Fleming Athletics Celebrates Student Athletes at the Annual Fleming Athletic Varsity Banquet
Peterborough, ON (April 11, 2023) – Fleming College’s student athletes were celebrated during the Annual Fleming Athletic Varsity Banquet Friday, March 31.
In a night full of surprises, former Athletic Coordinator Fred Batley was honoured by former colleague Jane Bolin for his induction into the Ontario College Athletic Association (OCAA) Hall of Fame.
Fleming College also created an award in Batley’s name, to further honour the long-time standing member of the Athletics Department.
The Fred Batley Coaches Award honours current Fleming coaches. Loggersports coach Al Cavers and Rugby Women’s 7’s coach Donnie Maillet were the inaugural recipients this year.
Team Awards were presented to the following student athletes who excelled on their teams:
MVP: Frances Emery
Rookie of the Year: Ainsley Taggett
MVP: Nolan Galardo
Rookie of the Year: Cameron Fraser-Freeman
MVP: Carissa Stauffer
Rookie of the Year: Kelly Galt
MVP: Holly Pennings
Rookie of the Year: Zofia Boruta
MVP: Sam Deschenes
Rookies of the Year: Tim Akers and Calvin Dekok
Female MVP: Alexandra Bennett
Male MVP: Desmond Burman-Martin
Female Rookie of the Year: Madelyn McInnes
Male Rookie of the Year: Jakob Ursic
MVPs: Theon Esseboom and Kyle Shiferaw
Rookies of the Year: Keandre Jackson and Brock Stupar
Women’s Rugby 7’s
MVP: Rachael King
Rookie of the Year: Abby Todd
MVP: Ainsley Taggett
Rookie of the Year: Hannah Vallier
MVPs: Logan Scott and Sahil Bhardwaj
Rookie of the Year: Sam Barker
OCAA All Academic Awards were presented to student athletes who maintained a 3.6 GPA or higher during their season:
Chloe Bender, Amy Browett, Emma Janes, Hollie Phillips, Montana Rank, Abby Todd, Sam Barker, Aaron Molenhuis, Rob Ryan, Pushkar Patel, Maggie Hope, Nicole Nielsen, Breann Maillet-Goodfellow, Zofia Boruta, Keeley Cox, Alexandra Joli-Coeur, Kaitlyn McConkey, Emma Sluggett, Ted Davis, Paul Molay, Nate Stephen, Kaden Bulmer, Leo Arseneault, Jordan Brown, Cameron Butyn, Ethan Johnston, Scott McDonald, Scott Gauer, Blake Fellman, Alexandra Bennett, Claeyr Townsend, Tanya Pelerine, Madelyn McInnes, Brittany Smith- Kelso, Anna Westwood, Sarah D’hondt, Arden Curran, Emma Holder
OCAA Honour Awards were presented to our student athletes based on their athletic performance. Recipients were selected and voted on by other OCAA institutions.
2022 OCAA Women’s Rugby Sevens Championship All Star: Rachael King
2022 OCAA Women’s Rugby Sevens Championship All Star and 2022 OCAA Academic & Athletic Excellence Award: Montana Rank
2022 OCAA Academic & Athletic Excellence Award: Abby Todd
2022 OCAA Women’s Cross Country Second All Ontario Team: Frances Emery
Women’s Cross Country Second All-Ontario Team: Ainsley Taggett
Men’s Volleyball Second Team All-Star: Dion Pearson-Laviolette
The Fleming Athletics All Academic Knight Award is presented to a first-year athlete with a 3.6 GPA or higher. This year’s award recipient is Kaden Bulmer.
This year’s Rachael Spearing Award is presented to a women’s rugby player who demonstrated heart, spirit, sportsmanship, and dedication on the field. This year’s Rachael Spearing Award recipient is Amy Browett.
The Kris Starr Award and Adam Evans Award are each presented to Loggersports athletes who show their heart, spirit, dedication, and love of sport. This year’s awards were presented to:
Kris Starr Award: Matthew Douchant
Adam Evans Award: Ethan Johnston
All-Around Athlete Awards are presented to a male and female athlete who performed at a high level both on and off the field of play. These athletes demonstrate great leadership, commitment, and dedication. This year’s winners are:
Male All Around Athlete of the Year: Stephen Cadamuro
Female All Around Athlete of the Year: Ainsley Taggett
Fleming Athletics Athlete of the Year Awards go to a male and female athlete who performed exceptional achievements within their sports while maintaining academic eligibility. Our 2022-2023 Athlete of the Year awards go to:
Male Athlete of the Year: Scott Gauer
Female Athlete of the Year: Abby Todd
Fleming College and the Fleming Athletics and Recreation department would like to congratulate all our student athletes, coaches and award recipients who showed their dedication and hard work throughout the 2022-2023 varsity season. We would also like to wish all the graduating athletes well as they move on throughout their post collegiate lives.
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