|Hometown:||Trabuco Canyon, CA|
|High School:||Santa Margerita Catholic|
2011: Appeared in 21 games for the Bears, starting 17, missing several contests due to a wrist injury ... batted .275 (14-for-51), highest among non-starters ... had five runs, two doubles, a triple, home run and nine RBI while slugging .412.
Before Brown: A two-year starter at Santa Margerita, Van Boom was the team captain his senior season ... JV Team MVP and freshman MVP in his first two seasons ... also played footballl at SMCHS ... four-year academic scholar award winner.
Personal: Wesley B. Van Boom is the son of Joel and Kyle Teresa Van Boom ... has a sister, Perry, who attends Purdue University and a brother, Jack ... Lifetime California Scholarship Federation Member ... enjoys flyfishing, working out and painting.