Klausen Signs With Midland Women’s Basketball


WAYNE – For the second Wednesday in a row, a Wayne High female has signed her national letter on intent to continue her education and play their respective sport at the next level.

Frankie Klausen is entering her senior year of high school basketball and in front of her teammates and fellow classmates stated she’ll next play for Midland University women’s basketball starting in the 2020-21 academic year.

Klausen talked about getting that opportunity to play at the next level and what she’ll be working towards.

“I’ve just been playing basketball since I was in like third grade,” said Klausen. “So, I just love this sport and I’m excited to play it with a bunch of girls that love it as just as me…working out every day, going on their program and working hard all summer.”

Klausen is looking to pursue a degree in either respiratory therapy or elementary education.

Last year as a junior, Frankie Klausen appeared in all 20 games played leading the team in assists per game (2.1) and free throws made (43). She finished right behind her sister, Rubie in steals per game (1.8 to 1.7), Frankie also was second on the team in points with 8.0 per game while adding 3.0 rebounds per game.

“I’m most excited to just play with my sister and all of my friends for one more time,” Klausen added. “And just to work hard and kick some butt.”

Wayne High went 6-14 last year and will open their 2019-20 season with a road jamboree at Norfolk High on Monday, December 2 at 5:45 p.m. The Blue Devil girls basketball regular season opener will be on Friday, December 6 hosting Battle Creek at 6:15 p.m. with the boys to follow.