(Halifax, N.S.) - Dalhousie University presents our PepsiCo Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, November 12, 2023.
Olivia Eustace, Hockey
Third-year forward Olivia Eustace is this week’s female PepsiCo Athlete of the Week.
Olivia extended her points streak to five games this week, recording an assist on Wednesday and a goal and an assist on Friday. She was +2 in both games this week, and currently leads the AUS with nine goals and is second in the league with 15 points. The Tigers win Friday was the fourth multi-point game Olivia has recorded this season.
A neuroscience student, Olivia is from Riverview, NB.
Other nominees: Waverley Mulligan (cross country) and Ali Nadalini (volleyball)
Jacob Benoit, Cross Country
Fourth-year runner Jacob Benoit is this week’s male PepsiCo Athlete of the week.
After winning the AUS championship two weeks ago, Jacob headed to the U SPORTS Championship this past weekend in London, ON. Jacob completed the 8km race in a time of 24:42, a personal best, and crossed the line in fourth place. He is the first Tiger to bring home a first team all-Canadian since 2015 and his fourth-place finish is the highest a Tiger has placed at the national meet since Paul Chafe’s bronze medal in 2005.
Hailing from Windsor, Nova Scotia, Jacob is an MBA student.
Other nominees: Malcolm Christie (basketball), Evan MacKinnon (hockey) and Michael Donovan (volleyball)
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