Athlete of the Week: Curtis Skip

Athlete of the Week: Curtis Skip


Academic Program / Year:      History / 3rd  Year

Hometown: Grande Prairie, Ab.

Date & description of event/game: March 2nd and 3rd Men's Hockey Playoff Wins vs. SAIT.

Performance/Achievements:   2 wins, Shut-out, and 77 total saves (0.975 save %).

The third-year U of A - Augustana Vikings goaltender had a major impact on his team's performance this past weekend as they swept past the SAIT Trojans in two hard fought playoff games.

On Friday night in Calgary, the Vikings goalie backstopped his team to an impressive 3-0 road victory with an incredible 40 save shut-out performance. Skip was named the Vikings Game Star for his efforts. The following night in Camrose saw Curtis make 37 saves on 39 SAIT shots in the Vikings 5-2 series clinching win. This performance included making 18 saves on the 18 shot barrage he faced in the 3rd period.  Skip's 0.975 save % in the two game series was a big factor in the Vikings quarter-final series win.  Congratulations Curtis!