NAME: Cole VonHandorf
SCHOOL: Covington Catholic High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Receiving college basketball scholarship
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'2"-185 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Crestview Hills, Ky.
PARENTS: Jim & Judy
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My dad."
FUTURE GOAL: Play basketball overseas then successful businessman
A four-year varsity starter at Covington Catholic, he is the Colonels' all-time leading scorer and will graduate as the most decorated basketball player in school history.
Entering his senior season, Cole had already scored 2,032 points in his great varsity career, the first Colonels’ player to accomplish this feat. He also has more than 100 wins in his varsity career.
Cole is putting up impressive numbers this season, too, scoring 27 points vs. Highlands, 26 vs. Louisville St. Xavier, 25 vs. Bowling Green, 25 vs. Madison Central and 24 points vs. Conner and Holmes.
His junior year, he averaged 17 points per game and was part of the 2013-2014 team that won the Colonels' first-ever Kentucky state basketball championship while being named to the state all-tournament team.
Three times he has been named to both the all-district and all-regional teams. His junior year, he was MVP of the 35th district tournament, 1st team NKY (Enquirer) and 1st team NKAC (Coaches). He is a Kentucky Mr. Basketball nominee this season.
A good student who is extremely active in community service, Cole will play basketball collegiately at Fairmont State University in West Virginia.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Cole is the ultimate competitor and teammate. He has been a leader both in the classroom and on the court. It has been a pleasure to coach him!"
— Scott Ruthsatz, Basketball Coach
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