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DeLaMare and Paddock to join Cougars Women's Volleyball

Written On: 29 March, 2017
Category: Athletics

Blaire DeLaMare and Jordyn Paddock will be joining the Cougar women's volleyball team next season!

DeLaMare and Paddock commit to Assiniboine Cougars women’s volleyball

BRANDON, Man. (March 29, 2017) — The Assiniboine Cougars women’s volleyball team has strengthened their recruiting class for the 2017-18 Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) season with the addition of Blaire DeLaMare and Jordyn Paddock.

DeLaMare is a 5’9 right side from Dauphin, Manitoba. She is no stranger to success having won a provincial high school bronze (2014), gold (2015) and silver (2016) medal with the Dauphin Clippers. She is a lifeguard, swimming and first aid teacher in Dauphin and will pursue her interest in youth and education while taking the college’s Early Childhood Education course in September.

“My love for volleyball started when I was young and I am not ready for it to be over after high school,” says DeLaMare. “I am excited to play for the Cougars with a new team and new experiences.”

“Blaire has been a starter on a AAA provincial winning team. She brings a high level of confidence and an understanding of what it takes to win,” says head coach Jeff Maxwell. “Her positive and supportive attitude will be a huge asset to our team.”

Paddock is a 5’7 left side from Oak River, Manitoba. She is a multi-talented athlete having played volleyball and basketball at Rivers Collegiate, winning a provincial basketball championship in 2014. She also enjoys playing the piano and singing. Paddock will be entering into the college’s Early Childhood Education program as well.  

“I am extremely thankful for the opportunity to keep playing the sport that I love,” says Paddock, “and am thankful to my coaches that have helped get me here.”

“Jordyn is a strong outside hitter that jumps well and has great hitting mechanics,” says Maxwell. “One of her greatest strengths is her loyalty and team first attitude.”

 

 

About ACC Athletics

Cougars teams compete in men’s and women’s volleyball, soccer, and futsal (a variation of indoor soccer) in the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC). The women’s hockey team played their first year in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) in 2016-17.

 

About Assiniboine Community College
Assiniboine Community College (ACC) has been providing exceptional learning experiences for over 55 years. For staff and students alike, ACC offers unparalleled learning environments and responds well to the demands and requirements of the Manitoba labour market. Instructors follow the philosophy of ‘learn by doing’, combining theory with hands-on learning inside classrooms, labs, kitchens, shops, fields and the college’s Sustainable Greenhouse.

ACC offers more than 40 unique diploma and certificate programs across a variety of disciplines including culinary arts and hospitality, business, agriculture and environment, health and human services, trades and technology. The college also delivers apprenticeship programming in a range of skilled trades disciplines.

For more information, please contact: 

 

Jeff Maxwell

Women’s Volleyball Head Coach

Assiniboine Community College

Maxwellj2@assiniboine.net

204.720.8637