Athlete of the Week Mechanicsburg High School


Name: Caleb Westfall

School: Mechanicsburg High School

Grade: 12

Age: 17

Sports: Golf, Bowling

Claim to fame/honors: 3rd place individual boys golf state tournament

Words you live by: “The most important shot… is the next one.”

Toughest opponent: The course

Biggest influence: Family, friends, teammates, coaches

Game-day rituals: Pet my cat before every match

What’s on your bedroom walls: Posters of famous athletes and golf flags

When I’m bored I like to … Hang out with friends

Favorite movie: 42

Person who would play you in a movie: Zac Efron

Favorite TV show: Impractical Jokers

Favorite musical artist: The Weeknd

Favorite book: Lord of the Rings

Favorite home-cooked meal: Fried chicken

Favorite restaurant: Japanese Steakhouse

Whose mind would you like to read: Jordan Spieth’s

Place where you’d love to travel: Hawaii

Talent you’d like to have: Be able to do a back flip

Favorite school subject: Math

Favorite athlete: Jordan Spieth

Favorite team: The Bengals (sadly)

Something in the world I’d like to change: World hunger

Favorite sports moment: Making a hole in one

Favorite junk food: Ice cream

Best thing about your favorite sport: Getting to play so many different courses and traveling to many different places



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