Trent Lacrosse January 2010
The Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association (CUFLA) handed out their league awards. Trent University led the way with three awards. Most Outstanding Midfielder of the Year was awarded to Mack O'Brien. O'Brien had a stellar 2009 season scoring 26 goals and 16 assists in 10 regular season games. O'Brien was regarded as one of the best two-way players in the game. He had tremendous offensive skills and strong outside shot but also plays tough defence and can strip opponents of the ball with his quick stick. O'Brien was was also nominated for the league's Most Outstanding Graduating Player. Kalvin Thomas was awarded the league's Most Outstanding Goaltender award. Thomas has won the award two years in a row. His strong play in the net and his ability to pass and run the ball up the field makes him a truly valuable and special player. Thomas will be returning to help lead the team next year. Josh Wasson-McQuigge picked up the big award and was recognized as the leagues Most Outstanding Player. Josh is a tremendously gifted player and has a unique ability to control the pace of the lacrosse game. Josh brooke his collar-bone during the fourth game of the season vs. McGill and despite the injury played on through the pain to help Trent to win the game in overtime. In six regular season games Josh scored 18 goals and 4 assists and had 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 2 playoff games. Josh is playing professional lacrosse with the Toronto Rock in the National Lacrosse League.