Recognizing our student-athletes for academic and athletic achievements
January 13, 2021
18 student-athletes from King’s were recognized as Academic All-Canadians for the 2019-2020 academic year as part of a special announcement made on December 18, 2020.
To be named an Academic All Canadian, the student-athletes needed to obtain an 80% average the previous year and participate on a varsity team. At King’s, our students are eligible to participate on all Western University sports teams and club and represent the Western Mustangs.
"We are proud of the success of our student-athletes. Their commitment to the classroom and high-performance sport is truly admirable and we all congratulate them on this important achievement," says Joe Henry, Dean of Students.
The complete list of Academic All-Canadians from King’s is as follows:
- Hassan Al-Hayawi – Wrestling
- Megan Beaudry – Track & Field
- Tara Brandie – Figure Skating
- Zachary Core – Hockey
- Alexander Di Carlo – Hockey
- David Eccles – Hockey
- Taryn Kennedy – Field Hockey
- Jennifer Knox – Golf
- Austin Osmanski – Hockey
- Kyle Pettit – Hockey
- Stephanie Schmitt – Curling
- Jacob Smyth – Rugby
- Martina Tait – Cross-Country/Track & Field
- Alex Turko – Hockey
- Jackson Van Bakel – Baseball
- Michalia Walls – Wrestling
- Connor Wilson – Soccer
- Zachary Zynomirski - Football
To watch a special video, made by Christine Stapleton, Director, Sports & Recreation at Western University, about the 477 Western Mustangs honoured as Academic All-Canadians, please visit https://youtu.be/nza7wXW1b5A.
For more information on Academic All-Canadians, please visit https://usports.ca/en/awards/academic-all-canadians.
For more information on Athletics at King’s, please visit https://www.kings.uwo.ca/current-students/campus-life/athletics/.