(HALIFAX, N.S.) - Sarah Bujold of the StFX X-Women hockey team and Andrew Rieder of the Dalhousie Tigers men's hockey team have been named the Subway AUS Athletes of the Week for their respective performances for this past week.
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Sarah Bujold
University: St. Francis Xavier University
Sport: Women’s Hockey
Hometown: Riverview, N.B.
Year of eligibility: Third
Academic program: BSc Human Kinetics
Sarah Bujold of the StFX X-Women hockey team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Jan. 22, 2017.
A third-year human kinetics student from Riverview, N.B., Bujold was an integral part of two weekend wins for the X-Women, both over nationally ranked teams.
In Wednesday’s 4-3 overtime win over the U Sports No. 3-ranked Saint Mary’s Huskies, Bujold scored two goals, including the game winner in overtime. She also added an assist.
The X-Women came from behind to top the U Sports No. 2-ranked St. Thomas Tommies 4-3 in double overtime on Sunday. Bujold had six shots in the win.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Andrew Rieder
University: Dalhousie University
Sport: Men’s Hockey
Hometown: Regina, Sask.
Year of eligibility: Fourth
Academic program: Bachelor of Commerce
Andrew Rieder of the Dalhousie Tigers men’s hockey team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Jan. 22, 2017.
A fourth-year commerce student from Regina, Sask., Rieder helped lead the Tigers to two consecutive victories this past week.
In Wednesday’s 5-4 win over the Moncton Aigles Bleus, Rieder notched Dalhousie’s fourth goal of the game, halfway through the final frame, to tie the game.
In the Tigers’ 3-1 win Friday over the defending AUS champion StFX X-Men in Antigonish, N.S., he scored the eventual game-winning goal and added an assist on the insurance goal.