VOTE: 2014 Female Athlete of the Year Final Four
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Maddy Broad: A Wallaceburg swimmer, Madison Broad won multiple National swimming gold medals in her age group, and was dominant in provincial competitions, while representing the Chatham Y Pool Sharks.
Bridget Carleton: A Chatham basketball player, Carleton represented Team Canada at both the Cadette and National Junior level this year winning a silver with the Cadettes at the FIBA Americas. She also led her JMSS Panthers team to a LKSSAA and SWOSSAA title, and competes with the London Ramblers. Committed to the NCAA’s Iowa State next year, Carleton also advanced to OFSAA in badminton this year.
Breanne Nicholas: From Blenheim, Nicholas won gold with Team Canada’s Rugby 7s team at the FISU Championships in Brazil, and then starred for Canada in their wins over the USA in the Can-Am Series. Nicholas was also one of the top scorers in the OUA for the Western University Mustangs.
Emily VanDamme: A Wallaceburg athlete, VanDamme became one of the first female athletes in years to play Junior B men’s lacrosse, suiting up for the Wallaceburg Red Devils. VanDamme also won multiple provincial lacrosse medals and represented Team Ontario at the National Championships, where she won gold and was named a Canadian All-Star.