Okanagan Sun hand out the hardware
Oct 8, 2013 / 8:23 am
The Okanagan Sun handed out their season ending hardware last night, and Safety Jack Rush came away a big winner.
Standing 5’9 and weighing in at 190 pounds, the first-year member of the team was named the Suns most popular player and the co-MVP along with receiver Tommy Howes.
Rush recorded 33 tackles on the year, along with one fumble recovery, four interceptions – including one for a touchdown – and he also blocked a kick.
The following players also received awards at the year-end banquet:
- Most Valuable player: Tommy Howes (receiver) / Jack Rush (safety)
- Rookie of the Year: Theo Deezar (QB) / JT Fernandez (linebacker)
- Most Popular Player: Jack Rush
- Most Inspirational Player: Geoff Ansell (offensive line)
- Top Offensive Back: Alex Bradley (RB)
- Top Defensive Back: Brennan Van Nistelrooy
- Top Linebacker: Brandon Donkers
- Top Receiver: Tommy Howes
- Top Defensive Lineman: Zak Ironstand / Jonas Gering
- Top Special Team Player: Robbie Yochim
- Scoring Leader: Thomas Huber (kicker / receiver)
- Top Offensive lineman: Devon Kozar
- Top Okanagan High School Grad: Michele Vecchio (offensive line)
- Most Improved Player: Landon King (DB) / Triston Nwagwu (DB)
- Community Service: Kyle Patchell
- Most Sportsmanlike Player: Chris Godin
The Sun will now begin preparations for the Langley Rams in the BCFC Semi-Final on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Apple Bowl.
A win will guarantee the team a trip to Nanaimo to face the Vancouver Island Raiders in the BCFC Cullen Cup Championship on Oct. 19, 2013. The winner will then travel to Ontario to meet the winner of the Ontario Football Conference in the National Semi-Final game on October 26, 2013.
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