West, Funa named Kodiaks athletes of the week for Feb. 20-26
Feb. 28, 2017 – After both basketball teams completed weekend sweeps of the Briercrest Clippers, the Kodiaks have announced Sunder West and Keanu Funa as their athletes of the week for Feb. 20-26!
Female Athlete of the Week
Sunder (third year, Office Admin/General Studies) helped the Kodiaks secure their second consecutive undefeated regular season. In the weekend sweep of the visiting Clippers, Sunder poured in 53 points and had eight assists and six steals. She especially caught fire in Saturday’s game while draining 33 points, including an astounding 6-for-7 from beyond the arc.
Sunder and the Kodiaks are now preparing to host the RE/MAX 2017 ACAC Women’s Basketball tournament this weekend. The Kodiaks enter as the top seed in the south and will host the Lakeland Rusters in their opening round game on Thursday. Tip-off is 8 p.m. from the Val Matteotti Gymnsaium.
Male Athlete of the Week
Keanu Funa (first year, Business Administration) played a huge role in the Kodiaks sweep of the visiting Briercrest Clippers, which helped them secure the #3 spot in the south division for the upcoming ACAC Championships.
Funa had 18 points in the two games to go along with 20 rebounds, four steals and six assists.
The Kodiaks will travel to Medicine Hat for their opening round game of the ACAC championships against NAIT on Thursday. Tip-off goes at 6 p.m.