Athlete Spotlight: Spencer McKelligon


McKelligon in 2019-20 during his sophomore season.

As the winter sports season starts, Jesuit men’s basketball gets another opportunity to start off strong with their great coaching and star players. 

One of their pivotal returning players is senior Spencer McKelligon.

“I’m excited to get the chance to play a longer season and potentially the playoffs, as my sophomore season got cut short and a limited season last year,” McKelligon said. 

He is a leader on the team and is excited about their upcoming scheduled games.

“I think we have a great team that has beaten some solid teams already. We have started out 4-0. There are some better teams coming up in our schedule too,” McKelligon added. 

Spencer also takes his academics seriously. He is a senior and is balancing his class work and the basketball season very well. 

“My classes are going well. There actually isn’t a lot of work right now which is nice,” McKelligon said.

Not only is Spencer an outstanding player on the basketball team, he is also a standout player on the Jesuit football team as well. He was very successful with the football team this year as he was one of the captains and a versatile tight end and linebacker. 

“I want to play football in college and I am still trying to figure out where I want to play,” McKelligon mentioned.

As Spencer leads the basketball team throughout the winter season he will continue to figure out his future in football. 

Spencer McKelligon is an amazing athlete in the Jesuit athletic community exemplifies a great student athlete.