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Soccer players Chastenay-Joseph and Di Iola named CIS athletes of the week
OTTAWA - Laval soccer player Lea Chastenay-Joseph was named Canadian Interuniversity Sport female athlete of the week Wednesday while McGill soccer player Massimo Di Iola took the male athlete of the week honour.
Chastenay-Joseph, a second-year actuarial student from Donnacona, Que., scored six goals over two games last weekend as the Rouge et Or improved to 4-0.
Soccer players Kristy McGregor-Bales of Dalhousie, Krista Draycott of Ottawa and Julia Ignacio of Alberta were also nominated.
Di Ioia, a first-year physical education major from Blainville, Que., scored all four of his team's goals on Sunday as the 1-2-1 Redmen defeated Concordia 4-2.
Saint Mary's cross-country runner John Kuto and soccer players Andrew Latty of Carleton and Reynold Stewart of UBC were the other nominees.
The CIS football players of the week were also named Wednesday.
Regina quarterback Cayman Shutter was named top offensive player, St. Francis Xavier defensive back Demetrius Ferguson took the defensive honour and Bishop's kicker Mathieu Paquette was named top special-teams player.
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