WSOC:Disipio named AUS Athlete of the Week

WSOC:Disipio named AUS Athlete of the Week

(HALIFAX, N.S.) Cape Breton Capers women's soccer forward Ciera Disipio and Saint Mary's Huskies men's soccer forward Alex Black have been named the Subway AUS Athletes of the Week for their respective performances for this past week.

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Ciera Disipio
University: Cape Breton University
Sport: Women's Soccer
Position: Midfielder
Hometown: Ottawa, Ont.
Year of eligibility: Fourth
Academic program: BACS

Ciera Disipio of the Cape Breton Capers women's soccer team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Oct. 21, 2018.

A fourth-year community studies student from Ottawa, Disipio scored seven points in two weekend wins this past weekend for the Capers.

Friday night, she scored two goals and was awarded Subway Player of the Game honours in Cape Breton's 3-0 win over the StFX X-Women.

She added three goals and an assist Sunday in the Capers' 8-2 win over the Mount Allison Mounties in Sackville, N.B. She was also named Subway Player of the Game for the second consecutive game.


MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Alex Black
School: Saint Mary's University
Sport: Men's Soccer
Position: Forward
Hometown: Halifax, N.S.
Year of eligibility: Third
Academic program: Bachelor of Commerce

Alex Black of the Saint Mary's Huskies men's soccer team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Oct. 21, 2018.

A third-year forward from Halifax, Black scored six goals and added an assist in the Huskies' 11-2 win over the Mount Allison Mounties on Saturday. He was named Subway Player of the Game for his efforts.

Black also had an assist in Saint Mary's 2-1 loss to the Moncton Aigles Bleus Friday night in Halifax for an eight-point weekend.

He now sits first in the Atlantic conference in goals, with 10, and in points, with 12.