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Glenn Yates

5'9''
Height
Freshman
Class
Cape Town, South Africa
Hometown
Bishops Diocesan
High School

2019-20
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Recorded a 5-5 overall record
• Defeated his opponent in the team’s match against Navy, Franklin & Marshall, North Carolina and Dickinson
• Competed as the Cavaliers’ No. 5 during the season

2018-19
• Finished the year with a 17-4 overall record
• Recorded a 9-1 record at the No. 6 position
• Won two matches at the CSA National Championships, defeating No. 16 Franklin and Marshall and No. 13 Drexel at the No. 6 position
• Won match-ups against No. 8 Princeton, No. 11/13 Drexel, No. 12/15 George Washington, No. 16 Navy, No. 16 Cornell, No. 16/17 Franklin and Marshall, No. 18 Middlebury, No. 19 MIT and No. 25 Dickinson

Background 
• Selected for the U19 World South Africa National Squash team in 2016 and 2017 and the Western Province Jarvis/Kaplan team in 2017
• Ranked in South Africa’s top 6 U19 squash players in back-to-back seasons
• Won gold four consecutive years at the South Africa National Squash Championships, clinching the title from 2013-2016
• Played No. 1 for Western Province from 2014-17 and was the Western Province 2017 Open Champion and 2017 Closed Champion
• Won the 2016 Best League Performance award and the 2016 Most Promising Player award for the Western Province men’s squash league

Personal
• Son of Keith and Norma Yates
• Has one brother, Charlie
• Played Rugby in high school, earning first-team Bishops rugby honors and a first-team rugby squad honoree from 2015-17.
• U15 national water polo champion in 2015 and an active member of the U14A, U15A and U16A team member, playing second and third team from 2013-2016