Campus Life

Price, Moore earn Pronghorn awards

Key games brought out big efforts from Stephanie Price and Dustin Moore this past weekend, earning the duo recognition as Subway Pronghorn Athletes of the Week.

Price and the women's basketball Horns faced a must-win scenario against University of Calgary Dinos this past weekend and she responded with a stellar effort in the Horns' 93-84 victory.

A third-year point guard, Price had a career night with 28 points on 10-of-16 shooting as the Horns clinched a spot in the Canada West playoffs. Price also collected eight assists, five rebounds and five steals as the Horns survived a complicated wildcard system to reach the post-season tournament.

Price finished fourth in conference scoring over the regular season, averaging 15.5 points per game. She also led the Canada West conference in assists with 4.9 per contest.

The Horns will now travel to face University of Regina Cougars, Feb. 25-27, in the first round of playoffs.

The Horns men's hockey team also needed to win to maintain momentum as it charges toward a Canada West playoff berth. Team captain Moore led the way with four goals as the club swept the visiting Regina Cougars and kept pressure on both University of Calgary and University of Saskatchewan for the final playoff position in Canada West.

On Friday night, Moore scored the first and third goals of the game, in a nine-minute span, to open the first period and propel the Horns to a 4-1 win. He was also a plus-2 and recorded an astonishing14 shots on goal.

The next night he opened the scoring again with a power play goal and picked up his fourth of the weekend in the second period in the 4-3 sweep clinching win.

Through 26 games this season, Moore sits third in Canada West scoring with 12 goals and 23 assists.

The Horns have a bye this weekend before returning to action Feb. 26-27 when they close out the regular season at home against University of Saskatchewan Huskies.