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Stammberger recognized for efforts on, off court

Sven Stammberger is a fifth-year forward with the Dalhousie Tigers men's basketball team. Submitted photo.
Sven Stammberger is a fifth-year forward with the Dalhousie Tigers men's basketball team. Submitted photo.

Tigers forward earns AUS community service award

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – Kensington native Sven Stammberger was named the student-athlete community service award winner Wedesday as the Atlantic University Sport announced its year-end men’s basketball awards recipients.
The fifth-year forward with the Dalhousie Tigers led the team in scoring (18.4 points per game) and rebounding (8.2) while adding 2.6 assists and 1.6 steals per game. The six-foot-six forward is also an academic all-Canadian with a 3.5 GPA.
Stammberger is heavily involved in the community, volunteering with numerous initiatives both on and off the Dalhousie campus, including the Special Tigers program. The program connects children and teens with cognitive disabilities with Dalhousie student-athletes through sport. Stammberger has volunteered his time with several student-athlete mental health initiative events, as well as with IWK activity days. He has also been a part of the Best Buddies program, which works with individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
He has also been active with Tigers basketball camps, working with elementary, junior high and high school students.
Stammberger was also a first-team all-star. He was joined by conference MVP Javon Masters (UNB), defensive player of the year Erik Nissen (Acadia), Kemar Alleyne (Saint Mary’s) and Alex Carson (Dalhousie).
UPEI Panthers guard Moshe Wadley made the all-rookie team after averaging eight points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.1 assists. UNB’s Brent Baker was named coach of the year.

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