University of Winnipeg women’s basketball player Stephanie Kleysen and men’s wrestler Finn Higgins have been named 2014-15 Wesmen Male and Female Athletes of the Year.
Kleysen recently completed her fifth and final season as a member of the U of W women’s basketball program. She was named the Canada West Women’s Basketball Defensive Player of the Year as well as being named a Canada West Women’s Basketball Second Team All-Star.
Higgins completed his first season as a member of the Wesmen men’s wrestling program. He was named a First Team All-Canadian and captured the gold medal in the 90 kg weight class at the 2015 CIS Wrestling Championships earlier this month in Edmonton.
The announcement was made earlier this evening at the annual Wesmen Athletic Awards Banquet held at the Radisson Hotel.