August 15, 2011

Men's Rowing Announces 2011-2012 Freshman Class

WORCESTER, Mass.­ – The Holy Cross men's rowing program has announced the 2011-2012 freshman class. John Burke (Bedford, N.Y.), Brian Clark (Westport, Conn.), Ben Decoteau (Groton, Mass.), Matt Dunn (North Andover, Mass.), Terry Granath (Darien, Conn.), Kyle Larkin (Buffalo, N.Y.), James LaVersa (Buffalo, N.Y.), Chris Roy (Holliston, Mass.), Lucius White (Andover, Mass.) and Zack Zaniewski (Boxford, Mass.) will join the Holy Cross program for the 2011-2012 academic year.

"I'm really excited about our incoming class," said Holy Cross head men's rowing coach Todd Pearson. "This is the biggest number of recruits we've ever had and they certainly have the potential to be very successful collegiate oarsmen. I'm expecting the class of 2015 to be hard workers on the water and valuable members of the Holy Cross community as a whole."

Here is a look at the freshman class. Click on a student-athlete's name to read more about him.

Name Ht. Wt.

Hometown / High School

John Burke 6-3 180 Bedford, N.Y. / Tabor Academy
Brian Clark 6-0 156 Westport, Conn. / Fairfield Prep
Ben Decoteau 6-4 205 Groton, Mass. / Middlesex
Matt Dunn 5-10 151 North Andover, Mass. / Brooks
Terry Granath 6-1 185 Darien, Conn. / Fairfield Prep
Kyle Larkin 6-0 163 Buffalo, N.Y. / Canisius
James LaVersa 6-1 175 Buffalo, N.Y. / Canisius
Chris Roy 6-2 160 Holliston, Mass. / Catholic Memorial
Lucius White 6-5 195 Andover, Mass. / St. John's Prep
Zack Zaniewski 6-7 185 Boxford, Mass. / Masconomet Regional