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Trent Rugby Earns All-star Honours


Members of the Trent Excalibur women’s rugby side have been recognized as all stars by the league going into the OUA championships.

In all, three players and their coach have been honoured this season. Lauren Wizowski, a Lindsay native, was nomiated for the second time after leading the Excalibur with five tries, for 25 points on the year. Teammates Kaitin Newton of Port Hope and Peterborough’s Ashley Burton gained their first all-star nods. Newton, Excalibur’s Eightman was just behind Wizowski in Trent’s stats with 20 points.

Nancy Marcotte, Excalibur head coach received Coach of the Year honours in the Russel Division after helping her squad bounce back from a winless record las season.

After finishing third in their division with a 3-2 record, Trent a lost a tough battle in over time 10-14 to division rivals in the quarter finals.

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