U SPORTS Women's Soccer Past Awards Winners

GUNN BALDURSSON MEMORIAL AWARD (Championship MVP)

The Gunn Baldursson Award is awarded to the Most Valuable Player of the National Championship. The selection is made by a committee established by the Host. The trophy was donated by Acadia University and the Baldursson family in memory of Gunnhildur Baldursson. A native of Iceland, "The Gunner" was a two-time All Conference soccer player for the Acadia University Women's Soccer Team, and a National Team member. Baldursson was killed in a tragic car accident in 1987.

Date - Winner - Team Date - Winner - Team

2016 Joelle Gosselin, Laval
2015 Jasmin Dhanda, UBC
2014 Joëlle Gosselin, Laval
2013 Vanessa Kovacs, Trinity Western
2012 Jennifer Castillo, Trinity Western
2011 Chantel Marson, Queen’s
2010 Kelsey Tikka, Laurier
2009 Tessa Meyer, Trinity Western
2008 Daniela Gerig, Trinity Western
2007 Kylie Snow, Cape Breton
2006 Amy Bobb, UBC
2005 Carey Gustafson, Victoria
2004 Danielle Day, McGill
2003 Rosalyn Hicks, UBC
2002 Sarah Regan, UBC
2001 Aishatu Alfa, Alberta
2000 Claire Martin, Dalhousie
1999 Stef Finateri, Dalhousie
1998 Stephanie O'Neill, Calgary

1997 Heather Murray Alberta
1996 Danielle Vella, Ottawa
1995 Camilla Vejvalka, Laurier
1994 Carla Perry, Dalhousie
1993 Tammy Crawford, UBC
1992 Nancy Ferguson, UBC
1991 Lydia Vamos, McMaster
1990 Alison Tuton, Acadia
1989 Jane Wood, Alberta

 

CHANTAL NAVERT MEMORIAL AWARD (Player of the Year)

The Chantal Navert Memorial Award is presented annually to the Outstanding Player of the Year. The award was donated by the Université de Sherbrooke in memory of Chantal Navert. Chantal, a National Soccer Official for 15 years, an avid university soccer supporter and a role model for those aspiring to become referees at the National and International level, passed away suddenly in 1995. The winner is selected by a selection committee composed of members of the U SPORTS Coaches Association.

Date - Winner - Team Date - Winner - Team

2016 Arielle Roy-Petitclerc, Laval
2015 Nour Ghoneim, York
2014 Jessica King, Trinity Western
2013 Marie-Ève Jacques, Sherbrooke
2012 Gillian Baggott, Ottawa
2011 Alyssa Lagonia, Wilfrid Laurier
2010 Véronique Laverdière, Montreal
2009 Renee MacLellan, Queen’s
2008 Stefania Morra, York
2007 Francine Brousseau, Laval
2006 Eilish McConville, Queen's
2005 Amy Connolly, UPEI
2004 Danielle Day, McGill
2003 Eva Havaris, Western Ontario
         Sarah Regan, UBC
2002 Sarah Drake, UCCB
2001 Eva Melamed, McGill

2000 Noel Trepanier, Ottawa
1999 Raelenne Dunne, Queen's
1998 Sarah Joly, Alberta
1997 Odile Desbois, McGill
1996 Marie Claude Dion, Laval
1995 Cigi Cignini, Laurier

 

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Initiated in 1996, the Rookie of the Year Award is presented annually to a first-year player in U SPORTS soccer who has exhibited exemplary skill and leadership. The winner is selected by the U SPORTS Coaches Association.

Date - Winner - Team Date - Winner - Team

2016 Julia Liguori, UQAM
2015 Rachel Hutchinson, Trinity Western
2014 Mélissa Roy, Laval
2013 Jenna White, Western
2012 Nour Ghoneim, York
2011 Alexandria Hoyte, McGill
2010 Kelsey Tikka, Laurier
2009 Alicia Tesan, Trinity Western
2008 Nikki Wright, Trinity Western
2007 Stefania Morra, York
2006 Josée Bélanger, Sherbrooke
2005 Émilie Mercier, Montreal
2004 Ramata Coulibaly, Ottawa
2003 Eilish McConville, Queen's
2002 Hannah Shoichet UBC
2001 Cristina Bonasia, Western

2000 Michelle Desjardins, UCCB
1999 Alana Maloney, McGill
1998 Lisa Nolet, Laval
1997 Mary-Beth Bowie, Dalhousie
1996 Marie-Eve LaFlamme, Laval

 

COACH OF THE YEAR

The award is presented annually at the National Championship. The winner is selected by a selection committee composed of members of the U SPORTS Coaches Association.

Date - Winner - Team Date - Winner - Team

2016 Peyvand Mossavat, UOIT
2015 Helder Duarte, Laval
2014 Peyvand Mossavat, UOIT
2013 Martin Painter, Western
2012 Stephen Timmons, Cape Breton
2011 Graham Roxburgh, Trinity Western
2010 Mike Redmond, UPEI
2009 Marc Mounicot, McGill
2008 Kevin McConnell, Montréal
2007 Paul James, York
2006 Liz Jepsen, Alberta
2005 Steve Johnson, Ottawa
2004 Mike Redmond, UPEI
2003 Ron Gourlay, Brock
2002 Helder Duarte, Laval
2001 Mark Eys, Western
2000 Stephen Timmons, UCCB
1999 Dick Mosher, UBC
1998 Dave McDowell Queen's
1997 Sheri Kitching-Fowler, Western

1996 Steve Johnson, Ottawa
1995 Maryse Godbout, Sherbrooke
1994 Dick Mosher, UBC
1993 Dave McDowell, Queen's
1992 Frank Donlavey, McMaster
1991 Gord Caldwell, Windsor
1990 Laura Sandes, Acadia
1989 Tracy David, Alberta
1988 Tony Lachetta, McGill
1987 Céline Daigle, Sherbrooke

 

STUDENT-ATHLETE COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

Date - Winner - Team Date - Winner - Team

2016 Sarah Douglas, Victoria
2015 Jessie Noseworthy, Memorial
2014 Caoimhe McParland, Acadia
2013 Julia Ignacio, Alberta
2012 Alana Fairfax, Acadia
2011 Cathleen Bleakney, Acadia
2010 Samantha Hansford, Memorial
2009 Veronique Mayer, Alberta
2008 Jacqueline Smith, Alberta
2007 Katarina Vulic, Ottawa
2006 Ally Read, Saint Mary’s
2005 Megan Gould, Calgary

 

 

R.W. PUGH FAIR PLAY AWARD

Date - Winner Date - Winner

2016 Saskatchewan Huskies
2015 Cape Breton Capers
2014 Memorial Sea-Hawks
2013 Cape Breton Capers
2012 Dalhousie Tigers
2011 Alberta Pandas
2010 Cape Breton Capers
2009 UPEI Panthers
2008 Montreal Carabins
2007 Cape Breton Capers
2006 Cape Breton Capers