Dairy Farmers of Manitoba Athlete of the Week
The Dairy Farmers of Manitoba High School Athlete of the Week is Colson Smith of the Garden City Fighting Gophers hockey team.
Captain of the Fighting Gophers hockey team he has been a huge contributor to their success this year. He was selected as tournament MVP in the Sturgeon Heights Classic tournament recording 6 goals and 7 assists in 5 games. He is currently the top point leader in the WHSHL Platinum Promotions Division. In 8 league games played he has recorded 8 goals and 10 assists. Athletic Director Jacqueline McDonald states, "He is a two-way player; constantly battling for the puck and creating scoring opportunities for his teammates."
This grade 12 student has been an Honour Role student for 3 years and currently maintains an 85% academic average.