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Athlete of the Week: Nathan Barker

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Barker helps MUN to hoops bronze

Memorial University Sea-Hawks basketball star Nathan Barker is The Telegram sports department’s choice as athlete of the week.

Barker was named an all-star at the annual Rod and Joan Shoveller Memorial tournament hosted by Dalhousie University last weekend.

The Corner Brook native scored 18 points and nine rebounds for the Sea-Hawks in a 76-69 win over the Cape Breton Capers in the third-place game. In the tournament-opener Friday, a 105-104 win over Holland College, Barker scored 44 points.

He currently sits in third place in AUS conference scoring with 19.9 points per game.

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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