CanWest announce 2019 awards, including four CFC100s

EDMONTON – The Saskatchewan Huskies got plenty of praise Thursday, as the 2019 Canada West football major award winners were announced.

Five of the conference’s seven awards are headed to Saskatoon, as the defending Hardy Cup champion Huskies prepare for their rematch with the Calgary Dinos, which is set for Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. MST.

Running back Adam Machart headlined the winners, as the the third-year was unanimously selected as CW Player of the Year and the conference’s nominee for the Hec Crighton Trophy as the nation’s top university football player.

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Along with Machart teammate Ramsey Derbas was the other unanimous award winner, as conference coaches selected the Huskie linebacker as Rookie of the Year.

The conference’s Outstanding Lineman (DL – Evan Machibroda), Outstanding Defensive Player (DB – Nelson Lokombo), and Coach of the Year (Scott Flory) awards also went to Huskies.

Manitoba’s Derek Dufault (Student-Athlete Community Service) and Regina’s Greg Nesbitt (Gino Fracas nominee) stood in the way of a Saskatchewan sweep.

Led by Machart, Saskatchewan takes aim at a second consecutive Hardy Cup Saturday in Calgary. You can watch the game by tuning into SaskTel (348), TELUS (997), BellMTS (1802) or Canada West TV Presented by Co-op.

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PLAYER OF THE YEAR: RB – Adam Machart

  • Saskatchewan Huskies
  • 3rd-year
  • Saskatoon, Sask.
  • Arts & Science
  • STATS: 156 rushes / 1,330 yards / 8 rushing TDs / 166.3 YPG


OUTSTANDING LINEMAN: DL – CFC100 Evan Machibroda

  • Saskatchewan Huskies
  • 5th-year
  • Saskatoon, Sask.
  • Engineering
  • STATS: 5 sacks / 22 tackles / 2 forced fumbles


OUTSTANDING DEFENSIVE PLAYER: DB – CFC100 Nelson Lokombo

  • Saskatchewan Huskies
  • 3rd-year
  • Abbotsford, B.C.
  • Kinesiology
  • STATS: 4 interceptions (2 for TDs) / 197 INT return yards / 4.5 tackles for loss / 23.5 tackles


ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: LB – CFC100 Ramsey Derbas

  • Saskatchewan Huskies
  • Saskatoon, Sask.
  • Business
  • STATS: 43 tackles / 1.5 tackles for loss / 1 interception


COACH OF THE YEAR: Scott Flory

  • Saskatchewan Huskies
  • 3rd season


STUDENT-ATHLETE COMMUNITY SERVICE: DL – CFC100 Derek Dufault

  • Manitoba Bisons
  • 5th-year
  • Winnipeg, Man.
  • Science
  • STATS: 7 sacks / 2 forced fumbles / 23.5 tackles


GINO FRACAS AWARD NOMINEE: Greg Nesbitt

  • Regina Rams
  • 16th season

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