Three McGill badminton players lasso league laureates from RSEQ

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Henry Pan (left), Pierre Thodoroff (centre) and Aatman Ajmera (right)

Henry Pan (left), Pierre Thodoroff (centre) and Aatman Ajmera (right)


MONTREAL — Three members of the McGill University men’s badminton have merited conference honours from the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec. Henry Pan merited first-team all-star status, while Aatman Ajmera was nmaed to the RSEQ second team and freshman Pierre Thodoroff earned rookie-of-the-year honours.

Pan is a 5-foot-8 pharmacology junior from London, Ont., who previously won rookie-of-the-year award in 2010-11. He helped the Redmen to finish third of seven teams with a 9-3 record in the regular season.

Ajmera is a 5-foot-9 economics junior from Mumbai (India).

Thodoroff is the fourth McGill player in six years to earn the nod as the league’s top rookie. The 6-foot-1 mathematics freshman hails from Villennes sur Seine in France.

2012-13 RSEQ BADMINTON ALL-STARS

MEN’S FIRST TEAM
Philippe Charron, Montréal
Henry Pan, McGill
Maxime Marin, Laval
François Bourret, UQAM

MEN’S SECOND TEAM
Philippe Gaumond, UQAM
Florian Gauthier, UQAM
Aatman Ajmera, McGill
Audric Hartman-Karsenti, Laval

MAJOR AWARD WINNERS
PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD: François Bourret, UQAM
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AWARD: Pierre Thodoroff, McGill
LEADERSHIP & CITIZENSHIP AWARD (Emmanuel-Constant Trophy): Olivier Audet, UQAC
COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD: Valérie St-Jacques, UQAM

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WOMEN’S FIRST TEAM
Valérie St, Jacques, UQAM
Stéphanie Pakenham, Laval
Caroline Vézina, Montréal
Daphnée Lecorre-Laliberté, Montréal

WOMEN’S SECOND TEAM
Andréanne Boileau Thibault, Laval
Caroline Beauregard, Montréal
Catherine Girouard, UQAM
Marianne Maltais, Laval

MAJOR AWARD WINNERS
PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD: Valérie St-Jacques, UQAM
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AWARD: Stéphanie Pakenham, Laval
LEADERSHIP & CITIZENSHIP AWARD: Morgan Devisse, Sherbrooke
COACH OF THE YEAR: Valérie St-Jacques, UQAM

SOURCE:

Earl Zukerman
Communications Officer
Athletics & Recreation
McGill University
514-398-7012 (Tel.)
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E-MAIL: earl.zukerman@mcgill.ca

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