Memorial University basketball player Nathan Baker is The Telegram sports department’s choice as athlete of the week.
The product of Corner Brook High had a career-high 35 points as the Sea-Hawks downed the Cape Breton University Capers 103-86 in AUS men’s play Monday at the Field House.
The performance by the native of Massey Drive on the province’s west coast came on nearly perfect 15-for-16 shooting from the floor.
Barker’s 18.4 ppg average is fifth-best in the conference.
The win capped a two-game sweep for the Sea-Hawks, who have now won three straight games.
Date of birth: August 6, 1998
Birthplace: Corner Brook
Hometown: Massey Drive
Occupation: MUN nursing student
Club: Memorial Sea-Hawks
Coach: Peter Benoite