Knights Basketball Season Home Opener, A Fast Paced Game to Start the Season

PETERBOROUGH, ON: Fleming Knights men’s basketball started its season with a fast paced game versus the Canadore Panthers. The game was close all the way through; however, Canadore came out on top. 

Canadore 82 – Fleming 70

High Scorers:     #2, Lavar Williams, 28 points

                                #10, Nate Scott, 16 points

                                #15, Santiago Maynard, 10 points

3 Point Shots:    #2, Lavar Williams, 1 x 3 points

                                #8, Mark Pereira, 1 x 3 points

                                #10, Nate Scott, 2 x 3 points

                                #15, Santiago Maynard, 2 x 3 points

                                #42, Tristan Rienstra, 1 x 3 points

Fleming Knights Host Cross Country Invitational

Fleming Knights Host Cross Country Invitational: Athletes Persevere Running Through the September Heat

Peterborough, ON: 

On September 24th, the Fleming Knights hosted the second cross country invitational meet of the OCAA season. Both the heat and the rugged terrain of Fleming’s course made it quite the challenge for all runners. First place in the women’s 6k went to Jannelle Hanna of Fanshawe College with the leading time of 26:48. In the men’s 8k, Andrew Brown of St. Lawrence Kingston took first place with a fast time of 30:00.

While temperatures rose to a sweltering 30 degrees Celsius and despite the heat, runners did not hold anything back. Pushing themselves through the race, Fleming’s men’s team placed 4th overall in their 8k race with Justin Jakeman placing 14th with a time of 32:21 and Luis Curry placing 18th with a time of 33:02. The Fleming women’s team was lead solely by Amy Corcoran who placed 15th overall with a 6k time of 31:34.

Top ranking schools for the women’s 6k race were Fanshawe College in first overall, Humber College in second overall, and George Brown College placing third overall. In the men’s 8k race, Fanshawe College swept the race placing first overall, followed by Sheridan College in second, and Humber College in third.

 The next cross country invitational meet for the Fleming Knights will be held on Saturday, September 30th at Seneca College.

For more information contact Jonathan Taylor at sportsinfo@flemingcollege.ca

3rd Annual 5km Fun Run & Walk

On Tuesday, September 19th at 4:30 pm Fleming College will be hosting its 3rd Annual 5 km Fun Run and Walk. This is a free event taking place on Fleming’s beautiful nature trails. All are welcome to participate.

Participants must register prior to the race at https://raceroster.com/events/2017/14261/3rd-annual-5km-fun-run-walk or click here to register

2017-5K Fun Run

Fleming Knights Rugby Player Plays for Ontario Winning National Silver

Port Hope native, Reece Honey, of Fleming’s men’s rugby team made the Ontario Blues U19 Rugby team this summer, which placed silver at the Canadian Rugby Championships. The U19 Canadian Rugby Championship took place July 17 – 22 in Truro, NS.

Honey played as a lock for Fleming College in the fall of 2016. During this season, Honey and the Fleming Knights won silver in the OCAA Championship.

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For more information visit http://bit.ly/2g6AyKQ

Knight’s Head Coach Inducted into OCAA Hall of Fame

Men’s Basketball Head Coach, Inducted into OCAA Hall of Fame

Congratulations goes out to Jovain Wilson, Fleming Men’s Basketball Head Coach, who was inducted into the OCAA Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Jovain was among 1 of 18 new inductees, including fellow athletes and coaches, to be included in the OCAA ceremony that took place in St. Catharines last week. Jovain’s induction originates from his years of playing in the OCAA, prior to the start of his coaching career with the Fleming Knights.

Jovain was a varsity athlete at Fleming College from 2007-2010. He was named OCAA Rookie of the Year and East Division Second-Team All-Star in his rookie year, and captured an East Division First-Team All-Star title in his second season as a Fleming Knight. In his last season at Fleming, Jovain was named OCAA Player of the Year, CCAA All-Canadian, and led the East Division in scoring. After leaving Fleming, Jovain attended school at Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie for 2 years, and was, once again named OCAA Player of the Year, CCAA All-Canadian and named West Division First-Team All-Star. Jovain’s career points have secured his spot as second all-time scorer in the OCAA, at 1,702 career points.

Jovain is currently entering his 4th year as the Fleming Knights Men’s Basketball Head Coach.

