Aroostook County’s Victoria McIntyre up for NAC’s Woman of the Year
A former standout at Central Aroostook Junior-Senior High School in Mars Hill is a finalist for The North Atlantic Conference annual Woman of the Year award.
NAC Man of the Year and Woman of the Year awards honor graduating student-athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in the areas of academic achievement, athletics excellence, service and leadership.
The winners will be announced in late July, and will be honored on their campuses during the upcoming academic year.
This past season, she led her team to an overall record of 21-7 and a near-perfect 17-1 mark in NAC play, while earning an appearance in the national tournament.
The Eagles had previously made the quarterfinal round in 2013 and the semifinal round in both 2014 and 2015.
This season, she ranked in the top-six in the NAC in made three-point field goals (second, 37), points per game (fourth, 13.7), rebounds per game (sixth, 7.8), and defensive rebounds per game (sixth, 5.4).
She also finished the regular season tied for seventh in assists per game (2.7), ninth in three-point percentage (36.6%), and tenth in free-throws made (42-64).
Earlier this season, McIntyre earned a spot in Husson program history as she surpassed 1,000 points.
In high school in northern Maine, McIntyre played all four years of varsity basketball at MSAD 42 in Mars Hill, passing the 1,000 point mark in her junior year.
In the classroom, Victoria McIntyre earned her Husson University undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and is now pursuing a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
The other nominees in the NAC conference are Rachel Bombarider (Castleton) Rebecca Hashem (Colby-Sawyer) Elizabeth Ferry (UMaine-Farmington) Laura Drake (Lyndon) Jessica Menges (Maine Maritime) Caroline Mois (New England College) and Brooklyn Curry (Thomas)