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Monday, June 12, 2000

UNION'S JOHN MELTON HEADS TO ARIZONA



Jackson, TN-Union University's John Melton is traveling to Tucson, Arizona, to attend training camp after signing as a free agent with the Arizona Diamondbacks.


Melton, the Bulldog's catcher this past season, has a career batting average of .284 with 25 homeruns and 29 doubles. Melton was named second team All-TranSouth Conference in 1999 as well as National Christian College Athletic Association's Student Athlete of the Week. In the 1998 season, Melton hit four consecutive homeruns in post-season play for the Bulldogs.


Melton is a 1996 graduate of Clarksville Academy where he earned numerous baseball honors.

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