Two first year basketball players are the St. FX Athletes of the Week.
The female athlete of the week is X-Women Basketball forward Briar MacDonald. The Antigonish Human Kinetics Student played two strong games for the X-Women over the weekend. In Saturday’s loss to Memorial, MacDonald had a team high 19 points and added 7 rebounds, one assist and one block. On Sunday, she had her first double-double game of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds. She also had an assist and two blocks.
The male athlete of the week is X-Men Basketball guard Avan Nava.
The first year Arts student from Mississauga, Ontario scored 26 points, and added 2 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal in the X-Men’s overtime win over Memorial. On Sunday, Nava scored 16 points, had a pair of rebounds, 5 assists and a steal.