OXFORD, Ohio – For their performances last week ice hockey junior forward Blake Coleman and women’s basketball senior guard Hannah Robertson are Miami’s Athletes of the Week connected by Frontier Communications for the week of March 3-March 9.
Coleman continued his tear for the RedHawks, scoring all four of their goals at Denver this weekend. Three of those tallies either tied the game or gave Miami the lead. His first goal of the weekend evened the score at 1-1 early in the first period and his second of the night on Friday pulled the Red and White within 3-2 after 40 minutes of play. The junior forward kept up his torrid pace on Saturday, scoring midway through the second period to open put MU ahead 1-0 and snapping a 1-1 tie 7:33 into the third with the eventual game-winning goal. Since returning to the lineup on Feb. 21, Coleman has 8 goals in 6 games and has scored 8 of the RedHawks' last 10 goals.
This is the first time this season and second time in his career that Coleman has been named Miami’s Male Athlete of the Week. He previously earned the honor for the week of Oct. 8-14, 2012.
Robertson continued her fantastic senior season by leading Miami in scoring in both games this past week. She shot 53.3 percent (16-for-30) from the field in averaging 18.5 points per game. She score 19 points and brought in six rebounds against MAC Champion Bowling Green on Wednesday. She was 9-for-14 from the field. Robertson followed that up with 18 more points and four rebounds in leading the RedHawks to a victory over Ohio on Saturday. She finished with two assists, two steals and three blocks during the week.
This is the sixth time this season and seventh time in her career that Robertson has been named Miami’s Female Athlete of the Week. She last earned the honor for the week of Jan. 13-19.
The next Miami Athletes of the Week connected by Frontier Communications will be announced Tuesday, March 18. For a list of this year’s winner’s, click here.
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