McGill runner Alex Duhault named rookie of the year

McGill runner Alex Duhault named rookie of the yearOct 28, 08 Cross Country (M)
By Earl Zukerman, McGill


Alexander Duhault, McGill University

MONTREAL - Calgary native Alexander Duhault, an 18-year-old civil engineering freshmen with the McGill Redmen, has been named rookie of the year in men's cross-country running by the Quebec Student Sports Federation, which announced the conference major trophy winners and all-stars, Tuesday.

The only other honoree from the Redmen was Graydon Snider, a 26-year-old chemistry senior from Montreal, who earned all-conference status.

Sherbrooke's James Poulin-Cadovius, a native Montrealer, was announced as the conference athlete of the year, while teammate Alex Genest of Lac-aux-Sables, Que., was voted student-athlete of the year and Vincent Paquet of the conference champion Vert & Or, merited coach-of-the-year honours.

Joining Snider on the all-star team were four teammates from Sherbrooke -- Poulin-Cadovius, Genest, Ferdinand Buzingo, from the Republic of Burundi, and Simon-Pierre Landry of Ottawa, plus Laval runners Samuel Blanchette and Philippe Sylvestre of Inverness, Que.

2008 QSSF MEN'S CROSS-COUNTRY ALL-STARS & MAJOR AWARD WINNERS

  • Sherbrooke - James Poulin-Cadovius, Physical Education, 4th yr., 23, Montreal, Que.
  • Sherbrooke - Ferdinand Buzingo, Physical Education, 3rd yr., 36, Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Sherbrooke - Alex Genest, Kinesiology, 3rd, 22, Lac-aux-Sables, Que.
  • McGill - Graydon Snider, Chemistry, 4th yr., 26, Montreal, Que.
  • Laval - Samuel Blanchette, Physiotherapy, 2nd yr, 21, Trois-Rivières, Que.
  • Sherbrooke - Simon-Pierre Landry, PhD-Medicine, 4th yr., 22, Ottawa, Ont.
  • Laval - Philippe Sylvestre, Agriculture, 5th yr., 26, Inverness, Que.
ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

Sherbrooke - James Poulin-Cadovius, Physical Education, 4th yr., 23, Montreal, Que. 

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

McGill - Alexander Duhault, Civil Engineering, 1st yr., 18, Calgary, Alta. 

COACH OF THE YEAR

Sherbrooke - Vincent Paquet 

STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

Sherbrooke - Alex Genest, Kinesiology, 3rd, 22, Lac-aux-Sables, Que. 

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SOURCE:
Earl Zukerman
McGill Athletics 7 Recreation
(514) 398-7012 (tel.)