SWIFT CURRENT, SK – The Great Plains College SunDogs are wrapping up a dominant 2018 volleyball season, earning the Southwest Cup, the League Championship and Provincial Championship titles in the Prairie Athletic Conference (PAC) league.
Since its inception in 2006, the SunDogs have brought home many awards and league banners, however this is the first time in SunDogs history that a women’s team has won the provincial title.
“This is a great group of student-athletes who’ve demonstrated team work on and off the court, and a commitment to excellence both in their sport and in their studies,” Mona Patterson, SunDogs Athletics and recreation coordinator at Great Plains College said. “All of their hard work has paid off and we’re so proud of all the accomplishments of this team and their coaches, who are also proud SunDogs Alumni I might add.”
The SunDogs Athletics program also added a 20th All-Star Athlete Award to its long list of accolades, as Jordan Jacobson brought home the coveted PAC league award.
Over the years, the SunDogs have established a tradition of success, including four provincial championships, several league and provincial awards, six Coach of the Year awards and 10-time Battle of the Southwest champions.
“We want to thank each of the athletes and coaches for their dedication in this historical season, and all of the SunDogs’ partners for their ongoing support of our program,” added Patterson.
The SunDogs wrapped up the 2018 season at the annual SunDogs Awards Night Banquet on Wednesday. The team, coaches, family and friends celebrated the year’s successes and the 2018 award-winners, including:
- Most Valuable Player: Emily Bredahl
- Outstanding Defense: Kyra Behm
- Coaches Award: Montana Jacobson
- Leadership Award: Jordan Jacobson & Tess Vandersteen
For more information about the SunDogs Athletics program, visit greatplainscollege.ca/athletics.
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