Athlete of the Week
The Tire Recycle Urban Athlete of the Week is Julia Tays of the St. Mary’s Academy Flames volleyball team.
This 5’10” setter led the Flames to an undefeated season, capped off by winning the Provincial “AAAA” Junior Varsity Volleyball Championships, while being named the Provincial MVP. Throughout the season she was also recognized as MVP at the Mennonite Brethren, St. Mary’s, Brandon and Lord Selkirk tournaments. Coach Leanne Leskiw states, “Julia was a key component to the very successful season we had this year. She leads by example with her strong work ethic and her desire to be a complete player in all facets of the game. She has excellent speed to the ball and a court sense that is well beyond her years. She is able to run a complete offensive system with confidence and always maintains a positive attitude with her teammates no matter the situation”.
This grade 10 student maintains an A+ average.