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NAME: Ben Haarman
SCHOOL: St. Bernard-Elmwood Place High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: 2004 AAU national runners-up.
BIRTHDATE: 1-19-88
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'11" - 175 lbs.
RESIDENCE: St. Bernard
PARENTS: Michael & Denise
FUTURE GOAL: "Become successful in whatever I choose to do."
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Sometimes it's difficult for smaller school players to get recognition, but you can't look past senior Ben Haarman's impressive statistics. Ben is a 3-year starter at guard for St. Bernard-Elmwood Place and is nearing 900 points in his notable prep career. He is averaging 26 points a game this season, 4th in Cincinnati. He averaged 15 points a game last year for the Titans when he earned honors as 2nd team all-league (Miami Valley Conference) and honorable mention all-city and all-Southwest Ohio district. This season big games include scoring 40 vs. SCPA, 35 (9 rebounds) vs. Milford Christian, 30 vs. Deer Park, and 28 vs. both Seven Hills and New Miami. He also plays AAU basketball and was a member of the Cincinnati Greyhounds team that finished as national runners-up in 2004. He is undecided on a college. His favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant and his favorite entertainer is Jamie Foxx.

COACH'S QUOTE -- "Ben is a tough player with court vision and scoring abilities. He has put in the hard hours to become an outstanding guard. I am very proud to coach him." �Mike Radtke , Basketball Coach