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Spartans hand out hardware

Four Trinity Western athletes received the top honour, being recognized with the Spartan Complete Champion Award.

Kara Jansen Van Doorn (women's volleyball), Rebecca Ferguson (women's soccer), Josh Doornenbal (men's volleyball) and Jacob Doerksen (men's basketball) were presented with the awards at the Trinity Western Spartans year-end athletic banquet on Wednesday evening at the Langley Events Centre.

The Complete Champion Award focuses on the student-athlete's academic, athletic, leadership, personal and spiritual development.

Jansen Van Doorn and Rudy Verhoeff (men's volleyball) also won the Spartan athlete of the year awards.

Other award winners included:

Heather Stevenson (women's soccer) and Tyrell Mara (men's basketball) won the Bahta Melles Award for servant leadership.

Benton Nickel (men's hockey) was both the scholar athlete of the year and the winner of the school of business Spartan athlete award.

Kaleigh Henry (women's soccer) also won the school of business Spartan athlete award.

The rookie of the year awards went to Alicia Perrin (women's volleyball) and Nick Del Bianco (men's volleyball).

Ferguson and Doornenbal picked up the human kinetics Spartan athlete awards.

Amanda Bothelo and Kayla Dilling picked up the student athletic therapy awards and Verhoeff and Melissa Mobiliio (women's soccer) won the Big Kahuna/Adidas Canada scholarship awards.

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