ArcelorMittal Dofasco CIS athletes of the week (#26): Carleton’s Sinclair, Saskatchewan’s Hulak honoured

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OTTAWA (CIS) – Jamie Sinclair, a curler from CarletonUniversity, and Derek Hulak, a hockey player from the University ofSaskatchewan, are the ArcelorMittal Dofasco CIS female and maleathletes of the week for the period ending March 23, 2014.

Sinclair, who hails from Manotick, Ont., helped the Ravenscapture gold at the CIS-CCA championships in Regina thanks to a 9-4upset win in the final over the University of Alberta squad of skipKelsey Rocque, who was crowned junior world champion earlier thismonth in Switzerland.

Sinclair, who curled 70 per cent in theround-robin to place third among skips, guided her team to a 5-2record in the preliminary round and qualified for the title matchwith a 6-4 semifinal victory against Wilfrid Laurier. Thanks to itstriumph, Carleton will represent Canada at the 2015 WinterUniversiade in Granada, Spain.

Rocque was also nominated for the women’s award.

Hulak, a fourth-year business student from Saskatoon, was namedtournament MVP at the PotashCorp University Cup presented by Co-op,in his hometown. The 5-foot-11, 175-pound forward led all playersat the championship in goals (4) and points (6) and had theHuskies’ lone marker in the gold-medal final, a 3-1 loss toarchrival Alberta in front of 6,289 fans at the Credit UnionCentre. In pool play, the Canada West player of the year had twopoints, including the game-winner with two minutes left inregulation, in a 3-2 victory over AUS champion Acadia, and addedtwo goals and an assist in a 9-0 rout of OUA titlist Windsor.

McGill hockey player Jacob Gervais-Chouinard and Wilfrid Lauriercurler Aaron Squires were the other male nominees.

Female nominees:
AUS: No nomination
RSEQ: No women’s competition in RSEQ
OUA: Jamie Sinclair, curling, Carleton(recipient)
CWUAA: Kelsey Rocque, curling, Alberta

Male nominees:
AUS: No nomination
RSEQ: Jacob Gervais-Chouinard, hockey, McGill
OUA: Aaron Squires, curling, Wilfrid Laurier
CWUAA: Derek Hulak, hockey, Saskatchewan(recipient)

About ArcelorMittal Dofasco

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