Athlete of the Week – February 10 to 14

Fleming Athletics is pleased to announce your Athlete of the Week, in partnership with the Fleming Campus Store. Every week, Fleming Athletics will recognize an athlete based on criteria that could include game performance, team performance, academic recognition, campus and community engagement, and share with our Fleming community. This week’s Athlete of the Week is Katelyn Schlenker.

Athlete of the Week:  Katelyn Schlenker

Fleming Knights Powerlifting Team /1st Year Athlete

5th Semester, Massage Therapy Compressed Program

Katelyn Schlenker is your Athlete of the week. She is on the powerlifting team and in the Fleming massage therapy program. On February 9 Katelyn gave it her all helping the Fleming Barbell team earn “Strongest School” for the fourth time in a row. At the Seneca Powerlifting meet, Katelyn bench pressed 120 lbs, deadlifted 275 lbs and hit 302 lbs on her squat. Besides helping her teammates earn Strongest School, Katelyn also earned individual awards for “Best Squat” and “2nd Best Overall Female Lifter”. Her Coach is very pleased with her hard work, and consistency, and loves that she always keeps great composure. She is Strong and Humble, and those are great traits to have in this sport!

In recognition of being selected Athlete of the Week, Katelyn will receive a $20 Gift Card to the Campus Store.  Thanks to the Campus Store for sponsoring the Athlete of the Week program.

 FLEMING KNIGHTS: www.flemingknights.ca

ONTARIO COLLEGES ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION: www.ocaa.com

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

Athlete of the Week – February 3 to 7

Fleming Athletics is pleased to announce your Athlete of the Week, in partnership with the Fleming Campus Store. Every week, Fleming Athletics will recognize an athlete based on criteria that could include game performance, team performance, academic recognition, campus and community engagement, and share with our Fleming community. This week’s Athlete of the Week is Christian Edward.

Athlete of the Week:  Christian Edward

Fleming Knights Men’s Basketball Team /1st Year Athlete

1st Semester, Business Administration Program

Christian Edward, a first-year athlete on the men’s basketball team has had a considerable contribution to the men’s basketball team in his first year at Fleming College. This weekend he had 20 points, shot 42% from the three-point line, had six steals, six rebounds and two assists in Fleming’s game against the University of Toronto Mississauga.

In recognition of being selected Athlete of the Week, Christian will receive a $20 Gift Card to the Campus Store.  Thanks to the Campus Store for sponsoring the Athlete of the Week program.

 FLEMING KNIGHTS: www.flemingknights.ca

ONTARIO COLLEGES ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION: www.ocaa.com

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

Fleming College to Host Provincial Curling Championship

Knights compete for the title of OCAA Curling Champions against athletes from across the province.

Peterborough, ON February 11, 2020– Fleming College will host the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Curling Provincial Championship from February 12 – 16 at the Peterborough Curling Club, located in Peterborough just minutes from Sutherland campus.

The OCAA provincial championships which will showcase teams from colleges across Ontario for a four-day bonspiel. This bonspiel brings together men’s, women’s and mixed doubles curling. Practices begin on Wednesday, February 12 with matches starting on Thursday, February 13. Games continue until semifinals on Saturday, February 15 and the bonspiel concludes with finals taking place on February 16. The opening ceremonies take place on February 13 at 6:30 pm, while the awards banquet for participating athletes will be held at the Peterborough Curling Club on February 14.

This will be the second of three provincial championships hosted by the Fleming Knights in the 2019-20 season, and the first time the Knights have hosted the OCAA provincial curling championship. “Fleming is looking forward to welcoming seven colleges, a total of 19 teams from across the province,” said Jane Bolin, Varsity Coordinator for Fleming College Athletics and Recreation. “With matches anticipated to be highly competitive, there is no better time to become a spectator. Come cheer on your Fleming Knights at the Peterborough Curling Club with the men’s and women’s teams playing at 10:15 am on Thursday.”

