Chaminade plays a schedule as competitive as any program around.

But in the end, the games that will define the Flyers’ season are the ones against its most traditional opponent – St. Anthony’s.

The teams traditionally play a best-of-three series, with two regular-season meetings followed, invariably, by a showdown for the CHSAA championship.

The Friars have won the title the last three years.

For a look at Chaminade – and its chances of ending that streak – we get the insights of Duke University-bound junior defenseman Brian Dunne.

What have you been doing to get ready for the season?
I’ve been going to the gym working on my strength and speed.  The team has also been having captain practices two times a week, so we’ll be fresh for the start of the season.

How does your schedule look? What games are you looking forward to playing the most?  Who are some of your scrimmages against?
We are playing some great programs.  Of course I am looking forward to St. Anthony’s, but I am also excited to play tough Connecticut powers Fairfield Prep and Greenwich this spring.  We have scrimmages against Farmingdale and Don Bosco Prep.

What do you think will be the strength of you team this year?
The strength of our team should definitely be the midfield.  It is filled with future Division I athletes such as Matt Graham, Paul Urbank, Brendan Caputo, Greg Rhodes, Tommy Zenker and Brian Pratt.  That will most likely be the core of our team.

How do you view the race in your league?
There is a lot of talent in the Catholic League and it should be an interesting season.

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2 Responses to “Player’s perspective: Duke-bound Dunne sizes up Chaminade”

  1. Seven Costanza says:

    To bad Chammy does not play Garden City

    • jack says:

      because if chamindae was to be constantly be beating garden city then more and more garden city kids would go to chaminade.. the reason chaminade dosnt play them is because their gc coach won’t allow it

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