St. Lawrence honored its top athletes at the sports banquet

St. Lawrence honored its top athletes on May 2nd during its annual sports banquet. Many athletes were given awards for their academic performance as well as their athletic performances.

Ariane Doré from the Women’s Basketball Team and Hugo Guillemette from the Men’s Hockey Team were named athlete of the year for their overall performances this year.

Ariane’s accomplishments were highlighted at the sports banquet. First, she was named RSEQ Most Valuable Athlete. She was also named on the RSEQ All-Star Team and finished with the best point per game average (14,9) in the North-Est Conference. She contributed throughout the year to winning the silver medal at the Provincial Championships.

Hockey team captain Hugo Guillemette had an outstanding year as well. In his second year at St. Lawrence, he was named many times RSEQ star of the week. He also finished 15th best pointer out of over 300 athletes in the league, with 17 goals and 20 assists in only 32 games.

The second edition of the Lions Leadership Award was given to a male and female student-athlete that distinguished themsleves by the PRIDE acronym: Passion, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence. The awards went to Marie Trépanier from the Women’s Basketball Team and to Samuel Dufour from the Hockey team.

Marie completed her Science Program in two years with an amazing academic average. She was also a key student council member, top players on the women’s basketball team, worked part time, and completed many marathons during the year. She is also presently completing the interview process in Medecine at four different universities.

Samuel managed to bring his teammates together and rallied many students to attend other team’s activities. He was a trusted confidant and was very cooperative in transmitting messages to the entire team when necessary. His understanding for respect, preparation and work ethics make him a perfect candidate for the Lions Leadership Award. In addition to that, Samuel was a key player on the ice for his team.

Other notable recipients are hockey goalkeeper David Duquet for receiving RSEQ Mérite Académique Award. More student-athletes received RSEQ awards such as Rosalie Gilbert (Rookie of the Year) and Étienne Sioui (All-Star Team) both from the Basketball program. Emanuelle Duarte (All-Star Team) from the Volleyball program was also honored by the RSEQ.

Congratulations to all, well deserved awards!