El Zanaty, Bettez named McGill athletes of week


Published: 20Oct2008

MONTREAL – Moustafa El Zanaty of Montreal and Ann-Sophie Bettez of Sept-Iles, Que., are the McGill University athletes of the week for the period ending Oct. 19, 2008.

El Zanaty, a 6-foot-4, 195-pound guard on the men’s basketball team, earned all-tournament honours at the McGill Redbird Classic last week, where McGill finished second with a 2-1 record. The 25-year-old finance & treasury junior scored a tourney-high 68 points to go with 14 rebounds, 5 steals and 11 assists in three games. He shot 37.0 per cent from the field (20/54), 25 per cent from 3-point range (5/20), and 85.2 per cent from the foul line (23/27). El Zanaty is a graduate of Champlain College in St. Lambert, Que.

Bettez, who turned 21 on Oct. 14, is a management sophomore with the women’s hockey team. The 5-foot-4 forward scored six points, including a pair of goals, in two games, both victories by the No.1-ranked Martlets last week. Bettez, who was recently named to play for Team Canada at the Under-22 world championships in Germany next January, was the CIS rookie of the year last season after playing for Dawson College.


Earl Zukerman
Communications Officer & Webmaster
Dept. of Athletics & Recreation
McGill University
475 Pine Avenue W.
Montreal, QC  
earl.zukerman [at] mcgill.ca

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