Holy Cross Men's Basketball Adds Three More Freshmen

Holy Cross Athletics   06-13-2018

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross head men’s basketball coach Bill Carmody has announced the addition of three student-athletes to the program’s incoming class. D.J. Hart (Newark, N.J.), Chris Lovisolo (Allendale, N.J.) and Lincoln Yeutter (Chevy Chase, Md.) will join the Crusaders in the fall of 2018, bringing Holy Cross’ freshman class to a total of five players.

Hart is a 6-foot-5, 230-pound forward, who played for head coach Mark Taylor at St. Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark, N.J. As a senior, he helped the Gray Bees to an overall record of 28-2 and the New Jersey State Prep A Championship. In addition, St. Benedict’s Prep was ranked as high as No. 3 in the nation by USA Today. Hart was also a member of the varsity golf team, and played AAU ball for Team Blaze Elite.

Lovisolo is a 6-foot-9, 180-pound forward, who spent one post-graduate year at Blair Academy in Blairstown, N.J., playing for head coach Joe Mantegna. In 2018, he helped lead the Bucs to the Mid-Atlantic Prep League title and a state runner-up finish. Lovisolo is a 2017 graduate of Don Bosco Preparatory High School in Ramsey, N.J., where he played for head coach Kevin Diverio. He helped the Ironmen to the 2017 New Jersey Non-Public A State Championship with an overall record of 30-2, and received second team All-Big North United Division honors. In addition, Lovisolo played AAU ball for Ring City.

Yeutter is a 6-foot-2, 180-pound guard, who played for head coach Bruce Kelley at the Bullis School in Potomac, Md. He served as a team captain during his senior year, when he led the team in assists, rebounds and three-point percentage. Yeutter was a two-time All-Interstate Athletic Conference selection, and helped lead Bullis to the 2017 Interstate Athletic Conference title. He was also a member of the varsity tennis team, and played AAU ball for Team Legacy and Jersey Shore Warriors.

Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown / High School
Marlon Hargis G 6-7 195 Mays Landing, N.J. / St. Augustine Prep
D.J. Hart F 6-5 230 Newark, N.J. / St. Benedict's Prep
Chris Lovisolo F 6-9 180 Allendale, N.J. / Don Bosco Prep
Blake Verbeek F 6-10 190 Grand Rapids, Mich. / Calvin Christian
Lincoln Yeutter G 6-2 180 Chevy Chase, Md. / Bullis

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