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Athletic Awards Banquet

Posted by Stephanie Rogers on March 27, 2018 in News
Athletes of the Year with Matthew Guy, Student Services
Athletes of the Year with Matthew Guy, Student Services

The 54th Annual Athletic Awards Banquet was held last weekend honouring student athletes and coaches on their performance over the past year. Congratulations to all honourees.


Basketball (m)  Robin Grouse
Badminton       Sarah Pepperdine
Soccer (m)       Cody Smith
Soccer (w)      Katie Walsh                      
Volleyball (w)        Samantha Nichols
Woodsmen (m)     James Colpitts
Woodsmen (w)     Meghan Wynn
Equestrian             Eve Godin
Cross Country       Julia Roach

MIP Award
Basketball (m)       Zane Gares
Badminton             Cindy Yu
Soccer (m)            Michiel van der Paal     
Soccer (w)            Summer Nasr
Volleyball (w)        Sarah van den Heuvel
Woodsmen (m)     Michael MacDonald
Woodsmen (w)     Marissa Albright
Equestrian             Bridget Kenny
Cross Country       Lily Forsythe         


Basketball (m)       Sandrais Clayton
Badminton             Michelle Doane
Soccer (m)            Jack Lynds
Soccer (w)            Veronica Deno
Volleyball (w)        Sarah van den Heuvel  
Woodsmen (m)     Thian Carmen     
Woodsmen (w)     Hillary Schramm
Equestrian             Annie Lovett
Cross Country       KieranThornell                 

DAL AC All Academic Athletes                               

Athletes who have demonstrated excellence in academics and athletics, achieving GPA of 3.7 or above for "Honors" (with a minimum of 3 courses taken), and a position on a varsity team (1st semester).


Andrew Sytsma
Michelle Doane
Kiran Fong
Jingning Huang
Cindy Yu


Sho Tamura

Cross Country

Hannah Arseneault
Lily Forsythe
Katie McCallum
Shannon O’Connor
Julie Roach
Lane Yuill


Maddie Fiander-Deveau
Hannah Facey
Eve Godin
Karell Hébert
Annie Lovett


Alan Fiddes
Jack Lynds
Cody Smith
Justin Thorne
Brenden Wheeler
Summer Nasr
Katie Walsh


Xenna Mazal
Sarah van den Heuvel


Connor Morse
David George
Thian Carman
Ethan Reashore
Melanie Porter
Rachael Bekkers
Marissa Albright
Kate Nason
Eilish Conners
Hillary Schramm
Gaby Sabat Ortigoza

ACAA All-Conference 2017-18

Ruben Geerts – 1st team
Jack Lynds – 2nd team

ACAA Player of the Year and CCAA All-Canadian

Shanice Maxwell

1st team

Shanice Maxwell
Sian Rankin
Katie Walsh

2nd team

Veronica Deno
Leah Wiseman
Cora Sharp


Cora Sharp


Robin Grouse – 2nd Team


Thea McLachlin – 1st Team

Cross Country

Hannah Arseneault
Kieran Thornell
Kyle Culberson

CCAA All Canadian

Shanice Maxwell (soccer)                        Truro, NS

CCAA  Academic All Canadians

Jack Lynds (Soccer)                                 North River, NS
Katie Walsh (Soccer)                                Stellarton, NS
Hannah Arseneault (Cross Country)       St. Martins, NB

SIRC (Sport Information Resource Centre) and the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) are proud to announce the 2017-18 SIRC-CCAA Academic All Canadian Award recipients.

The SIRC-CCAA Academic All Canadian Award is the CCAA’s most prestigious student-athlete award, epitomizing their mandate of recognizing excellence in academics and athletics. To achieve this honour, a student-athlete must be named to his/her respective Conference All-Star teams (1st and 2nd) in a CCAA Sport, and must achieve a GPA standing of 3.7 or higher (Honors average - 1st semester).

Fourth Year Varsity Athletes

Neel Amin – Basketball                            Vaughan, ON
Andrew Sytsma – Badminton                 Royalton, NB
Cora Sharp – Soccer                                 Lwr. Millstream, NB
Summer Nasr – Soccer                            Toronto, ON
Eddie Boyle – Soccer                               Guelph, ON
Connor Morse – Woodsmen                   Kingston, NS

Fifth Year Varsity Athletes

Al Loureiro – Soccer                                 Recife, Brazil
Thea McLachlin – Volleyball                   Red Deer, AB
Murray Clements – Woodsmen             Chester, NS
Melanie Porter – Woodsmen                  Germantown, NB

MVP Varsity

Basketball (m)     J.C. Broussard             Las Vegas, NV
Badminton          Andrew Sytsma            Royalton, NB
Soccer (m)           Ruben Geerts               Dronten, Netherlands
Soccer (w)           Shanice Maxwell          Truro, NS
Volleyball (w)      Thea McLachlin           Red Deer, AB
Woodsmen (m)   Connor Morse              Kingston, NS
Woodsmen (w)   Melanie Porter              Germantown, NB
Equestrian          Rebecca Lumax           Dutch Settlement, NS
Cross Country    Hannah Arseneault      St. Martins, NB      

Outstanding Athlete Awards

Front (L to R) Karell Hebert, KS Marchant, Katie McCallum.  Back (L to R) Lily Forsythe, Connor Morse, Jack Lynds.  Missing Hannah Arseneault

KS Marchant Award – presented to the student athlete(s) with highest GPA in Degree and Technology carrying a minimum of 4 courses, first semester.


Karell Hébert       Equestrian                    Bathurst, NB
Jack Lynds          Soccer                          North River, NS
Katie McCallum  Cross Country              Tabusintac, NB
Connor Morse     Woodsmen                   Kingston, NS


Lily Forsythe       Cross Country              Charlottetown, PE



Hannah Arseneault      Cross Country    St. Martins, NB
Shanice Maxwell          Soccer                 Truro, NS


Connor Morse               Woodsmen          Kingston, NS