OCAA rugby awards go to Mountaineers

After posting a perfect 7-0 regular season in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association play, the Mohawk rugby team has received numerous individual awards.

Alex Paris was named OCAA Coach of the Year for the fourth time in the past five years. Chris VanSickle of Brantford was the OCAA Player of the Year and the league’s leading scorer.

Phil Jackson of Stoney Creek was selected West Region and overall Rookie of the Year. Jackson and VanSickle were both named to the OCAA League All-Star team as well.

The Mountaineers went on to win the silver medal at the OCAA Championships.