Fleming College welcomes the public to come and enjoy the championship curling with free admission. Further information is available at www.flemingknights.ca or email sportsinfo@flemingcollege.ca

For a detailed schedule visit https://ocaachampionships.com/championships/curl/2019-20/index

Athlete of the Week – January 27 to 31


Fleming Athletics is pleased to announce your Athlete of the Week, in partnership with the Fleming Campus Store. Every week, Fleming Athletics will recognize an athlete based on criteria that could include game performance, team performance, academic recognition, campus and community engagement, and share with our Fleming community. This week’s Athlete of the Week is Meghan Kaplan.

Athlete of the Week:  Meghan Kaplan

Fleming Knights Women’s Loggersports Team /2nd Year Athlete

2nd Semester, Outdoor Adventure Education Program

Meghan Kaplan, a second year athlete on the Loggersports Women’s A team and team captain lead her team to a second place win overall this past Saturday at the McGill University Loggersports Competition. Meghan received first place in her individual event for Pole Climb event and second in her partnered event of Standing Block Chop. In doing so, Meghan set a course PR for her events. Megan is a great leader and a dedicated student. While serving as the Team Captain of the Loggersports Women’s A team she is also able to maintain a 4.0 GPA, all while working as a student tutor.

In recognition of being selected Athlete of the Week, Meaghan will receive a $20 Gift Card to the Campus Store.  Thanks to the Campus Store for sponsoring our the Athlete of the Week program.

 FLEMING KNIGHTS: www.flemingknights.ca

ONTARIO COLLEGES ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION: www.ocaa.com

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

Athlete of the Week – January 20 to 24

Fleming Athletics is pleased to announce your Athlete of the Week, in partnership with the Fleming Campus Store. Every week, Fleming Athletics will recognize an athlete based on criteria that could include game performance, team performance, academic recognition, campus and community engagement, and share with our Fleming community. This week’s Athlete of the Week is Me-Shach Hercules.

 Athlete of the Week:  Me-Shach Hercules

Fleming Knights Men’s Basketball Team/1st Year Athlete

1st Semester at Fleming College

 Me-Shach, a first semester student, scored 11 points, had five rebounds, seven assists, four steals and only one turnover in his first start. All of this happened in only his second game as a Fleming Knight and against the top team in the province and top 9th team in Canada, the George Brown Huskies.

In recognition of being selected Athlete of the Week, Me-Shach will receive a $20 Gift Card to the Campus Store.  Thanks to the Campus Store for sponsoring our the Athlete of the Week program.

 FLEMING KNIGHTS: www.flemingknights.ca

ONTARIO COLLEGES ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION: www.ocaa.com

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

Athlete of the Week – January 13 to 17

Athlete of the Week:  Dion Pearson-Laviolette

Fleming Knights Men’s Volleyball Team/3rd Year Athlete

4th Semester, Computer Engineering Technician Program

Dion is returning to play since suffering an ankle injury which took him out of the game for much of the fall semester. Since returning, Dion switching from left side hitter to right side, playing a new position and playing it well. He was a big part of the teams win against the George Brown Huskies on Saturday afternoon, with Dion being credited with 15 total points, 13 kills, one assist, five digs and two blocks. This win against George Brown contributed to the Fleming Knights men’s volleyball team breaching the OCAA’s top ten rankings for the first time this season and in recent history, leading the Knights to 10th place in the province with a 6-4 record. 

In recognition of being selected Athlete of the Week, Dion will receive a $20 Gift Card to the Campus Store.  Thanks to the Campus Store for sponsoring our the Athlete of the Week program.

FLEMING KNIGHTS: www.flemingknights.ca
ONTARIO COLLEGES ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION: www.ocaa.com
CAMPUS STORE https://www.bkstr.com/sfleming-sutherlandstore

Krispy Kreme Doughnut Sale

The Fleming Knights Men’s Basketball team are hosting a Krispy Kreme Doughnut Fundraiser on Thursday, January 9, 2020, at the Sutherland Campus 🍩 $12 per box while supplies last.

