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uOttawa Male athlete of the week

Monday March 16, 2009

Dax Dessureault - Gee-Gees men's basketball 

Dessureault was a three-time Gee-Gees player of the game, shooting for a combined 58 points with 32 rebounds in helping the men's basketball team to a 2-1 record and fifth-place finish at the 2009 CIS Final Eight.


The fifth-year senior post scored 12 points with eight rebounds in uOttawa's crushing 75-48 tournament-opening loss to No. 4 Western Ontario before producing 24 points and 11 rebounds the next afternoon in a 85-63 consolation semifinal win over No. 8 StFX.


A native of Embrun, Ont., Dessureault then ended his university career with 22 points and 13 rebounds in an 83-76 win over No. 7 Concordia in Sunday's consolation final.