Team Saskatchewan, Hockey named Sask Sport Inc. May Athlete of the Month

The team, which consisted of 22 members, earned gold at the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario in May. Three Team Saskatchewan members were also named All-Stars at the event. A total of 10 teams, representing nine Canadian provinces, participated in the competition.

The other nominees were: Team Saskatchewan, darts; Alexandra Wrubleski, Regina, cycling; Danette Doetzel, Melfort, athletics; Sam Valentine, Saskatoon, diving; Jessica Guenther, Saskatoon, synchro; Ilana Duff, Saskatoon, wheelchair sports; and Henry Pan, Saskatoon, badminton.

For more information contact Pat Rediger at (306) 780-9307 or email prediger@sasksport.sk.ca

For information regarding the Athlete of the Month Awards program, including previous nominees and recipients, visit www.sasksport.sk.ca/awards.php

June 12, 2008