November 30, 2018

The Alberta Sport Development Centre – Central (ASDC-C) is pleased to announce that the ASDC-Central Athlete of the Month for November 2018 is Riley de Wit.  Riley de Wit is a 17 year Red Deer resident and competitive Volleyball player with the Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School Raiders and the Central Alberta Queens Volleyball Club (CAQVC).  Here is a brief synopsis of Riley’s recent athletic success:

  • Co-captain LTCHS Raiders Senior Volleyball Team, 2018 ASAA 4A Provincial Volleyball Champions and 2018 CASAA Volleyball All-Star.
  • Member of Lindsay Thurber Raiders volleyball team for 3 years – finishing 2nd in her Grade 10 season and winning back-to-back ASAA 4A Provincial Championships in Grade 11 and 12.
  • Raiders ranked #1 in 4A Girls Volleyball in Alberta Schools Athletic Association all season.
  • This season the Raiders have won 5 of 6 tournaments and finished 2nd in their other tournament.
  • Harry Ainlay is the only tournament that awarded All-Stars and Riley was named to the All-Star Team and selected at the TVT Tournament MVP.
  • Riley was a member of Team Alberta (17U) and captured a Bronze medal at Volleyball Canada’s inaugural Canada Cup this summer in Richmond, BC.
  • Riley is also accomplished in track and field, representing Lindsay Thurber at ASAA Provincials the past two seasons, capturing a Bronze medal in the 4 x 100m relay and setting a personal best in long jump (4.97m and 6th place), and narrowly missing a place in the 100M Final in 2018.
  • Riley captained her 17U Queens Volleyball team to a Division 2 National Championship this past spring – going undefeated at Provincials and Nationals in the process.

With Riley’s strong work ethic, her undeniable athletic abilities and her training experiences with ASDC-Central she will surely continue to grow, develop and succeed in her Volleyball career!

ASDC-Central thanks Tom Bast Sports for celebrating the ASDC-Central Athlete of the Month recipients by the provision of commemorative apparel for each recipient.

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