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Athlete of the Week

The Tire Recycle Athlete of the Week is awarded to outstand rural and urban athletes etc. To nominate an athlete fill in this form.

Awarded on: November 21, 2017

Nathaniel DeGraeve

Nathaniel DeGraeve

Treherne (A)

Sports: Hockey Volleyball

The Powerland Rural High School Athlete of the Week is Nathaniel DeGraeve of the Treherne Tigers volleyball and hockey teams.

This 6’1” leftside led his Tigers team through an undefeated record for its Provincial Volleyball Qualifier tournament. He also led his team to a game 1 victory in the zone 6 final against Notre Dame. In addition, as the goaltender for the Tigers hockey team, he has a 6-0 record this year with a 2.35 GAA and a .921 save percentage. He was rewarded as the Zone 4 player of the week for his efforts this past week. Coach Darrel Van Den Bussche states, “Nathaniel has been a leader both on and off the court. He is more or less busy every night between the two sports and still manages to keep up with his academics. Nathaniel encourages his teammates and is a team leader both on the court and ice.”

In grade 12, he maintains a 91% academic average, while also participating in basketball, cross country, badminton and track & field.

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