uOttawa athlete of the week
MALE: Dax Dessureault, Gee-Gees men's basketball
The fifth-year post and reigning CIS Academic All-Canadian from Embrun, ON, had weekend totals of 19 points, 11 rebounds, eight assists, three blocks and one steal in helping Gee-Gees men's basketball secure a weekend road sweep and win 13 straight games while maintaining a program-high No. 2 national ranking in advance of the 2009 MBNA Capital Hoops Classic.
Dessureault scored 11 points with five rebounds, three assists, two blocks and one steal in Friday's 73-58 win at Queen's and followed up with eight points in 19 minutes with six rebounds, five assists and a block in Saturday's 53-point win (89-36) over RMC at Kingston.
The Gee-Gees meet CIS No. 1 Carleton in the 2009 MBNA Capital Hoops Classic at Scotiabank Place Wednesday, January 28, 8:00 p.m. (The Score).