Girls’ Basketball
Coach: Tom Philbrick (first year)
Last year’s record: 1-17
Returning letter winners: Seniors – Jenna Pederson (5-9 guard/forward), Chelsea Thompson (5-8 guard/forward), Jenny Kobischen (5-7 guard/forward), Kaitlyn Bullen (5-9 guard/forward); Juniors – Jillian Perron (6-0 center), Brittany Berkey 5-8 guard/forward).
Key losses: Sabrina Keach (center), Kristin Trask (forward), Johanna LaPlant (guard), Marjorie Hardy (guard).
Promising newcomers: Corrine Dingley (5-9 forward), Liz Leclaire (5-2 guard), Hillary Chaney (5-9 forward), Lindsey St. Laurent (5-6 guard), Amy Hilton (5-3 guard), Gabby Foy (5-7 forward), Kelsea Adams (5-5 guard).
Outlook: The Cougars are starting from scratch again with a new coach and a relatively young squad. After a challenging year last winter, Mt. Blue hopes to improve and become more competitive in a tough KVAC.
Coach’s comment: “Being the fourth coach in three years, the girls have some real challenges. This team has great heart and is really working as hard as I could have hoped for. I really look forward to having this experience with this team this year.” – Coach Tom Philbrick