Megan Ripplinger

Megan Ripplinger

Abdallah El-Chanti from the Ryerson Rams and Megan Ripplinger of the Saskatchewan Huskies are the U SPORTS Male and Female Athletes of the Week for the period ending September 10, 2017.

University of Saskatchewan rookie midfielder Megan Ripplinger had a Canada West debut to remember for the Huskies. The Arts & Science student from Regina recorded three goals and two assists in a week split on a road trip through Manitoba. In Friday’s 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Wesmen, Ripplinger scored in the 84th and 85th minutes.

She also assisted on the Huskies’ first goal in the 54th minute. A night later in a 3-2 loss to the Manitoba Bisons, she scored the Huskies’ first goal in the 52nd minute and assisted on the second Huskies goal in the 88th minute.

Female nominees:

CW: Megan Ripplinger, soccer, Saskatchewan (winner)

OUA: Sophie de Goede, rugby, Queen’s

RSEQ: Ariane Ducharme, soccer, McGill

AUS: Keona Simmonds, soccer, Cape Breton