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(Photo courtesy of Guelph Athletics)
(Photo courtesy of Guelph Athletics)

Daniels named OUA West MVP
Star Laurier netminder Ryan Daniels was honoured with the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) West MVP award, the top goaltender award and was named an OUA first-team all-star last week. This is his third all-star award and second time on the first team — he was named a second-team all-star last year. Laurier head coach Greg Puhalski was also named OUA West Coach of the Year.

Allin, Chesson honoured by OUA
Last week a pair of Laurier men’s basketball players were recognized by the OUA as the conference announced the West division all-stars for the year. Veteran Max Allin was named an OUA first team all-star while first-year Matt Chesson was named to the OUA all-rookie team. This is Allin’s first OUA first-team honour after being named a second-team all-star in 2010-11 and 2011-12 and all-rookie in 2009-10. Chesson is the eighth consecutive player from WLU to be named to the rookie team.

Dance Team to start competitive season
WLU’s Competitive Dance Team is gearing up for their three competitions this season. They will start March 9 in Guelph at the Terpsichore University Challenge before heading to Brantford on March 16 for the Strive Dance Challenge. On March 23, the team will be back in Brantford to compete at the Rhythm Dance Competition.

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