Belmont alums honoured by Camosun Chargers

Banner volleyball season leads to individual honours

A trio of former Belmont Bulldogs volleyball players were honoured recently for their efforts during the school year, at the Camosun Chargers athletic awards ceremony last weekend in Victoria.

Graduating men’s co-captain Alex Sadowski, who helped lead his team to the PacWest (B.C.) and Canadian Colleges Athletic Association championship titles, was presented with the Linda Henderson Award for Excellence, for “demonstrating commitment, strength of character and a high level of proficiency in the sport of volleyball.”

The honour capped a collegiate career that saw the Chargers’ middle named PacWest rookie of the year and, subsequently, a conference first team all-star three times, plus earn multiple national and provincial scholar and academic excellence awards.

At the nationals last month he was also named a first-team all-star.

Henderson, the longtime Chargers men’s volleyball coach now at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology offered high praise for the four-year player.

“Alex embodies all that it is to be a Charger,” she told those gathered at the Harbour Towers Hotel, via telephone from Edmonton. “He is the best of the best.”

Other Belmont alumni recognized at the awards ceremony were Chargers middle Douglass Waterman, for making the PacWest all-rookie team and being named to the school’s Team Rookie; and women’s teamer Jamie Rodstrom, who received a PacWest Academic Excellence award for achieving honours standing the past two years while studying civil engineering.

The women’s Chargers won the national bronze medal and PacWest silver, after finishing first in the regular season.

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