UBC TSC Year End Awards

 

The UBC Thunderbirds Sport Clubs program is proud to celebrate the sporting achievements, commitment and leadership of student executives, and overall appreciation for the student-athletes at the Year End Banquet. Despite cancelling the 2019-20 banquet due to unprecedented circumstances, another year of Sport Clubs success was celebrated and the following awards were virtually presented.

The winners of the Thunderbirds Sport Clubs Team of the Year Award are highly competitive and exemplify the spirit of sportsmanship. They strive for excellence on and off their playing field, embody the responsibilities and values of a UBC student athlete, and contribute positively to the UBC community. The team of the year are passionate and committed to their respective sport as individuals, but more importantly as a team.

2019-20 Recipients:

UBC Thunderbirds Women's Tennis Sport Club

2018-19 Recipients:

UBC Thunderbirds Artistic Swimming Sport Club (formerly, Synchronized Swimming Sport Club)

2017-18 Recipients:

UBC Thunderbirds Women's Ultimate Sport Club

2016-17 Recipients:

UBC Thunderbirds Sailing Sport Club

2015-16 Recipients:

UBC Thunderbirds Men's Lacrosse Sport Club

TSC Athlete of the Year is awarded to the top male and female student who demonstrate extraordinary athletic performance in their given discipline. They are hardworking, resilient in the face of adversity in competition, and dedicated to pushing themselves to achieving new personal bests. These two individuals have set themselves apart from their competitors and represent the top tier of competitive excellence that the Sport Clubs program has to offer.

2019-20 Recipients:

Thomas Watson, Triathlon

 

Julia Zhang, Women's Ultimate

2018-19 Recipients:

Christian Spence, Quidditch

Naomi Morcilla, Women's Ultimate

2017-18 Recipients:

Cameron Hale, Alpine Skiing

Claire Anderson, Equestrian & Cycling

2016-17  Recipients:

Johannes Kite-Powell, Sailing

Ellen Au-Yeung, Women's Ultimate

The TSC Executives of the Year award is given to the team of executives that have presented themselves as unified leaders for their team. They demonstrate initiative and action to progress their sport club both administratively and competitively. These executives place an emphasis on open communication with their peers, other members of the executive council, and the sport club office. They express passion and motivation for developing the Thunderbird sport club culture.

2019-20 Recipients:

Women's Tennis Executives (Jessica Frias Da Silva, Lily Eisler, Madison Fan, Michelle Lim, Jacy Chan, Abigail Heninger)

2018-19 Recipients:

Nordic Skiing Executives (Carington Pomeroy, Claire Grall-Johnson, Madison Brown, Alia Sanger, Wassim Ghazi)

2017-18 Recipients:

Women's Tennis Executives (Jessica Frias Da Silva, Harnoor Gill, Helena Son, Luna Crawford, Abigail Heninger, Alexis Aquilino)

2016-17 Recipients:

Dragon Boat Executives (Ryan Lau, Daniel Wong, Ziharrphil Magnaye, Charlie Liu, Gregory Goana, Carmen To)

2015-16 Recipients:

Women's Ultimate Executives (Victoria McCann, Mira Donaldson, Ellen Au-Yeung, Joanna Lo)

The TSC Student Leadership Award is given to the individual who demonstrates several qualities of a leader. He or she is hardworking and dedicated to seeing the progression of their sport club. They understand the importance of team success without sacrificing individual achievements. This student is positive, resilient when faced with challenges, and a role model. They are the heart of the team.

2019-20 Recipients:

Adam Guthrie, Triathlon

 

Jessica Frias Da Silva, Women's Tennis

2018-19 Recipients:

Carrington Pomeroy, Nordic Skiing

May Constabel, Cycling

2017-18 Recipients:

Janik Andreas, Quidditch

Olivia Zawadiuk, Synchronized Swimming

2016-17 Recipients:

Mitchell Kitt, Lacrosse

Ashley-Belle Burns, Sailing

Jessica Silva, Women's Tennis

2015-16 Recipients:

Sean Montgomery, Men's Ultimate

Kayla Johnston, Alpine Skiing

This award is given to the male and female who demonstrate extraordinary athletic performance in their first year of intercollegiate competition. They are dedicated to being successful student-athletes in their first year as team members. Success includes academics, athletics and personal wellbeing.

