Sport Quarterly

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Cleve’s Source for Sports Athlete of the Month Winners for May Announced

(Halifax, May 13, 2019)- The Nova Scotia junior boys goalball team is the Cleve’s Source for Sports Team of the Month for May. The team won gold for a second year in a row at the 2019 Canadian Junior Goalball Championships in Brantford, ON.

Alexis Butler is the Cleve’s Source for Sports Female Team Athlete of the Month for May. The 15-year-old played both right and left wing and she scored ten goals at the 2019 Canadian Junior Goalball Championships where her team won gold for the first time ever at the tournament.

Nicholas Gentleman is the Cleve’s Source for Sports Male Team Athlete of the Month for May. Nick played all three positions and scored a personal best of 26 goals at the Canadian Junior Goalball Championships where his team won a gold medal for the second year in a row.

Madison Bond is the Cleve’s Source for Sports Female Individual Athlete of the Month for May. The 14-year-old swimmer competed at the 2019 Speedo Eastern Canadian Championships where she set five new provincial records and achieved several personal best times.

Matt Fraser is the Cleve’s Source for Sports Male Individual Athlete of the Month for May. The 17-year-old competed at the Boxing Canada 2019 Super Channel Championships where he won both of his bouts and became the youth 49kg national champion for the second year in a row.

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 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 or to request athlete photos, please contact:

Kate Trask

Communications Coordinator, Sport Nova Scotia

ktrask@sportnovascotia.ca
902-292-0037


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