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Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Athlete of the Week

October 13-19, 2014

Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Female Athlete of the Week
Grace Gerrard
Grande Prairie Regional College
Women's Soccer

First year striker Grace really performed at a high level over the weekend, tallying seven goals in the Wolves 5-1 and 10-0 wins over U of A-Augustand Vikings.

Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Male Athlete of the Week
Alex Rogers
U of A - Augustana
Men's Hockey

The former U of A Golden Bear forward hit his stride this past weekend as he helped lead the Vikings to a pair of wins. On Friday night, Alex scored twice and added an assist for a three point evening in their 8-1 win.

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News Highlights

SAIT sports equipment en route to Afghanistan

Calgary, AB (Oct. 21, 2014) — The college experience is more than just classes and study sessions —sports often play a significant role. SAIT Polytechnic is donating sports equipment to its students studying at the Kandahar Institute of Modern Studies (KIMS) in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

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Will Kaitany be King of Men's 8 K?

 by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips    

10/22/2014...Fort McMurray, Alberta - Making the long journey north to the 2014 Running Room Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships to be held October 25, 2014 in Fort McMurray and hosted by the Keyano Huskies, will be members of the Lethbridge Kodiaks.

The Kodiaks, a perennial powerhouse in Canadian cross country running with eight individual men’s provincial titles the last nine years, have also had several individual men’s national champions with Kenyan student/athletes with surnames like Kangogo and Kimosop.

Once again a Lethbridge runner with a surname beginning with the letter K dominates in as much as of the five best times this year on the ACAC men’s Grand Prix eight kilometre distance, Edwin Kaitany holds the top three.

 

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No Clear Forerunner in Women's Cross Country Championships

 by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips

10/22/2014...Fort McMurray, Alberta - In Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association men’s cross country rankings released October 15, 2014 you will find the Grande Prairie Wolves sitting atop No. 1 with the Lethbridge Kodiaks at No. 3.

But it does not end there.

Up next are the SAIT Trojans, NAIT Ooks and Concordia Thunder at No. 8, No. 11 and No. 15 respectively.

Alberta is indeed a hot bed for post-secondary collegiate cross country running talent.

Talent that will  be in attendance at the 2014 Running Room Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships to be held October 25, 2014 in Fort McMurray and hosted by the Keyano Huskies.

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Ooks Breaking Records Heading Into ACAC Women's Soccer Finals

 by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips

10/21/2014…Edmonton, Alberta - When Leanne Kadatz graduated from NAIT last year one would have to wonder how the NAIT Ooks women’s soccer team would fair during the 2014 campaign.

For you see…during her five years as a student/athlete at the Edmonton school, Kadatz had rewritten the record books in a grandiose fashion with 99 goals in regular season play, including an amazing 25 goals last year.

She would go on to score a ton of post season games in which the Ooks won the ACAC banner in 2011 and 2012. The Ooks would also medal three times at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association championships with silver medals in 2010 and 2011 and a bronze finish in 2012.

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