OUA Athletes of the Week

  • Cristine Chao, Hockey, Toronto
    December 02, 2019
    Fifth-year defenceman Cristine Chao scored both goals as the No. 4 nationally-ranked University of Toronto Varsity Blues women’s hockey team defeated the No. 9 Waterloo Warriors 2-1 on Saturday night at Varsity Arena.
  • Brad van Schubert, Hockey, RMC
    December 02, 2019
    Brad van Schubert picked up two vital wins in the Paladins goal over the weekend, including RMC's first victory against perennial powerhouse McGill in over a decade.
  • Jenna Woock, Volleyball, Toronto
    November 25, 2019
    A third-year health and disease major, Jenna Woock totaled 31.5 points and a .476 hitting percentage in helping the No. 4 nationally-ranked Varsity Blues women’s volleyball team to two big wins this past weekend.
  • Kadre Gray, Basketball, Laurentian
    November 25, 2019
    Kadre Gray led the Voyageurs to a pair of victories over the weekend and did so in record breaking fashion, adding even more accolades to his already decorated Laurentian career.
  • Taytum Clairmont, Hockey, Waterloo
    November 18, 2019
    To be the best, you have to beat the best, and the Waterloo Warriors surging start to the season continued to epitomize that theme this past weekend, with Taytum Clairmont powering the team’s latest wins against some stiff competition.
  • Cameron Lamport, Hockey, RMC
    November 18, 2019
    After leading RMC in points last year, Cameron Lamport has kept his foot on the gas pedal to start the 2019-20 season, most recently exploding for a five-point weekend against Nipissing and Carleton.
  • Lucia Stafford, Cross Country, Toronto
    November 11, 2019
    The individual accolades just keep coming for Lucia Stafford, as she once again came through with a top finish for the Toronto Varsity Blues women’s cross country team, albeit on the national stage this time around.
  • Garrett Forrest, Hockey, Ryerson
    November 11, 2019
    A stingy stretch of play for the Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team has them firing on all cylinders of late; a streak that continued into the team’s two games this past week thanks in large part to Garrett Forrest’s performance between the pipes.
  • Sophie de Goede, Rugby, Queen's
    November 04, 2019
    After topping the conference charts, OUA Player of the Year Sophie de Goede continued to shine for her Queen’s Gaels squad as they took on the best of the best from across the country this weekend in Ottawa.
  • Gideon Dresser, Volleyball, Guelph
    November 04, 2019
    For the first time in 39 years, the Guelph Gryphons men’s volleyball team has started a season 4-0. This past week, second-year setter Gideon Dresser was instrumental in helping the Gryphons continue their impressive start to the season, with the team picking up a pair of road wins over two nationally-ranked opponents.
  • Lucia Stafford, Cross Country, Toronto
    October 29, 2019
    Fourth-year standout Lucia Stafford earned the individual gold medal for the Toronto Varsity Blues in impressive fashion at the 2019 OUA cross country championships this past Saturday.
  • Mitch Ubene, Cross Country, Guelph
    October 21, 2019
    For the 17th time in the last 21 years, the Guelph Gryphons are OUA champions in men's cross country. And it was Mitch Ubene leading the charge for the Gryphons on Saturday in Hamilton.
  • McKinley Hunt, Rugby, Queen's
    October 21, 2019
    The Queen’s Gaels captured their first OUA women’s rugby title since 2013 on Friday night and they couldn’t have done it without the contributions of all-star McKinley Hunt.
  • Mack Shields, Hockey, York
    October 21, 2019
    With two tough matchups looming against top-10 squads, the York Lions needed players to step up, and step up they did. Perhaps no one shone brighter than Mack Shields; however, who stood tall between the pipes against two of the nation’s best this weekend.
  • Ashley Mlinaric, Soccer, Nipissing
    October 15, 2019
    There was plenty for the Nipissing Lakers women’s soccer team to be thankful for this Sunday, but when it comes to their latest result on the pitch, they might owe an extra bit of thanks to Ashley Mlinaric.
