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Press Release – 2023 Gala Inductees

The Board of Directors of the Whitby Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the following inductees to be honoured at our 2023 Gala Induction Ceremony:


Priscilla Lopes-Schliep – Athlete – Track and Field

  • 2004 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) indoor champion – 60-meter hurdles
  • Won Bronze Medal – Women’s 100-meter hurdles – 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games
  • 2010: World #1 Rank and Diamond League outdoor season champion – 100-meter hurdles

Derek Suddons – Athlete – Lacrosse

  • Won Bronze Medal with Team Canada – U-19 World Field Lacrosse Games (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Won 2 Minto Cup Canadian Junior A Championships with Whitby Warriors (1997 and 1999)
  • 2004 Merv McKenzie Memorial Trophy winner – Top Defensive Player in Major Series Lacrosse

Adrian Woodley – Athlete – Track and Field

  • Won 6 Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations titles: 110m hurdles (3), triple-jump (3)
  • Won 4 Canadian championships in 110-meter hurdles: 1 Junior (1994) and 3 Senior (1999-2001)
  • Syracuse University – National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) All-American 1999 and 2000

Event Details

Saturday, April 29, 2023
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Royal Ashburn Golf Club
995 Myrtle Road West
Whitby, Ontario

Inductor/Master of Ceremonies

Rob Snoek – Sports Broadcaster; Paralympian, Clarington Hall of Fame

Guest Speaker

Brittany MacLean, Olympic Bronze Medalist, Rio 2016


Are available, as of February 1, 2023, at a cost of $120.00 per person through our website or by contacting: Stacy Novack at 905-668-1798 or Amy Knowles at 416-436-5036.

Join us to celebrate the accomplishments of this year’s inductees. For more information, including past inductee biographies, please visit us at

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