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by Archives March 8, 2006

Wadsworth athlete of the week

With no females in action, wrestler Tim Wadsworth was Concordia’s only athlete of the week.

The second-year wrestler won a gold medal and was named a first team all-Canadian at the CIS championships in St. Catharines, Ont., on the weekend. The 22-year-old did not have a point scored on him at the championship. He outscored his three opponents 34-0 in the preliminary rounds. In the gold medal match he defeated Simon Fraser’s Bo Gregson 7-0.

Zilberman coach of the year

Victor Zilberman, Concordia University’s long-time wrestling mentor, was named the outstanding Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) men’s wrestling coach at the national championships award dinner.

Concordia’s wrestlers won six medals, including four gold over the weekend.

It is the third award for Zilberman who also won in 1984 and 1986.

Men’s hockey duo honoured

Karl Gagne, a rookie forward with the men’s hockey team was named to the OUA East division’s Second all-star team and the First all-star team for his performances this season.

Fred Faucher, an assistant captain for the Stingers who is graduating was named the East Division’s nominee for the Dr. Randy Gregg Award, which is presented annually to the Canadian university hockey player who best combines outstanding hockey ability, academic achievement and community involvement.

Both came to Concordia after playing for the Quebec Ramparts in the QMJHL.

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