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Happy Trevor Bateman & Joshua Whippy Day: 19 Days to Kickoff!

19 Days to Kickoff!

Trevor Bateman and Joshua Whippy

Today we celebrate BYU’s current #19 as well as a new addition to BYU’s program, rugby player Joshua Whippy.

Trevor Bateman

Redshirt Junior

Defensive Back (Projected #2/3 Boundary Corner)

5’9″, 178 pounds

2013: Sophomore – Recorded a tackle in one game appearance (vs. Idaho State)

2012: Freshman (Scout Team)

2010-2012: Texas Ft. Worth Mission

2009: Redshirt (Scout Team)

Palm Desert High School (Palm Desert, California) Class of 2009

Photo: Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News


Joshua Whippy

Redshirt Sophomore

Running Back (Projected #3/4 Combo Back)

5’11”, 220 pounds

2011-2013: Marshall Islands Majuro Mission

2010: Freshman – Not a member of team (played rugby)

2009: Redshirt – Not a member of team (played rugby)

Summit High School (Fontana, California) Class of 2012

Photo: Dave Brinton, BYURugby.com