Boruta Earns OCAA Honours

Women’s Volleyball player Zofia Boruta has been named an OCAA Star of the Week.

First-year Practical Nursing student Boruta has been given the role as Fleming’s new setter and this week demonstrated why. In a pair of matches, Zoe led the Knights in assists which allowed Fleming’s attacking players to be successful, scoring several big points and changing the moment during various moments in every set played. Off the court, Boruta has been working hard in the weight room to help her become a strong overall athlete. Boruta has become a leader on the team and will no doubt continue to help the Knights grow and be successful over the course of the season.

The Fleming Athletics and Recreation Department congratulate Zoe on this achievement. Sports are a vital component of life outside the classroom at Fleming College. The Fleming Knights represent nine varsity sports in the Ontario Collegiate Athletics Association, as well as 3 Extramural Programs. Our athletes have achieved numerous Provincial and National accolades, such as Zoe’s recognition with this award.

Well done Zoe!

Male Athlete of the Month – October 2022

Each month Fleming Athletics, in partnership with the Fleming Campus Store, will recognize a female and male athlete based on criteria that includes game performance, team performance, academic recognition, campus, and community engagement to share with our Fleming community. Athletes of the Month receive a $25 gift card to the Fleming Campus Store.

Fleming Athletics is pleased to announce that Ben Perrault (Volleyball) is the October Male Athlete of the Month.

Ben is a 3rd-year athlete who has been a staple for the team on the court, while continuing to impress in the classroom. Ben finished October in 3rd place in league scoring averages, even after missing games while dealing with illness. Congratulations Ben!

Female Athlete of the Month – October 2022

Each month Fleming Athletics, in partnership with the Fleming Campus Store, will recognize a female and male athlete based on criteria that includes game performance, team performance, academic recognition, campus, and community engagement to share with our Fleming community. Athletes of the Month receive a $25 gift card to the Fleming Campus Store.

Fleming Athletics is pleased to announce your October Female Athlete of the Month is shared by Kelly Galt and Brook Parcels (Curling).

During the first on ice practice at the Lindsay Curling Club, one of the Lindsay Members fell on the back boards. Kelly and Brook both stepped up and took leadership roles in helping to keep the man calm and comfortable while waiting for paramedics to arrive.

This type of leadership by our Fleming Varsity Athletes shows that they are strong members of the community who care for the health and wellness of everyone.

Thank you to the Fleming Campus Store for sponsoring the Athlete of the Month program.

For more information on OCAA college athletics visit here.

Success at Fleming College’s 38th Annual Loggersports Competition

On Saturday, Nov. 5, Fleming College hosted the 38th annual Loggersports Competition at the Frost Campus. The College welcomed nine women’s teams, nine men’s teams, and one Jack & Jill team consisting of about 125 athletes. 

Fleming had two men’s teams, and two women’s teams competing and saw several first-place successes, both individually and as teams.

 

Axe Throw
1st Place- Men’s A team, Blake Fellman 

 

Chain Saw
1st Place- Men’s A team, Cameron Batyn
1st Place- Women’s A team, Abby Wasylchuk 

 

Log Decking
1st Place- Men’s A team, Scott Gauer, Scott Mcdonald, Cameron Batyn, Ethan Johnston, Jacob Ursic, Desmond Burman-Martin

1st Place- Women’s A team, Anna Westwood, Claeyr Townsend, Alexandra Bennett, Maddie McInnes, Mattea Miller- Evans, Abby Wasylchuk

 

Pole Climb
1st Place- Women’s A team, Alexandrea Bennett 

 

Choker Race
1st Place- Men’s A team, Desmond Burman- Martin
1st Place- Women’s A team, Alexandra Bennett 

 

Standing Block
1st Place- Men’s A team, Scott Gauer & Desmond Burman-Martin 

 

Underhand Chop
1st Place- Men’s A team, Cameron Batyn & Ethan Johnston 

 

