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Triple Threat Athlete of the Week: Aubrey Dorn, McDonell Central

01/19/2024, 11:45am CST
By Norbert Durst

The Triple Threat Athlete of the Week is an honor given on to the top senior boys and girls three-sport athletes in the state. Players are recognized each week on WSN, with a boys and girls winner of the Pat Richter Award at the end of the season to the best three-sport athlete of the year.

Name: Aubrey Dorn

School: McDonell Central Catholic High School

Volleyball Honors: Four-year varsity performer for coach Kat Hanson… earned first-team all-Cloverbelt West as a junior and senior… helped lead the team to win the Cloverbelt West Conference championship as a junior and senior… earned WVCA first-team all-state as a junior and senior… WVCA All-Tournament Team as a junior… Cloverbelt West Co-Player of the Year as a senior… played at the state tournament as a freshman, sophomore, and junior… helped lead the Macks to the WIAA Division 4 State Championship as a sophomore and junior… led team to a WIAA Division 3 Sectional Final as a senior… completed high school career with 700 kills, 683 digs, 188 blocks, and 75 aces… ended senior season with a .450 hitting percentage... 

Basketball Honors: Four-year varsity performer for coach Don Cooper and the Macks… earned second-team all-conference honors as a junior… helped lead the team to the Cloverbelt West title as a junior… earned first-team Division 4 WBCA all-state as junior… helped lead the Macks to the 2023 Division 5 State Championship as a junior... honorable mention all-tournament team at the 2023 WIAA State Tournament by… went to the WIAA State Tournament as a freshman, sophomore, and junior… averaged 14.3 points, 10 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 2.9 steals, 1.1 blocks per game as a junior for the 26-5 Macks... senior year, is averaging 12.1 points, 10.9 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 4.4 steals, and 1.3 blocks per game for the 15-1 Macks, ranked No. 2 in the Division 4 WSN Coaches Poll... 

Softball Honors: Enters her senior year as a three-year varsity starter for coach Rick Baier and the Macks… competed at the WIAA State Tournament as a junior… helped the Macks capture the Cloverbelt West title as a freshman... 

Favorite Sport (and why): "Volleyball, because I love the non-stop plays and the emotion and passion expressed on the court with my friends."

Best Part of High School Sports (and why): "I love all of the memories I’ve made with my best friends. I especially won’t forget the memories made at the state tournament with my teams throughout the years."

Best Advice from a High School Coach: "Have a lion mentality."

Most Memorable Moment in High School Sports: "Being able to compete in the state tournament in all three sports my junior year."

Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "I love being able to compete with a bunch of people in different environments and being able to experience multiple team dynamics."

Most Difficult Part of Playing Three Sports: "Time management and limited time off."

Favorite Opponent (and why): "Regis, because it’s the other Catholic school in the conference."

Favorite Professional Team: Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite Professional Athlete: Giannis Antetokounmpo

Favorite College Team: Wisconsin Badgers Volleyball Team

Cumulative GPA: 3.994

Toughest Individual You’ve Competed Against (and why): "Katlyn Jones (Bloomer) because she is an incredible athlete and volleyball player who was tough to stop."

Most Admired High School Teammate (and why): "Marley Hughes because she was always someone who I looked up to in volleyball and basketball. She is a great leader who has a strong work ethic and is an extremely selfless player and person."

College Plans: "University undecided, major in Biology/Pre-Med."

Activities Outside of Sports: "Hanging out with friends, being outside, and being on the lake."

Favorite TV Show: Jane the Virgin

Favorite Movie: Titanic

Favorite Musical Artist: Taylor Swift

Favorite Subject: Math

Favorite Restaurant: Olive Garden

Favorite Website/App: Instagram

Other Family Members: "My mom, Melissa; dad, Matthew; brothers, Kendall (26) and Gavin (20); sister, Mariah (25)."

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