2018 Chatham-Kent Male Athlete of the Year: Pierce Johnson
Pierce Johnson, a volleyball player, took 31% of the vote over the selection process for this award, which saw more than 13,000 total votes cast.
A Chatham resident, Johnson is a star for the University of Windsor Lancers men’s volleyball team.
The six-foot-four outside hitter is in his Junior season with Windsor, was an OUA First Team All-Star last year, helping the Windsor Lancers to an OUA bronze, and a spot at the CIS Nationals
The former OUA All-Rookie Team and Team Canada member, Johnson is currently among OUA leaders sitting second in hitting percentage, third in kills, and fourth in kills per set.
He was also the MVP of the season opening Brock Invitational Tournament.
The runner-up for Chatham-Kent’s Male Athlete of the Year is Chatham’s Cam Creechan. Creechan, who took 29% of the vote. Creechan, an Essex Ravens and UCC Lancers football player kicked for Team Ontario this year, and was named to the All-Canadian TITTAN Team.
Rounding out the top 4 vote getters were Brett Brochu and Kyle Dawson. Congratulations to all the nominees, including runner-up Cam Creechan, and CKSN’s 2018 Chatham-Kent Male Athlete of the Year, Pierce Johnson.