Stepinac vs Spellman Friday at 7 pm- Stepinac will Honor 84 team at Halftime
Posted Thursday, January 14, 2010 by On the Court
The Stepinac Varsity plays Cardinal Spellman on January 15, 2010 (tip off 7:00). A reception in honor of the ’84 team begins at 6:00 and a recognition ceremony will be held at mid court at half time (approximately 7:30).Stepinac Honors 84 Archdiocesan Basketball Champs
On Friday, January 15th, StepinacHigh School will honor the 1984 CHSAA Archdiocesan Championship Basketball Team and present their long awaited team banner. Five members of that team went on to play Division 1 basketball; Tom Parrotta (Fordham), Fred Quartlebaum (Fordham), Brian Bartely (Upsala), Matt O’Connor (Ma
nhattan) and Steven Mullery (Harvard). Eugene Doris, now the Athletic Director at FairfieldUniversity, coached the Crusaders that year.
Three of those team members are currently coaching at the collegiate level. Parrotta is head coach of Canisius, Fred Quartlebaum is an assistant at St. John’sUniversity and Brian Bartely is the associate head coach at AuburnUniversity.