Old Town HS ’17 Hall of Famers
Old Town High School is adding to its rich sports history with five new inductees to the Athletic Hall of Fame. Maine's 1993 Mr. Basketball Award winner, Matt Arsenault, headlines the list.
Another great hoops player and multi-sport athlete, Katie Bergeron, will be inducted along with Denise Treadwell Smith, Hillary Maxim and Moira Vereault (posthumous).
Induction ceremonies will take place on December 9th.
Matt Arsenault ‘93
A three year starter in basketball, Arsenault is the school’s all-time leading scorer with 1,296 points. Following his senior season he was named Mr. Basketball, symbolic of the best senior high school boys basketball player in the state.
Arsenault led the 1991 team to the Class A State Championship. He was named to the Bangor Daily News All-Maine first team in 1992 and 93. In 1992 Arsenault scored 52 points in a 116-59 win over MDI and accomplished it in just three quarters.
In addition to basketball, he was also a key contributor to the soccer and tennis teams at Old Town High.
Matt is currently the Assistant Principal and Athletic Director at Central High School.
Denise Treadwell Smith ‘90
Treadwell competed in basketball, tennis and softball at Old Town High. On the court she was a 1,000 point scorer, selected to the Maine Sunday Telegram All-State team, three time Big East Conference All-Star and named to the McDonald’s All-Star East team.
Following high school she continued her basketball career as a member of the St. Joseph’s College team. She helped lead the Monk’s to three national tournament appearances, an NAIA New England Championship and two conference championships.
Treadwell Smith was ranked third in the nation her junior season in 3-point shooting percentage. She remains 4th all-time in three point shooting percentage and 6th all-time in three point shots made at St. Joe’s.
Moira Vereault ’84 (posthumous)
During her high school career Vereault competed in swimming, softball and field hockey.
Vereault was a multiple medal finisher in several state championship meets. She captained the 1983 team to the PVC Championship. In 1994 she received the OTHS Varsity Athletic Award.
Upon graduation Vereault went to Milliken University where she was a 1993 division III All-American in swimming. She competed in the 1985 and 86 National Championship meet. In 1988 Vereault went to DePaul University where she was a member of the Blue Demons softball team.
Katie Bergeron ‘06
Katie was a three sport athlete at OTHS as a member of the basketball, soccer and track teams. She was an All-Conference basketball selection her sophomore, junior and senior seasons. Bergeron was also named to the McDonald’s All-Star team her senior season. In 2006 she was named OTHS Female Athlete of the Year.
Bergeron spent four seasons as part of the nationally ranked Bowdoin College basketball program where she was named the 2008 Maine State Rookie of the Year by the Maine Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. She helped lead Bowdoin to the NCAA Sweet 16 her senior season. Bergeron is ranked second all-time at Bowdoin with 160 three pointers made and sixth on the all-time scoring list with 1,180 points.
After graduating from Bowdoin Katie took her talents to the pro ranks playing two seasons in the European League with Leeds Carnegie.
Bergeron is currently the Head Coach of the Southern Maine Community College basketball program.
Hilary Maxim ‘08
Maxim is one of the most celebrated runners in OTHS history. In cross country Maxim won the 2006 individual championship in both the regional and state meets. She was named All-State first team in 2005, ’06 and ’07, named to the 2007 All-New England team, and a member of the only Old Town team to qualify for the New England Championships.
Maxim won three consecutive individual indoor track PVC championships in the mile run and two consecutive PVC championships in the two mile run. She was the Class B State Champion in the mile and two mile in 2008. She was a three time All-Conference and two time All-State selection in indoor track.
In outdoor track Maxim was the 2008 State Champion in the 1600 and 3200 meter runs. She won 5 individual PVC championships and was a four time All-PVC selection.
In her senior season she recorded ten sub 5:10 times in the mile which is the most in school history. Maxim still holds the school record in the indoor 800M and one mile runs and the outdoor 800M and 1600M runs.