University of New Brunswick Saint John’s Colin Rouse and
Christie Smith are among the recipients of the 2011-2012 Sport Information
Resource Centre (SIRC) and the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA)

Christie Smith

achieve excellence in both sport and academics requires tremendous skill,
dedication and perseverance,” says Debra Gassewitz, SIRC president and CEO. “SIRC is honoured to recognize outstanding
collegiate student-athletes who are passionate about excelling in their

The SIRC-CCAA Academic All-Canadian Award is the highest
academic-athletic privilege available in the CCAA. Honourees must attain
academic honours at their institution, in addition to being named to
their member conference All-Star Team.  Both our recipients are
Dean’s List members and have been named to the All-Star Teams for
basketball (Christie Smith) and soccer (Colin Rouse). 

Colin Rouse

 “We are very proud of Christie and Colin,” says David Munro,
athletics director for UNB Saint John. “They are more than deserving of this award.”