Pronghorn Anderson named CIS athlete of the week

Pronghorn Anderson named CIS athlete of the week

CIS Communications

TORONTO – Hockey goaltender Alicia Anderson from the University of Lethbridge and cross country runner Yves Sikubwabo from Laval University are the ArcelorMittal Dofasco CIS female and male athletes of the week for the period ending October 16, 2016.

Anderson, a second-year science student from Calgary, made a combined 117 saves in her season debut over the weekend at Regina, tying and then breaking the Canada West record for stops in a single game. The Pronghorns keeper turned aside 53 shots to equal the conference mark in a 3-2 win over the Cougars Friday night, before setting the new record with an astonishing 64 saves Saturday in a 3-2 overtime loss.    

Cross country runners Claire Sumner of Queen’s and Mélanie Myrand of McGill and soccer player Jessie Noseworthy of Memorial were also nominated for the women’s award. 

Sikubwabo, a first-year engineering physics major from Kicukiro, Rwanda, won the UNB Invitational race on Saturday, in the annual AUS-RSEQ interlock event. The Rouge et Or rookie crossed the finish line over 20 seconds ahead of teammate Igor Bougnot, claiming his second straight victory and third consecutive podium finish. 

Soccer player Niklas Bauer of Wilfrid Laurier, and hockey players Stephen Anderson of UNB and Steven Stanford of Calgary were the other male nominees. 

 

Female nominees:

AUS: Jessie Noseworthy, soccer, Memorial

RSEQ: Mélanie Myrand, cross country, McGill

OUA: Clair Sumner, cross country, Queen’s

CWUAA: Alicia Anderson, hockey, Lethbridge (recipient) 

 

Male nominees:

AUS: Stephen Anderson, hockey, UNB

RSEQ: Yves Sikubwabo, cross country, Laval (recipient) 

OUA: Niklas Bauer, soccer, Wilfrid Laurier

CWUAA: Steven Stanford, hockey, Calgary

 

About ArcelorMittal Dofasco 

ArcelorMittal Dofasco is Canada’s largest producer of flat carbon steel and is part of the world’s largest steel and mining company. Headquartered in Hamilton, ON, our more than 5,000 employees are dedicated to being world class as we strive to transform tomorrow with lighter, stronger and more sustainable steel. For us, steel is the fabric of life, as it is at the heart of the modern world. ArcelorMittal has a presence in more than 60 countries and an industrial footprint in over 20 countries. Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, sustainable steel, we are the leading supplier of quality steel in the major global steel markets including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging, with world-class research and development and outstanding distribution networks. 

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