Dawson College Student Wins Male Athlete of the Year

Adrian Hynes-Guery named 2006-07 Male Athlete of the Year Across All CCAA Sports.

This is the first time that a Quebec Male Athlete has won this award and the first time a Dawson Athlete has been the recipient. This award is one of the most prestigious awards in Canada. The award recognizes Adrian’s athletic ability, success of his team, academic achievement, leadership and community involvement. Adrian was selected from over 3000 male athletes across the country.

Congratulations Adrian, you deserve it.

After the jump is a press release with full details.

(Cornwall, Ont. – May 2, 2007) Dawson College’s captain Adrian Hynes-Guery has been named this year’s Male Athlete of the Year Across All CCAA Sports by the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA).

Graduating this year, the third-year veteran will be leaving on a high note and will be truly missed. Adrian is synonymous with leadership, talent and dedication. Demonstrating a combination of physical talent, mental skill, fierce determination and a tireless drive to succeed, Adrian excels at his sport and separates himself from the competition.

Averaging 19.2 PPG, 2.6 SPG and 4.1 APG, Adrian ended the season ranked 3rd for scoring, steals and assists in the Quebec Student Sport Federation (QSSF). He also set a new record for most assists in one (1) QSSF regular season game with a total of 13 assists. At this year’s CCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship, Adrian was ranked 2nd in both scoring and steals with 21.67 PPG and 3.67 SPG. His exceptional play helped the Blues finish the season with a 16-3 record and secure 1st place in the QSSF, and ultimately, 1st place on the national stage.

Adrian’s outstanding skills and achievements have earned him numerous athletic awards and acclamations for 2006-07 season, including Dawson College Male Athlete of the Year, CCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship Tour ament MVP, CCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship All-Tournament Team, FQSE Men’s National Basketball Championship First Team All Star and Hagen Tournament All Star.

His leadership, commitment and hard work demonstrate itself both on and off the court. While he is not studying, Adrian has been actively involved in the life of Dawson College, working in the Athletic Department on sports promotion, coordinating Dawson Blues team fundraisers initiatives and helping plan the fundraising all-star game for the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation. Outside of the Blues, Adrian is heavily involved in the promotion, growth and development of basketball by volunteering at the Brookwood City Basketball Association and the Marianopolis Youth Basketball House League. He also coaches at the Trevor Williams Basketball Academy Summer Camp.

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The Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) is the national governing body for college sport in Canada, providing high-level competition through intercollegiate sport that recognizes excellence in academics and athletics.

For more information, please contact:

St├ęphanie Legault
CCAA Coordinator of Marketing and Media Relations
Tel: 613.933.6080 ext. 2211 / Email: stephanie@ccaa.ca

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