Dalhousie Tigers’ Gracious Kasheke was named the recipient of the student-athlete neighborhood service award on the U Sports activities males’s soccer awards in Montreal.
Kasheke, who’s within the difficult neuroscience program, performed in seven video games for the Tigers this season. The Halifax native scored three objectives and added two assists whereas additionally volunteering his time extensively.
He serves because the vice chairman for the Dalhousie Undergraduate Neuroscience Society, which he organizes and runs varied fundraisers for Path 180, a harm-reduction primarily based methadone clinic that focuses on supporting members of the Mi’kmaq inhabitants struggling with opiate dependancy. Kasheke is a volunteer researcher with each the Mayo Clinic and Dalhousie College.
“Gracious is a good instance of what a U Sports activities student-athlete ought to be,” stated Tigers coach Pat Nearing. “He balances his teachers, athletics and neighborhood service exceptionally effectively. He’s a well-respected teammate and participant within the league.”
Cape Breton Capers defender Peter Schaale, ahead Cory Bent and St. Francis Xavier midfield Dan Hayfield had been chosen as first-team All-Canadians.
Named second-team All-Canadians had been defender Josh Learn of St. F.X. and midfielder Ben Gorringe of UNB.
Midfielder Isaiah Johnston of Cape Breton and forwards Jacob Grant of Memorial and James Spence of Saint Mary’s had been members of the all-rookie staff.