awards and trophiesThe Lancer Evening of Excellence will take place this Tuesday at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts.

Lancers announce nominees for varsity awards

The athletics department has released the list of nominees for major awards to be conferred Tuesday, April 4, at the annual Lancer Evening of Excellence banquet.

Up for the Banner Shield as female athlete of the year are Mandy Brunet of track and field, Kristen Swiatoschik of hockey, and Lauren Gellner of soccer.

Track and field athlete Anthony Atkinson, basketball’s Thomas Kennedy, hockey netminder Nathan Torchia, and Zach Albert from volleyball are nominated for the Olympic Shield as male athlete of the year.

The DeMarco award honours those who best combine academics and athletics. Nominees on the women’s side are golfer Hannah Prieur, Megan Lozinski from softball, and Swiatoschik. The male nominees are Najee Brown-Henderson from basketball, Maceo Christmas from football, and cross country runner Cameron Cira.

Find more information, including lists of nominees for rookie, sophomore, team captain, and coach of the year, at