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For the full OCAA articles, please click on the links below.

http://ocaa.com/sports/general/2016-17/releases/05032017ocaahof

http://ocaa.com/hall_of_fame/bios/wilson-jovain

Fleming’s Varsity Basketball Player to Play at NAIG 2017

Fleming’s Varsity Basketball Player Makes Aboriginal Team Ontario’s U19 Men’s Basketball Team

Recognition and congratulations goes out to Mkons Stone-Debassige. Mkons finished his first year at Fleming College where he studied Customs and Border Services, while playing Varsity Basketball with the Fleming Knights. This summer Mkons, who is Anishinaabe from Aamjiwnaang First Nation, has been accepted to play for Aboriginal Team Ontario’s U19 Men’s Basketball team for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG).

The North American Indigenous Games are scheduled for July 16-23.

Best of luck goes Mkons!

mkons

For more information and the full article please visit:

https://flemingcollege.ca/focus-on-fleming/customs-border-services-student-mkons-stone-debassige-makes-aboriginal-team-ontarios-u19-mens-basketball-team/

Fleming College to host Men’s and Women’s Basketball All-star Games

Top Ontario collegiate student-athletes showcase talent in fan-focused event at Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre.

PETERBOROUGH, ON – The top Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) basketball student-athletes will be heading to Fleming College for the 2017 All-Star games. Presented by belairdirect, the campus Athletics and Recreation department will showcase the best in intercollegiate basketball action with the men’s and women’s games taking place on Saturday, March 25.

“We’re really excited to be hosting the top collegiate student-athletes in the province,” said Fleming College Athletic Coordinator Fred Batley. “With over 100 participants competing, we hope to draw a lot of fans from Peterborough and area to come out and cheer on the competitors. With many Provincial and National all-stars in attendance, the athletes competing are second to none.”

Fleming College is no stranger to hosting major events. Having hosted a number of provincial and national championships, this will be the third time that Fleming has hosted OCAA basketball all-star games.

The day will begin with the skills competitions at 9:30 am, followed by the women’s basketball game that will tip-off at 1:30 pm, and followed by the men’s game at 4:10 pm

The two games will take centre stage on Saturday but there will also be a number of other competitions that fans will enjoy: a skills competition, fan promotions including a “Shoot for Cash” competition with an opportunity to win $1,000, and a mascot competition in which participating schools will also be sending their top mascots to perform. The day will include a special appearance by Toronto Raptors game announcer Herbie Kuhn. “The event committee really wanted to make this all-star day as fun as possible. Hosting the games provides a great opportunity to showcase our hospitality, athletic facility, and the Peterborough community to the rest of the province,” said Batley.

This licensed event at the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre is open to the public with free admission. Further information can be found at www.flemingknights.ca.

Fleming Athletes place at the annual Peterborough YMCA 5K race.

Fleming took on local, as well as international talent at the annual YMCA Half Marathon/5 K race Sunday February 26, 2017.

In the men’s 5 k, leading the race and winning the event was Fleming’s Andy Hein who threw in a devastating kick half way through the race, which gave him a lead no one could make up finishing 1st place in 16:02. Following closely behind was Fleming’s own Riley Olesky coming in 3rd place. What was more impressive was that Fleming had 5 athletes in the top 8 overall; Justyn White 5th, Joseph Tuskin, 6th, Luis Curry 8th, and Kyle Moore 11th.

Fleming women’s team place 3rd overall as Krystal LeBreton entered the race to help fill the remaining spot left on the team. Krystal led the women’s team placing 3rd, followed closely by Madison Sloan who placed 6th, Amy Corcoran 8th and Alexandra Kazcmarek 10th.

Good Luck to the team as they prepare for the final track race of the season hosted by George Brown College on Saturday March 11th at Variety Village.

 

Matt Shapiera 1st place in Carleton University Weight Lifting Meet

 
Congratulations Matt Shapiera 1st place finish at Carleton University Power Lifting Meet
Squat 407.5 lbs
Bench 289 lbs
Deadlift 507.5 lbs
1st in 83 kg weight catigory totalling 1185 lbs
3rd place overall male lifter out of 30 lifters
Currently training for the national record (CPU) of 638 lbs on deadlift in junior age group (18-23) and 83 kg weight class
 

2017 OCAA Curling Championships Update

Fleming Knights are off to a great start in OCAA Championship Curling action.  The men’s curling team are 4 – 0 with a 8 – 2 win over Seneca in early morning play. The women’s team improve their record 2 – 1 with a 7 – 4 win this morning over Fanshawe in Sault Ste Marie. 

Go Knights Go!

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