March 6, 2019 - The Lethbridge College Kodiaks were well represented when the Lethbridge Sport Council announced their 2018 Achievement Awards on Tuesday afternoon.
After winning the program's first bronze medal since 1994, the Kodiaks women's soccer program was recognized as Lethbridge's amateur team of the year. The award comes on the heels of the Kodiaks most successful season in over a decade, one in which they won their first playoff game in nearly twenty-five years and won a penalty kick thriller against Concordia to claim the ACAC bronze medal.
The Kodiaks CCAA cross-country national champion was also recognized, as sophomore phenon Sophia Nowicki was named Lethbridge's senior female athlete of the year.
Nowicki won every race she competed in during the ACAC season, then took home the CCAA national gold medal in Toronto in November after completing a snow-filled six-kilometer course in 23:32.
Sophia Nowicki after winning the 2018 CCAA XC Gold Medal in Toronto.
Susan Eymann, Executive Director of the Lethbridge Sport Council, says these awards celebrate outstanding achievements on and off the field with local athletes, coaches, and sports leaders.
"Lethbridge has a history of being well represented at all levels of sport, provincially and nationally," said Eymann in a press release. "It is our honour to host these community sport awards to celebrate these achievements."
The Lethbridge Sport Council will celebrate their 2019 award winners at a banquet on April 8th.