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Paloma Anderson, Female Athlete of the Year

Paloma Anderson, Female Athlete of the Year

Anderson averaged 18.9 points and 6.8 rebounds per game for the Axewomen this season. 

She led the nation in assists, averaging 5.5 per game. Her 52 steals this season were the most in the Atlantic conference, while her average of 2.6 steals per game was the second best in AUS, both ranking ninth in U SPORTS.

First, in team scoring and second in conference scoring, Paloma amassed 1,446 points to a set a new school record for career points scored. 

She also set new school records for career free throws made with 292 and for points in a single game, scoring 41 in a 2016 game versus StFX. 

Anderson finishes her career as a two-time AUS MVP, having first earned the conference's top honour in 2015-16. She is the only Acadia player to ever be named U SPORTS MVP. 

She is also a three-time AUS first-team all-star, having been named to the AUS first-team all-star squad for the third consecutive year, as well as a two-time U SPORTS First Team All-Canadian.