February 26, 2019
Sport PEI Finalists Intercollegiate Female
Female Athlete of the Year
Alysha Corrigan –
Rugby, Acadia During her fifth and final year of eligibility, Alysha
Corrigan joined Acadia University and produced her most dominant season to
day. Alysha finished second in league
scoring for the Axewomen helping to lead them to 2nd place in the
AUS. It was Corrigan’s most dominant season to date with 51 points.
Alysha’s accolades continued capturing a silver medal with
the PEI Abbies at the Atlantic championships. She went on to score two try’s
and kicked three conversions to lead the Nova Scotia Keltics to a silver medal
at the Canadian Rugby Championships.
Topping it all off, Alysha was then selected as one of the
top 31 players in the country to attend the most recent Rugby Canada Fall
An AUS All Star and U Sports 2nd team All Canadian Alysha
Corrigan continues to improve her game year in and year out.
Bailey Smith – Track
& Field, UPEI In 2018, the UPEI track program was just in its second year
of operations when sophomore Bailey Smith captured her second AUS 60m
Bailey’s season began with a solid 60m performance in
Moncton and Oromocto. It was at the AUS
Championships, however, where Bailey smashed her personal best to win gold in
the 60m event. The accomplishment was
recognized by the AUS when she was named the 2018 Track Athlete of the Year.
At the U Sports Championships in Windsor, ON, Bailey tied
her personal best, placing her seventh in the country and capping off a
Hannah Taylor -
Wresting, Brock University Hannah Taylor is no stranger to standing on the podium, in
2018 the Brock University Badger finished in the top three in every U Sport
event she entered. Making this achievement even more impressive is the fact
that Hannah competes in the 57kg class, one of the most competitive
Breaking down her medal count, Hannah won gold in Ryerson
and Guelph, silver at Simon Fraser and Brock, and finally bronze at York. At the Ontario University Association
Championship not only did she win gold, but Hannah was named the Most
Outstanding Female Wrestler.
To cap off her season, Hannah won the U Sport National
Championship for the second year in a row. Not looking back, Hannah’s start to
the 2018/19 season has yet to see her off the podium.