2019 Yonex Canadian University & College Team/Individual Championships
March 25, 2019
The 2019 Yonex Canadian University & College Championships were held in Drummondville, Quebec from March 22-24th, 2019.
The 2019 Yonex Canadian University & College Team/Individual Championships were held in Drummondville, Quebec from March 22-24, 2019. The event was hosted over the weekend at both the CEGEP de Drummondville and Centre Communautaire Pierre-Lemaire, and showcased a variety of Canada’s top student-athletes from around the country.
In the Team Event, the University of Toronto Varsity Blues swept through the rest of the competition; defeating in Montreal and Waterloo, 4-1, in pool play, before topping Western 3-1 in the semifinals and Laval 3-0 in the final to take home the national title in dominant fashion. The University of Waterloo finished the championship with bronze, while the University of Western was just behind them in 4th.
2019 Yonex Canadian University/College National Team Champions:
1. University of Toronto Varisty Blues
2. University Laval Rouge et Or
3. University of Waterloo Warriors
4. University of Westen Ontario Mustangs
Full Team Event results: https://www.badminton.ca/sport/winners.aspx?id=0B70E1BE-8F57-43EF-9B86-72EDB8C4C113
The Championships also saw the play of an Individual Event composed of 120 student athletes from over 20 schools! After a long and tough weekend of competition in both events, the Championship concluded with crowning the 2019 University/College National Champions!
2019 Yonex Canadian University/College National Individual Champions:
MS – Liam Woodside - University of Ottawa
WS - Katie Ho-Shue - Univeristy of Toronto
MD – Xavier Laperriere/Mathieu Morneau - Cegep de Sainte-Foy
WD - Giselle Chan/Katie Ho-Shue - University of Toronto
XD – Jonathan Lai/Giselle Chan - University of Toronto
Full tournament results: https://www.badminton.ca/sport/winners.aspx?id=C50D09DF-AA90-4380-BB9B-5474F5E11644
At the conclusion of the 2019 Yonex Canadian University & College Team/Individual Championships two fair play awards were awarded to one male & female athlete determined by the technical officials who best exemplified sportsmanship thorughout the competition. The 2019 winners of this award are:
Male – Sean McGowan (University of Western Ontario Mustangs)
Female – Beatrice Guay (University of Laval Rouge et Or)