Awards Athletes of the Month

February 2019 — Kris Bennett

Kris Bennett of the UNB Red men’s hockey team is the U SPORTS Male Athlete of the Month for February 2019.

A 5-foot-11 forward from Brampton, Ont., Bennett, had a strong month of play throughout the month of February. 

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In regular season play, Bennett scored four goals and added an assist in three wins. In UNB’s AUS semifinal playoff series versus UPEI, he had the game-winning goal in Game 1, an assist in Game 2 and two goals in Game 3. 

Bennett and the Reds went on to capture the AUS championship and the David Johnston University Cup with wins over Carleton, StFX and Alberta.

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Male nominees

  • CW: Brad Hildenbrandt, wrestling, Fraser Valley
  • OUA: Kadre Gray, basketball, Laurentian
  • RSEQ: Clement Secchi, swimming, McGill
  • AUS: Kris Bennett, hockey, UNB