The Celebration of Champions recognizes the outstanding individual and team accomplishments from the past varsity season.
Major individual awards to be distributed include the Provost Award for Excellence, Robert T. Wallace Shield Rookie of the Year awards, Chancellor’s Award, Publisher’s Award, Male and Female Athletes of the Year and the President’s Cup.
The UVic Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2012 will also be inducted at the banquet. This year’s inductees include women’s field hockey player Lynne Beecroft, swimmer Michael Edgson and the 1981-82 women’s basketball team.
ATHLETIC AWARD FINALISTS
Provost Award for Excellence
This award is presented to a returning varsity student-athlete with the highest academic average who has satisfied the minimum requirements for acclamation as an Academic All-Canadian based on the previous year.
Jonathan Chandler, Rowing
Robert T. Wallace Shield Rookie of the Year – Male
Robert T. Wallace Shield Rookie of Year – Female
This award is presented annually to a student-athlete who is a contributor to the team. She/he provides leadership and vision exemplifying the goals of the team.
Athlete of the Year – Female
Athlete of the Year – Male
This award is given to the outstanding student-athlete in fourth or fifth year who best combines scholastic achievement and athletic ability.
Times Colonist Publisher’s Award for Community Contributions
This award is presented to the individual(s) within the community who have made an outstanding voluntary contribution to a varsity program.
Rob and Colleen Hirschfield, contribution to Women’s Basketball
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