Hockey Goaltenders Orasanin and Marchand named St. FX Athletes of the Week

Posted at 8:42 am on March 14, 2017 | Filed Under: Sports

 St. FX has announced their players of the week, with goaltenders receiving the honours. Ariana Orasanin is the female athlete of the week for women’s hockey. In game

Ariana Orasanin

three of the AUS championship series, Ariana had 51 saves in a game that went to triple overtime, before X lost in a heartbreaker. Orasanin helped the team advance to the U-Sports championship this coming weekend, where the women will face McGill on Thursday afternoon in quarter final action.

The male athlete of the week is Chase Marchand of the X-Men hockey club. Marchand also won the AUS playoff MVP after going 7-0 in the

Chase Marchand

postseason, leading X to the AUS banner and a number two seed in the U-Sports standings. In two games against UNB, Chase made 49 saves last Monday night and 31 on Wednesday night to help X win the AUS championship banner. X-Men will also face McGill in their quarter final matchup on Friday night.