Water Boil
1st Place- Women’s A team, Mattea Miller-Evans 

 

Spare Relay
1st Place- Women’s B team, Emma Holder

Overall, Team Winners

1st Place- Men’s A team, Scott Gauer, Scott Mcdonald, Cameron Batyn, Ethan Johnston, Jacob Ursic, Desmond Burman-Martin

2nd Place- Women’s A team, Anna Westwood, Claeyr Townsend, Alexandra Bennett, Maddie McInnes, Mattea Miller- Evans, Abby Wasylchuk

The Athletics and Recreation Department would like to congratulate all Loggersports athletes on all their hard work and accomplishments at the Fleming Competition. We wish them all the best as they prepare for their next competition at Dalhousie University- Agricultural Campus on Nov. 26.

  

For more information on Loggersports, please contact Student Life & Recreation Coordinator Michelle Boyer at michelle.boyer@flemingcollege.ca.  

For the full listing of competition results please visit the official CILA website at www.cilawoodsmen.ca.  

 

Male Athlete of the Month – September 2022

Fleming Athletics is pleased to announce your September Male Athlete of the Month, in partnership with the Fleming Campus Store.

Every month, Fleming Athletics will recognize a female and male athlete based on criteria that could include game performance, team performance, academic recognition, campus, and community engagement to share with our Fleming community. September’s Male Athlete of the Month is Rob Ryan

 

September Male Athlete of the Month: Rob Ryan

Sport: Men’s Soccer

Position: Defence

Program: Community and Justice Services

Hometown: Peterborough, Ontario

Rob is a 1st-year athlete who has returned to school to further his education in assisting those less fortunate than himself in the community. Rob has also been an outstanding player and a quiet leader. His skill, leadership and great sense of humour has helped pull our team together.

In recognition of being selected Athlete of the Month, Rob will receive a $50 Gift Card to the Campus Store. Thanks to the Campus Store for sponsoring the Athlete of the Month program.

ONTARIO COLLEGES ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION: www.ocaa.com

CAMPUS STORE https://www.bkstr.com/sfleming-sutherlandstore

Female Athlete Of the Month – September 2022

Fleming Athletics is pleased to announce your September Female Athlete of the Month, in partnership with the Fleming Campus Store.

Every month, Fleming Athletics will recognize a female and male athlete based on criteria that could include game performance, team performance, academic recognition, campus, and community engagement to share with our Fleming community. September’s Female Athlete of the Month is Rachael King.

 

September Female Athlete of the Month: Rachael King

Sport: Women’s Rugby 7’s

Program: Paramedic

Rachael is a 2nd year athlete who has consistently balanced work, a demanding course load and Varsity while delivering a high standard of play on the field. Rachael finished September #2 in OCAA points with 7 tries through 6 games. Congratulations Rachael!

In recognition of being selected Athlete of the Month, Rachael will receive a $50 Gift Card to the Campus Store. Thanks to the Campus Store for sponsoring the Athlete of the Month program.

ONTARIO COLLEGES ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION: www.ocaa.com

CAMPUS STORE https://www.bkstr.com/sfleming-sutherlandstore

OCAA Cross-Country Provincial Championship Recap

The Fleming Knights Cross Country team competed in the OCAA Championship this weekend at Confederation College in Thunder Bay. Coached by second year coach Brendan Carpenter, two of our runners were named to the OCAA All-Ontario Second Team qualifying them to compete at the Cross-Country National Championship in Medicine Hat Alberta on November 12th: 

Frances Emery (Peterborough) of Fleming (27:37.1)

Ainsley Taggett (Castleton) of Fleming (27:38.7)

Runners represented 14 Ontario post-secondary campuses, including the Cambrian Golden Shield, Centennial Colts, Conestoga Condors, host Confederation Thunderhawk’s, Fanshawe Falcons, Fleming Knights, Humber Hawks, Lambton Lions, Laurier Brantford Golden Hawks, Loyalist Lancers, Mohawk Mountaineers, Redeemer Royals, St. Clair Saints, St. Lawrence Surge, Seneca Sting and Sheridan Bruins with the top 25 runners qualifying for nationals.

