Congratulations Carrie, Ardo and Todd
Three legendary Mohawk alumni were inducted Friday into the Mountaineer Hall of Fame. Congratulations to soccer stars Carrie Wooloff and Ardo Perri and curler Todd Brandwood.
Carrie was twice named to the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association Best Defensive Team as the Mountaineers won the OCAA bronze medal in 1997 and led the Mohawk team to OCAA gold in 1978 and a fifth place finish in the Canadian Colleges Championship. Carrie was team MVP and captured the college’s prestigious Dr. Sam Mitminger award for outstanding academic and athletic excellence. She returned to Mohawk for 2000-01 and had another banner campaign as the Mountaineers won the OCAA outdoor soccer bronze medal, as well as indoor silver. She was an OCAA All-Star, a CCAA All-Canadian, captured her team’s MVP Award and was named Mohawk’s Outstanding Female Athlete in 2001. A graduate of both the Medical Imaging and Diagnostic Ultrasound courses, Wooloff made the Dean’s Honour List throughout both programmes.
Ardo was the top goalkeeper in OCAA men’s soccer in the 1970-71 and ’71-’72 seasons, backstopping Mohawk to consecutive OCAA gold medals. The Mohawk team went undefeated in Ardo's first year. The second season saw Ardolead the league in goals against average. He also played as a forward and was the second highest scorer for the Mountaineers. Adro represented Ontario in the Canada Games and went on to play professionally, joining Rochester in the North American Soccer League in 1975 and playing against many international stars, such as the legendary Pele. He also was with the Hamilton Steelers in the Canadian Professional Soccer League and played in the Major Indoor Soccer League with both Buffalo and Philadelphia.
Todd had an outstanding two years as skip of the Mohawk men’s curling teams. The Business graduate led his rink to the OCAA West Regional title, OCAA gold and the Canadian Colleges bronze medal in 1988-89. Todd was further recognized as he was named the All-Star Skip at the OCAA championship. The team MVP went on to be named Mohawk’s Outstanding Male Athlete. In 1989-90, Todd guided the Mountaineers to another Regional Championship, followed by a silver medal in the OCAA Championship. Todd’s curling prowess continued after his 1990 graduation and in 2000 he was a member of the Glendale CC Ontario Men’s Curling Champions who went on to represent the province very well in at the Briar.
Mohawk also recognized the 1970-71 Mountaineer men’s soccer team which captured the OCAA gold medal -- a team backstopped by Ardo.