2018 Athlete of the Month Awards

Emily Clark

Emily Clark of Saskatoon is the recipient of the Sask Sport Inc. February Athlete of the Month Award. She was nominated by Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan.

Clark competed in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, as a member of the Canadian women's ice hockey team. She played in all five games and had one goal and two assists as Canada won the silver medal.

The other outstanding nominees for this month were:

  • University of Regina Cougars Senior Men's 4 x 200 metre Free Relay Team - posted a provincial record time of 7:23.74 and won a bronze medal in the 4X200m freestyle at the U Sports Championships. It was the first relay medal in U of R history.

  • Linden Vey, Wakaw, Hockey - had one assist in six games for Team Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, helping Canada win a bronze medal.

  • Mark McMorris, Regina, Snowboarding - won a bronze in slopestyle and finished 10th in big air at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Tristan Taylor

Tristan Taylor of Regina is the recipient of the Sask Sport Inc. January Athlete of the Month Award. He was nominated by Skate Canada Saskatchewan.

He finished fifth in the novice men's division at the Canadian Tire National Skating Championships in Vancouver. There were 18 competitors in this division and this marked a significant improvement from his previous 19th placing at a national competition in December.

The other outstanding nominee was:

  • Ryan Rousell, Asquith, Fencing - won gold in wheelchair epee and silver in wheelchair sabre at the Canada Cup East in Quebec City.