|Hometown:||Forest Hills, N.Y.|
|High School:||St. Francis Prep|
Looks to compete for a starting spot at either small forward or shooting guard ... Athletic swingman ... Tremendous scorer with an outstanding mid-range game, who can also get to the basket ... Rebounds well for his size, and is an excellent passer.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008-2009
Sat out the season after transferring to Holy Cross from St. John's University.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007-2008 (AT ST.
Saw action in 17 games for the Red Storm, starting once ... Averaged 1.4 points and 1.2 rebounds per game ... Made all six of his free throw attempts on the year ... Totaled eight points, seven rebounds and two steals against Villanova ... Posted seven points, three rebounds and two steals against Georgetown ... Scored four points at Cincinnati ... Earned his first career start against Marquette.
Played for head coach Tim Leary at St. Francis Preparatory School in Fresh Meadows, N.Y. ... Named first team All-Catholic High School Athletic Association by the New York Post as a senior ... Finished second in the CHSAA in scoring as a senior, averaging 25.0 points per game ... During senior season, led his team to an 18-8 record and a spot in the CHSAA quarterfinals ... Participated in the Jordan Brand All-American Classic at Madison Square Garden ... Played his AAU ball for the Long Island Lightning.
Son of Joanne and Michael Cavataio ... Father was a member of the track team at St. John's ... Has one sister (Jackie) ... A Sociology major.