OUA Athletes of the Week

  • Mary Fay, Curling, Queen's
    February 19, 2019
    Queen’s curling skip Mary Fay was one of the standouts at this weekend’s OUA championships, leading her team to a gold medal after five days of tough competition at the KW Granite Club.
  • Todd Winder, Hockey, Guelph
    February 19, 2019
    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.
  • Kylie Masse, Swimming, Toronto
    February 11, 2019
    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.
  • Matthew Loewen, Swimming, Western
    February 11, 2019
    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.
  • Kassidy Nauboris, Hockey, UOIT
    February 04, 2019
    UOIT Ridgebacks’ Kassidy Nauboris added to her storied university career this past weekend, carrying her women’s hockey team to a pair of important wins as the regular season continues to wind down.
  • Ameen Aghamirian, Wrestling, McMaster
    February 04, 2019
    The best of the best took to the mats at the Guelph Gryphons Athletic Complex on Saturday, and while several individuals stood out, one of the brightest stars was McMaster’s Ameen Aghamirian.
  • Nicole Gilmore, Basketball, Carleton
    January 28, 2019
    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.
  • JV Mukama, Basketball, Ryerson
    January 28, 2019
    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.
  • Theanna Vernon, Volleyball, Ryerson
    January 21, 2019
    It's not very often a student-athlete can claim to have made zero errors in a weekend, but Ryerson's Theanna Vernon can do just that after a phenomenal weekend on the court.
  • Ali Sow, Basketball, Laurier
    January 21, 2019
    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.
  • April Clark, Hockey, Western
    January 14, 2019
    Her name has been atop the OUA scoring racing for some time now, and this past weekend, Western's April Clark added even more separation from the pack with an outstanding stretch on the ice.
  • Slater Doggett, Hockey, Queen's
    January 14, 2019
    Thanks to a five-point weekend for the Queen’s men’s hockey team and helping his Gaels move into second place in the East Division, Slater Doggett has earned this week’s provincial recognition.
  • Erica Fryer, Hockey, Toronto
    January 07, 2019
    Rookie goalie Erica Fryer amassed 35 saves in leading the Varsity Blues women’s hockey team to a six-point weekend on the road, kicking off the 2019 calendar year in fine form.
  • Nathan Riley, Basketball, Algoma
    January 07, 2019
    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.
  • Erin Locke, Hockey, York
    December 03, 2018
    York hockey player Erin Locke led the Lions to victory on Friday night with two goals against the Western Mustangs, including the game-winner in a 3-2 overtime win.
  • Gianfranco Sartor, Volleyball, Western
    December 03, 2018
    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, Basketball, Waterloo
    November 26, 2018
    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, Basketball, Laurier
    November 26, 2018
    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.
  • Rebecca Smith, Swimming, Toronto
    November 19, 2018
    The season may be young, and the swimmer may be new to the university scene, but that hasn’t stopped Toronto Varsity Blues Rebecca Smith from putting on a show in the early going this year.
  • Banky Alade, Basketball, Guelph
    November 19, 2018
    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.
  • Brogan MacDougall, Cross Country, Queen's
    November 12, 2018
    What a debut season for Brogan MacDougall, as the Queen’s runner penned the final chapter of her unparalleled campaign this past weekend at the U SPORTS Cross Country Championships.
  • Connor Black, Cross Country, Guelph
    November 12, 2018
    Athletes dream of being able to end their careers as a winner; something that Guelph’s Connor Black was able to play out on a frigid, gusty afternoon in Kingston.
  • Chiara Da Silva, Volleyball, York
    November 06, 2018
    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, Basketball, Laurentian
    November 06, 2018
    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.
  • Stephanie Roberts, Soccer, McMaster
    October 29, 2018
    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.
  • Mirza Custovic, Soccer, Ryerson
    October 29, 2018
    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.
  • Christina Morelli, Soccer, York
    October 22, 2018
    York soccer player Christina Morelli capped off an outstanding final season with the Lions by scoring four goals and adding one assist in two Lions victories over the weekend.
  • Colin Campbell, Hockey, Nipissing
    October 22, 2018
    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.
  • Sam Strassburger, Hockey, Nipissing
    October 15, 2018
    Sam Strassburger had a big weekend for the Nipissing Lakers to help the team kick off their campaign with back-to-back wins against tough competition.
  • Brendan Jacome, Hockey, Ottawa
    October 15, 2018
    After watching their competition take to the ice the week prior, the Ottawa Gee-Gees got their season underway this past weekend and were spearheaded by alternate captain Brendan Jacome early on.
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