Fayle Safe

Fayle Safe

The PACWEST is proud to announce that Harry Fayle of the VIU Mariners men’s basketball team has been named the Male Athlete of the Year across all-sports.

Fayle led the Mariners to a national gold medal this season and was named the Player of the Game in the title game after dropping 25 points. He was also named a First Team All-Star during the championship tournament.

In the regular season the Australian played all 18 games averaging 19.5 points a game and over four assists. He shot 43% from the field and 34% from downtown while making 28 steals on the defensive side.

He was named the PACWEST Player of the Year and named a CCAA All-Canadian.

“He was the heart and soul of our championship run,” says head coach Matt Kuzminski. “As our point guard he had tremendous responsibility and handled it fearlessly. Harry is a guy who is all about the team, is willing to be coached, and cares only about winning. Having leadership like Harry allows you to have a selfless team that will be together.”

Fayle becomes the seventh Mariner to win this award since 2012.

2019 – Harry Fayle
2017 – Usama Zaid
2016 – Josh Ross
2015 – Justin King/Victor Blasco
2013 – Brandon Jones
2012 – Jared Stevens