23:20 PM

Congratulations Rodney Alderice and Paul Stratford on Hall of Fame induction

A student and coach who made major contributions to Mohawk's cross country program will be inducted into the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association Hall of Fame May 4 at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto.

Between 1990 and 1995, Rodney Alderdice dominated the OCAA between 1990 and 1995, collecting three individual gold medals and two silver medals. The Civil Engineering Technology graduate was named Male Freshman Athlete of the year in 1990-91 and was named the MVP of the Mountaineer squad for four consecutive years. Rodney's team also won OCAA gold, silver and bronze medals during this time. In 1993-94, Rodney was named Mohawk’s Outstanding Male Athlete and was inducted into the Mohawk Mountaineer Hall of Fame in 2006.

Paul Stratford coached the men's cross country team from 1981 to 1989, winning four OCA men's team championships, eight women's team championships and five individual men's and women's champions. Paul was inducted as a builder in the Mountaineer Hall of Fame in 1999.