Abiad Named Provigo Robert La­fond Ath­lete Of The Week

Stanstead Journal - - SPORTS - Len­noxville, Sher­brooke

TheBishop’s Univer­sity Depart­ment of Ath­let­ics and Recre­ation is pleased to an­nounce that Jamil Abiad of the men’s bas­ket­ball team has been named the Provigo Robert La­fond Ath­lete of the Week.

Abiad, from Or­leans, Ont. helped the Gaiters (3-0) to a 71-58 win over Laval (1-2) Thurs­day night in Que­bec City. The 5-11 guard scored 12 points and had two re­bounds to keep Bishop’s in the top spot in the RSEQ.

“Jamil was a key fac­tor com­ing off the bench for us,” said head coach Rod Gilpin. “He played big min­utes and shot the ball well like he reg­u­larly does.”

The fifth year Sports Stud­ies stu­dent will lead the Gaiters into their last game prior to the hol­i­day break against UQAM (0-2) in Mon­treal on Satur­day night at 8 p.m.

For ev­ery­thing Gaiters ath­let­ics visit www.gaiters.ca

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