Female – Naomi Lance – Track & Field
Naomi Lance (Kitchener, Ont.) put together a meet for the ages breaking two all-time UW records while winning two gold medals at the SPIRE Team Challenge in Geneva, Ohio. In the 400m race, Lance broke the record by more than half a second with a time of 55.54 to capture the gold medal. Later in the day, Lance once again succeeded in surpassing another all-time school record, this time in the 200m race. Lance ran to a new record time of 24.88 to beat out the previous record holder and two-time Olympic gold medalist Heather Moyse, cruising to her second gold of the meet. Lance now has five school records in her name and will attempt a sixth next weekend in the 300m.
Male – Aidan Simone – Volleyball
Third year outside hitter, Aidan Simone (London, Ont.) was a beast for the Warrior men’s volleyball team amassing 39 kills in two wins over RMC and Queen’s. On Friday night, Simone put away 17 kills while adding one service ace and three blocks in a 3-2 victory over the Paladins. He was also solid defensively with 17 digs in that contest. On Saturday, the biochemistry student was unstoppable against rivals Queen’s with 22 kills, six digs, two service aces, and one block as Waterloo won their sixth straight match with a 3-1 win over the Gaels.