News Nip U recognizes athletes at banquet SHARE ON: Rocco Frangione, staff Tuesday, Apr. 1st, 2014 The varsity sports season is coming to an end at Nipissing University and the school celebrated with a major awards banquet. One of the big winners was Jordon Cascagnette who was named rookie of the year in Nordic skiing and cross country skiing. The rookie also took the ski team’s MVP and he’s been named male athlete of the year. On the women’s side Kajsa Heyes and Renne Clarke were co-winners of the athlete of the year. Heyes was also named rookie of the year and MVP in Nordic skiing while Clarke was the MVP and rookie of the year in soccer.