Poirier Named NTL Male Athlete of the Year
By: Ed Weaver / June 15, 2021
Senior Will Poirier was named the Northern Tier League's Male Student-Athlete of the Year last week on Wednesday, June 9.
Poirier added his final high school accolade that is voted upon by all NTL Athletic Directors to go along with an All-State soccer selection, three NTL Soccer All-Star selections, and an NTL Tennis All-Star selection.
In soccer, Poirier finished his career with 57 goals, 84 assists, and 198 total points. Poirier is the 1st Hornet to finish with 50+ goals and 50+ assists for his career and is one of six Hornets to reach 50 career goals since the program's inception in 2003. Poirier led Wellsboro during the 2020 season in goals (24), assists (29), shots taken (59), and points (77).
In tennis, he had three 10+ win seasons in singles, went 13-2 his senior year in singles, had a career record of 33-4, and won the PIAA District IV Class AA Doubles championship with cousin Zach Singer.
Poirier is the 5th Wellsboro student-athlete to win the NTL Student-Athlete of the Year Award since its inception in 2007-2008. Dalton Prough, Sarah Ingerick, Jordan Jackson, and Alex Marple are the previous winners.
WellsboroAthletics.com would like to congratulate Will on being named the Northern Tier League's Male Student-Athlete of the Year.