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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

September Cleve’s Source for Sports

Athlete of the Month winners announced

HALIFAX, NS (October 23rd, 2017) – For a second month in a row, taekwondo athlete Carrington Carroll of Halifax has been named the Cleve’s Source for Sports Female Individual Athlete of the Month. Following her Pan-Am Cadet Championship victory in August, the fourteen year-old competed at two international open events during September. Carroll went undefeated at the 2017 Costa Rica Open and the 2017 Canadian Open, winning gold at both events in the female -47kg division.
 
Jackson Carroll of Halifax has been named the Cleve’s Source for Sports Male Individual Athlete of the Month. Competing in the male -67kg division, the twenty year-old taekwondo athlete won a silver medal at the 2017 Costa Rica Open and a bronze medal at the 2017 Canadian International Open.
 
Hannah Vidito, 13, of Middle Sackville has been named the Cleve’s Source for Sports Female Team Athlete of the Month. Vidito and the Suburban FC U13 AA girl’s soccer team clinched a gold medal at the U13AA Atlantic Club Championship in Conception Bay South, Newfoundland. In addition to providing strong offensive playmaking and defensive work, Vidito netted a hat-trick in Suburban FC’s 3-1 win over the host CBS Strikers in the final game.
 
Also representing Suburban FC on the soccer pitch, the Cleve’s Source for Sports Male Team Athlete of the Month is Ethan Larsen. The thirteen year-old from Fall River was a key player for the Suburban FC U13AA boy’s soccer team while competing at the U13AA Atlantic Club Championships in Halifax. Larsen netted five goals throughout the competition, including the game winner in a 3-1 victory over Halifax Dunbrack FC in the gold medal game.
 
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 
 
Sport Nova Scotia is a voice for amateur sport that promotes the benefits of health, personal development and achievement of all participants. Sport Nova Scotia is a non-profit, non-government organization representing approximately 60 provincial sport organizations and more than 160,000 member Nova Scotians.
 
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For more information and/or athlete photos, please contact:
Janine MacIntyre
Tel: (902) 425-5450, ext. 362
Email: jmacintyre@sportnovascotia.ca

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