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Triple Threat Athlete of the Week: Kelly McIntyre, Waukesha North

11/20/2020, 10:30am CST
By Norbert Durst

Name: Kelly McIntyre
School: Waukesha North High School 
Year: Senior 

Volleyball Honors: Two-year letter-winner for coach Meghan Miller and the Northstars... named the team's most improved player as a junior... 

Basketball Honors: Four-year letter-winner for the Northstars... coached by Michael Goodman... honorable mention all-Classic Eight as a sophomore and junior... led the team in rebounding as a sophomore and junior... team MVP and team captain as a junior... the 6-foot wing/forward averaged 8.5 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game as a junior... McIntyre is committed to play for NCAA Division III UW-Stevens Point and head coach Shirley Egner... 

Soccer Honors: Enters her senior year a three-year starter for the Northstars... coached by Andy Ksobiech... named team MVP as a sophomore, tallying six goals and three assists... 

Favorite Sport (and why): "My favorite sport is basketball; I’ve played since I was five, I love competing with my friends and pushing myself to be the best I can."

Best Part of High School Sports (and why): "The best part of High School Sports is people you meet; you make amazing friends by spending months practicing and playing with them every day."

Best Advice from a High School Coach: “You have to be flexible in everything you do.” - Michael Goodman – Waukesha North Varsity Basketball Coach

Most Memorable Moment in High School Sports: "Winning in overtime against our cross-town rival Waukesha West my sophomore year."

Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "The best part of playing three sports is the versatility and different strengths you learn in each sport, volleyball- jumping, basketball-lateral movement, soccer-footwork and distance running." 

Toughest Part of Playing Three Sports: "The toughest part of playing three sports is balancing homework with games and practices in season. Out of season the toughest part is making it to all three sports practices."

Favorite Opponent (and why): "Waukesha West is my favorite opponent to play because we are constantly neck to neck and the games comes down to the last minute of the game. Both of our teams have a lot of talented and hardworking players so it’s always a good match up."

Favorite Professional Team: "My favorite professional team is the Milwaukee Bucks."

Favorite Professional Athlete: "My favorite professional athlete Giannis Antetokounmpo." 

Favorite College Team: "My favorite college team is UW- Stevens Point Women’s Basketball."

Cumulative GPA: 3.87

Academic Honors: "I was awarded the Scholar-Athlete Award my freshman, sophomore and junior year and was inducted in to the National Honor Society my junior year."

Toughest Individual You’ve Competed Against (and why): "The toughest individual I’ve competed against is Olivia Sobczak from Oconomowoc, she has moves that are impossible to stop, she came off of an injury and had a really strong senior season."  

Most Admired High School Teammate (and why): "My most admired high school teammate is Haley Blagdon, she is really motivating and supportive of everyone she knows."

College Plans: "I plan to attend University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, major in Elementary Education and play basketball."

Activities Outside of Sports: "I like to go camping, boating, hang out with friends and go shopping."

I Find it Relaxing to: Watch Movies

Favorite TV Show: Gossip Girl

Favorite Movie: Divergent

Favorite Musical Artist: Thomas Rhett

Favorite Subject: Math

Favorite Restaurant: Olive Garden

Favorite Website: YouTube

Other Family Members: "My mom (Debi), my dad (Ken), my brother (Nick) and our dog (Cooper)."

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