TSN 1200
Athletes of the Week

Week Ending January 14, 2018

Brett Welychka

Men's Hockey

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Carleton Ravens men’s hockey team captain Brett Welychka is this week’s TSN 1200 Male Athlete of the Week.

Welychka, a third-year forward, had a single-game career-high six points in Carleton’s 9-6 win over Laurentian at Countryside Arena in Sudbury on January 12. The 5-foot-10 winger scored his first hat-trick of the season – the second of his OUA career – while chipping in with three helpers in the 15-goal marathon.

Welychka, a former London Knight and Belleville Bull (OHL), was held off the score sheet in the Ravens’ 4-3 shootout defeat at Nipissing on January 13, but his 27 points through 20 games in 2017-18 rank him tied for fourth in league scoring.

Brett, a native of London, ON, is pursuing a Psychology degree at Carleton University.

Hannah Schmidt

Alpine Skiing

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Carleton Ravens Alpine skier Hannah Schmidt is this week’s TSN 1200 Female Athlete of the Week.

Schmidt, who is now in her third year with the Ravens ski team, had a sensational start to the 2018 RSEQ racing circuit at Val St-Côme in Saint-Côme, QC from January 13-14.

The Dunrobin, ON native placed first among RSEQ competitors in both of her slalom races. Schmidt finished with a combined two-day race time of 1:48.52, helping her edge two Montreal Carabins skiers to claim the top spot on the podium.

Schmidt, a member of Team Canada at last year’s 2017 FISU Universiade, is pursuing a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Carleton.