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Fleming College Student Named OCAA All Star


Peterborough, ON – (March 3, 2023) – The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) has named Fleming College student Dion Pearson-Laviolette as a Men’s Volleyball Second Team All-Star.

The recognition came as part of the 2022-2023 year-end awards ahead of the OCAA Men’s Volleyball Championship which took place at Fanshawe College last week.

Pearson-Laviolette, from Paisley, Ontario, is a Graphic Design student at Fleming. The fifth year OCAA athlete and outside hitter finished the season strong, leading the Fleming Knights in many statistical categories.

Pearson-Laviolette played three years for the Knights before this season and had previously won Most Improved and Most Dedicated player.

Pearson-Laviolette was 9th in the league in points with 230.5 and 8th in points per set for the Knights, with the majority of his points coming from kills where he had 178 on the year.

Playing both a solid offense and defence for the 9-9 Knights, Dion also had 36 total blocks (10th in the league) and 109 digs (21st in the league) leading the team to the playoffs. 

Dion graduates from our Fleming volleyball program as an OCAA All-Star. Fleming College wishes him all the best in his future endeavours and would like to thank Dion for his tremendous play on the court, as well as his leadership off the court.

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 80,000 alumni.

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