VIU earns both PACWEST Bball athletes of the week

February 7th, 2016

The PACWEST has announced their Athletes of the Week from this past weekend.  

Both VIU Mariners !! 

Male Basketball Athlete of the Week (Week 9)

Josh Ross – VIU Mariners

Josh Ross was simply outstanding for the undefeated VIU Mariners in arguably their toughest test this season heading into the weekend.  In a showdown of the top two teams on Friday night Ross led the home side to a blowout win over Quest with a game high 20 points on six of 13 shooting with three-three pointers and had eight rebounds. Then on Saturday he once again led the Mariners with a game high 29 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists in a win over the Langara Falcons.  In all he tallied 49 points, 22 boards and 11 assists.

Female Basketball Athlete of the Week (Week 9)

Sienna Pollard – VIU Mariners

The league's leading scoring had another monster weekend for the VIU Mariners.  Sienna Pollard totalled 45 points and 31 rebounds in their two wins.  On Friday, Pollard scored 24 points and had 21 rebounds in a 68-49 win over the defending champion Quest Kermodes.  Then on Saturday, she scored 21 points and had 10 rebounds in a 20 point victory over the Langara Falcons.