meet a gee gee

Nieve Seguin is a four-year veteran on the U of O’s women’s volleyball team. Hailing from the small Franco-Ontarian village of Casselman, she looks to help a struggling team come back to relevance while balancing a tough med school schedule.

Meet Nicholas Wagman, captain of the men’s fencing foil team. This first-year master’s of physiotherapy student is a veteran of the sport, having fenced for 17 years. He has accumulated numerous accolades and awards, including an Ontario University Athletics all-star selection this season, and is currently the national university champion for men’s foil.

Nicole Lachance placed fourth in the 800-metre freestyle on Nov. 22 with a total time of 9:01.25 at the Stratten Divisionals. This swimming star is a fourth-year student in philosophy and women’s studies.

Kellie Ring is a fourth-year guard for the Gee-Gees women’s basketball team. She’s a member of the starting lineup, and one of the more experienced players on a young team. The past four years she’s gone through two ACL tears, but she continues to be a leader and looks to push the Gees into promising playoff basketball this season.

First-year public international affairs student Angela Tilk has moved to the capital this year for her master’s program at the University of Ottawa—and for basketball. Tilk had great success at Ryerson University during her undergraduate years. She was known as the strong undersized post across the province. In her first year, she was awarded the Ontario University Athletics East All-Rookie Team, and then in the 2011–2012 season she was given the Second Team East All-Stars award.

This week, the Fulcrum met up with Carling Nigul-Chown to find out more about the third-year social science student and power forward for the women’s hockey team. The British Columbia native stands at 5’10 with a presence that cannot be missed on the ice, regardless of which team you’re on.

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