LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western University forward Jarrett Fontaine (Humboldt, Sask.) is the ANYTHING BRANDED Player of the Week for the week ending October 8th.
The 23-year-old started the season with four points in two games for the Spartans, who kicked off the 2018-19 campaign as defending BCIHL champions. Fontaine had the winner on Friday night as TWU needed overtime to knock off Vancouver Island University 3-2 and was named the first star of the game.
On Saturday, Fontaine scored a third period marker to bring TWU within one and added an assist on the winning goal as the Spartans battled back from a 4-1 deficit to win 5-4 on home ice against the Mariners. He was named the second star of the game for his efforts.
Fontaine picked up where he left off in last season's playoffs, when he paced all scorers with 10 points (3-7-10) in four games as the Spartans won their first ever BCIHL championship.
Runners up for this week's ANYTHING BRANDED POW award include Trinity Western University forward Evan Last, TWU goaltender Lucas Mills, Selkirk College forwards Dylan Heppler and Edward Lindsey, Vancouver Island University forward Kobe Oishi and Simon Fraser University forward Jaret Babych.
Recognized for quality, TWU has received seven consecutive A+ rankings for Quality of Teaching and Learning, holds three Canada Research Chairs, and wins national championships in CIS sports. More importantly, lives are changed at TWU through its whole-person, Christ-centred approach to education. With a wide array of undergraduate, graduate, and adult degree-completion programs, TWU equips leaders of character and competence to make a positive impact in the lives of others.
About Spartan Athletics
As official members of U SPORTS, the Spartans currently compete in 10 sports in the Canada West conference, including women’s and men’s soccer, volleyball, basketball, cross country and track & field. TWU also competes in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) in men’s hockey. Since TWU entered U SPORTS in 1999, the Spartans have won 11 U SPORTS team championships and 25 Canada West team championships.