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Sea-Hawk is St. Johnís Athlete of the Year

Vicki Thistle

Vicki Thistle was recognized as the St. John’s female athlete of the year at a banquet at City Hall on Feb. 11.

A true all-around athlete, she is best known as an All-Canadian with Memorial’s women’s basketball team, leading the team in scoring, rebounding, and minutes played. However, she was also a member of the Sea~Hawks women’s soccer team this season.

She is only the fourth Memorial basketball player to be named All-Canadian.

Ms. Thistle was also a member of the provincial championship soccer team, and was fourth in league scoring.

Two other Memorial female athletes, soccer player Laura Breen and runner/wrestler Victoria Ralph, were also finalists for the award.