  • Kyle Laborde-Ayres, Soccer, Ryerson
    October 15, 2019
    For a second straight week, Kyle Laborde-Ayres made his mark on the pitch, now capturing Ryerson’s Male Athlete of the Week honours two straight times. But his latest efforts helped the Rams men’s soccer team do something no other group had done this season.
  • Khadi Dako, Rugby, Toronto
    October 07, 2019
    After finishing sixth in scoring across the conference during the regular season, Khadi Dako continued her potent production into the postseason en route to the Toronto Varsity Blues weekend win.
  • Fadi Salback, Soccer, Ontario Tech
    October 07, 2019
    The Ontario Tech Ridgebacks picked up an important pair of wins this season in their postseason pursuit, with Fadi Salback finding himself at the centre of the team’s electrifying six-point performance.
  • Megan Girardi, Soccer, Western
    September 30, 2019
    Megan Girardi has been a brick wall between the pipes for the Western Mustangs through her first 10 games, with the stingy play continuing into this past weekend’s outings.
  • Max Turek, Cross Country, McMaster
    September 30, 2019
    The Marauders burst through in a big way a year ago on the trails, with the McMaster men’s cross country squad turning plenty of heads en route to their provincial banner, and Max Turek is off to a strong start in maintaining his team’s championship status.
  • Kiyani Johnson, Soccer, York
    September 23, 2019
    The York Lions may have only taken the field once this weekend, but Kiyani Johnson made the most of every minute, buoying her squad to a convincing victory over the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks in the process.
  • Jared Agyemang, Soccer, Brock
    September 23, 2019
    It was a productive weekend on the pitch for Brock’s Jared Agyemang, who powered his team offensively with a trio of goals to earn a split in the Badgers’ two outings.
  • Marilena Spagnolo, Soccer, Brock
    September 16, 2019
    The Brock Badgers earned their first victory of the women’s soccer season on Saturday, followed by a draw the next day, but both results would have been tough to secure without the stellar play from their keeper Marilena Spagnolo.
  • Dario Conte, Soccer, Carleton
    September 16, 2019
    Carleton welcomed a pair of northern schools to the nation’s capital this weekend, and backed by a strong offensive showing from Dario Conte, the Ravens managed to defend their home turf in back-to-back wins.
  • Mikayla Morton, Soccer, Ottawa
    September 09, 2019
    Fourth-year Ottawa Gee-Gees forward Mikayla Morton had a dynamic offensive week for the Gee-Gees, racking up six goals in three games for the reigning champion squad.
  • Glorious Okpali, Soccer, Laurier
    September 09, 2019
    The week didn’t get off on the best foot for the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks, but thanks in large part to Glorious Okpali, it ended with a massive win for the men’s soccer program against a nationally-ranked rival.
  • Giulia Geraci, Soccer, Western
    September 03, 2019
    The Western Mustangs had a productive weekend up north in a pair of matchups against the Algoma Thunderbirds, with Giulia Geraci headlining the high-octane output of the purple ponies.
  • Augustus Oku, Soccer, Laurentian
    September 03, 2019
    The Laurentian Voyageurs split their opening weekend on the pitch, picking up three combined goals in their up and down weekend. But while the results may have been different from one day to the next, the key producer remained the same, with Augustus Oku accounting for all three of the team’s tallies.
  • Theanna Vernon, Volleyball, Ryerson
    April 23, 2019
    Theanna Vernon, in her fifth and final season with the Rams women’s volleyball team, maintained her status as one of the most dominant middles across the country. After anchoring her team to a national title a year ago Vernon came back swinging to help her team continue to reach new heights on the court.
  • Jace Kotsopoulos, Soccer, Guelph
    March 25, 2019
    Jace Kotsopoulos has been one of the most dynamic and potent players to ever step onto the pitch for the Gryphons men’s soccer program, and after adding to his already impressive university resume this season, finds himself receiving the conference’s top honour.
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