Rachael Smillie, Concordia University of Edmonton, Badminton

Rachael Smillie, Concordia University of Edmonton, Badminton

Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Athlete of the Week for November 14-20, 2016

Fourth year athlete Rachael Smillie got off to a great start this past weekend, in the first badminton tournament hosted at NAIT, claiming the Women’s Singles badminton title, 21-12, 21-16 in the finals and finishing a close second in Women’s Doubles with her partner Amanda Cao, 17-21, 19-21.  Rachael Smillie is one of the multi-sport athletes at Concordia and just got back from a great performance at the CCAA Cross Country Nationals as well. 

Smillie is a fourth year Bachelor of Arts student from Edmonton, AB. 

Great job Rachael and congratulations on being selected as Athlete of the Week!