Athletes of the Month
September 14, 2016
ASDC-Central Athlete of the Month for September 2016 is Edyn Aasman .
Edyn (Eden) Aasman (Aze-man), is a 14 year old Red Deer resident, Grade 10 student at Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School and a competitive multi-sport athlete. Edyn has competed in many sports – soccer, cross-country, athletics and indoor/beach volleyball. Edyn played club volleyball this past season with the 16U Queens “Extreme” Volleyball team. Since June, Edyn has dominated the Alberta Beach Volleyball scene. In June, Edyn and her partner Riley DeWit captured Volleyball Alberta’s Junior High School Provincial Championship. In July, Edyn and her partner Emma Holmes, brought home the Beach Volleyball Gold Medal at the Alberta Summer Games in Leduc. And in early August, Edyn and her partner Journey Flewell, won Volleyball Alberta’s U16 Beach Volleyball Provincial Championship in Calgary, defeating Team Alberta #2 and #1 in the semi-finals and finals, respectively, on their way to winning the event. The Aasman/Flewell pairing next competed at U16 Nationals in Toronto in late August finishing fifth in the nation. Currently, Edyn is a member of the Lindsay Thurber Raiders Volleyball team and has already helped lead her team to Gold at both the Red Deer College Queens HS Volleyball Tournament and the University of Alberta Pandas HS Volleyball Tournament. This marks the first time since 2003 that Lindsay Thurber has won the Panda tournament.
Edyn’s strong work ethic combined with her athletic gifts and her training experiences with ASDC-Central will only see her continue to grow and develop in her volleyball and athletic career!
ASDC-Central thanks The Sutter Fund for celebrating the ASDC-Central Athlete of the Month recipients by the provision of commemorative apparel for each recipient.
(In the attached photo, Aasman [on the right] is pictured with her partner Flewell after winning Provincials).
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Edyn is a 14yr. old who loves volleyball, indoor and beach, as well as track and cross country running. She has had a very successful beach career so far medaling in many premiers, gold at Jr. High provincials and a 4th place finish at nationals. Indoor 2015 she was co-captain, MVP for her team and they won Prov. Div 2. As for cross country she placed second at CWAJJHAS this season. She is currently on the U16 Queens indoor team which she enjoys very much and they have placed top 8 Div. 1 every premier so far and hopes to continue that into provincials and nationals. She will be looking forward to a successful track and beach season again and in her down time she enjoys poetry, crafts and cat cuddling at the SPCA.