Michael Beautyman Jr
Dawson on Beautyman Jr. -- "The team will count on Michael's leadership and experience this year. He knows how to tplay the game and has an aggressive volley. Michael will finish strong in his senior year."
2007-08 -- Playing among the middle of the ladder, Beautyman Jr. turned in an 11-12 record ... won six of his first seven matches, dropping a 3-0 decision to highly-ranked Western Ontario in just his third competition of the year ... opened the year with a 9-0, 9-1, 9-1 win over Northwestern's Eugene Kim ... played a strong match against Denison's Griffin Merrill in which he won, 9-1, 9-2, 9-0 ... dropped a heartbreaker against Robert Lynn of Bowdoin ... took a 2-1 lead in the match, but Lynn evened it up with a 9-7 win in the fourth and then the match win by edging Beautyman Jr. in the fifth, 10-9 ... struggled a year ago in long matches ... didn't give up a point against MIT's Sonny Thai in what was his second of three matches on the day ... won back-to-back three-game decisions against Hobart and Colgate late in the year.
2006-07 -- Seeing time primarily as Navy's No. 5 player on the ladder, Beautyman Jr. finished his second season with a 16-13 record ... won six of his first seven matches, including a five-game against Cal's Amos Vernon in the opener ... also helped Navy to four-consecutive shutout wins early in the season at home ... earned a 3-2 victory over Kris Leetavorn of Tufts to lead the Mids to an 8-1 team win.
2005-06 -- Saw action in 21 matches as a freshman where he posted a 12-9 record ... played six of the seven spots on the ladder, playing primarily the No. 8 slot ... opened his collegiate career by winning his first five matches, including a 3-0 sweep over Kenyon's Colin O'Brien in his debut ... earned a hard-fought 3-2 win over Chris Devereaux of Tufts in the CSA Team Championship, helping lead the Mids to a 7-2 team win.
High School -- A 2005 graduate of Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia, Pa., Beautyman lettered four times in squash, tennis and twice in cross country ... helped lead Chestnut Hill Academy to the Inter-AC League title in 2004-05 ... served as the captain of the tennis and cross country teams his senior campaign ... National Merit Scholar finalist as a senior ... editor of the Wissahicken Literature Magazine from 2003-05 ... editor of the Campus Lantern Newspaper for three years ... a writing fellow from 2003-05 ... founded Chestnut Hill Academy's Political Club in 2004 ... active in Players Drama and a member of the award-winning Chestnut Hill Academy Hilltones 12-man a cappella group ... formed a 9-11 relief fund high school benefitting the families affected by the terrorist attacks ...
Personal -- Full name is Michael John Beautyman Jr. ... son of Michael Beautyman Sr. and Megan Sanford ... born Feb. 17, 1987, in Abington, Pa. ... father, Michael, was a three-sport standout at Trinity College ... mother, Megan, played lacrosse at Skidmore College ... cousin Mac Sanford played water polo at Johns Hopkins ... cousin Rachel Sanford played lacrosse at Duke ... majoring in Mechanical Engineering ... has been named to the Commandant's List four times and twice to the Dean's List ... ranked among the top 20 percent of his class with a 3.51 GPA ... in overall order of merit, he is ranked 215th out of 1,073 members in the Class of `09.
Career Record: 39-34
`05-06: 12-9 | `06-07: 16-13 | `07-08: 11-12