FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 11, 2018
SUBWAY ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY SPORT ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Week ending Sept. 9, 2018
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Alexandra Scovil
University: Acadia University
Sport: Women's Soccer
Hometown: Hubley, N.S.
Year of eligibility: Fourth
Academic program: BSc
Alexandra Scovil of the Acadia Axewomen soccer team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Sept. 9, 2018.
A fourth-year midfielder from Hubley, N.S., Scovil amassed four points in two weekend wins for the Axewomen to kick off the 2018 season.
She scored Acadia's first two goals, including the eventual game-winner, in Friday night's 4-0 win over the Mount Allison Mounties and was named Subway Player of the Game.
Sunday, the Axewomen downed the Saint Mary's Huskies 6-0 in Halifax, N.S. Scovil scored Acadia's second goal and assisted on their third.
Following the first weekend of play, she sits tied for first in the conference in goals, with three, and in points, with four.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Ben Grondin
School: Dalhousie University
Sport: Men's Soccer
Hometown: Calgary, Alta
Year of eligibility: Second
Academic program: Bachelor of commerce
Ben Grondin of the Dalhousie Tigers men's soccer team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Sept. 9, 2018.
A second-year keeper from Calgary, Alta., Grondin posted two shutouts this past weekend, leading the Tigers to a 1-0-1 start to the regular season.
In Friday night's home opener, he turned away all eight shots he faced to lead the Tigers to a 0-0 draw with Saint Mary's. He was named Subway Player of the Game.
He was sharp again Sunday afternoon, making five saves in the Tigers' 4-0 win over the Mount Allison Mounties in Sackville, N.B.
Throughout the 2018-19 season, each Subway Atlantic University Sport Athlete of the Week will receive a $50 Subway gift card and a signed certificate courtesy of Subway and Atlantic University Sport.