OUA Athletes of the Week

  • 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.
  • Brad van Schubert, Hockey, RMC
    October 09, 2018
    It’s easy to remember your first OUA start, but when it comes to first-year goaltender Brad van Schubert, his debut will be especially memorable.
  • Jenny Wolever, Soccer, Queen's
    October 09, 2018
    Just as she has done all season long, Queen’s forward Jenny Wolever proved to be the difference-maker for the Gaels with her offensive touch.
  • Katherine Koehler-Grassau, Soccer, UOIT
    October 01, 2018
    UOIT women’s soccer team is finding their stride after a tough start, and a big contributor to the team’s current seven-game point streak is long-time Ridgeback Katherine Koehler-Grassau.
  • Nathan Zak, Soccer, Nipissing
    October 01, 2018
    Nipissing men’s soccer picked up two big wins this weekend to bring their record to .500 for the year, with fourth-year forward Nathan Zak playing a key role for the Lakers.
  • Jaslan Stirling, Field Hockey, York
    September 24, 2018
    York field hockey player Jaslan Stirling picked up her second consecutive athlete of the week honours for York this week, but managed to outdo her lofty opening weekend efforts to secure provincial honours this time around.
  • Mark Patton, Cross Country, Guelph
    September 24, 2018
    The Guelph Gryphons men's cross country team is loaded with talent and this week’s OUA Athlete of the Week Patton is among the best for the defending OUA and U SPORTS team champions.
  • Melissa Gilligan, Soccer, Carleton
    September 17, 2018
    The Carleton Ravens gave the home crowd their first taste of women’s soccer action on the year last weekend, and it was newcomer Melissa Gilligan that provided the home opener heroics in both games.
  • Anton Buciora, Soccer, RMC
    September 17, 2018
    Scoring your first goal is always a memorable moment, and it is one that RMC Paladins’ Anton Buciora got to experience this past weekend, en route to his Male Athlete of the Week nod.
  • Morgan Berg, Soccer, Waterloo
    September 10, 2018
    After earning weekly honours for the Waterloo Warriors a week ago, Morgan Berg doubled down with another award-winning performance this week.
  • Johnathan Ardell, Soccer, RMC
    September 10, 2018
    Johnathan Ardell had never seen his team win a game, but the Paladins keeper took matters into his own hands to help win the first game for the program since 2015.
  • Emma Lefebvre, Soccer, Ottawa
    September 04, 2018
    Third-year forward Emma Lefebvre was all over the scoresheet in her team’s two matches this week and her goal-scoring prowess has earned her provincial recognition.
  • Jace Kotsopoulos, Soccer, Guelph
    September 04, 2018
    One of the OUA’s finest strikers was back at it on the weekend, as Guelph’s Jace Kotsopoulos had an impressive showing for the Gryphons in two tough matches.
  • Stephanie Roberts, Soccer, McMaster
    August 27, 2018
    It was a winning way to start the season for the McMaster Marauders and Stephanie Roberts shone especially bright.
  • Abdallah El-Chanti, Soccer, Ryerson
    August 27, 2018
    It’s always nice to get your season off on the right foot, and Abdallah El-Chanti did just that during the Ryerson Rams pair of wins this weekend.
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