January Athletes of the Month Announced

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posted February 1, 2012

BRANDON, MB – As the Brandon Bobcats prepare to close the doors to the BU Gymnasium, two BU athletes are being recognized for their efforts on the court in January.

AIMEE JOHNSTON is the Pantages on Park Female Athlete of the Month for January. The rookie forward is in the midst of an outstanding first season at Brandon University.

Johnston played in all eight of the Bobcat’s games in January, averaging 10.5 points and 8.6 rebounds per game, while logging 31.4 minutes per game.

On the season, the Vincent Massey grad sits among the conference leaders in a variety of statistical categories. Johnston is in the top 20 in scoring (11.9 points per game), free-throw percentage (.804), and steals (2.3 per game), and she sits fourth in rebounding (8.3 per game), and leads the conference in defensive rebounding (7.1 per game).

DONOVAN GAYLE is wrapping up his career as a Bobcat with a bang. The Scarborough, Ontario product is the Tip Top Tailors Male Athlete of the Month for January.
Gayle started in five of eight Canada West conference games for the Bobcats in January, averaging 10.1 points per game and 6.8 rebounds per game while playing 24.8 minutes per game.

After transferring to Brandon University from the University of Maine at Machias in 2008, Gayle has increased his statistical output while improving his overall game in his four years as a Bobcat.

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For more information, please contact:

Matt Packwood
Sports Administration Assistant
Brandon University
(204) 727-7375


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