Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Auger, Weckworth invited to University Games camp

Two former Saint John Sea Dogs have been invited to next month's FISU World University Games Training Camp in Caledon, Ont.

This year's team will be made up entirely of players from Ontario University Athletics. According to a press release, "the players will participate in a four-day training camp where a team of 22 student-athletes will be selected to represent OUA, U Sports and Canada at the upcoming World University Games in Almaty, Kazakhstan from January 25-February 10."

Defenceman David Weckworth of the Carleton Ravens and goaltender Sebastien Auger of the UQTR Patriotes will be the Sea Dogs alumni in attendance.

Weckworth spent the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons with the Sea Dogs after playing with the Gatineau Olympiques for two years. The Ottawa native had two goals and 18 assists in 107 career games with Saint John.

The 23-year-old is in his third season with the Ravens. In 14 games this year, Weckworth has a goal and four assists.

Auger spent his entire QMJHL career with the Sea Dogs. In four seasons, Auger posted a record of 77-98 to go along with a 3.14 goals against average and a .907 save percentage.

Auger is in his second season at UQTR. This year he is 5-2 with a 2.77 GAA and .914 SV%.

Former Sea Dog Michael Kirkpatrick helped Canada win gold at the 2013 Winter Universiade.

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