Thursday, March 19, 2015 | News
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Carleton University’s Department of Recreation and Athletics is pleased to announce its award winners who were honoured at the annual Varsity Awards Banquet Thursday evening.
The Department of Recreation and Athletics would like to congratulate all the Ravens on a great 2014-2015 season.
This past season Natasha led her team by 40 points to finish tied for 3rd in the overall RSEQ stats for points with 70. The women’s rugby co-captain has had an incredible year participating in the FISU Games with Team Canada in the summer and with team Canada East at the Las Vegas tournament. Natasha rounded out her stellar year with a first-team CIS All-Canadian honour and a First-Team RSEQ All-Star.
Kendra led the way this season for the Ravens finishing first in the OUA Nordic Ski competition earning a First-Team OUA All-Star in the process. Kendra’s leadership and dedication paid off at this year’s national competitions earning a silver medal in the team sprints.
Thomas played a key role in the Ravens’ successful recapture of the OUA championship and national’s title defence. Thomas led the scoring for the ravens during regular season play averaging 17.2 points per game and contributing an average of 7.6 rebounds per game. Thomas also earned the OUA and CIS Defensive Player of the Year, a First-Team OUA All-Star and First-Team CIS All-Canadian honours to cap off an incredible year.
Phil led the way for the Ravens en route to their national championship victory this season. Phil averaged 29.33 points per game at the CIS Final 8 earning him a spot on the championship All-Star team and the tournament MVP honour. Phil was named both a First-Team OUA All-Star and First-Team CIS All-Canadian.
Coach smart led the Men’s basketball team to a 23-2 record against CIS competition in the regular season and playoffs en route to a 96-43 victory over the University of Ottawa to capture the team’s fifth straight CIS national championship and record setting 11th title in just 13 seasons. During the off season Dave is the assistant coach for the Canadian Men’s National Team that will be competing in the Pan-Am Games this summer in Toronto.
MVP – Thomas Scrubb
Doug Banton Award – Victor Raso
MVP – Lindsay Shotbolt
Alumni Award – Abeer Farhat
MVP – Geoff Devaney
MVP – Emese Dukai-Branscombe
MVP – Natasha Smith
Alumni Award – Lina Hanhan
MVP – Albert Johnson
MVP – Samantha Coates
MVP – Colin Abbott
MVP – Kendra Murray
MVP – Matthew Fournier
MVP – Megan Haley
MVP – Felix Daigle
Doug Banton Award – Michael Calof
MVP – Veronica Mazzella
Alumni Award – Sarah Royer
MVP – David Mackie
MVP – Tyesha McGann
MVP – Ogi Gutovic
Doug Banton Award – Andrew Di Perna
MVP – Kaitlyn Dennema
Alumni Award – Emma Cooke
MVP – Patrick Killeen
Doug Banton Award – Damian Cross
MVP – Tawnya Guidon
Alumni Award – Ainslee Kent
MVP – Nathaniel Behar
Doug Banton Award – Tommy Kanichis