Huskies Announce Nominees

Huskie Athletics is proud to announce the nominees for the Major 7 Awards to be handed out at the 2014 Huskie Salute on April 4 at TCU Place.

The Major 7 Awards are handed to those athletes who have had outstanding seasons for the green and white, as well as made big contributions on the field, in the classroom and in the community during their time with the Huskies. Huskie Athletics will also honour Canada West All-Stars and Major Award Winners, CIS All-Canadians and Major Award Winners and fifth year athletes, as well as hand out the Trainer of the Year award.

And the nominees are…

Howard Nixon Trophy – Male Rookie of the Year

Dressing in every game at receiver with 281 yards…
Mitch Hillis, Football

Playing big minutes as a shutdown defenceman…
Kendall McFaull, Hockey

A Canada West silver medalist in the 4X200m relay…
Brody Pylypow, Track & Field 

Pat Lawson Trophy – Female Rookie of the Year

Finishing fourth at the Canada West Championship with a personal best toss in weight throw…
Olena Olenick, Track & Field

Leading rookies in conference scoring…
Kaitlin Willoughby, Hockey

E. Kent Phillips Trophy – Male Athlete of the Year

Winning two more conference and CIS medals….
Dylan Bray, Wrestling

Leading the Huskies in digs and kills…
Bryan Fraser, Volleyball

Breaking a Huskie record while winning conference gold…
Kenrick Hanna, Track & Field

Canada West MVP and leading scorer…
Derek Hulak, Hockey

An all-star and All-Canadian…
Stephon Lamar, Basketball

Starting all matches and leading conference with 69 shots…
Brett Levis, Soccer

 

Mary Ethel Cartwright Trophy – Female Athlete of the Year

Winning two conference awards…
Dalyce Emmerson, Basketball

Canada West’s Most Outstanding Female Wrestler…
Annie Monteith, Wrestling

Setting Canada West and CIS records…
Taryn Suttie, Track & Field

Leading her team to a first-ever conference championship…
Cami Wooster, Hockey

 

Rusty McDonald Trophy – All-Round Male Athlete

A captain, All-Academic and all-star…
Brennan Bosch, Hockey

A two-time Canada West medalist, All-Academic and avid volunteer…
Shane Johnson, Wrestling

A three-time Canada West medalist, All-Academic and leader for his team…
Nolan Machiskinic, Track & Field

Valerie Girsberger Trophy – All-Round Female Athlete

A two-time Canada West Champion, All-Academic and avid volunteer…
Riley Humbert, Basketball

A CIS medalist, All-Academic and leader for her team…
Lauren Taylor, Track & Field

Colb McEwon – Coach of the Year

This award’s winner will be announced at Salute

Doors open for Huskie Salute begins at 7 p.m. The program begins at 7:30 p.m. Guest are encouraged to show their Huskie Pride and include a splash of green in their outfit.

Tickets are available for teams through a HAC representative or by calling 306-966-1023. Ticket prices are $10.

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