Thursday, January 9, 2020

Bennett Is Athlete Of The Week

Reds forward Kris Bennett has been named the UNB Reds/Papa John's Pizza male Athlete of the Week after helping his team to a pair of road wins this past weekend.

In Friday night's 5-2 victory over the Dalhousie Tigers, Bennett capped UNB's rally from a two goal deficit with an empty net goal. The next night against the St. FX X-Men the he tied a  season high with two goals and two assists. He was named the player of the game for his efforts.

After posting 38 and 35 point seasons in his first two seasons, Bennett once again finds himself among the league's leading scorers. He currently sits 12th in the conference with 22 points in 18 games.

Bennett and the Reds are back in action on Friday night when they host the UPEI Panthers. They travel to Moncton for a game versus the Aigles Bleus on Saturday night.