NINETEEN TOMMIES AMONG CONFERENCE BEST IN 2016-2017

NINETEEN TOMMIES AMONG CONFERENCE BEST IN 2016-2017

SOCCER

Kyle Yearwood >> first team all-conference
A rookie from Barbados, Yearwood played every minute of the regular season. He led the Tommies in goals and helped the young squad stay competitive in a rebuilding year.

Oliver Dussault >> second team all-conference
A fourth-year wing back, Dussault was a key part of the Tommies lineup. His work ethic, intensity, and leadership were unmatched this season.

Zoe de Bellefeuille >> first team all-conference
A fourth-year centre back, Bellefeuille netted three goals for the Tommies this season and took the bulk of the team's free kicks, often creating scoring opportunities for her teammates.

Amy Sheppard >> second team all-conference
Sheppard played every minute of the regular season. The New Waterford, NS, native is an understated threat at wing back, but has proven to be one of the Tommies hardest working players.

RUGBY

Olivia Ricketts >> ACAA Rookie of the Year
Ricketts came to the Tommies as a utility forward and was quick to earn a spot in the starting lineup. She was among the team's top scorers in her ACAA debut, recording 30 points during the regular season.

Kiaya Jorden >> first team all-conference
Jorden led the team in scoring with 55 points, despite missing two games due to injury. Her ability to run the ball, coupled with her skill defensively, make her a constant presence on the field.

Bailey Andrews >> first team all-conference
Andrews moved to scrumhalf this season and settled quickly into her new role. She was second in team scoring with 51 points.

Shannon Morris >> first team all-conference
Morris used her strength to break through the opposition and distribute the ball. She's an intelligent player that creates for her teammates.

Jenna Betts >> first team all-conference
Betts's speed and agility, combined with her textbook body position into contact, were invaluable to the Tommies' game play this season.

VOLLEYBALL

Stephane Blinn >> first team all-conference, ACAA Player of the Year
Blinn led the conference in kills and kills per set with 207 and 4, respectively. He boasted a league-leading kill percentage of .256 and was also fifth in digs in the ACAA with 100.

Marc Blinn >> first team all-conference
Blinn was crucial to the Tommies' offense and led the ACAA in assists per set with 7.75. He was third in the conference in service aces with 19 and also contributed eight kills, 87 digs, and 18 blocks on the season.

Deidra Jones >> second team all-conference
Jones was named to the second all-conference team for her strong performance this season, which included 148 kills, 205 digs, and 24 blocks. Her 39 service aces were the fifth most in the league.

BASKETBALL

Carissa McTague >> second team all-conference
McTague averaged 11 points, nine rebounds, and two assists per game. She finished second in team scoring and was the second best rebounder in the conference.

HOCKEY

Eliza Snider >> first team all-conference
Snider led all defenders in the AUS with 15 points. Her strength with the puck and her contribution to special teams were key for the Tommies this season.

Jessie McCann >> second team all-conference
McCann contributed nine points to the Tommies offense this season, while also putting in substantial minutes on the penalty kill and power play.

Kelty Apperson >> second team all-conference
Apperson led the Tommies' offense this season and was sixth in the AUS scoring race with 28 points. The fifth-year New Hamburg, ON, native also has the fifth-best plus-minus rating in the conference with +25.

Alex Woods >> AUS all-rookie team
Woods finished in the top 10 in scoring among defenders in her debut season with four goals and six assists. The first-year player from Courtice, ON, also boasted a plus-minus of +20 on the season.

Lauren Leagult >> AUS all-rookie team
Legault had a solid season for the Tommies. She registered 16 points off six goals—two of which were game-winning—and 10 assists.

Becky Conner >> AUS Most Sportsmanlike Player
Conner is a wiry forward who is willing to battle in the tough spaces while maintaining respect for her opponents and the game. She had only two penalty minutes this season and was tied for thirteenth in league scoring.