The first Christian Friesen Memorial award went to an outstanding young man, Luke Genereux, just a few months ago in January. You can see that post here.
He’s set that bar pretty high! A huge congratuations are in order for this amazing accomplishment. You can read the details from the SFU press release below.
SFU Senior Captain Luke Genereux named to President’s Honour Roll
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
By William Howard,
SFU Lacrosse Media Relations
Simon Fraser University Men’s Lacrosse
BURNABY, BC (June 17, 2011) – Andrew Petter, President and Vice Chancellor of Simon
Fraser University has awarded men’s lacrosse graduating senior Luke Genereux (Port
Coquitlam, BC / Terry Fox Secondary) standing on the President’s Honour Roll. This award
is for students who have completed at least 30 units at SFU, and have achieved a term
GPA of 4.0 or above while taking at least 12 units of classes. The prestigious award for
outstanding academic achievement is permanently noted on a student’s transcript.
Genereux, who is expected to be named a MCLA Scholar Athlete later this summer, was
named an MCLA All-American for the second straight year in 2011 after receiving
honorable mention status last season. A senior captain for the Clan, he was also named a
PNCLL First Team All-Conference selection for the third and final time in his collegiate
career, after earning the same honor in both his freshman and junior year.
Genereux played four seasons for Simon Fraser from 2007-2011 at close defense and
LSM, helping to lead the Clan to a PNCLL Conference Championship and an appearance
in the MCLA National Championship Quarterfinals in 2009 and a run to the MCLA National
Championship Semi-Finals in 2010. SFU also finished as PNCLL Conference runners-up in
2007, 2010 and 2011.
Simon Fraser University is an academics first institution and Genereux’s award reflects a strong emphasis placed on
academics by SFU Co-Head Coaches Jeff Cathrea and Brent Hoskins. In seven seasons under Cathrea and Hoskins’
leadership, their players have excelled in the classroom producing the programs first eleven (11) MCLA Scholar Athletes
(Academic All-Americans) and maintaining the programs best academic record.
ABOUT SIMON FRASER MEN’S LACROSSE
Simon Fraser University men’s lacrosse will compete in its seventeenth season in 2012 and competes in the Men’s
Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA). The Clan have captured a record eight PNCLL Conference Titles (1997, 1998,
1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2008 and 2009) and rank sixth all-time with ten MCLA National Championship tournament
appearances, placing 2nd in 1999 and playing in the 2010 MCLA Semi-Finals after reaching the Quarterfinals in 2008 and
2009. The Clan proudly wear equipment and apparel by Harrow Sports and Cascade helmets.
For further information on Simon Fraser men’s lacrosse please visit sfulacrosse.com or follow the Clan on Twitter at