Janine Polischuk named Sask Sport Inc. February Athlete of the Month

Janine Polischuk of Regina is the recipient of the Sask Sport Inc. February Athlete of the Month.

At the Canada West University Conference Championships, Polischuk, 23, won gold in the 60 metre hurdles, long jump and triple jump. She established a new conference championship record in the triple jump and also won a silver medal in high jump. Due to these accomplishments, Polischuk was named the Most Valuable Female and Female Field Performer of the Meet. She was nominated by Saskatchewan Athletics.

The following athletes have been nominated for the Sask Sport Inc. February Athlete of the Month Award.

The other nominees were: Lucas Morin, Saskatoon, speed skating; Kendra Chernoff, Saskatoon, swimming; and the Stephanie McVicar Junior Curling Team.

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

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

March 18, 2008