Dami Alalade, Brooke DavisLancer volleyballers Dami Alalade and Brooke Davis were honoured as tops in their sport at the WESPY awards celebration.

Local sports awards recognize Lancer talents

Nine Lancers were among the honorees at the Windsor-Essex Sports Persons of the Year (WESPY) awards celebration, Wednesday at the Caboto Club.

The event recognizes athletes for their accomplishments during the 2022 calendar year.

Lancers swept the volleyball and golf categories, with all-star performances by Dami Alalade and Brooke Davis in the former sport and Vanessa Ardovini and Nicholas Tanovich on the links.

Thomas Kennedy was named male basketball athlete of the year, and Ben Tilson claimed the same honour in track and field. Kristen Swiatoschik was named female hockey player of the year and Ben Assad of men’s hockey received the Captains Leadership Award

Long-time Lancer men’s hockey equipment manager Jim Snively was recognized for his 40 years of community service with the volunteer of the year award.

Find more information at goLancers.ca.