Trinity Conception females among province’s top athletes
Three local female athletes have been selected as finalists for Sport Newfoundland and Labrador’s 2008 Provincial Annual Awards.
Allison Rockwood, Heart’s Content, earned a bronze medal at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport wrestling championships and a silver medal at the University of New Brunswick open wrestling tournament. She was named Memorial University’s Wrestler of the Year.
Alison has been nominated for the Elizabeth Swan Senior Female Athlete of the Year Award.
Carbonear native Victoria Ralph won a bronze medal at the National Wrestling Championships in Saskatoon and was named for the second straight year, most outstanding wrestler at the CanadianAmateurWrestlingAssociation (CAWA) Atlantic Championships. Victoria was named School Sport Newfoundland and Labrador’s Female Athlete of the Year.
Maura Hayes, Cupids, was the only athlete in Eastern Canada named to the National Junior Volleyball Team. The team travelled to Florida during July 2008 to participate in an international competition in which Canada finished fourth. Hayes has numerous accolades in the sport of volleyball including an NLVA Senior High Player of the Year Award.
Victoria and Maura are both finalists for the Margaret Davis Junior Female Athlete of the Year award.
Final selection will take place and the awards will be presented at the SNL Stars and Legends Sports Gala on Saturday, March 28 at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland in St. John’s.
Alison Rockwood Wrestling
Victoria Ralph Wrestling