Gryphons recognized by OUA this week

Friday, March 3, 2006


Written by Michelle Turley

Track and Field - The Schwartz Takes Field MVP Honours

Teo Schwartzentruber (Eganville, ON) captured the OUA Field MVP honour. He set an OUA Championship record with an incredible 17.67m toss, surpassing the mark set by Queen’s Mike Melaney in 2004 by over a full metre.

Teo took up throwing this year for the first time in three years after transferring from Windsor. Not only has he not missed a beat, he has improved a huge amount under coach Jim Wardle’s guidance to post the strongest season in OUA history in his event. Teo holds the OUA season and championship records and has only been beaten in CIS competition this season by his team-mate Owen Willems. He ranks #2 in the CIS. Teo has also excelled in shot, an event in which he holds the Gryphon school record and is rated #4 in the country.

Hockey - Men - Two Gryphons Earn OUA Distinctions

With the announcement of the OUA Men's Hockey All-Stars, 2 Gryphons earned distinction.

Gryphon team captain Jesse Pyatt, had a profound impact in CIS Hockey throughout the 2005-06 campaign. The 6’1” left winger from Thunder Bay, Ontario, was the OUA and CIS leading scorer accumulating an impressive 47 points, 26 goals and 21 assists in 24 contests. As a result of his accomplishments, Jesse was recognized as a West Division First Team All-Star.

Rookie team-mate Scott Willoughby (Winnipeg, MB) also made his mark in the league. Willoughby finished 4th in OUA scoring and 14 in the country with 34 points, 9 goals and a league-high 25 assists en route to earning West Division Rookie of the Year honours and being named to the West Division All-Rookie Team.

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