BANGOR, Maine - Seven women were named to the 2020 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Women's Basketball Championship All-Tournament Team at the conclusion of the event on Saturday, February 29th. Sophomore Sydney Allen earned MVP honors and was joined by teammates, first-year Bailey Donovan and senior Joan Overman. Juniors Alex Bessey and McKenna Brodeur were selected to represent UMaine-Farmington. Seniors Alissa Mitchell of NVU-Lyndon, and Mikayla Charters of Maine Maritime were also selected to the team.
MVP - Sydney Allen, Husson - Allen (Corinth, Maine / pictured left) tallied a team-high of 17 points, with five rebounds, two steals, and three assists in the NAC Championship game. In the semifinal round, Allen paced the Eagles with a career-high 29 points on 10-for-13 shooting from the floor, including four-for-six from three-point range.
Joan Overman, Husson - Overman (Washburn, Maine) scored 13 points, while adding four steals, five rebounds, and one assist in the NAC Championship game. One day earlier in the semifinal round, Overman recorded eight points, six rebounds, and four assists.
Bailey Donovan, Husson - Donovan (Island Falls, Maine) netted ten points with ten boards and two blocks to record her 12th double-double of the year in the 2020 title game. In the semifinals, Donovan collected 15 rebounds and 13 points, while adding three blocks.
Alex Bessey, UMaine-Farmington - Bessey (Jay, Maine) paced the Beavers with a game-high 20 points and added one steal, one block, two assists, and two rebounds on the way to a runner-up finish. Bessey scored a game-high 22 points with three boards and an assists, while going 17-for-20 from the charity line, in a semifinal win.
McKenna Brodeur, UMaine-Farmington - Brodeur (Oakland, Maine) scored 18 points and grabbed a game-high 12 boards to record her eighth double-double of the season in the NAC Championship game. She also had five assists and two steals in the contest. Brodeur netted 14 points and grabbed 11 boards in the semifinal round where she also had three assists, three steals, and two blocks.
Alissa Mitchell, Northern Vermont-Lyndon - Mitchell (Milton, New Hampshire) led the Hornets with 17 points, eight rebounds, and four assists in the semifinals. She went four-for-five from the free throw line.
Mikayla Charters, Maine Maritime - Charters (Newport, Maine) recorded a double-double in the semifinals by scoring 11 points and grabbing 10 boards, while adding two assists and two steals.