The St. FX Athletes of the Week come from Soccer and Cross Country.
The Female Athlete of the Week is X-Women Soccer defender Emma Steen. The second year
Human Kinetics student from Stittsville, Ontario scored three goals and added an assist in two weekend shutout victories by the X-Women.
X-Men Cross Country runner Jacob Benoit is the Male Athlete of the Week. The fourth year Human Kinetics student from Windsor crossed the finish line in first place at a meet at St. FX over the weekend, topping a field of 40 runners. He led his team to a second place finish, just five points back of the Dalhousie Tigers.
X-Men Football receiver Devaughn Blackwood was named the St. FX Football Offensive Player of the week. The third year Business student from Kanata, Ontario scored a 39-yard touchdown reception in their 21-16 win over Bishop’s on Saturday.
The Defensive Player of the Week was X-Men defensive back Thomas Bentley. The fourth year Human Kinetics student from Dartmouth made several key plays in the win over Bishop’s with two solo tackles, one break-up and timely interception in the third quarter.
Kicker/Punter Ben Hadley is the Special Teams Player of the Week. The third year Business student from Halifax kicked four field goals and one extra point for the X-Men in their win over Bishop’s