Guelph’s Olivia Lane MVP of OUA field hockey

GUELPH — Olivia Lane of the Guelph Gryphons has been named the most valuable player in OUA field hockey for the 2016 season.

The Guelph native led the league with 17 goals in 12 games and she also set up several goals. Her goal total included a five-goal outing against the Western Mustangs Sept. 18 on the University of Guelph’s Varsity Field.

The third-year Gryphon was also named to the league’s all-star team along with teammate Ciara Condon.

A fifth-year defender, Condon scored twice during the season and she helped stymie numerous attacks by the opposition.

Guelph native Emily Cozens of the Western Mustangs was also named to the all-star team. The fourth-year defender helped the Mustangs keep the opposition to 22 goals this season, a reduction of 17 from last year.

The league’s championship tournament is being held at Western’s TD Stadium this weekend. The quarter-finals are slated for Friday with the semifinals to go Saturday and the medal matches scheduled for Sunday. The bronze-medal match is set for 1 p.m. and the gold-medal match for 3 p.m.

The Gryphs are to play the McGill Martlets in the quarter-finals Friday at 3 p.m.

Major Awards
Most Valuable Player: Olivia Lane, Guelph Gryphons
Rookie of the Year: Rachel Spouge, Toronto Varsity Blues
Goalie of the Year: Hilary Neeb, Waterloo Warriors
Coach of the Year: Zeeshan Minhas, York Lions
Gail Wilson Award: Alison Lee, Toronto Varsity Blues
Top Umpire: Ozias D’Souza
Cassidy Nicholls, York Lions
Rebecca Titus, York Lions
Mikhaela Slavin, York Lions
Olivia Lane, Guelph Gryphons
Ciara Condon, Guelph Gryphons
Alison Lee, Toronto Varsity Blues
Emma Wingrave, Toronto Varsity Blues
Hilary Neeb, Waterloo Warriors
Jenna Remedios, Waterloo Warriors
Abrie Girgis, Queen’s Gaels
Emily Cozens, Western Mustangs
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