Austin Koolery Athlete of the Week

Name: Austin Koolery

Sport: Basketball

Grade: Junior

Position: Center

Recent team results: Lost to Ramapo in the Big North Semifinals after two upset wins over Garfield and Dover.

Favorite Sport: While Koolery plays both basketball and lacrosse for PV, his favorite sport is basketball because he loves the community and energy of the sport.

Best Sport Memory: Hitting a game-winning buzzer beater at Garfield in the quarterfinals of the North 1, Group 3 playoffs.

Best Thing About PV: The school spirit

Favorite show: Prison Break

Music he’s been listening to: Country and Hip-Hop

Koolery posting up a defender against Demarest.

Favorite Song: Come And Get Your Love by Redbone

Favorite Teacher: Cofrancesco

Pregame meal/snacks: Peanut butter and jelly sandwich

Sport superstitions: When leaving a basketball game, he sits in the same seat on the way home that he sat in on the way there.

Favorite Pro Athlete: LeBron James

Koolery shoots a three against Westwood Regional.

Favorite Shoe Line: Nike Travis Scott shoes

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Cookies & Cream

One Superpower: Invisibility

What He Does In His Free Time: He likes to play video games when he isn’t playing basketball or lacrosse.

One Thing People May Not Know: When he was in sixth grade, he hit a full court shot to end the first half.

Role Model: Julius Erving

Future Plans: Koolery wants to go on to play college basketball; however, he does not have any specific schools in mind yet.

Dream Vacation Spot: Bora Bora