OUA Athletes of the Week

  • Kenna Bartlett, Curling, Queen's
    March 17, 2020
    For a second straight season, the Queen’s Gaels women’s rink found themselves curling for a bronze medal on the national stage, and thanks in large part to the consistent contributions of lead Kenna Bartlett, the Tricolour stepped onto the podium this season.
  • John Willsey, Curling, Laurier
    March 17, 2020
    After playing an integral role for the OUA champion Laurier Golden Hawks in their provincial run, John Willsey stepped up once again on the national stage to help the rink soar to another championship.
  • Lucia Stafford, Track & Field, Toronto
    March 09, 2020
    A fourth-year middle distance specialist, Lucia Stafford reached the podium four times in leading the Varsity Blues women’s track and field team to a silver-medal finish at the 2020 U SPORTS championships in Edmonton.
  • Mark Bujnowski, Track & Field, Guelph
    March 09, 2020
    Through his first three seasons as a member of the Gryphons track and field program, Mark Bujnowski has already established himself as one the top throwers in a program history. The third-year agricultural science major added to his already lengthy resumé this past weekend with his best-ever performance at a U SPORTS Championship.
  • Samantha Keltos, Basketball, Brock
    March 03, 2020
    A player dreams of being able to step up for their team when the bright lights come on, which is exactly what Samantha Keltos did for the Brock Badgers in their triumphant Critelli Cup performance.
  • Lloyd Pandi, Basketball, Carleton
    March 03, 2020
    Add another OUA championship to the mantle for the Carleton Ravens, who turned to one of the best newcomers in the country – Lloyd Pandi – to help anchor their quest for a third straight Wilson Cup championship.
  • Aleksa Gold, Swimming, Toronto
    February 24, 2020
    Second-year standout Aleksa Gold reached the podium seven times in leading the Toronto Varsity Blues women’s swimming team to a silver-medal finish at the 2020 U SPORTS championships in Victoria this past weekend.
  • Ali Sow, Basketball, Laurier
    February 24, 2020
    The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s basketball team entered postseason play as the 10th-ranked team in the field of 12, but Ali Sow helped the underdog squad soar to lofty heights with some on-court mastery this week.
  • Kaelyn Gregory, Curling, McMaster
    February 18, 2020
    It had been 25 years since the McMaster Marauders women’s rink took home a provincial title, but thanks in large part to the confident curling of Kaelyn Gregory, that streak was snapped this weekend.
  • Luke Peressini, Hockey, Western
    February 18, 2020
    With their backs against the wall in their opening round series against the Toronto Varsity Blues, Luke Peressini stepped up in a big way for the Western Mustangs. Backstopping them to a spot in Round 2.
  • Hannah Genich, Swimming, Toronto
    February 10, 2020
    Fourth-year veteran Hannah Genich earned OUA Female Swimmer of the Year honours in leading the Varsity Blues to their seventh straight provincial title this past weekend
  • Sebastian Paulins, Swimming, Western
    February 10, 2020
    To say it was an incredible performance by Sebastian Paulins at the OUA Swimming Championships would be an understatement, as the Western Mustangs standout made quite a splash across the three days of competition.
  • Jennifer Nwamadi, Wrestling, Western
    February 03, 2020
    Not only was Jennifer Nwamadi a champion on the mats, but also a standout beyond them, as the Western Mustangs’ major award winner from the OUA Wrestling Championships captures the latest OUA Athlete of the Week honours.
  • Ben Zahra, Wrestling, McMaster
    February 03, 2020
    Ben Zahra was about as unstoppable as it gets when he took to the mats at this weekend’s OUA Wrestling Championships, managing to tackle a feat he had yet to accomplish in his university career.
  • Marin Scotten, Basketball, Ryerson
    January 27, 2020
    The Ryerson Rams’ top scorer continued to play a leading role for the women’s basketball team over the weekend, as Marin Scotten brought her squad right down to the wire against a pair of fellow top-five schools.
  • Lock Lam, Basketball, Lakehead
    January 27, 2020
    The block party continued up north this weekend, as Lock Lam wreaked havoc as a rim protector and all-around force for the Lakehead Thunderwolves in a pair of wins for the No. 6 squad.
  • Sarah Gates, Basketball, McMaster
    January 20, 2020
    It has been a season of ups and downs for the defending OUA and U SPORTS champion McMaster Marauders women’s basketball team, but Sarah Gates offered up a pair of celebratory performances against two of this year’s premier opponents.
  • Ryan Valentini, Hockey, Guelph
    January 20, 2020
    Ryan Valentini has not disappointed since arriving on campus at the University of Guelph a year ago, and now, he will head into Thursday’s Frosty Mug game fresh off one of his most memorable weeks as a Gryphon.
  • Lauren Golding, Basketball, York
    January 13, 2020
    York basketball player Lauren Golding put together the best two games of her career, averaging 30 points and 15.5 rebounds, to lead the Lions to a pair of victories over No. 8 Brock and McMaster this past week.
  • Tanor Ngom, Basketball, Ryerson
    January 13, 2020
    Ryerson’s Tanor Ngom made his presence felt in a big way this week, with his personal accolades buoying the Rams’ two wins against nationally-ranked opponents.
  • Aurore Beaulieu, Hockey, Guelph
    January 06, 2020
    The second half of the season couldn’t have gotten off to a better start for Aurore Beaulieu and the Guelph Gryphons, as the reigning champions took down another of the nation’s top teams in their first game of 2020.
  • Franco Sproviero, Hockey, Western
    January 06, 2020
    If the Western Mustangs men’s hockey team had a new year’s resolution to ramp up the offence, then no player took it to heart more than Franco Sproviero, who was an instrumental piece of the team’s offensive onslaught to open 2020.
  • 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.
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