Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Culligan Named AUS Male Athlete Of The Week

University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds forward, and team captain, Chris Culligan has been named the Subway AUS Male Athlete of the Week, the league announced yesterday.

The 4th year veteran had a big weekend as the V-Reds won both of their games to move into a first place tie with Acadia. On Friday night Culligan notched 3 assists and was named the player of the game in UNB's 6-3 victory over Dalhousie. The following evening, in a game against the first place Axemen, he scored a shorthanded goal late in the first period to give UNB a 1-0 lead and then assisted on Tyler Carroll's game winning goal in the third period.  The Varsity Reds would go on to a 4-2 win.

After his big weekend the Howie Center, Nova Scotia native now sits in a tie for second in the conference in scoring with 4 goals and 11 assists in only 10 games.

You can read the AUS press release here.