Dalhousie University presents our PepsiCo Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 29, 2023.
Lorena Heubach, Track & Field
Fifth-year combined events specialist Lorena Heubach is this week’s female PepsiCo Athlete of the Week.
Lorena won the indoor pentathlon at the New Brunswick Indoor University Invitational over the weekend.
She took top spot in all five events to accumulate 3722 points to auto-qualify for the national championships in March and is currently ranked second in the country.
Lorena also jumped a personal best of 1.72m in the high jump portion, auto-qualifying for that event at nationals. The leap ranks her second in the country in that event.
An engineering student, Lorena is from Wolfville, N.S.
Honourable mention: Ali Nadalini (volleyball)
Aidan Goslett, Track & Field
Third-year middle distance runner Aidan Goslett is this week’s male PepsiCo Athlete of the Week.
Aidan won two events at the New Brunswick Indoor University Invitational over the weekend.
He out-paced the competition in the 1000m event, crossing the line nearly five seconds faster than the next runner. He ran a personal-best time of 2:24.19, setting a new Dalhousie record while auto-qualifying for the national championships. He is currently ranked second in the nation in the 1000m.
He also helped the Dalhousie 4x800m relay team auto-qualify for the national championships with a first-place finish. Their time of 7:39.96 ranks them fourth in the country.
A native of Toronto, Ont., Aidan is a commerce student.
Honourable mention: Alex Ruiz (basketball)
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