The Athletics and Recreation Department would like to congratulate Frances and Ainsley on this major accomplishment and the rest of the team for an amazing season. We look forward to cheering on our runners as they head to nationals!

OCAA Women’s Rugby 7’s 2022 Recap

The Fleming Knights Women’s Rugby Sevens team capped off their impressive 2022 season with a Silver Medal at this weekend’s OCAA Championship hosted by Loyalist College. The Fleming Knights had a strong regular season finishing second overall, giving them a buy to the semifinals of the OCAA championship. After winning their semifinal match 15-7 vs Algonquin the Knights fell to a strong Durham College team 17-5 in the championship game. 

In addition to a number of team accomplishments this season several members of our team were recognized individually at the provincial level. 

OCAA Championship All-Stars

Rachael King, (Peterborough, ON)

Montana Rank, (Peterborough, ON)

OCAA Coach of the Year

Donnie Maillet of Fleming College. Maillet led the Knights to a second-place finish in 2022, two positions better than last season’s abbreviated schedule. Fleming’s 12-6 regular season record is its first above .500 since 2017.

OCAA League All-Stars 

Madison Falls (Bobcaygeon)

Rachael King (Peterborough) 

Abby Todd (Otonabee)

The Athletics and Recreation Department would like to congratulate our Women’s Rugby Seven’s program on an amazing season and thank them for representing our college at the highest of standards all year. The Knights will now set their sights on New York City as they will be travelling to compete in the largest, longest running, single day rugby sevens tournament in the USA November 25-27. 

 

OCAA News

MORRIS HEADLINES OCAA WOMEN’S RUGBY SEVENS AWARDS

https://ocaachampionships.prestosports.com/championships/wrug7/2022-23/newsFiles/10282022ocaaawards

DURHAM EARNS GOLD AT 2022 OCAA WOMEN’S RUGBY SEVENS CHAMPIONSHIP

https://ocaachampionships.prestosports.com/championships/wrug7/2022-23/newsFiles/10292022ocaarecap

OCAA Women’s Rugby 7’s Report – September 2022

The women’s rugby sevens schedule is unique in OCAA in that every team has an opportunity to face each other on three separate weekends throughout the regular season. There is no mystery where teams stand once student-athletes return to classes the following Monday.

With this in mind, the Durham Lords have thrown down the gauntlet, jumping out to a 6-0 start by outscoring their opponents 183-5. By comparison, the Seneca Sting have allowed the second fewest points at 58.

Durham back Shay Morris led the way offensively with six tries and 10 converts for a 50-point weekend. Not surprisingly, Morris leads all OCAA players in points through six matches.

Durham has finished as silver medalists at consecutive OCAA championships, and certainly have the motivation to take the top prize this year.

One team that did not appear to get overwhelmed by the Durham juggernaut was Fleming, last season’s bronze medalist. Although the Knights lost 10-5 to the Lords, Fleming fly half Abby Todd was the only player to score a try against Durham the entire weekend. Todd is currently second in OCAA scoring with a league-best seven tries in six matches.

The 10 points against versus Fleming was also the lowest total allowed by an opponent to Durham in its six matches. Honourable mention also goes to the aforementioned Sting, who kept Durham to a dozen points in a shutout loss.

Defending champion Humber was the only team to play to two draws during the weekend, first against Algonquin 14-14, then St. Lawrence 7-7. Both Algonquin and St. Lawrence finished the weekend with identical 3-2-1 records, with the latter having bragging rights with a 27-0 win in head-to-head competition. St. Lawrence back Ella Van Hal scored three tries against Algonquin in the match. Van Hal is currently third in scoring with six tries and a convert totalling 32 points.

