Basketball player PG wins professional contract in Europe
One of the hard-hitting players at the dawn of a Timberwolves UNBC jersey turned pro.
Madison Landry, who played four seasons over five years with the women’s basketball program, signed a contract with AB Contern in Luxembourg.
“I am so excited to travel to Luxembourg and continue to play basketball. Last year being lost to COVID, I thought this last season with the Timberwolves was going to be the last season of my career, ”said Landry.
“I never thought I could play professionally, but I evolved so much during my time at UNBC that it became a reality, and I couldn’t be more excited.
Contern is a town of 4,500 inhabitants, ten kilometers from the city of Luxembourg.
AB Contern struggled for a 3-15 record last season.
The club’s home gym is called Um Ewen.
Landry came to UNBC in 2016 after graduating from Duchess Park Secondary.
In her four years of competing at Canada West, she never missed the conference playoffs and went from a key piece of the bench to one of the top ten scorers across the country.
“I can’t tell you how many people have helped me get to this point. I am so grateful and proud to be from Prince George.
Landry’s name is all over the UNBC record books.
His 1,166 career points are good for third place all-time in the Canada West Timberwolves and overall.
Additionally, Landry is the highest scoring Prince George product, male or female, in UNBC history.