Chatham-Kent January Athlete of the Month Voting

VoteBelow are CKSN’s nominees for the January 2015 Chatham-Kent Athlete of the Month.

Voting will continue until Saturday, January 7, with the winner being named Monday, January 9. Poll votes, comments below, as well as Facebook comments ( and Twitter Retweets ( will be counted as votes. See below the poll for monthly accolades for each athlete.

Julie Corrente (Chatham) – Corrente competed alongside Olympic gold medallist Kaillie Humphries at the Bobsleigh World Cup stop in Koenigssee, Germany, finishing 5th in mid-January. Later in the month at Lake Placid, New York, Corrente took another 5th in the 2-woman bobsleigh, this time piloting a team including Courtenay Farrington.

Brendan Harrogate (Chatham) – No rookie has produced more than LaSalle Vipers forward Brendan Harrogate. In 10 games in the month of January, Harrogate collected a spectacular 7 goals and 6 assists for 13 points. All this as a 16-year-old rookie in the Junior B GOJHL.

Brandon Montour (Tilbury) – Montour joined the NCAA’s UMass Minutemen in late December, for his freshman NCAA campaign. Montour immediately made an impact, scoring 2 goals and adding 8 assists for 10 points in 8 January games. Montour, a defenseman helped UMass to a 3-4-1 record in January, their best stretch of the season.

Travis Konecny (Clachan) – First star at the NHL Top Prospects game scoring 2 goals and adding an assist, Konecny was ranked 26th among North American skater in January by the NHL’s Central Scouting Bureau. In 11 OHL games in January, Konecny, who captains the Ottawa 67s, had 8 goals and 10 assists for 18 points.

Torrie Handsor (Wallaceburg) – Playing for the St. Clair Saints basketball team in the OCAA, Handsor kept rolling in the New Year, putting up consistent numbers and playing big minutes for the Saints. The first year player had a career game January 24 in a win over Redeemer scoring 19-points and adding 6 rebounds.

Joel Shepley (Wallaceburg) – Shepley opened the month by cracking the professional Canadian Lacrosse League, making the South West Cyclops roster. Going scoreless in his opening games with South West, Shepley however, did enough on the defensive side to impress the Brampton Excelsiors who drafted him 19th overall in the Major Series Lacrosse Senior A draft.

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