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Rebels WVB player Brooke Paulsen named MCAC Athlete of the Week

November 9, 2018

Story by Neil Noonan/MCAC

WINNIPEG, MB., November 8, 2018 – The Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference announced Thursday that Brooke Paulsen from the Red River College Rebels women’s volleyball team and Will Hatherly from the Assiniboine Community College Cougars men’s volleyball team are the Athletes of the Week.

Brooke Paulsen

Congratulations to Brooke Paulsen, first-year nursing student with the RRC Rebels women’s volleyball team, who is our female Athlete of the Week!

Paulsen led the Rebels to two wins this past weekend against the ACC Cougars to open the season 2-0. She led the team with an impressive defensive effort tallying 34 digs over the weekend also adding 4 service aces and 18 kills.

“Brooke is an excellent defender,” said Rebels head coach Dan McGregor, “she leads by example in practices and games with a positive attitude and strong work ethic.”

The Rebels take on the PUC Pilots (0-0) in a home-and-home series this weekend, playing at RRC on Friday night at 6:00 PM then in Otterburne, MB Saturday at 6:00 PM.