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Seven part of Notre Dame’s newest Hall of Fame class

Posted 9/21/22

Notre Dame is slated to induct seven athletes into the 24th class of the Notre Dame Brother More CFX Sports Hall of Fame.

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Seven part of Notre Dame’s newest Hall of Fame class

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UTICA — Notre Dame is slated to induct seven athletes into the 24th class of the Notre Dame Brother More CFX Sports Hall of Fame.

The Class of 2022 includes Dave Zalewski (1973), Bobby Chanatry (1981), Bob Griffiths (1982), Lisa Reaves (1995), Sean Burton (2005), Keaton Perry Zegarelli (2009), and Delaney Buckley (2012).

The class will be honored at a reception with the Notre Dame Marion Club at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20 at Hart’s Hill Inn in Whitesboro, according to a news release.

Here’s a look at the newest class:

Burton

Burton, a 2005 graduate, led the Jugglers to back-to-back Section III championships on his way to breaking the school record for 3-pointers made. The 2005 Tri-Valley League Player of the Year went on to star at Ithaca College where he is also a member of the Ithaca College Sports HOF.

He was recently inducted into the Greater Utica Sports Hall of Fame.

Chanatry

Chanatry, a 1981 graduate, was a pure point guard leading the Jugglers to back-to-back Central Oneida League (COL) titles and Section III runner-up finishes. He was also a member of the 1979 Section III Class B championship team and a first team COL all-star his senior season.

Zalewski

Zalewski, a 1973 graduate, was a basketball standout. A two-year varsity starter, the co-captain was instrumental in helping lead the 1973 team to a 19-2 record and a city COL and Section III championship. The team finished in the top-5 in the New York State Basketball rankings, a season which ended with Zalewski being selected as a first team COL all-star.

Griffiths

Griffiths, a 1982 graduate, was a 3-year varsity starter, helping lead the basketball team to back-to-back Class B sectional (split) titles. He was a two-time COL all-star and two-time all-state selection. He went on to play at Nazareth College where he was a teammate of former NBA coach and current NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy. He was elected into the Nazareth Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.

Reaves

Reaves, a 1995 graduate, was a cross country and track and field standout. The four--time Tri-Valley League all-star was a top-10 finisher in the 1994 Section III cross country championship meet and qualified for the NYSPHAA Championship meet, where she finished 16th. She received a track and field/cross country scholarship to NCAA Division I SUNY University of Buffalo, where she had a standout career.

Perry-Zegarelli

Perry-Zegarelli, a 2009 graduate, made her mark on the softball diamond as a standout pitcher. The two-time Tri-Valley League all-star selection helped lead the Jugglers to the 2009 Section III Class C1 championship with four consecutive shutouts, including a 1-0 win in the title game.

Buckley

Buckley, a 2012 graduate, was a three-sport athlete and excelled in softball. Buckley was a key component as a freshman on the 2009 Sectional championship team, was a four-time Tri-Valley League all-star and earned TVL Player of the Year in 2012. She went on to a stellar college career at Herkimer and SUNY Brockport. She was elected into the Herkimer College Sports Hall of Fame this year.

Also, Bridget Curley Waskiewicz will be this year’s Marion Club honorary recipient.

Tickets to the event are $40 and can be purchased at Notre Dame High School or by calling the High School at 315-724-5118. They can also be purchased online by visiting NotreDameUtica.org.

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