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John Swart
John Swart

Hartsburg, Illinois


Baseball (1960), Men's Basketball (1960-62)

Inducted: 1995

Three-year basketball letterwinner and earned a letter in baseball ... grabbed 11.5 rebounds per game in the 1959-60 season ... captain of the 1960-61 team ... won MVP, all-league and second team all-district honors in 1961 ... MVP of 1961-62 season ... averaged a double-double over the course of his career, finishing with a 17.0 scoring average and 10.3 rebounds per game ... made 125 free throws in 1960 ... head basketball coach of Niantic-Harristown and Lincoln ... a long time coach and head of intramurals at St. Leo's College in St. Leo, Florida ... coached men's basketball, men's soccer and women's basketball.