(London, Ontario) – The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) announced today, the 2015-16 CCAA Academic All-Canadian award recipients and Fanshawe College had an impressive seven student-athletes receiving the honour. Fanshawe finished tied for third for the most recipients of the award in the entire CCAA. The CCAA Academic All-Canadian award is the CCAA's most prestigious student-athlete honour. Honourees must attain academic honours at their institution in addition to having a high level of athletic achievement.
Fanshawe's recipients included:
Seth Marcaccio – Men's Cross Country
Ryan Foott – Men's Cross Country
Laura Vere – Women's Basketball
Christina Borgs – Women's Curling
Julie Clinton – Women's Curling
Sara Westman – Women's Curling
Derek Braun – Men's Volleyball
For the complete release from the CCAA, please see http://www.ccaa.ca/2015-16-ccaa-academic-all-canadians-p202044.
The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) also handed out the 2015 Fall OCAA All-Academic Awards and Fanshawe had 16 recipients. The award is presented to full-time varsity student-athletes that meet honour standards at their respective institutions. The complete list of results are located on the OCAA website at http://ocaa.com/sports/general/2015-16/releases/04082016ocaaallacademics.
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