KRISTIN THOMPSON NAMED TO GSAC ALL-FRESHMAN SQUAD

Washington, D.C.  --  UMaine-Presque Isle Freshman Kristin Thompson (Medway, ME) was named to the Great South Athletic Conference All-Freshman Team at the GSAC winter sports banquet recently.

Blessing Hayes from Trinity Washington College was named Freshman of the year.  Joining Thompson and Hayes on the 2013-14 all-Freshman team are: Care Bacon of Agnes Scott and Pine Manor teammates, Jayva Johnson and Maria Vaughn.

Thompson was 5th in GSAC scoring for freshman (6.4ppg), 3rd in rebounding (4.6rpg) and started 19 games for the 18-7 Owls, helping Presque Isle to it the first winning season since 2008-09.

"Kristin was a huge factor in us turning our basketball program around," said Head Coach Doug Carter.  "She is extremely strong, relentless defensively and skilled as well, she plays like a power-guard."