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Spotlight: Ben Silverman

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Ben Silverman

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School: Ottawa Hills

Year: Senior

Sports: Golf, basketball

Notes: Golf — Team’s best 9-hole scoring average each year in career (36.9 in 2010, 36.5 in 2011, 36.4 in 2012, 34.6 this season); low scorer on team that placed second in Division III state tournament in 2010; All-Ohio first team after placing fourth at state in 2011; part of fourth-place team at state in 2012; basketball — three-year letter winner; averaged 6 points and 7 assists as point guard on 22-5 D-VI regional final team last season

FAVORITES & MORE

School subject: English

Car: My 2007 Pontiac Vibe

Facebook or Twitter? Facebook

Store: Brooks Brothers

Musical artist: Drake

Song: “Versace” by Drake

TV show: That ’70s Show

Movie: The Shawshank Redemption

Actor: Jim Carrey

Actress: Jennifer Aniston

Magazine: Sports Illustrated

Radio station: 92.5 FM

Food: New York Strip steak

Beverage: Strawberry lemonade

Fast food: Vito’s Pizza

Can’t resist snack: Doritos

Place to visit: Hilton Head, S.C.

Athlete: Luke Donald

Baseball team: Tigers

NFL team: Lions

NBA team: Cavaliers

Person(s) I most admire: My parents (Judd and Lisa) and my brother (Reed)

Person I’d like to meet: Tiger Woods

It really bothers me when: I lose

In 10 years I hope to be: Coaching high school basketball and golf

My No. 1 goal this year: To have successful golf and basketball seasons

Top sports moment: When we were state runners-up in golf my freshman year when my brother was team captain

Ohio State or Michigan? Ohio State

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