Colleen Keane, Women's Basketball

Colleen Keane, Women's Basketball

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Name:  Colleen Keane
University: Cape Breton University 
Sport: Women’s Basketball
Position: F
Height:  5'9
Hometown: Scarborough, ON
Year of eligibility: 5th
Academic program: BA


Colleen Keane was a force all weekend as she helped lead the Cape Breton University CAPERS to the AUS Championship this past weekend in Halifax. The CAPERS won three playoff games in a row to clinch the title. On Friday, the 2nd team AUS All-star was a defensive beast scoring 6 points with 15 rebounds and 4 steals in a 55-53 win over Memorial. The Arts major followed that up with a 10 point, 6 rebound and 3 assist effort in a semi-final win against UNB. The Ontario native was stellar in the championship final game posting 10 points, 10 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 blocks as the CAPERS took home their first title since 2011 with a 79-61 victory.

 

For her efforts in the playoffs, Colleen was named to the tournament 1st all-star team and also tournament MVP. Keane and the CAPERS will now travel to Victoria, BC to represent the AUS in the U Sports Final 8 Tournament. Their first game will be a quarter-final match up against the 3rd seed Queen's University. Tip off will be 4pm AST.