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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Cleve's Source for Sports Athlete of the Month

August Winners

Carrington Carroll, of Halifax has been named the Cleve’s Source for Sports Female Individual Athlete of the Month. The fourteen year-old taekwondo athlete recently competed at the 2017 Pan American Cadet & Junior Championships in Costa Rica where she won gold in the Female <47kg division. Carrington, who earned her berth on the Pan Am Team by winning gold at the 2017 Canadian National Championships, was undefeated throughout the competition.

Ryan O’Neil of Halifax has been named the Cleve’s Source for Sports Male Individual Athlete of the Month. O’Neil, 20, won a gold medal in the U21 -67kg division at the 2017 Junior Pan American Karate Championships in Argentina. As a result of this placing, O’Neil was recently named to Team Canada for the Jr. World Karate Championships which are being held next month in Spain.

Karah Fleet, 17, of Halifax has been named the Cleve’s Source for Sports Female Team Athlete of the Month. Fleet and the Nova Scotia Canada Games women’s soccer team clinched a bronze medal at the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg. In addition to netting three goals in Team Nova Scotia’s quarter-final win over British Columbia, the forward was one of only three Atlantic Canadians named to the Canada Soccer 2017 Canada Games women’s all-star team.

Also representing Nova Scotia on the soccer pitch, the Cleve’s Source for Sports Male Team Athlete of the Month is Ayoub Al Arabi. The seventeen year-old from Halifax was a key player for the Nova Scotia Canada Games men’s soccer team. The midfielder netted four goals throughout the tournament, including a hat-trick in their opening match against Manitoba. Al Arabi was one of only four Atlantic Canadians named to the Canada Soccer 2017 Canada Games men’s all-star team.

The Cleve’s Source for Sports Team of the Month honour is awarded to Anchor Ultimate. While competing at the 2017 Mixed Canadian Ultimate Championships in Saskatoon, Anchor Ultimate made history by winning a gold medal. The result marked the first time a team from Atlantic Canada has ever won the mixed event. The team will travel to Cincinnati, Ohio in July for the 2018 World Ultimate Club Championships.

The Athlete of the Month program is administered by Sport Nova Scotia, whose members are eligible to nominate athletes for the awards. A membership committee selects the award recipients for five possible categories: Male Individual Athlete, Female Individual Athlete, Male Team Athlete, Female Team Athlete, and Team. For more information about the awards, please visit www.sportnovascotia.ca

 

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