DURHAM LORDS NEWS RELEASE
Monday, May 7, 2012
Emery receives the George Martyn Memorial Trophy
OSHAWA, Ont. – Erin Emery of North Bay was honoured for her dedication to the sport of basketball during her five year career at Durham College as she was the 2012 recipient of the George Martyn Memorial trophy.
The award presentation took place at the 32nd annual North Bay Sports Hall of Fame Induction ceremony.
Establishing new benchmarks in OCAA women’s basketball during her five-year collegiate career, Emery received a number of academic and athletic awards.
Emery became the third player in OCAA history to eclipse 1,000 points, as she finished with 1,067, on her way to becoming the Durham College women's basketball all-time leading scorer.
She was a four-time OCAA all-star and team MVP, three-time CCAA Academic All-Canadian and a two-time Durham College Bonnie Ginter-Brown Leadership award winner. She was also the team’s rookie of the year.
Prior to joining Durham College, she graduated from St. Joseph- Scollard Hall in 2007. She was part of a close group of friends that went out as NDA senior girls champions in their final season playing for head coach Jim Davidson, a win that was dedicated to former teammate Melanie Savord, who had died in a traffic accident in 2005.
Inductees into the North Bay Sports Hall of Fame included Lou Farelli (posthumously, former NHL referee), Tom Hedican (hockey), Garry Payne (multi-sport builder), Claude Riopelle (football) and Rolph Tipler (judo).
The North Bay Sports Hall of Fame website can be viewed online at http://www.northbaysportshalloffame.ca
Past recipients of the George Martyn Memorial trophy can be viewed online at http://www.northbaysportshalloffame.ca/pages/awards.html
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With files from the North Bay Nugget