(HALIFAX, N.S.) UPEI Panthers women's basketball player Jenna Mea Ellsworth and UNB Reds men's hockey player Tyler Boland have been named the Subway AUS Athletes of the Week for their respective performances for this past week.
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Jenna Mae Ellsworth
University: University of Prince Edward Island
Sport: Women’s Basketball
Hometown: Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Year of eligibility: Fourth
Academic program: BSc
Jenna Mae Ellsworth of the UPEI Panthers women’s basketball team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Jan. 12, 2020.
A fourth-year guard from Charlottetown, P.E.I., Ellsworth led the Panthers to a weekend sweep of the Saint Mary’s Huskies on the road.
She managed a double double in Friday night’s 70-63 win, posting 20 points and 12 rebounds to go along with four assists and two steals.
Saturday, the Panthers downed the Huskies 79-69. Ellsworth was named Subway Player of the Game after scoring a game-high 30 points and adding five rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Tyler Boland
University: University of New Brunswick
Sport: Men’s Hockey
Hometown: St. John’s, N.L.
Year of eligibility: Third
Academic program: Recreation and Sport Studies
Tyler Boland of the U SPORTS No. 1-ranked UNB Reds is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Jan. 12, 2020.
A third-year recreation and sport studies student from St. John’s, N.L., Boland earned Subway Player of the Game nods twice as the Reds swept their weekend games versus UPEI and Moncton.
Friday night, UNB posted a dominant 11-0 win over the UPEI Panthers at home in Fredericton, N.B. Boland scored a hat trick and added two assists for five points in the victory.
The Reds travelled to Moncton Saturday and managed a 7-3 win. Boland had another two goals and added an assist—his 100th AUS career regular season point among them.
He currently leads the country in points with 37 on the season.