Three Mohawk College players won awards at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association Women’s Soccer Awards Dinner Wednesday in Windsor.
Mountaineers defender Alyssa O’Brien, a second year defender from Fort Erie’s Lakeshore Catholic, was named the OCAA Women’s Soccer West Division Defensive Player of the Year.
Second year goalkeeper Laura Blackburn, from Richmond Hill’s Langstaff SS, and third year midfielder Michele DiDionisio, from Hamilton’s St. Jean de Brebeuf, were both named West Division All-Stars.
Fanshawe College’s Jade Kovacevic won the OCAA Women’s Soccer Player of the Year award.
The OCAA Women’s Soccer Championship kicks off Thursday in Amherstburg.
Mohawk takes on Ottawa’s Algonquin Thunder in the quarterfinals at noon Thursday.
In the other quarterfinal matches Fanshawe plays Cambrian, St. Lawrence meets Seneca and Humber battles host St. Clair.
The championship runs until Saturday.