UPEI announces the Panther Subway Athletes of the Week, September 18-24

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Mon San Aung and Amy Hickey

Every week, UPEI Athletics and Recreation recognizes two student-athletes for their hard work and dedication to their respective sports. Congratulations to Amy Hickey (women’s rugby) and Mon San Aung (men’s soccer), the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the week for September 18–24!

Amy Hickey is a fifth-year flanker on the UPEI Women’s Rugby team and a Bachelor of Arts student from Summerville, New Brunswick. The Panthers smashed Saint Mary’s University Saturday in a 43–14 game.

Amy was a defensive standout for us on Saturday versus Saint Mary’s,” said coach John LaBoyne. “She competed at a very high level with many tackles and a highlight try.”

Mon San Aung is a second-year Bachelor of Arts student from Charlottetown and a member of the UPEI Men’s Soccer team. The Panthers split a pair of games this weekend, beating Saint Mary’s 3–2 on Saturday, and losing 1–0 to the University of New Brunswick on Sunday.

“Mon San came off the bench and provided the spark of energy and the winning goal versus Saint Mary’s that we needed,” said coach Lewis Page.

With the 2017–18 season still so young, there really couldn’t be a better time to pick up your Panther Package. For just $75, the package includes admission to every home game for UPEI Women’s and Men’s Soccer, UPEI Women’s and Men’s Rugby, UPEI Women’s and Men’s Basketball, and UPEI Women’s Hockey. Head to gopanthersgo.ca and click on ‘tickets’.

And don’t forget, UPEI students get into all Panther home games for free. Let’s fill the stands and make 2017–18 the best season ever!

Ron Annear
Department: 
Athletics and Recreation
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