Oxford offers Rhodes Scholar new options in sport and life

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Photo: Annick Routhier Labadie

Annick Routhier Labadie overlooking St. Mary’s Cathedral in Oxford, England.

Clutching an acceptance letter to one of the world's most prestigious universities last December, Quebec City's 2007 Rhodes Scholar Annick Routhier Labadie expected the best was yet to come for her. The former Université Laval and Seton Hall basketball player has since described the transition to Oxford University's ancient academic culture as "a big leap."