Athletes of the term


Danny Brannagan
Football

Quarterback Danny Brannagan capped his Queen’s career with his most successful season yet. He became the first quarterback in CIS history to reach 10,000 career passing yards, finishing second to Western’s Michael Faulds on the all-time career passing list having missed two games. He also led the Gaels to their first Vanier Cup since 1992, beating three Hec Creighton nominees in Faulds, Laval’s Benoit Groulx and Calgary’s Erik Glavic on the way.

—Amrit Ahluwalia


Morgan Jarvis
Men's rowing

Law student Morgan Jarvis had another successful year on the rowing team. This season he proved himself to be a world-class rower, placing fifth in the championship men’s double race featuring Olympic athletes at the International Head of Charles regatta in Boston. Jarvis also earned gold medals at the OUA Championships in the lightweight single and the lightweight double.

—Jake Edmiston


Ryan Kruyne
Men's rugby

Fourth-year lock Ryan Kruyne was named the OUA’s Most Valuable Player after notching a monstrous 99 points in eight games this season. He was a testament to the Gaels’ depth, as he scored three tries, but added 30 conversions and eight penalty goals. With last year’s captain Alistair Clark absent for much of the season playing with the Ontario Blues, Kruyne adopted the captain’s role as well as playing in three different positions over the course of the season.

—Amrit Ahluwalia


Hailey Ingleson
Women's golf

Second-year golfer Hailey Ingleson helped the golf team to an OUA silver medal this year at Angus Glen Golf Club after a successful season which saw the team win six-straight tournaments. Individually, she won three gold medals and one silver this season.

—Amrit Ahluwalia


Renée MacLellan
Women’s soccer

Striker Renée MacLellan finished off her fifth year at Queen’s on a wave of success as the only fifth-year player on a very young Queen’s squad. After scoring 12 goals in the regular season, good for second in the OUA, she was named an OUA First-Team All-Star and awarded the Chantal Navert Memorial Award as the CIS Player of the Year at the national championships in Toronto.

—Amrit Ahluwalia


Sarah Marshall
Women’s rowing

Marshall came to Queen’s for graduate school after completing her undergraduate degree at Western. During her first season with the rowing team Marshall made substantial contributions, including a silver-medal performance in the lightweight women’s four during the OUA Championships. Marshall was the winner of the only Queen’s gold medal at CIS Championships in the women’s lightweight single, helping the Queen’s women’s team inch past their rivals and her alma mater.

—Jake Edmiston

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