Athlete of the Week: Kelsey Julien

Athlete of the Week: Kelsey Julien


Athlete of the Week: Kelsey Julien


Name: Kelsey Julien

School: Pittsford Mendon.

Sport: Basketball.

Class/age: Senior/18.

Last week: The 5-foot-7 shooting guard recorded career highs in points (29) and 3-pointers (seven) in a win over Canandaigua, had 15 points (five 3-pointers) in a win over East and eight points in a loss to Irondequoit.

Family: Parents, Ann and Todd; sisters Ashley, 32, and Carly, 27.

Academics: 91 average.

About me: Averaging 12.2 points and is making 3.5 3-pointers per game for the Vikings (10-4), who are ranked seventh in the Democrat and Chronicle coaches’ poll. She’s a tri-captain in her third full varsity season. Averaged 4.8 points in a backup role last season. Her 3-pointer late in the Section V Class A semifinals was the winning basket against rival Pittsford Sutherland. Plans to major in nutrition at D’Youville College in Buffalo. National Honor Society member also has been on two sectional and one state championship softball teams as an outfielder. Her favorite team: Syracuse basketball. Favorite player: C.J. Fair.


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