2014 CCAA Men’s Cross-Country Running All-Canadians


2014 CCAA Men

Nov. 7, 2014The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association is proud to announce the 2014 CCAA Men’s Cross-Country All-Canadians.

The student-athletes, who are selected by their conference based on performance and contribution to the sport and their team, were honoured at a banquet during the 2014 CCAA Cross-Country Running National Championships in Calgary.

Here are the 2014 men’s cross-country All-Canadians:

Boaz Korir

Lethbridge Kodiaks, ACAC

Korir was consistent in his rookie season at Lethbridge. He finished the Grand Prix season second overall and captured a silver medal at the ACAC Championships. Korir also led the Kodiaks to a silver medal in the men’s team event. He is devoted to his studies and enjoys his new lifestyle since recently arriving from Kenya.

Edwin Kaitany

Lethbridge Kodiaks, ACAC

Kaitany went undefeated during the 2014 season, successfully defending his Grand Prix and ACAC Championships individual titles. He led the Kodiaks to a silver medal in the men’s team event as well as the combined title at provincials. Kaitany is committed to academics and is always willing to assist his teammates.

Riley Hubbard-Olesky

Fleming Knights, OCAA

Hubbard-Olesky captured gold at the OCAA Championships. He also finished first overall at the Fanshawe, Seneca and St. Lawrence – Brockville Invitationals. Hubbard-Olesky led the Knights men’s team to a first-place finish at Brockville as well as a bronze medal at provincials. The Fleming team captain leads by example.

Seth Marcaccio

Fanshawe Falcons, OCAA

In his first year at Fanshawe, Marcaccio led the Falcons to a gold medal at the OCAA Championships. He also earned an individual silver medal. Marcaccio led his team to a first-place finish at the St. Lawrence Invitational and he medalled individually at Fanshawe, St. Lawrence and Seneca. He has a wonderful attitude and shows great leadership qualities.

Jonathan Tedeschi

Indiens d’Ahuntsic, RSEQ

Tedeschi won individual gold and led Ahuntsic to first-place finishes in both the South-West Division Championships and RSEQ Championships. He was also named Athlete of the Week by the RSEQ. Tedeschi is always willing to help his teammates. He is very humble and has an excellent work ethic.

Jérémy Briand

Lynx d’Édouard-Montpetit, RSEQ

Briand took home individual silver and led Édouard-Montpetit to second-place finishes at the South-West Division Championships and RSEQ Championships. Briand took home gold at the Laval Invitational. He is a determined and competitive athlete but takes pride in his sportsmanship and respects his opponents.

CCAA All-Canadian winners on November 7, 2014 at SAIT Polytechnic. Photo by Andrew Crossett
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