By his high standards, Guelph’s Todd Winder had a relatively quiet regular season. But the reigning OUA West Rookie of the Year has a penchant for producing when the stakes are highest, which he proved once again in the Gryphons opening round games against rival Windsor.
Appearing in the last OUA Swimming Championships of her illustrious career, 2017 FINA world champion Kylie Masse earned her fifth consecutive OUA female Swimmer of the Year honour in leading the Varsity Blues to their sixth straight provincial title.
In a competitive field of swimmers that saw several schools step to the top of the podium this year, Western’s Matthew Loewen was one of the most consistently dominant to do so, showing why he took home a top honour at the OUA championship.
A pair of GTA squads came rolling through the nation’s capital over the weekend, but thanks in large part to the leading play of Nicole Gilmore, neither was able to up-end the Carleton Ravens on their home court.
Going into the weekend with an air-cast on one foot, it might come as a surprise to see JV Mukama as the OUA Athlete of the Week, but the Ryerson Rams standout dropped two of his best performances of the season against two of the best teams to earn the honour.
Ali Sow has been a force in the OUA this season, and this past weekend, he continued his incredible run that has seen him score 36 or more points in three straight games thanks to a pair of all-star performances.
He has been a consistent force the Thunderbirds men’s basketball team all season long, and after starting the 2019 calendar year in similar fashion, Algoma’s Nathan Riley earns this week’s provincial honour.
What a way for the Western Mustangs to close out the fall semester on the volleyball court, as their men’s team, anchored by outside hitter Gianfranco Sartor, slipped past the McMaster Marauders by a 3-2 margin.
Kaitlyn Overeem put together one of the best weekends in the history of the Waterloo Warriors women’s basketball program this past weekend, posting 40 points, 17 assists, 12 rebounds, six steals, and three blocks in the team’s two victories.
Ali Sow has catapulted out of the gates this season, with his best weekend of play coming in the team’s most recent outings; a stretch wherein the reigning OUA Rookie of the Year propelled the team to a pair of tough victories.
Banky Alade's infectious personality has been influential in the Gryphon locker room and now that he's in his third year, the Sherwood Park, AB native's play is also impacting the outcome of games, with the case in point coming in the team’s two games this past weekend.
The York Lions women’s volleyball team is off to a 3-0 start this season, and a big reason why they were able to tack on two more victories this past week was thanks to OUA Female Athlete of the Week, Chiara Da Silva.
Kadre Gray has picked up right where he left off last year, and after taking home just about every piece of hardware in the country last season, he has kicked off his 2018-19 campaign with the OUA’s Male Athlete of the Week award.
After finding the back of the net five times in the final weekend of the regular season to buoy her into top spot of the OUA’s scoring race, Stephanie Roberts continued her torrid pace into McMaster’s first two playoff games.
The postseason brings with it the opportunity for heroics and the chance to make a name for yourself; something that Ryerson Rams striker Mirza Custovic took full advantage of in his team’s quarterfinal clash with cross-town rival Toronto.
It was a jam-packed week on the ice for the Nipissing Lakers, and one player in particular that took advantage of the three-game week was Colin Campbell, who recorded eight points to propel him to this week’s OUA Male Athlete of the Week selection.