TORONTO - The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Hall of Fame is dedicated to the recognition of extraordinary contributions and accomplishments within collegiate sports in Ontario.
Honoured members include athletes, coaches and builders of the association. This year, 25 new members will be recognized in the ninth OCAA Hall of Fame ceremony, to be held at the Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport in Toronto on Wednesday, May 8.
The OCAA Hall of Fame was established in 2003. Including this year's induction, membership will expand to 422 individuals.
The class of 2019 includes the following athletes, coaches and builders:
|Joanna Alexopulos||Athlete||Humber College|
|Jim Bialek||Builder||Humber College|
|Summer Bly||Athlete||Georgian College|
|James Bradley||Coach||Mohawk College|
|Steve Case||Athlete||Mohawk College|
|Rebecca Elliott (Huntley)||Athlete||Fanshawe College|
|Wayne Fish||Builder||Sheridan College|
|Eric Hannah||Athlete||Seneca College|
|Jim Henderson||Coach||Humber College|
|Colton Kalkanis||Athlete||Georgian College|
|Robert Malbasic||Athlete||St. Clair College|
|Bob McArthur||Coach||Seneca College|
|John McDonald||Coach||Mohawk College|
|Kaitlyn McKenna||Athlete||Niagara College|
|Kelly Nyhof||Athlete||Humber College|
|Dave Reinhart||Athlete||Mohawk College|
|Tunde Reti||Athlete||Fanshawe College|
|Ray Sarkis||Builder||Niagara College|
|Pat Sewell||Athlete||Fanshawe College|
|Bill Smith||Coach||St. Clair College|
|Linda Stapleton||Builder||Seneca College|
|Ryan Talsma||Athlete||Redeemer University College|
|Linda Turcotte||Builder||Canadore College|
|Tracy Wong||Athlete||Humber College|
|Renee Yip||Athlete||Humber College|
Compete bios of each of the new inductees will be released in the coming weeks leading into the OCAA Hall of Fame Gala.
For more information on the origins and history of the OCAA Hall of Fame and to view honoured members biographies and photos, please visit the OCAA Hall of Fame website at www.ocaa.com/HallofFame.
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