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January 26, 2016 | Wrestling - Basketball (M)

Wrestler Linda Morais and basketball's Ken Beaulieu

Morais, Beaulieu Athletes of the Week

Linda Morais of the wrestling team and Ken Beaulieu of the men’s basketball team have been named Concordia Stingers athletes of the week for the period ending Jan. 24.

Morais, a fourth-year athlete, finished in first place in the 59 kilos weight class at the Western Invitational Wrestling Tournament last Saturday. It is her third first-place finish in CIS competition this season. She is currently preparing to qualify for the university national championship that takes place at the end of February.

A 22-year-old native of Tecumseh, Ont., Morais is an Exercise Science student at Concordia.

Beaulieu was a key contributor in Concordia’s two-game sweep of the No. 4-ranked McGill Redmen last week. Beaulieu scored 21 points and hauled in seven rebounds in a 95-83 double overtime victory last Thursday at home. Two days later at McGill, he scored 20 points and picked up two rebounds in 68-57 win over the Redmen. Beaulieu's efforts helped move the Stingers into sole possession of first place in the RSEQ conference.

The 22-year-old student from Longueuil, Que. is in studying in the general Arts program.