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uOttawa Male Athlete of the Week

Tuesday November 24, 2009

Mathieu Riendeau, Basketball     


In uOttawa’s two weekend games, Mathieu Riendeau, the third year centre from Ottawa, Ontario combined for 30 points, 24 rebounds and was a perfect 6-6 from the free throw line. Riendeau was the Gee-Gees leading scorer in Friday night’s 74-66 win over Waterloo with 20 points and 15 rebounds.


On Saturday night Riendeau picked up 10 points and 9 rebounds in the Gee-Gees 73-59 victory against Laurier. The 6’10” 215 lb. Arts Major is in his first year with the Gee-Gees after two years at St. Lawrence College. Riendeau is third in the OUA with a 62% free throw percentage.


The Gee-Gees (4-2 OUA, 11-5 overall) are on the road this weekend beginning on Friday, November 27 at McMaster followed by a Saturday, November 28 contest against Lakehead. Both games start at 8:00 p.m.