TORONTO (U SPORTS) – Ibrahima Doumbaya of the UNB Reds men's basketball team and Jamie Johnson from the StFX X-Women hockey squad are the U SPORTS Male and Female Athletes of the Week for the period ending January 26, 2020.
Male Athlete of the Week: Ibrahima Doumbaya, UNB
A third-year power forward from Calgary, Alta., Doumbouya recorded back-to-back double-doubles as the Reds swept a pair of weekend games at Acadia.
In Friday's decisive 91-68 win, he scored 17 points, pulled down an incredible 20 rebounds, and added three assists and two steals.
On Saturday, in UNB's 77-75 overtime win, Doumbouya played every minute and led all scorers with 24 points. He added 18 rebounds, four assists and a steal.
He was named Subway AUS Player of the Game in both games.
CW: Anthony Tsegakele, basketball, Brandon
OUA: Lock Lam, basketball, Lakehead
RSEQ: Félix Lapointe-Pilote, track and field, Laval
AUS: Ibrahima Doumbaya, basketball, UNB (Winner)
Female Athlete of the Week: Jamie Johnson, StFX
A first-year human kinetics student from Victoria, B.C., Johnson earned three wins this week including two shutouts, helping place the X-Women in a tie for first place in the AUS standings.
She had 13 saves in a 6-0 win over Mount Allison on Tuesday, then followed up with a 2-0 shutout win Friday over U SPORTS No. 3-ranked UPEI. She had 22 saves and earned Subway AUS Player of the Game honours.
On Saturday, Johnson backstopped the X-Women to a 3-1 win over U SPORTS No. 2-ranked Saint Mary's Huskies, posting 31 saves and earning second star honours.
With a 10-2-0 record, she currently leads the AUS and ranks seventh nationally with a 1.36 GAA. Johnson is also tied for the best win percentage in the nation (.833), and is sixth in U SPORTS in save percentage (.944).
CW: Rachel Jorvina, volleyball, MacEwan
OUA: Marin Scotten, basketball, Ryerson
RSEQ: Claire Vercheval, volleyball, McGill
AUS: Jamie Johnson, hockey, StFX