Danny Demyanenko from the McMaster Marauders is the ArcelorMittal Dofasco U SPORTS male athlete of the week for the period ending March 12, 2017.
Demyanenko, a fifth year justice, political philosophy, and major law student from Toronto, racked up a total of 17 kills with a hitting percentage average of .762 in two shutout victories over the Ryerson Rams and Waterloo Warriors, as McMaster won its fifth consecutive OUA title. Aside from his offensive achievements, the OUA West Player of the Year also recorded one dig and six blocks in the pair of contests, with 4.5 blocks in the final match alone. His strong play all around saw him named player of the match.
StFX X-Men hockey player Chase Marchand, along with track and field athletes Antoine Thibeault of the Laval Rouge et Or, and Peter Millman of the Lethbridge Pronghorns were the other male nominees.
AUS: Chase Marchand, hockey StFX
RSEQ: Antoine Thibeault, track and field, Laval
OUA: Danny Demyanenko, volleyball, McMaster (recipient)
CWUAA: Peter Millman, track and field, Lethbridge