 

Intercampus Cup Hockey Game

Come watch the Fleming Knights men’s and women’s hockey teams join forces to represent their campus in a showdown between the Frost campus and Sutherland campus. This intercampus showdown will take place on Monday, December 2 at 10 pm and will be played at the Lindsay Recreation Complex. There will be swag giveaways, and a chance to win a Team Canada Hockey Jersey and the game is free to watch.

There will be a pre-game rally taking place at the Auk’s Lodge on the Frost campus starting at 8 pm.

For Sutherland students, there will be a shuttle bus leaving from the Sutherland residence at 8 pm. Taking students to the pre-game rally at the Auk’s Lodge before the game’s 10 pm start. The bus will do a return trip back to Sutherland residence at midnight following the game. The return trip will pick up from outside the Lindsay Recreation Complex.

Powerlifting Earns Title of Strongest School Three Competitions in a Row

Peterborough ON – Fleming Knights Powerlifting started in their new season with another successful competition earning the title of “Strongest School” at the fall 2019 Sheridan College competition.

Starting a new season with almost a new roster of athletes, the powerlifting team is off to a strong start following a highly successful previous year winning the title of “Strongest School” at both the Sheridan College fall competition and Seneca College winter competition in the 2018-2019 season.

With a smaller roster of 11 athletes, eight of which are rookies, the Knights powerlifting team continued its success. In addition to being awarded Strongest School, the Knights received individual awards. Stephen Kim was awarded 2nd Overall Male Lifter, Katelyn Schlenker was awarded 3rd Overall Female Lifter, Peter Rideout earned the award for Best Bench, and Shane Dyer received the Judges Choice Award.

 
“What a great bond!” Said head coach Raymond D’Almeida. “It showed when each athlete was on the platform as all teammates motivated each other. As a coach, I cannot express how happy I am with this team as they are a cohesive unit with similar goals and makes me excited to see them achieve great success in this sport.”

The Knights look forward to February 9 when the Powerlifting team travels to Seneca College in Markham for their next competition.

Fleming College Is National Bound In Cross Country

Frances Emery of the Fleming Knights cross country team qualifies for the CCAA National Championship in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

Peterborough, ON November 6, 2019 – The Fleming Knights Cross Country team qualifies for the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) National Championship meet in Grande Prairie, Alberta after Frances Emery finishes 11th place overall at the OCAA Provincial Championship meet in the women’s six kilometer race.

Frances will be competing on behalf of the Fleming Knights, Fleming College, and as a competitor from the OCAA on November 8 and 9. The CCAA National Championship in Grand Prairie, Albert will pit Frances against all of the top female runners from across the country.

As a first year athlete on the Fleming Knights cross country team, Frances is only in her second year competing in cross country running. Her first year was in her grade 12 year at high school. Being Frances’s fourth race as a Fleming Knight, she did extremely well to run her race in 24:32, just a mere 46 seconds off the first place race time, and at a Provincial Championship no less.

Not only has Frances had success at the Provincial meet, Frances has had a successful season at the invitational meets. An example of this success was Frances placing fourth overall at the Centennial meet with a time of 25:58.

“Frances is an incredible athlete to coach. She is extremely talented and determined to improve, constantly pushing her limits. Frances also brings an energy to the team which motivates others, strengthening the team dynamic,” said Knights’ head coach Andy Hein. “I’m excited to see her take on the course at CCAA’s. With a cross country skiing background I believe the elements will work in her favor.”

“I am still in shock that I am off to nationals next week. Knowing that around this time last year, I was just starting my running career. I am extremely thankful and happy for the opportunity to wear the Fleming jersey and compete at such a high level with such great quality of runners,” says Frances. “I am also looking forward to the atmosphere and getting to make my friends and family proud.”

Further information is available at www.ccaa.ca/sports/xc/championship or email sportsinfo@flemingcollege.ca