2019-20 Recipients:

Michael Murdoch, Nordic Skiing

 

Isabella Gigone, Alpine Skiing

2018-19 Recipients:

Zachary Michaels, Cycling

Madison Fan, Women's Tennis

The Team Sportsmanship award is presented to the individuals that embody the essence of sportsmanship and team spirit in each sport club. These student-athletes bring positive energy and attitude to the group during practice and competitions. These particular individuals were nominated and chosen by their peers.

2019-20 Recipients:

  • Victor Samyn, Alpine Skiing
  • Natasha Thom, Artistic Swimming
  • Lauren Kerker, Cycling
  • Eleanor Walton-Knight, Equestrian
  • Marcello Blanco, Lacrosse
  • Ingrid Tveten, Nordic Skiing
  • Wesley Cassidy, Quidditch
  • Hugh Atkinson, Sailing
  • Alexandr Kim, Men's Tennis
  • Isabel Evans, Women's Tennis
  • Cameron McInnes, Triathlon
  • Samuel Micklem, Men's Ultimate
  • Helena Tremblay, Women's Ultimate

2018-19 Recipients:

  • Max Duso, Alpine Skiing
  • Alan Ehrenholz, Cycling
  • Yuan Yuan Zhou, Equestrian
  • Jeff Koster, Lacrosse
  • Alia Sanger, Nordic Skiing
  • JC Abbott, Quidditch
  • Benjamin Brown, Sailing
  • Emma Evans, Synchronized Swimming
  • Noah Bettauer, Men's Tennis
  • Martina Capelli, Women's Tennis
  • Ashley Lloyd, Triathlon
  • Jonah Lee-Ash, Men's Ultimate
  • Jessie Tai, Women's Ultimate

2017-18 Recipients:

  • Jake Klonsky, Alpine Skiing
  • Lauren Eggenberger, Cycling
  • Christina Johnsen, Equestrian
  • Lorenzo Malana, Lacrosse
  • Katie Olfert, Quidditch
  • Erez Buyukyilmaz, Sailing
  • Emma Gunn, Synchronized Swimming
  • Samuel Walrond, Men's Tennis
  • Jennie Jackson, Women's Tennis
  • Emily Mills, Triathlon
  • Nicholas Yun, Men's Ultimate
  • Samantha Roche, Women's Ultimate

2016-17 Recipients:

  • Lauren Hale, Alpine Skiing
  • Katrina Waldhauser, Cycling
  • Amy Cheng, Dragon Boat
  • Kelsi Jessamine, Equestrian
  • Spencer Schoen, Lacrosse
  • Nora Apelgren, Nordic Skiing
  • Julie Velasquez, Quidditch
  • Stephanie Stearman, Sailing
  • Shannon Pfleuger, Synchronized Swimming
  • Connor Khademazad, Men's Tennis
  • Helena Son, Women's Tennis
  • Patrick Mavety, Men's Ultimate
  • Katherine McGuire, Women's Ultimate
  • James Baylis, Water Polo

2015-16 Recipients:

  • Bryan Cadman, Alpine Skiing
  • Vincenzo Coia, Fencing
  • Jesse Labrecque, Men's Lacrosse
  • Max Easterbrooke, Nordic Skiing
  • Sandra Macko, Sailing
  • Tim Yaromush, Synchronized Swimming
  • Stefan Lazarevic, Men's Tennis
  • Jessica Silva, Women's Tennis
  • Graeme Rennie, Men's Ultimate
  • Megan Zhu, Women's Ultimate
  • Elliot To, Wrestling