Ryerson honours top athletes

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Here are some of the award winners from Ryerson’s 51st annual ceremony, held last Wednesday in the commons.

Greatest Contribution Award — Christine Tan, fencing/squash. The chemical engineering student has been MVP in both sports during her career at Ryerson.

Athlete of the Year — Miruna Muller, basketball. Muller averaged almost 17 points a game, ranked 12th overall in Canada, and was named to the OUA East all-star.

Rookie of the Year — Michelle Masek, figure skating. Masek helped her team finish the highest ever, third, in a precision event. She also skated in four separate events in the OUA championships.

Greatest Contribution Award —Dave Petropolous, basketball. The 5’7” early childhood education student was a part of the team’s first run at a national title. He has also been a part of several summer basketball camps held by the department.

Athlete of the Year — Brian Smith, basketball. Smith registered the school’s first triple double [double digits in rebound (13), points (11), and assists (11)] against York.

Rookie of the Year — Marcin Snita, hockey; Ben Gorham, basketball. Snita, an import from St. Michael’s Majors of the Ontario Hockey League, scored 31 points in 24 games. Gorham scored 27 points in his team’s opening-round playoff victory against the Laurentian Voyageurs. He was also named OUA East rookie of the year.

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