Hansen, West named Kodiaks athletes of the week

Feb. 15, 2017 – After another strong weekend showing for Kodiaks athletics over the weekend, the Kodiaks have announced Sunder West and Carter Hansen as Kodiaks Athletes of the Week for Feb. 6-13.

Sunder West, Women’s Basketball

Sunder (third year, general studies) put on a defensive display this past weekend while helping the Kodiaks remain undefeated by sweeping their Highway 3 rivals from Medicine Hat.

West poured in a total of 49 points while dishing out 12 assists in the two Kodiaks wins. The offensive outburst has her averaging 17.6 points per game, tying her with Medicine Hat’s Megan Getz for fourth in the ACAC. 

The Kodiaks will face their toughest test this season next weekend, engaging in a home-and-home series with the second-place St. Mary’s Lightning. The team’s will square off in Calgary on Friday before returning to Val Matteotti Gymnasium for the rematch Saturday night, with tip-off at 6 p.m.

Carter Hansen, Men’s Volleyball

Carter (second year, general studies) was a key piece in a dominant Kodiaks attack this past weekend, as the Kodiaks swept the Ambrose Lions with a pair of 3-1 set wins.

Hansen was a force in all aspects of the game, picking up 25 kills, 8 digs and 5 blocks over the two matches, including an attack percentage of .647 (14-17) on Friday night.

This weekend will see the Kodiaks host their southern Alberta rival Medicine Hat in a home-and-home series to conclude their 2016-17 season. The Kodiaks will play host to the Rattlers on Friday night, with first serve coming at 6 p.m. at the Val Matteotti Gym.