The PACWEST is pleased to announce the Week 4 basketball Athletes of the Week as the best of the best from this past weekend.
Female Basketball Athlete of the Week
Emma Cunningham – Capilano Blues
She was a consistent force helping the Blues to a pair of victories over CBC. On Friday she helped lead a come-from-behind effort with 16 points, nine rebounds, three steals, two assists, and a block. Then on Saturday she followed that performance with 17 points, six boards, and a steal. The fourth-year guard also committed just one turnover over the two games, and shot a combined 57.1% from the field and 46.2% from three-point land.
Male Basketball Athlete of the Week
Brett Christensen – VIU Mariners
The freshmen played beyond his years as the Mariners took on the second place Langara Falcons. With much attention being given to other players by the defence, Brett was sensational on both ends of the floor. On Friday night in the Mariners 91-83 win, he scored 13 points on 50% shooting from the field and added seven rebounds, two assists and two steals in 17 minutes of play. Then on Saturday he finished the game with 12 points on 66% shooting added four rebounds, four assists and a steal in 20 minutes of play.