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uOttawa Desjardins Athletes of the Week

Monday January 9, 2012

MEN: Mike L'Africain, Men's Basketball

The Desjardins uOttawa male athlete of the week is Mike L'Africain from the men's basketball team. The rookie point guard was instrumental in leading the Gee-Gees to two victories on the road this weekend. L'Africain scored 15 points with five assists in Ottawa's win over Laurentian and followed that performance with a 21 point, four assist, four steal outing at York.

WOMEN: Jenna Gilbert, Women's Basketball

Jenna Gilbert of the women's basketball team is the Desjardins uOttawa female athlete of the week. The Ottawa native played limited minutes but was still an offensive leader in each of the two Gee-Gees victories over the weekend. Gilbert scored 11 points on back-to-back nights and also recorded three blocked shots against York.