11 Justin Swanson
Justin Swanson


Johnsburg, Ill.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205



MISCELLANEOUS: Durable performer with ability to shoulder heavy workload ... maintains prominent role in Army bullpen ... versatile hurler ... utilized in myriad of roles during rookie campaign ... pencilled in to fill important middle relief slot during Patriot League weekends ... can start if needed ... fiery competitor ... fine athlete ... possesses tireless work ethic and selfless attitude ... boasts resilient right arm ... entered Infantry branch of U.S. Army prior to signing on to attend West Point ... served in the U.S. Army for one year, reaching the rank of Specialist before entering USMA Prep School in June 1999 ... letterman.

2001: Made strong impression during debut season at collegiate level ... durable performer who ranked third on pitching staff with 14 appearances ... all but one of those showings came in relief ... shouldered middle relief role much of year ... authored respectable numbers in rookie campaign ... finished year 1-0 with 5.46 earned run average ... logged 26.2 innings ... struck out 22 and walked 16 ... allowed just one earned run in three Patriot League appearances ... registered lone victory during non-league relief stint against Albany ... made first collegiate start in late season road date at New York Tech ... pitched to no-decision in that performance.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach Ed Sennett at Johnsburg High ... two-time letterwinner in baseball, football and basketball ... team captain in baseball and football as a senior ... all-conference selection on pitcher's mound.

PERSONAL: Given name is Justin Joseph Swanson ... born March 1, 1979, in Lake Forest, Ill. ... parents' names are Barbara and Donald Swanson ... uncle, James, currently a commissioned officer with the rank of Brig. Gen. in the U.S. Air Force ... majoring in General Management.

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