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Turnbull & Perry Carleton U Ravens 2009 Athletes of the Year. Doornekamp & Baxter Named Graduating Athletes of the Year.

Stuart Turnbull (Men’s Basketball) & Tanya Perry (Women’s Basketball)
are the 2009 Carleton University Ravens Athletes of the Year.

Aaron Doornekamp (Men’s Basketball) and Rachel Baxter (Women’s Water
Polo) are the 2009 Graduating Athletes of the Year.

Ravens Celebrate One National Championship, Two Provincial
Championships, 19 Team & Individual OUA Medals, 41 OUA/QSSF All-Stars
and 3 Coach of the Years Honors.

The Carleton University Ravens Department of Recreation & Athletics is
celebrating one of its most decorated years since the beginning of
Interuniversity participation, at Carleton University back in the
1940’s.  The Ravens earned One CIS National Championship (Men’s
Basketball), two OUA Provincial Championships (Men’s Basketball and
Men’s Sabre-Fencing), 19 teams and individuals earned OUA Medals, 41
student-athletes were named to OUA and QSSF All-Star teams, 4 were named
CIS All-Canadians and 3 Coaches were honored as OUA Coach of the Year
(Sandy Mackie, Men’s Soccer, John Langstone, Nordic Ski and Dave Smart
Men’s Basketball), Smart also earned his 3rd CIS Coach of the Year
award.

Turnbull & Perry 2009 Athletes of the Year.

Stuart Turnbull (Men’s Basketball) and Tanya Perry (Women’s Basketball)
have been selected as the 2009 Carleton University Athletes of the Year.
Turnbull led the Men’s Basketball program to the 2009 CIS Men’s
Basketball National Championship (W P Magee Trophy) by defeating the
University of British Columbia, 87-77, at Scotiabank Place (Kanata,
Ontario).  The fifth year veteran Commerce major was named the Jack
Donohue Trophy recipient as Most Valuable Player of the Championship.
Turnbull led the Ravens in scoring during the three-day tournament with
64-points for a 21.5 average including the winning shot at the buzzer
against the University of Western, 66-65, in the CIS Semi-Final Game.

Turnbull, a Tri-Captain Fifth Year Senior, from Kingston, Ontario led the
Ravens in scoring with 368 points, in 22 OUA East regular season games,
for a 16.7 points per game average.  Turnbull was named the OUA Male
Athlete of the Week for January 26th and March 16th, the Most Valuable
Player of the House-Laughton Hoops Classic and was named OUA East Player
of the Year and First Team OUA East All-Star and CIS First Team
All-Canadian.  The veteran Guard was also named MVP of the 3rd Annual
MBNA Capital Hoops Classic for leading Carleton to an 82-72 victory over
Ottawa, he scored 29-points and recorded 7-rebounds.  Turnbull will
graduate with a degree in Commerce.

Below are Stuart’s accomplishments in 2008-2009:
-First Team All-Canadian
-First Team OUA East All-Star
-OUA East Player of the Year
-MVP (Jack Donohue Trophy) of CIS National Championship Tournament
-Player of the Game versus Western (CIS Semi-Final)
-Player of the Game versus St. Francis X (CIS Quarter-Final)
-Player of the Game versus Ottawa 3rd Annual MBNA Capital Hoops Classic
-MVP of House-Laughton Hoops Classic Tournament
-OUA Male Athlete of Week (January 26th & March 16th.)

Perry, a fourth year veteran Guard from Barrie, Ontario, was named to
the OUA East Second All-Star Team, and was named the OUA East Division
Defensive Player of the Year. She finished the season tied for fifth in
the division with 11.3 points per game and fifth in the East with 108
defensive rebounds (5.6 average per game.) Tanya averaged 11.27 points
per game during the regular season. Perry becomes the third Raven in the
past decade to win the OUA East Defensive Player of the Year Award,
Rosie Warden (2001) and Dasa Farthing (2004) also received this award in
their senior years.

Under Perry’s on court leadership, the Ravens won more regular season
games this past season (14) then in any other year the team has competed
in the modern OUA/CIS system.  Perry scored 10-points and pulled down
6-rebounds as Carleton won a first ever home post season game against
Queen’s, 53-42.  The Law major receives the Ruth Coe Memorial Award, as
Carleton’s Female Athlete of the Year, with the goal of earning a berth
in the CIS National Championship Tournament, in her fifth and final
year, in 2009-10.

Below are Tanya’s accomplishments in 2008-2009:
-Second Team OUA East All-Star
-OUA East “Defensive Player of the Year”
-Team Captain
-Led Team in scoring 14 of 22 OUA East Regular Season Games
-Law Major (Bachelor of Arts)
-3.7 Assists per game – Tied for 4th in the OUA

Doornekamp & Baxter Honored as Graduating Athletes of the Year.

Aaron Doornekamp (Men’s Basketball) and Rachel Baxter (Women’s Water
Polo) brilliant careers are being celebrated tonight as the Graduating
Athletes of the Year.  Both Student-Athletes have won individual and
team honors over their five year careers at Carleton University.

Doornekamp receives the Jack Vogan Memorial Medal (Graduating Male
Athlete of the Year) as he helps the Men’s Basketball program earn their
4th CIS National Championship Title in his 5 years as Carleton
University.  The veteran Forward from Odessa, Ontario won every possible
award at Carleton during his career, 4 CIS National Titles, 2008 CIS
Men’s Basketball Player of the Year, 2008 OUA Male Athlete of the Year
and BLG Nominee as CIS Athlete of the Year, 2007 CIS Championship
Tournament Most Valuable Player and the list of accomplishments shows
the great dedication and talent he not only portrayed on the court but
to his Coaching Staff and teammates.

