FAIRFIELD CITIZEN ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

MARCH 20

MALE

NAME: Jake Fuss

SCHOOL: Fairfield co-op

GRADE: Junior

SPORT: Ice hockey

ACCOMPLISHMENT: Scored a goal in the Mustangs' 3-2 loss to Branford in the Division II state quarterfinals. Scored three goals in Fairfield's 4-1 win over Milford in the CIAC tournament opening round. The Mustangs finished the season with a 15-8 record. Fuss was also recently named as a second-team All-FCIAC hockey player.

FEMALE

NAME: Sarah Mason

SCHOOL: Fairfield co-op

SPORT: Skiing

GRADE: Senior

ACCOMPLISHMENT: Mason led the Fairfield co-op ski team to its third consecutive Connecticut Interscholastic Ski Leagu state title, edging past Ridgefield by eight seconds. Mason finished second overall in the combined two races and was nominated as an All-State performer for the fourth straight season.

Coaches who wish to nominate an athlete for Athlete of the Week can call Fairfield Citizen sports writer Chris Elsberry by 5 p.m. Tuesday at 203-400-4765 or email him at celsberry@ctpost.com