Victor Raso of the McMaster Marauders basketball team is this week’s Male Pioneer Energy Ontario University Athletics Athlete of the Week for the period ending Dec. 4.
Raso, a Hamilton native, scored double-digit points in two games over the weekend. The third-year captain helped the Marauders beat the Toronto Varsity Blues on Friday for the first time since 2009, with a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds.
On Saturday, the Marauder guard scored a game-high 23 points in McMaster’s win over the Ryerson Rams.
The female Athlete of the Week is Brock Badgers Nicole Rosenkranz.
Rosenkranz, of Niagara Falls, Ont., led the No. 6 ranked Brock women’s basketball team to victories over Ryerson and Toronto this past weekend. In two games she averaged 15.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game which included her third and fourth double-doubles of the season.
Against No. 8 ranked Toronto, Rosenkranz, a third-year Humanities major, recorded a season high 12 rebounds and four steals.