The fifth year tri-captain Commerce major was second in scoring on the
Ravens, in 2009, with 303 points in 21 OUA East regular season games.
Doornekamp averaged 14.4 points per game, and led Carleton in total
rebounds with 146 for a 7.0 average per game.  Named a House Laughton
Hoops Classic All-Star and the Most Valuable Player of the Dalhousie
University Rod Shoveller Memorial Tournament.  Aaron was named to the
OUA East First All-Star Team and CIS Second Team All-Canadian.

Below are the career accomplishments of Aaron Doornekamp:
-4 Time CIS National Champion
-3 Time OUA Provincial Champion
-2 Time All-Canadian (First Team in 2008 & Second Team in 2009)
-CIS Men’s Basketball Player of the Year in 2008
-CIS Men’s Basketball Tournament MVP (Jack Donohue Trophy) in 2007
-CIS Tournament All-Star in 2005
-4 Time OUA East All-Star
-2008 OUA Player of the Year
-2008 OUA Male Athlete of the Year (BLG Candidate)
-10 Times named Carleton Male Athlete of the Week
-4 Times OUA Male Athlete of the Week
-2 Times CIS Male Athlete of the Week
-Scored 1,385 OUA Regular season points in career for 13.06 points per
game average
-Scored 425 post season points for a 17.00 points per game average
-Carleton’s Athlete of the Year in 2007-08
-2008 CO-MVP of Team with Stu Turnbull
-Named to the OUA East All Rookie Team in 2004-2005

Baxter, a fifth year veteran forward from Ottawa, Ontario was the face
of the Women’s Water Polo program from the first match she played in
back in October, 2004.  The prolific goal scorer netted 184 career OUA
Regular and Post season goals in the 5 years she played for Carleton
University as she won 4 scoring titles and two OUA Player of the Year
Awards during her Carleton career.  The Ravens won 5 OUA Medals, 2-Gold
(OUA Championships), 1 Silver and 2 Bronze during her time in the
Ravens’ Pool.  In her senior year, Baxter scored 43 goals, leading
Carleton to an OUA Regular Season Championship with an 8-1-1 record.
While Carleton did lose the OUA Championship Game to Toronto, 13-9, the
OUA Coaches selected Baxter as the Tournament MVP as her presence in the
pool for Carleton led to a tournament high 9 goals in two days.

Below are the career accomplishments of Rachel Baxter:
-4 times named  OUA Player of the Year
-3 times named OUA Championship MVP
-5 times named OUA First Team All-Star
-4 Time OUA Scoring Champion
-43 goals in 2008-09
-42 goals in 2007-08
-40 goals in 2006-07
-25 goals in 2005-06
-34 goals in 2004-05 (Total:  184 Career OUA Regular & post season
goals)
-2 OUA Gold, 1 Silver & 2 Bronze Team Medals in Career.
-2006-07 Ruth Coe Memorial Award (Female Athlete of the Year)
-4 times named Team MVP

Smart earns the Pat O’Brien Memorial Coaching Award as Carleton’s top
Head Coach in 2008-2009.

Dave Smart, guided Carleton’s Men’s Basketball program to a 24-1 OUA
East regular and post season record to capture the Ravens 2nd straight
OUA Title (and 5th in Dave’s 10-year Carleton career) and was 9-0 in
exhibition games against CIS opponents as Carleton won the
House-Laughton Hoops Classic (Carleton’s Tournament in October), the
Laval University Tournament (Quebec City in October) and the Rod
Shoveller Memorial Tournament (Dalhousie in January).  The CIS Coaches
Association awarded Dave his third CIS Coach of the Year Award in the
past 8 seasons. His OUA/CIS regular and post season career record is an
amazing 239-25, a 92% winning mark!  Dave has guided the Ravens to 6 CIS
National Championships, only Ken Sheilds (University of Victoria) has
won more 7 titles.

2008-2009 Carleton Ravens Team Most Valuable Players:

Men’s Basketball
MVP:

Women’s Basketball
MVP: Ines Jelic

Men’s Soccer
MVP: Nick Persichino

Women’s Soccer
MVP: Aisha Stinson

Men’s Swimming
MVP: Chris Flynn

Women’s Swimming
MVP: Erika Friesen

Men’s Water Polo
MVP: Marc-Antoine Tanguay

Women’s Water Polo
MVP: Rachel Baxter

Golf – Men
MVP: Humphrey Yeung

Golf – Women
MVP: Kate Bondett

Field Hockey
MVP: Cathy Potter

Men’s Ice Hockey
MVP: Alex Archibald

Women’s Ice Hockey
MVP: Valerie Charbonneau

Fencing – Men
MVP: Ben Riley

Fencing – Women
MVP: Katrina Ross

Nordic Skiing – Men
MVP: Colin Abbott

Nordic Skiing – Women
MVP: Zoe Braul

Rowing – Men

MVP: Chris Mamen

Download the 2008-09 Varsity Athletics Banquet Program (PDF)

For further information on Carleton Athletics please contact David Kent,
Communications Manager, 613-293-5368
david_kent@carleton.ca