Though a large number of student athletes were recognized Tuesday evening at Cambrian College, it would be cross-country runner Mary Strain and men’s volleyball power hitter Isaac Claveau who would top the charts, earning Female and Male Athlete of the Year honours, respectively, at the 50th annual Golden Shield Varsity Athletic Banquet. A native of › Read more
Meet Mary Strain, national silver medallist
To say Mary Strain did Cambrian proud this season would be a bit of an understatement. After racking up an impressive list of accomplishments, including three first-place finishes and two course records, the Fort Frances native set a blistering pace to win the provincial championships, completing the 5 km course in a time of 20:28, › Read more
In a year of firsts for the Cambrian Golden Shield, local cross-country talent Emily Marcolini strode proudly into uncharted territory Saturday morning in Brockville. The graduate of St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School became the first ever Cambrian athlete to earn a podium finish at the CCAA (Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association) Cross-Country Championships since the event › Read more
Emily Marcolini is in a very good place right now. Sure, that may seem obvious, given that the Cambrian College cross-country runner is coming off a gold medal performance just over a week ago at the OCAA Cross-Country Championships. But it goes well beyond that. A healthy new perspective is proving extremely helpful for the › Read more
Continuing her season-long dominance of the OCAA ranks this fall, Sudbury native Emily Marcolini captured gold at the provincial cross-country championships in Sault Ste. Marie on Saturday, finishing more than a minute ahead of Ashley Bickle of Loyalist. It was a solid, controlled performance from the graduate of St Benedict Catholic Secondary School, and very › Read more

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