Cornwall Colts forward Dean Derouchie has committed to Salem State University (Massachusetts), beginning in 2017-18.
Derouchie, 5’8, 190 lbs is a two-way winger who spent parts of five seasons in the CCHL. His time was split between the Gloucester Rangers and the Cornwall Colts, scoring 56 goals and 71 assists for 127 points during the regular season. He scored 4 goals and 8 assists in playoff action. The forward is a product of the Eastern Ontario Wild 'AAA' hockey system.
The Cornwall-born Derouchie will join the Salem State University Vikings who play in the NCAA Division III MASCAC Conference.
– with files from David Murphy, photo courtesy icelevel.com
Two athletes with roots in Glengarry are pursuing their passion for football at the university level. Jakob Loucks, formerly of Apple Hill, is seen below (left) with Summerstown's Jeremy Pike following a recent CIS gridiron battle.
Loucks is a first-year student-athlete at Mount Allison, in New Brunswick. As a member of the Mounties, he is playing the quarterback position. Pike attends St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, and is a wide receiver with the X-Men.
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Nelson Cecereu is scheduled to compete in the Canadian university championships in pole vaulting on Saturday, March 14. His event is slated for a 1pm start. The graduate of Char-Lan DHS and current student-athlete at the University of Ottawa is seeded seventh with a 4.63 metre best jump which he achieved at the recent Ontario competition. The CIS meet is being held in Windsor. A live webcast is scheduled to be broadcast at http://portal.stretchinternet.com/cis/