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MacInnis, Whyley earn Hurricanes weekly awards

Lexi MacInnis, left, and Roosevelt (Chicken) Whyley play basketball for the Holland College Hurricanes.
Lexi MacInnis, left, and Roosevelt (Chicken) Whyley play basketball for the Holland College Hurricanes. - HOLLAND COLLEGE

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – Basketball players Lexi MacInnis and Roosevelt (Chicken) Whyley are this week’s Holland College Hurricanes athletes of the wee.

MacInnis, a first-year guard from Stratford, was named the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Assocaition (ACAA) rookie of the year on Friday. She helped the Hurricanes advance to the semifinals with a 61-57 victory Friday over the UNBSJ Seawolves in quarter-final action. She recorded 14 points, nine rebounds, two assists and one steal.

MacInnis, a bioscience student, had 14 points, two rebounds, two assists and a steal in Saturday’s 65-44 semifinal loss to the Mount Allison Mounties.

Whyley, a fourth-year forward from Nassau, Bahamas, was named to the ACAA (ACAA) first All-conference team.

The sport and leisure management student had 25 points, 15 rebounds, three assists and three steals in Sunday’s 100-64 win over the Crandall Chargers to claim their sixth straight ACAA championship.

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