Inducted in 2009
Abigail Downs
Born on December 21, 1990 in Norway, Maine
Edward Little High School

One of the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference's top student-athletes, Abigail Downs has excelled in soccer, basketball, and outdoor track and field at Edward Little High School in Auburn. Abigail capped an outstanding four-year career in soccer by being named a captain in both her junior and senior years. She earned second team All-Conference honors as a sophomore and was a first team All-KVAC player as a senior. The most valuable player for the Eddies in 2008, Abby was also selected as an All-State player by the Sun Journal.

Abigail also excelled on the hardwood and was a four-year varsity player at Edward Little. She was named to the KVAC All-Rookie team in 2006 and was an honorable mention performer in 2008. Abby was named to the KVAC All-Academic squad and was selected to play in the Southern Division Senior All-Star Game in 2009. The captain of the Red Eddies girl's outdoor track team, she is a three-time KVAC All-Star and was named All-State as both a sophomore and a junior.

In addition to her involvement in athletics, Abby has been an integral part of student life at Edward Little. She is a member of the National Honor Society and has been part of her school's Sports Done Right project. She was a member of the school's Executive Board as a junior and senior. She has been a recipient of both the St. Michael's College Book Award and the Edward Little School Spirit Award.

Abby has a career average of 95.378 in a highly challenging academic program and ranks ninth in her class of 235 students. Her career goal is to become a nurse, and she will attend Endicott College in the fall to pursue that dream. She is the daughter of Jeff and Debbie Downs and lives in Auburn.

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