Male Basketball Athlete of the Week
Mathew Hampton - Camosun Chargers
On Friday, Hampton scored 24 points and recorded seven rebounds on 77% shooting in less than 26 minutes of play against Kwantlen Eagles. He was instrumental in the victory on both the offensive and defensive ends highlighted with a two handed dunk in traffic. Then on Saturday, the rookie followed up with 20 points and six rebounds while playing fantastic defense in a tight win against CBC Bearcats.
Female Basketball Athlete of the Week
Carmel M'Bikata - Capilano Blues
Third-year forward Carmel M'Bikata helped lead the Capilano University women's basketball team to a pair of big wins on the road this past weekend. On Friday night, in a pivotal game versus the defending PACWEST Champions Quest Kermodes, Carmel recorded 17 points, eight rebounds and an assist in 27 minutes of play. She gave Quest defenders lots of problems in the paint as she made 11 trips to the foul line. Then on Saturday night, she continued her consistent play against the fifth place Langara Falcons where she added 16 points, five rebounds, two steals and an assist. Carmel's shooting percentage over the weekend was an impressive 55%.