skip navigation

RallyAroundUs Athlete of the Week: Ben Farnsworth, Waunakee

11/26/2021, 2:30pm CST
By Colton Wilson

Waunakee senior Ben Farnsworth has been selected as the RallyAroundUs Athlete of the Week for the week of November 15-21 after a statewide vote on 

There were 2,472 total votes this week. Farnsworth topped all vote getters with 1,099 votes. Pewaukee's Carson Hansen came in second with 848 votes.

Farnsworth changed the momentum, set a state record and scored a touchdown all in one Friday in the Division 2 State Football Championship. Homestead scored with 2:12 left in the first half to tie the Warriors 7-7, lining up the for ensuing kickoff. 97 yards later, Farnsworth returned the kickoff for a score to put Waunakee back up before they eventually won 33-21. The senior receiver and returner added 32 receiving yards and 14 punt return yard to his state record for longest touchdown.

The Athlete of the Week is sponsored by RallyAroundUs. It highlights the players who have "made a splash" in the world of high school sports each week. If you have a nominee for Athlete of the Week please send it to Colton Wilson

RallyAroundUs provides a superior method of fundraising that is safe, easy, effective, and efficient. By strategically connecting organizations with willing donors, we maximize visibility and empower them to raise more money than ever before. The overall benefit will be recognized as individuals and organizations are free to spend less time fundraising and more time pursuing excellence in their fields of endeavor.

Recent Athlete of the Week Articles

Tag(s): Athlete of the Week  News Archive  News  Colton Wilson