Solid, consistent defender ... Has evolved into an outstanding defender ... Excels in pressure situations because of his excellent preparation.
1999: Played in 12 games, starting at close defense ... Picked up 17 ground balls.
1998: Missed the season after tearing an ACL in a preseason scrimmage.
1997: Played in four games ... Picked up four ground balls.
Before UMass: Played for Pat Finn at Lake Forest High School ... Also did a prep year at Canterbury School ... Lake Forest won state championships in 1992 and 1993 ... Was captain of Illinois state team that won the Michigan Tournament ... A second team All-New England selection at Canterbury.
Personal: John F. Hutchen ... Son of Stan and Bridget Hutchen ... Brother is teammate Paul Hutchen ... Born September 1, 1977 ... An Economics major.
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