Anderson Named U SPORTS AOTW

Stephen Anderson(Morell, PE), of the Varsity Reds men's hockey team, has been selected U SPORTS male Athlete of the Week, for the week of Oct. 2-8. He scored five goals as UNB opened the season with back to back wins. (Andy Campbell/UNB Athletics)
Stephen Anderson(Morell, PE), of the Varsity Reds men's hockey team, has been selected U SPORTS male Athlete of the Week, for the week of Oct. 2-8. He scored five goals as UNB opened the season with back to back wins. (Andy Campbell/UNB Athletics)
(TORONTO, ON) Stephen Anderson(Morell, PE), of the UNB Varsity Reds, and Hailey Lavarias(Winnipeg, MB), from the Manitoba Bisons, are the U SPORTS Male and Female Athletes of the Week for the period ending October 8, 2017.
 
Anderson, a third-year business student, scored five goals in two games last week to lead the Varsity Reds to a 2-0 record to start the AUS hockey season. He scored three times in UNB’s season opener, a 6-2 win over Moncton on Wednesday, and added two more goals in Friday’s 5-3 road win at UPEI.
 
Lavarias, a second-year midfielder, set a new Bison record and tied for the most U SPORTS goals in a single game this season when she scored all four Manitoba goals in a 4-0 home win over Winnipeg on Saturday, Oct. 7. The Winnipeg native was on fire throughout the game as she scored twice in the first half and twice in the second half.
 
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