Flodell, Meropoulis named ath­letes of week

The Chronicle Herald (Provincial) - - SPORTS -

Aca­dia goalie Lo­gan Flodell, who back­stopped the coun­try's sixth-ranked Ax­e­men to two im­por­tant wins be­fore the hol­i­day break, was named the U Sports male ath­lete of the week.

The sopho­more net­min­der from Regina turned aside 40 shots last Fri­day as the Ax­e­men de­feated the U Sports No. 1 team, the UNB Reds, 3-2.

The fol­low­ing night, Flodell made 33 saves in Aca­dia's 4-3 over­time vic­tory over the Moncton Aigles Bleus.

The Ax­e­men sit alone atop of the At­lantic univer­sity con­fer­ence with a 14-4 record. The league re­sumes play Jan. 2.

The U Sports fe­male ath­lete of the week is sec­ond-year hockey for­ward Tyra Meropoulis of the St. Fran­cis Xavier X-Women.

Meropoulis, the na­tion's top scorer, tal­lied five goals and added an as­sist in two week­end wins for St. F.X.

She scored two goals in a 3-0 shutout of Moncton on Fri­day and then net­ted a hat trick and one as­sist in a 5-2 win Sun­day over the UPEI Pan­thers.

Meropoulis leads all U Sports play­ers in goals (17) and is tied for first in points (21).

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