Rachel Farwell and David Walker, both from Toronto Metropolitan, have been named the U SPORTS basketball players of the week for the period ending February 26, 2023.
Rachel Farwell, Toronto Metropolitan
Hometown: Rothesay, N.B.
Year of eligibility: 4th
Academic program: Industrial Engineering
Rachel Farwell of Toronto Metropolitan scored 50 points over the Bold’s two playoff games last week. In Wednesday’s 69-46 first-round win against the Western Mustangs, the fourth-year forward collected 21 points and nine rebounds. In the close 64-67 OUA quarterfinal loss on Saturday against the U SPORTS second-ranked Carleton Ravens, Farwell closed out her season with 29 points, five rebounds and five assists.
David Walker, Toronto Metropolitan
Hometown: Toronto, Ont.
Year of eligibility: 3rd
Academic program: Politics & Governance
David Walker averaged 32 points as TMU took on the McMaster Marauders and the Ottawa Gee-Gees last week. Walker scored 29 points, one rebound, four assists and one steal in a 104-92 victory over the Marauders. On Saturday, the third-year guard had an impressive season-high 35 points and two rebounds. The Torontonian also added two assists, three blocks and a steal in a 73-72 hard-fought quarter-final defeat.