Baines' great numbers and awards earned him some recognition professionally, since he was recently signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders and will attend training camp in May.
For these Gee-Gees, the transition from high school to university sports was not an easy one, but they were eager to prove themselves and make their mark.
The Gee-Gees came up a little short on the weekend, and ended their otherwise fantastic season with two tough losses and a fourth-place finish in the league.
Champagne recorded three national medals in impressive fashion. He recorded a gold medal in the 400m individual medley, to go along with two silvers in the 200m individual medley and the 200m butterfly.
The University of Ottawa women’s basketball team split a two-game series against two Ontario University Athletics rivals, the York University Lions and the Queen’s University Golden Gaels on Feb. 10 and 11, respectively.
Both the men’s and women’s teams were looking to avenge losses to Carleton earlier this season, but unfortunately retribution would have to wait.