Alex Dubeau of the U SPORTS champion UNB Reds men’s hockey team is the U SPORTS Male Athlete of the Month for March 2019.
A fourth-year goaltender from Mascouche, Que., Dubeau backstopped UNB’s three wins as the Reds captured the 2019 David Johnston University Cup in Lethbridge, Alta.
He faced a total of 77 shots in the three wins, stopping 73 of them. Dubeau finished the tournament with a 1.33 goals against average and a .948 save percentage, earning national championship Most Valuable Player honours.
In the AUS conference playoffs, Dubeau and the Reds went 5-0. In the final series versus StFX, Dubeau made nine saves in the Reds’ 5-1 win in Game 1, and another 17 saves in UNB’s 7-1 win in Game 2 to sweep the series.
- CW: Eric Loeppky, volleyball, Trinity Western
- OUA: Eddie Ekiyor, basketball, Carleton
- RSEQ: Kevin Robertson, track and field, Montreal
- AUS: Alex Dubeau, hockey, UNB (winner)
-Player bios courtesy U SPORTS member conferences