KENNEDY CATHOLIC (CLASS A)
Head coach: Mike Donato.
Assistants: Bill Sham, Jeff Songer, Chris Buchman, Neil Gargano, Rob Lutes, Dave Bodien, Walt Nogay.
2004 record: 6-3.
Offensive/defensive formations: Multiple I/4-3.
Key losses: C Brad Plamondon, two year starter (only senior in 2004). One offensive starter and one defensive starter have left school.
Returning lettermen: 19.
Returning starters: Nine on offense/10 on defense (seven players play both).
Returning offensive backs: Ross Garland, TB, 5-10, 185, Jr.; George Kovac, FB, 5-9, 215, Sr.; Lee Sham, QB, 5-11, 185, Sr.; Lee Plotts, APB, 5-9, 180, Jr.
Incoming offensive backs: None listed.
Returning offensive ends: Rob Homer, SE, 5-8, 150, Jr.; Jason Lane, TE, 6-4, 250, Jr.; Sean Marshall, SE, 5-10, 170, Sr.
Incoming offensive ends: None listed.
Returning offensive linemen: Eric Rodemoyer, T, 6-3, 305, Sr.; Sam Messina, G, 5-11, 210, Sr.; Robert Ryhal, G, 6-3, 250, Jr.
Incoming offensive linemen: Pete Polesnak, T/G, 6-3, 210, Jr.; Keane George, T, 6-3, 245, Sr.; Cory Blake, C, 6, 240, So.; Rick Fraley, G/C, 5-10, 185, Jr.
Returning defensive linemen: Rodemoyer, T.; Messina, T; George, E; Lane, E.; Plotts, E.
Incoming defensive linemen: Blake, T.
Returning linebackers: Jopie Rossi, MLB, 5-9, 190, Sr.; George Kovac, ILB, 5-9, 215, Sr.; Sham, OLB; Paul Fee, OLB, 5-9, 190, Sr.
Incoming linebackers: None listed.
Returning defensive backs: Ross Garland, S, 5-10, 185, Jr.; Homer, S.; Tyler Wittway, C, 5-8, 165, Sr.
Incoming defensive backs: Jason Wolinsky, C, 6-1, 160, So.; Lee Shimshock, C, 5-9, 150, So.; Sean Marshall, S, 5-10, 170, Sr.; Nick Heckathorn, C/S, 5-11, 165, Sr.
Outlook: Donato says if Kennedy Catholic "can remain healthy and injury free, we have a great opportunity to make a playoff run."