Female- Mary Ingribelli
Mary Ingribelli of the Niagara College women’s basketball program has been named female athlete of the week.
The native of St. Catharines, Ontario was the focal point of Niagara’s offence this season, leading her program in points (382), points per game (19.1), three pointers (63) and three point percentage (38.7%).
In this year's OCAA Women's Basketball Championship, Ingribelli was named player of the game for her 30 point performance in the Knights’ come from behind quarter-final victory over George Brown, and then again with her 33 point performance in the bronze medal loss to Mohawk. The OCAA first team all-star was selected to the OCAA Championship all-star team for her effort at this year's provincial tournamnet.
The next time Ingribelli’s name will be called is at this year's Niagara College athletic banquet, as the veteran guard is sure to be in the conversation for some hardware.
Male- Levi Mukuna
Levi Mukuna of the Niagara College men’s basketball program has been named male athlete of the week.
The veteran guard earns the award after earning player of the game honours posting a team high 23 points and 11 rebounds in his program’s 89-83 consolation final victory over the Lambton Lions. When asked about his experience representing the blue and white over the past 5 seasons, Mukuna was lost for words. "It has been an absolute privilege to be apart of the Niagara Knights over the past five yeare, and it meant so much to me to end my career with a home victory.
Mukuna was also selected as an OCAA second-team all-star after averaging an impressive 19.1 points throughout the regualr season.
The Hamilton, Ontario native will go down as one of the greats for his program, and will surely be acknowledged for his efforts at this year’s athletic banquet.