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Smith, Hopkins Earn Weekly Blues AOTWs

Smith, Hopkins Earn Weekly Blues AOTWs

Brent Mutis, Sport Information & Compliance Officer

Mackenzie Smith is the Capilano University women's basketball athlete of the week.

The Burnaby product scored 32 points and grabbed 21 rebounds to help the Blues to a pair of home wins over Okanagan College. In Friday's win, Smith filled the stat sheet with 20 points, 12 boards and two blocks and on Saturday, she followed up with 12 points and nine rebounds while getting two more blocks and two assists as well. The 6-foot-3 post player is now averaging 10.5 points per game on 49.2 per cent shooting.

Jacob Hopkins is the Capilano Blues men's volleyball athlete of the week.

The Vancouver native racked up 27 kills, including a Blues season-best 19 in Saturday's 3-1 win at CBC, on his way to 29 points of total offence for the Week. Hopkins' hit .353 for the two-game series and also had 10 digs and two aces. His contribution helped the Blues to their eighth-straight win.