Durham (6-0) has a two-game advantage over Fleming (4-2) atop the OCAA standings. These two teams host the next round of competitions, first in Oshawa on Oct. 1-2 then in Peterborough on Oct. 15-16.

The OCAA championship will be hosted by Loyalist on Oct. 30.

Source: OCAA Communications

Athletes Mentioned;

Abby Todd – Fly-Half – OTA/PTA – 1st Year

Fleming Athletics Celebrates their student athletes at the 49th Annual Fleming Athletic Varsity Banquet

On Friday April 8, 2022, Fleming College’s Athletics and Recreation department celebrated this year’s student athletes and their successes at the 49th Annual Varsity Banquet.  

Team Awards were presented to the following student athletes excelling on their teams: 

Cross CountryMVP- Desmond Burman- MartinRookie of the Year- Rajat Patel 

Women’s VolleyballMVP- Abby CalvankRookie of the Year- Montana Rank 

Men’s VolleyballMVP- Benjamin PerreaultRookie of the Year- Sahil Bhardwaj 

LoggersportsFemale MVP- Amanda DickinsonMale MVP- Scott GauerFemale Rookie of the Year- Anna Westwood Male Rookie of the Year- Ethan Johnston 

Men’s BasketballMVP- Romain MaCallaRookie of the Year- Deondre Goodman- Ottey 

Women’s Rugby 7’sMVP- Hannah Rose GilpinRookie of the Year- Madison Falls 

Women’s SoccerMVP- Ainsley TaggettRookie of the Year- Morgan Gullekson 

Men’s SoccerMVP- Logan ScottRookie of the Year- Sahil Bhardwaj 

Congratulations to this season’s team award winners.

OCAA All Academic Awards were presented to student athletes that maintained a 3.6 GPA or higher during their season. Congratulations to all of our OCAA All Academic winners:Megan Burnett, Lexie McKnight, Jessica Spagnolo, Ainsley Taggett, Aaron Molenhuis, Robyn Ellis, Hannah Rose Gilpin, Desmond Burman- Martin, Nate Stephen 

OCAA Honour Awards were presented to our student athletes based on their athletic performance, selected, and voted on by other OCAA institutions. 

Romain McCallaOCAA Men’s Basketball League Scoring ChampionOCAA Men’s Basketball East Division Scoring ChampionOCAA East Division First Team All StarBen PerreaultOCAA Men’s Volleyball East Division Scoring ChampionHannah Rose GilpinWomen’s Rugby 7’s Championship All-StarKaryn BlackneyWomen’s Cross Country First All- Ontario Team 

The Fleming Athletics All Academic Knight award is presented to a first-year athlete with a 3.6 GPA or higher. This year’s award recipient is: Holly Pennings 

This year’s Rachael Spearing Award is presented to a women’s rugby player who demonstrated heart, spirit, sportsmanship, and dedication on the field. This year’s Rachael Spearing Award recipient is:Robyn Ellis 

Our Kris Starr & Adam Evans Award are presented to loggersports athletes that show their heart, spirit, dedication, and love of sport. This year’s awards were presented to: 

Kris Starr Award- Desmond Burman- MartinAdam Evans Award- Scott McDonald 

All-around Athlete awards are presented to a male and female athlete who performed at a high level both on and off the field of play. They demonstrated great leadership, commitment, and dedication. Congratulations to this year’s winners: 

Male All Around Athlete of the Year- Scott MorrisFemale All Around Athlete of the Year- Montana Rank 

Fleming Athletics Athlete of the Year awards go to a male and female athlete who performed exceptional achievements within their sports while maintaining academic eligibility. Our 2021-2022 Athlete of the Year awards go to: 

Male Athlete of the Year- Romain McCallaFemale Athlete of the Year- Karyn Blackney  

Fleming College and the Fleming Athletics and Recreation department would like to congratulate all our student athletes and award recipients who showed their dedication and hard work throughout the 2021- 2022 varsity season.