Janna Hagan of Durham College named OCAA player of the year

October 21, 2011

Oshawa, ON

Durham Lords Media Release
Thursday, October 20, 2011

Janna Hagan of Durham College named OCAA player of the year

OSHAWA, Ont. - Durham College's Janna Hagan was named the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) women's fastball player of the year in a ceremony held at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre in Oshawa, Ont. on Thursday evening.

The Sherwood Park, Alta., native posted a league-best .577 batting average with 15 hits in 26 plate appearances, was the co-leader in runs scored with 12 while contributing nine RBI. Hagan is a member of an undefeated Lords teams who compiled an 8-0 regular season record.

The third-year outfielder was also honoured as the OCAA's top batter in 2011, and named an OCAA all-star. Hagan's Durham College hosts the 2011 OCAA women's fastball championship beginning Friday.

Durham first-year hurler Shannon Galea was named the OCAA's top pitcher for 2011. Galea was the league co-leader in wins, compiling a perfect 4-0 record. The Oshawa, Ont., product struck out 31 batters in 24 innings. Galea allowed four earned runs on 17 hits and two walks for a stellar ERA of 1.50.

Durham swept the top player awards with Jenna Dupuis being named OCAA rookie of the year. The catcher went 14-for-28 for a .500 average at the plate this season. Dupuis, from Whitby, Ont., scored eight runs and had 10 RBI. She also caught the OCAA's top pitching staff, with a team ERA of 0.94.

Bill Smith of St. Clair broke the Durham deadlock on major women's fastball awards, being named OCAA coach of the year. Smith led the Saints to a 7-1 record, good for second place in the OCAA. St. Clair's 60 runs scored and 20 runs allowed were also second-best in the league. Smith is in his 10th season as Saints coach.

A pair of Smith's players, Lisa Ternosky and Keri Bagley, were named OCAA all-stars. Ternosky led St. Clair with a .480 batting average, going 12-for-25. The second-year student-athlete also scored 10 runs while contributing six RBI. Bagley was the top run producer for the Saints with 11 RBI. The fifth-year player went 8-for-26 at the plate for a .308 average. Both women are from Windsor, Ont.

Brandy Hillar and Lauren Armstrong of the Conestoga Condors were also named OCAA all-stars. Hillar, from New Hamburg, Ont., went 15-for-32 at the plate for a .469 average. The second-year shortstop also scored seven runs while driving in eight. Armstrong, from Wyoming, Ont., led Conestoga with 11 runs scored. The second-year outfielder went 11-for-34 at the plate for a .324 batting average.

Humber's all-stars include Jessica O'Quinn and Ashley Cosgrove. O'Quinn was strong with her bat and arm this season, going 8-for-26 at the plate for a .308 batting average. She also scored six runs, and drove in six. The Etobicoke, Ont., product was among the OCAA co-leaders in wins with a 4-1 record, striking out 18 in 31 innings pitched. She allowed 10 earned runs on 40 hits and 12 walks for an ERA of 2.90. Cosgrove of St. Catharines, Ont., was O'Quinn's battery-mate and a leader on the first-year Humber team that had a record of 5-5. Cosgrove scored two runs and contributed one RBI, batting .238 for the year.

Stephanie Duffin and Nicole Leitch are Mohawk's OCAA all-stars. Duffin went 9-for-32 for a .281 batting average, scoring six runs while driving home two. The Hamilton, Ont., outfielder also pitched 8 2/3 innings for the Mountaineers. Leitch, an infielder from Erin, Ont., led all Mohawk hitters with 18 hits, seven RBI and a .529 batting average.

Amanda Boismier and Victoria Tumanguil were named OCAA all-stars for Seneca.. Both contributed at the plate and from the pitcher's circle. Boismier led the Sting with 10 RBI. She batted .440, going 11-for-25 at the plate, and scored four times. The Windsor, Ont., product also led Seneca in strikeouts with 22 in 19 innings pitched. Tumanguil, from Brampton, Ont., went 10-for-34 at the plate, scoring eight runs while knocking home three. She pitched a team-high 32 innings, striking out 15.

Joining Hagan as Durham's other OCAA all star is Kristin Servinis from Whitby, Ont. The second-year second baseman went 9-for-25 at the plate for a .360 average. She scored 12 runs and drove in three.


OCAA Women's Fastball Player of the Year
Janna Hagan - Durham

OCAA Women's Fastball Rookie of the Year
Jenna Dupuis - Durham

OCAA Women's Fastball League Top Batter
Janna Hagan - Durham

OCAA Women's Fastball League Top Pitcher
Shannon Galea - Durham

OCAA Women's Fastball Coach of the Year
Bill Smith - St. Clair

OCAA Women's Fastball League All-Stars
Lauren Armstrong - Conestoga
Brandy Hillar - Conestoga
Janna Hagan - Durham
Kristin Servinis - Durham
Ashley Cosgrove - Humber
Jessica O'Quinn - Humber
Stephanie Duffin - Mohawk
Nicole Leitch - Mohawk
Amanda Boismier - Seneca
Victoria Tumanguil - Seneca
Keri Bagley - St. Clair
Lisa Ternosky - St. Clair

Scott Dennis
Sports Information and Marketing Coordinator
Durham College and UOIT Athletics
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Courtesy of OCAA Communications


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