Miller, Higgins Named Wesmen Athletes Of The Month

Miller, Higgins Named Wesmen Athletes Of The Month

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen in conjunction with lea marc Printing are pleased to announce that  Women's Basketball player Antoinette Miller and Men's Wrestler Finn Higgins have been chosen as the lea marc Printing Solutions Wesmen Athletes of the Month for February 2017.

Antoinette Miller, Women's Basketball

Miller picks up her third Female Athlete of the Month for the 2016-2017 season after playing an integral role in leading the Women's Basketball team to a 5-2 overall record in February. In the seven games played the 5'6" guard from Phoenix, Arizona scored 162 points (23.1 ppg), grabbed 63 rebounds (9.0 rpg) to along with 28 assists and 25 steals while averaging 36 minutes of playing time per game. She scored 20+ points in five games and had four double-doubles, including three consecutive during Winnipeg's quarter final series victory over Victoria. Miller finished the season as the Canada West Women's Basketball scoring leader averaging 18.1 points per game.

Finn Higgins, Men's Wrestling

Higgins a third year member of the University of Winnipeg Men's Wrestling team capped off an undefeated 2016-2017 season on a golden note. He became a three-time National Champion by winning the gold medal in the 100 kg weight class at the 2017 U SPORTS Wrestling Championships held recently at the University of Winnipeg. He completed competition at the national championships with a perfect 4-0 record and was also named a First Team All-Canadian. Higgins gained a spot at the U SPORTS National Championships after a gold medal win at the Canada West Wrestling Championships held February 10-11 at the University of Saskatchewan.