BURLINGTON, Ont. – Eddie Ekiyor has been named Investors Group Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Male Athlete of the Week, powered by 2XU, for the period ending November 21st, 2017.
Male Athlete of the Week – Eddie Ekiyor (Ottawa, Ont.), 2nd Year – Carleton Ravens
Ekiyor, a second-year forward, recorded three consecutive double-doubles in Carleton's wins over U SPORTS No.9 uOttawa, Windsor and Western at the Ravens' Nest last week.
On Nov.14, Ekiyor posted 13 points and 10 rebounds in Carleton's 74-53 Bytown Battle triumph over the arch-rival Gee-Gees. Last Friday, the 6-foot-9 big man scored a career-high 25 points (7-14 FG) to go along with a game-high 13 boards in the Ravens' 97-83 win over the Lancers. In Saturday's 82-61 victory over the Mustangs, Ekiyor dominated in the paint, tallying a game-high 20 points (5-7 FG, 10-11 FT) to go along with a career-high 17 rebounds.
Ekiyor, a local product from Ottawa, is pursuing an undergraduate degree in Psychology at Carleton University.