2014 Awards Banquet

April 13th, 2014

On Tuesday night at the Coast Bastion Hotel, the VIU Mariners celebrated another stellar season. The evening got started with a pre banquet reception for Mariner supporters hosted by VIU 's President Ralph Nilson. CCAA Academic award winners, team captains and coaches had a chance to mingle with all business community that back the VIU Mariner program.

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The Coast Bastion put on an amazing spread, including whiskey plank salmon, roast beef and way to many deserts to choose from !!
Bruce Williams from CTV 2 was the "talking head" emcee of the event. He announced over 100 awards with the major awards of Female Athlete of the year going to Leanna Gildersleeve and Male athlete of the year award  being shared by national men's badminton doubles champs rookie Graydon Robb and senior player Pat Thompson.
Mariner Academic Excellence awards went to Harrison Stupich of the men's basketball team and Megan Groenendijk of the women's Volleyball team.
Freshman athletes of the year came from the Women's Volleyball team, Mychaela Roelants and from the Men's Soccer, Keegan Lang.

Read more in the NDN ...... and lots of photos loaded on to the Mariners FLICKR site