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Men's S&D Signs One To Class Of 2016

Russ Yarworth brings in his first member of the class of 2016.

Russ Yarworth brings in his first member of the class of 2016.

Nov. 15, 2011

AMHERST, Mass. - The UMass men's swimming and diving program has signed their first student-athlete for the class of 2016. John Bateman, a native of Beverly, Mass., has committed to join the Minutemen next season.

Bateman, currently at St. John's Prep, has been received the Boston Globe All-Scholastic award and is a six-time YMCA All-American. He boasts career bests of 1:52.40 in the 200 IM, 4:03.80 in the 400 IM and 2:06.88 in the 200 breaststroke.

Head Coach Russ Yarworth is excited saying, "John is a very versatile, goal oriented swimmer from a strong club program at North Shore YMCA. Under Coach John Ogden he's developed into a very accomplished IMer and Breaststroker. He'll make a significant impact in the Atlantic 10 Conference next year!"

 

 

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