Monsignor Farrell 2021-20 Roster Preview

Monsignor Farrell High of Staten Island competes in the highly competitive Catholic High School Athletic Association. In 2019, they were A Division Champions. They are coached by Mike Dunn, who played two years at Merrimack College before transferring to Manhattan College, where he played for eventual Villanova and UMass coach Steve Lappas. Farrell’s basketball program currently has six alums playing college basketball. Here are the 2021-22 players:


Matt Hanley (2022) 6’6” forward - Versatile player inside and out.  Has developed his outside strength and range over summer.  High IQ along with skills.


Rob Franolic (2022) 6’4” forward - athletic and long, has worked hard over the summer and is developing into a nice player. Rebounds and defends well.


Anthony Vergona (2022) 6’4” forward- soft touch from midrange, strong in the post and rebounds well.  Can finish in traffic, good defender.


Frank Defilippo (2022) 6’2” small forward - athletic point forward with ability to get to rim and rebound. Great defender.  Has worked hard at developing his Outside shooting.


PJ Scalisi (2023) 6’2” guard - athletic scorer who is long and can finish in traffic.  Defends well.  Can shoot it and runs the court well. Has shot blocking ability and rebounds well.


Lou Gelormimo 5’10” (2023) guard - hardest worker on the court- defends well and sees the court well.  Has taking on leadership role and developed his shooting ability.


Tim Manuellian (2023) 6’1” Guard - 2 sport athlete Uncanny range and nose for the ball. Great rebounder and passer.


Andrew Melillo (2023) 6’0 guard - skilled player who can get to rim and finish. Has developed his outside shooting.  Great passer and sees the court well.
Defends quicker guards great!

Matt Vaccaro (2022) 5’10” guard - heady player who can finish over bigs. Handles ball well and pressure well. Makes good decisions! Knock down shooter from 3.


Rob McGarvey (2022) 6’2” forward- rebounds well and finishes in traffic. Tough, physical player who plays bigger than he is.