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Nathan Barker (11) had 35 points today to help the Memorial Sea-Hawks to their second win in as many games in 2018.
Nathan Barker is the latest Telegram sports department athlete of the week. - Memorial University

Barker has career-high 35 points

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

Height: 6-4

Birthplace: Corner Brook

Hometown: Massey Drive

Occupation: MUN nursing student

Club: Memorial Sea-Hawks

Coach: Peter Benoite

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