adidas white Amand named top RMC athletes
Courtney, a fourth year business administration (honours) student, helped the Paladins rugby team to its third playoff berth in four seasons and was named an Ontario University Athletics all star for a fourth consecutive season. Courtney was also named the college’s top fourth year athlete.
St Amand, a fourth year psychology (honours) student, won a gold medal in team foil at the OUA fencing championships, helping RMC to an overall second place finish in the event for the third year in a row. Prince of Wales Cup for excellence in all four components throughout his college years. Last year, he received the Dr. Fisher Memorial Trophy and Scholarship, awarded to a third year cadet considered most deserving by reason of academic standing and qualities of leadership and sponsorship.
Mackenzie Brauer of the women’s soccer team won the Captain Matthew Dawe Memorial Cup, awarded annually to the outstanding Regular Officer Training Plan varsity athlete who excels in all aspects of college life at RMC. Brauer, a fourth year chemistry (honours) student from Ajax, served as captain of the soccer team. (Dawe, a Kingston native and RMC grad, was killed along with five other Canadian soldiers by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on July 4, 2007.)
Three members of the hockey team received awards: Michael Keenan (top third year athlete), Eric Bouchard (top team captain) and Owen Gill (Fair Play award).
Fencer Garrett Whelan, an OUA all star, was named top first year athlete.
Volleyball player Dale Towe, an OUA East second team all star, was named top second year athlete.
The men’s fencing team was named the college’s team of the year after finishing third overall at the OUA championships in February. A year earlier, the team finished seventh.