Alberta Golden Bears forward Ajeej Sarkaria and Mount Royal Cougars goalkeeper Katrina Greenley are the U SPORTS Athletes of the Week for the period ending September 26, 2021.
Katrina Greenley, Mount Royal University
Eligibility: Fifth Year
Katrina Greenley turned aside 11 of the 12 shots against to lead the Mount Royal Cougars to a 2-1 win over the previously No. 1 ranked Calgary Dinos on Saturday. After the Dinos cut the Cougars lead in half in the 73rd minute, the veteran goalkeeper made three late stops highlighted by blocking a header from Calgary’s Shyanne Hedges in the 89th minute to preserve the victory.
Greenley is eighth in the conference with 39 saves in four matches this season.
CW: Katrina Greenley, Mount Royal – Soccer (Winner)
OUA: Jordyn Orlando, Western - Rugby
RSEQ: Vanessa Chiappetta, Carleton - Rugby
AUS: Riley Donovan, Dalhousie - Soccer
Fifth-year forward Ajeej Sarkaria scored four goals last week en route to becoming the Canada West men’s soccer all-time leading scorer. The Agriculture, Life and Environmental Science student scored the lone Golden Bears marker in a 1-1 draw at MacEwan University on Saturday before recording a hat-trick to establish the new Canada West conference record with 41 career tallies in a 5-0 win over the Griffins.
CW: Ajeej Sarkaria, Alberta – Soccer (Winner)
OUA: Dusan Kovacevic, McMaster - Soccer
AUS: Kairo Coore, Cape Breton – Soccer
RSEQ: Mohamed El Alaoui, UQÀM – Soccer