ÉTS Sports Centre Gala
Honouring excellence among the PiranhasFriday, April 26, 2019
During its annual Gala on April 5, 2019, the ÉTS Sports Centre celebrated commitment, hard work and success among its student athletes who play for the Piranhas sports teams. The event focused on revealing and honouring the recipients of the various sports awards.
Hallison Harvey (volleyball) and Marc-Antoine Nadeau (badminton) were named Rookies of the Year, with each receiving a $500 prize. Marc-Antoine Nadeau earned victories in singles against UQTR and Université de Sherbrooke. Hallison Harvey was the Most Valuable Player for the volleyball team, and was named a second-team all-star for RSEQ, having posted the highest ratio of points scored per set played by her team.
Jeffrey Vaillancourt was named Most Valuable Player in badminton, having won singles victories against UQTR, McGill University and Université de Sherbrooke. Philippe Sauvageau earned the same honour for golf, having achieved a ranking of 20th in the RSEQ standings and winning the NCCGA tournament at Crotched Mountain Golf Club.
Brice Brousseau-Rigaudie received the Most Valuable Player award for rugby, and was named to the RSEQ second all-star team. He scored a try and earned a Player of the Match distinction, in addition to playing on Québec’s senior rugby 7s team.
Kevin Garcia-Quevedo earned the Most Valuable Player award for soccer as the lynchpin of the offensive resurgence of the Piranhas. Winners of the Most Valuable Player awards for each team were presented with prizes of $500.
The 2018-2019 Jean Coutu Griffintown Ambassadors were also honoured. Marion Jean from the volleyball team and Brice Brousseau-Rigaudie, a student athlete who plays rugby, were each awarded a $500 prize.
Juliette Seminaro (volleyball), Marc-Olivier Côté (soccer) and Antoine Major (badminton) also received $500 prizes for academic excellence. The Piranhas student athlete awards and the accompanying $500 prizes, celebrating the commitment of student athletes within the Piranhas community, were presented to Axel Ghiringhelli (rugby), Guillaume Peyla (soccer) and Alexis Poudrier (golf).
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