UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week, February 29-March 6

Rigby and Sedlarevic are the final selections for the 2015-16 varsity season
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Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Milorad Sedlarevic, shown here, along with Kiera Rigby, are UPEI's Panther Subway Athletes of the Week.

The UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for the week of February 29-March 6 are Kiera Rigby, Women’s Basketball, and Milorad Sedlarevic, Men’s Basketball. On a weekly basis, UPEI Athletics and Recreation recognizes these talented student-athletes for their hard work and dedication to their respective sports. UPEI Athletes of the Week are then nominated to Atlantic University Sport and Canadian Interuniversity Sport for possible recognition in the region and/or country.

Who:  Kiera Rigby, Women’s Basketball, and Milorad Sedlarevic, Men’s Basketball

What: UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week

When: Week of February 29-March 6, 2016

Where: University of Prince Edward Island

Why: Rigby, a third-year Bachelor of Science student from Charlottetown, PEI, competed very well during the Panthers’ 76-65 AUS Women’s Basketball Championship quarterfinal loss to the University of New Brunswick. The 5’11” forward recorded 13 points, 7 rebounds, 1 steal, 2 blocks, and was 7 for 8 from the foul line.

Sedlarevic, a second-year Bachelor of Arts student from Jesenice, Slovenia, enjoyed a strong weekend for the Panthers at the AUS Basketball Championship. In the Panthers’ two games, an 87-66 semifinal win over Acadia and a dramatic 87-85 championship loss to Dalhousie, Sedlarevic recorded 21 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals, and shot 4 for 10 from the three-point range.

About UPEI Athletics and Recreation
• Nine varsity sports and six club team programs
• Proud member of the AUS and CIS
• Athletic facilities include: Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre, UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place and UPEI Turf
• Home of Panther Sports Medicine
• Other facilities available to students and the community at large include: fitness centre, squash and racquetball courts, competition and leisure pool with hot tub, and two ice arenas


 

Ron Annear
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Athletics and Recreation
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