Awarded to a student entering UVic who has demonstrated excellence in extramural athletics while maintaining a high academic standing. Male or female students competing in: basketball, soccer, swimming, cross country running, middle distance running, rowing, men's rugby or women's field hockey are eligible to apply. Eligible students must meet all CIS eligibility requirements. Student must provide a coach's reference letter. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Manager of Athletics.