The Ontario Tech Ridgebacks are pleased to announce a record 72 student-athletes have been named academic award winners for the 2019-20 academic year. This includes Ridgeback records of OUA all-academic and U SPORTS academic all-Canadian award winners with 39 OUA and 24 U SPORTS respectively.
The previous highs were set 2018-19 with 26 OUA and 14 U SPORTS recipients.
"We're extremely proud of what our student-athletes are able to accomplish, not only in their respective sports, but also in the classroom," said Ontario Tech athletic director Scott Barker. "Today we want to recognize those achievements. It may not be in the traditional way, but we are excited to announce these awards for their outstanding work and dedication to their sport."