Cape Breton Capers basketball star Hannah Brown was named the Atlantic university female athlete of the week on Tuesday.
North Sydney’s Brown, the leading scorer in U Sports women’s basketball, had double-doubles in each of the Capers’ weekend wins over Memorial.
On Saturday, she scored 27 points and added 15 rebounds as Cape Breton topped Memorial 86-83. The following day, she had 29 points and 17 boards in a 91-90 win over the Sea-Hawks.
Brown is averaging 28.6 points per game, and is fourth in the country in rebounding with a 12.0 average.
The AUS male athlete of the week is UPEI hockey forward Cody Payne, who scored two goals in each of the Panthers’ wins over Acadia and SMU.
Payne, a third-year business administration student from Davie, Fla., has six goals and seven assists in 14 games this season.