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Clarke bolts after promising freshman season

Catamount freshman Jordan Clarke announced to the men’s basketball team this week that he will not be returning for the 2009-10 season.

Clarke, along with fellow freshman Garvey Young, provided a youthful spark this season with his 1.4 points and 1.6 rebounds per game, while averaging 6.9 minutes over the course of 22 games.

Clarke provided no specific reason for the decision not to return was given, however, he did receive an unconditional release from the program, meaning he will be allowed to pursue basketball at any other school he would like.

“We respect Jordan’s decision to pursue other opportunities and wish him the best,” head coach Mike Lonergan said in an Athletic Communications statement.

Neither Lonergan nor Clarke could be reached for further comment.
 

 

Clarke bolts after promising freshman season

Catamount freshman Jordan Clarke announced to the men’s basketball team this week that he will not be returning for the 2009-10 season.Clarke, along with fellow freshman Garvey Young, provided a youthful spark this season with his 1.4 points and 1.6 rebounds per game, while averaging 6.9 minutes over the course of 22 games.Clarke provided no specific reason for the decision not to return was given, however, he did receive an unconditional release from the program, meaning he will be allowed to pursue basketball at any other school he would like.”We respect Jordan’s decision to pursue other opportunities and wish him the best,” head coach Mike Lonergan said in an Athletic Communications statement.Neither Lonergan nor Clarke could be reached for further comment. 

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Clarke bolts after promising freshman season