Kylie Masse Honoured By OUA
Kylie Masse has been named Ontario University Athletics Female Athlete of the Year.
The LaSalle native and Team Canada Olympian captured the 100m backstroke in a world-record time at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, becoming Canada's first female swimmer to win a world title.
Beyond that, Masse also helped Canada to a bronze-medal finish in the 4x100 mixed medley relay.
On top her her international success, Masse continued to exhibit her talent in the pools during another triumphant OUA season.
At the 2017-18 OUA Swimming Championships in February, the Varsity Blues veteran won four individual gold medals and a pair of relay gold to bring her impressive total to six, capturing the 50m and 100m backstroke, the 50m freestyle, and the 100m butterfly, to go along with the 200m freestyle and 200m medley relays.
If those medal-winning efforts weren't enough, Masse also broke five OUA records in the process, helping to lead Toronto to a fifth consecutive provincial banner.
After her record-setting efforts, Masse was also named the OUA Female Swimmer of the Year for the fourth consecutive season, and captured U SPORTS Female Athlete of the Month honours for February.