Pommells Named CIS Men?s Hockey Player of the Year

Swan City product Spencer Pommells made his last year of eligibility with the CIS’ University of Windsor Lancers men’s hockey team one to remember.

The 25-year-old, who was the winner of the CIS (Canadian Interuniversity Sport) scoring race with 50 points – 16 goals and 34 assists – was named the CIS Men’s Hockey Player of the Year last Wednesday, claiming the Senator Joseph A. Sullivan Trophy.

In addition, Pommells was also named a first-team all-Canadian and an OUA West Division first-team all-star.

The CIS men’s hockey awards were handed out during the a gala held in Halifax prior to the start of the 2015 University Cup on March 11.

“It’s very humbling. When I came to Windsor four years ago, I couldn’t have imagined getting this award. It’s definitely a great feeling,” said Pommells.

The 5’10”, 175-pound forward, and liberal studies student, graduated from Grande Prairie Composite High School in 2008 .

He played for the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Sherwood Park Crusaders and St. Albert Steel, as well as in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League before joining the Lancers.

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