Name: Monique Calliste
University: Cape Breton University
Sport: Women's Basketball
Hometown: Toronto, ON
Your Steel City Player of the week is Monique Calliste. The Capers were in action on the weekend with a road trip to Newfoundland to face off against the Memorial Seahawks. In the first game, Monique made her presence felt the entire game! She ended the game with 20 points, 8 rebounds and a 7-13 shooting performance and the Capers won that game by 3. In a close game, Calliste made 4 free throws in a row late game to seal the capers win! Calliste was named the Subway Player of the Game for her efforts.
In the second game, the Capers fell but Calliste still put up 10 points and 7 rebounds! On the season so far Calliste is putting up 12.6 ppg, 6.3 rebounds while shooting 36% from the field and 27% from distance!
If you would like to watch Monique Calliste in action check her out in her next matchup this weekend as the CBU Capers take on Dalhousie in the Sullivan Field House! Tip-off at 6 pm. CBU will be honoring the CAPERS All-Time leading scorer and rebounder Alison Keough in a post-game ceremony.
For CBU ATHLETICS/ Daniel Briand