9:30 p.m., March 15)
Former Sir Wil grad named OUA Rookie of the Year
By Fred Sherwin
Wildrid Laurier Secondary School alum Marin Scotten wrapped
up her inaugural season with the Ryerson Rams earlier
this month by capturing Rookie of the Year honours in
the OUA (Ontario University Athletics). She was also named
to the OUA All-Rookie Team.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School student
Marin Scotten had a break out season with
the Ryerson Rams, averaging 27.3 per game..
started in all 23 games for the Rams at guard and was
ranked second on the team in scoring with a 12.3 points
per game average. She also averaged 4.7 rebounds per game
and led the team in minutes played with 27.3 minutes per
game, thanks in large part to her play on the defensive
end of the court as much as her offence.
best effort came against Nipissing in January when she
scored a career high 26 points.
two playoff games the 5-foot-11 Scotten averaged 12.5
points per game, 2.5 rebounds and eight assists.
Rams beat the York Lions 66-61 in their playoff opener
behind an 18 point effort by Scotten, including four three-point
shots. They ultimately lost to the Carleton Ravens in
the second round.
played basketball and ran track at Sir WIl. She made it
to the OFSAA track and field championships in 2016 and
2017. Her best result was a fourth place finish in the
Open Girls 1500 Steeplechase in 2016.
honed her basketball skills as a member of the Ottawa
Nationals program in the JUEL League. She earned a spot
on the U17 Ontario provincial team in 2016 as an alternate
and helped lead them to a national championship.
deciding to go to Ryerson, Scotten was recruited by both
Queen’s University and the University of Victory. She
chose Ryerson because she felt it was the right fit.
felt like (Ryerson) was the place where I was going to
thrive as a player and a person,” Scotten says.
the result, she obviously made the right choice.
story was made possible thanks to the generous support of
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