Marauders score in women’s rugby picks

rp_primary_wrug-trent-editMcMaster Marauders Colleen Irowa and Cam Mitchell were named Russell Division Rookie and Coach of the Year respectively, while four teammates were chosen divisional Ontario University Athletics women’s all-stars on Wednesday (Oct. 23).

Irowa (Brampton) earned the rookie honour after an impact year at prop.

Mitchell was named top coach in Russell Division after leading his team to a 3-2 record and second place in the division.

Receiving all-star recognition were:

Stephanie Black (Ottawa), a second-year fly half, made her second appearance on the all-star team, after leading the league in scoring with 86 points (nine tries, 19 converts and a penalty); third-year lock Sarah Farquharson (Niagara Falls); second-year eightman Cindy Nelles (Belleville); and third-year centre Emily Ricketts (Oakville) made the team for the first time.


Most Valuable Player – Caitlin McNally – Guelph Gryphons
Rookie of the Year – Breanne Nicholas – Western Mustangs
Coach of the Year – Collette McAuley – Guelph Gryphons


Most Valuable Player – Lauren McEwen – Queen’s Gaels
Rookie of the Year – Colleen Irowa – McMaster Marauders
Coach of the Year – Cam Mitchell – McMaster Marauders
Community Service Award – Aisan Fazeli – York Lions


Claragh Pegg – Queen’s Gaels – Prop
Loren Baldwin – Queen’s Gaels – Lock
Devon Stride – Queen’s Gaels – Prop
Lauren McEwen – Queen’s Gaels – Centre
Karley Heyman – Queen’s Gaels – Wing
Cindy Nelles – McMaster Marauders – Eightman
Stephanie Black – McMaster Marauders – Fly-half
Emily Ricketts – McMaster Marauders – Centre
Sarah Farquharson – McMaster Marauders – Lock
Fedelia Omoghan – York Lions – Eightman
Aisan Fazeli – York Lions – Inside Centre
Zoe Smith – York Lions – Wing
Alannah Bailey – Trent – Scrum Half
Olivia Roberge – Toronto Varsity Blues – Flanker


Brittany Kassil – Guelph Gryphons – Second Row
Caitlin McNally – Guelph Gryphons – Fullback
Shannon Spurrell – Guelph Gryphons – Inside Centre
Brittany Priddle – Guelph Gryphons – Flanker
Devon Keys – Guelph Gryphons – Eightman
Lori Josephson – Western Mustangs – Scrum Half
Breanne Nicholas – Western Mustangs – Fullback
Danielle Spice – Western Mustangs – Fly-half
Brandie Kirk – Western Mustangs – Hooker
Renee Woodhouse – Waterloo Warriors – Forward
Kourtney King – Waterloo Warriors – Scrum Half
Bryanna Bryans – Waterloo Warriors – Flanker
Jennifer Gilmour – Laurier Golden Hawks – Inside Centre
Liz Hunnick – Brock Badgers – Wing