Shannon Comerford named Sask Sport Inc. September Athlete of the Month

Shannon Comerford, 18, of Saskatoon is the recipient of the Sask Sport Inc. September Athlete of the Month Award.

Comerford won the gold medal in the Junior Women's Foil event and a bronze medal in the Women's Foil at the Canadian Selection Circuit #1. Due to this accomplishment, Comerford will compete at the U.S., European and Asian Tournaments, and then the World Championships. She was nominated by Saskatchewan Fencing Association.

The other nominees were: Stephen Krieg, Saskatoon, soccer; Jillian Gallays, Humboldt, wrestling.

For more information contact Pat Rediger at 780-9307 or email prediger@sasksport.sk.ca

October 12, 2006