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NAME: Drew McDonald
SCHOOL: Newport Catholic
SPORT(S): Basketball-Golf
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Two-sport star has committed to NKU for basketball
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'8'- 240 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Cold Spring Ky.
PARENTS: Jeff & Christie
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Grandpa McDonald and Grandpa Freppon
FUTURE GOAL: Play in NCAA Tournament

Senior Drew McDonald is a remarkable star in two diverse sports - Basketball and golf.

In basketball, Drew is a four-year starter and already a member of the 1,000-point club, having scored 1,199 points entering his senior season. His junior year, Drew averaged 13.2 points and 7.5 rebounds per game and helped lead the 'Breds to the Kentucky All A state championship and was named to the state all-tournament team.

He has earned numerous additional honors, including 1st team all-NKY and all-region and 2nd team all-state. He will play basketball next season at Northern Kentucky University.

In golf, Drew is a five-year starter and holds several school records. He averaged 74 this season and was the individual All A regional and Kentucky state champion. He was also NKAC Conference Player of the Year and was tournament champion of the Kentucky senior all-star tournament.

With a 4.66 weighted GPA, Drew is 1st team academic all-state and is a member of National Honor Society. He has athletic NKU bloodlines -- mother Christie Freppon-McDonald was a standout basketball player at NKU; father Jeff played tennis at NKU, and late uncle Bill Aker was the NKU baseball coach for 29 years.

COACH'S QUOTE – "In addition to the obvious basketball and academic skills that Drew possesses, he has become an outstanding leader. Drew works extremely hard and has improved every year. He does whatever he can to make the team better."
— Ron Dawn, Basketball Coach

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