FAIRFIELD CITIZEN ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

JAN. 30

MALE

NAME: Marcel Parsons

SCHOOL: Fairfield Warde

GRADE: sophomore

SPORT: basketball

ACCOMPLISHMENT: Scored a team-high 21 points in a 63-61 overtime time at Greenwich. Added 11 points in a 74-57 loss to Westhill. The Mustangs, who only won two games all of last season, improved to 3-8 with the victory over the Cardinals.

FEMALE

NAME: Nicole Huntsman

SCHOOL: Fairfield Ludlowe

SPORT: Gymnastics

GRADE: Junior

ACCOMPLISHMENT: Scored a 34.55 in the all-around competition in a recent meet against Warde, Shelton and St. Joseph. Huntsman posted a score of 8.70 on the uneven bars, 7.20 on the balance beam, 9.15 on the vault and 9.50 on the floor exercise.

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