Boys Athlete of the Week: Will Van Auken

Boys Athlete of the Week: Will Van Auken


Boys Athlete of the Week: Will Van Auken


Name: Will Van Auken.

School: Caledonia-Mumford.

Sport: Basketball.

Class: Senior.

Family: Parents, Donna and Bill; sisters Elyse, 13 and Grace, 6.

Academics: 95 average.

Last week: Scored 19 points in a win over York, as Caledonia-Mumford closed the regular season with a 18-1 record and is the No. 1 seed in the Class C2 Tournament. Caledonia-Mumford hosts Clyde-Savannah, 7 p.m. Friday, a rematch of last season’s sectional final.

Van Auken leads Caledonia-Mumford with 15.9 points and 14.1 rebounds per game.

About me: Wears jersey number 31 … 6-foot-4 and 200 pounds … Says his top moment in high school athletics is: “Definitely making the sectional finals last year in basketball. I think it was 10 years since we last made a final. It was nice to put our program back on the map … Receiver and tight end on the Cal-Mum football team, pitches and plays in the outfield for the varsity baseball team … National Honor Society member … “I know what I do on the court is important, but what I do off the court is going to set me up long-term” … Plans to play football at Utica College or basketball at D’Youville, where he will major in physical therapy … Favorite athlete is Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love … On Twitter: @wcv_3.

Girls Athlete of the Week: Rebecca Wittlin


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