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Rocke Calvelli #14

Position: Guard
Height: 6'0“
Weight: 170 lbs.
Birthdate:
Hometown: Racine, WI
High School: St. Catherine's H.S.

High School Career

Calvelli's St. Catherine's squad was dominant, featuring future Marquette teammate Jim Poulsen as well as Chuck Wood, who played on the Loyola (IL) national championship squad. During his career at St. Catherine's, Calvelli and his teams compiled an 82-8 record, won the Catholic state title twice, and competed in the National Catholic tourney at Washington, D.C., three times.

He scored 718 points in his prep career; earned All-Tournament honors at the state meet in both his junior and senior years; and, as a senior, was named to the second Catholic All-State team and All-Tournament team at the National Catholic tournament.

During one of St. Catherine's contests at the National Catholic Tournament in Washington, D.C., they lost to an Archbishop Carroll squad led by future basketball Hall-of-Famer, John Thompson.

Marquette Career

A clever ballhandler and dribbler who played in 11 games during the 1962-63 season and scored five points. Great speed makes him a dangerous driver and he has a good jump shot from the outside. Was the third-leading scorer on Marquette's 1961-62 freshman team with 122 points in 12 games for a 10.1 average.

Rocke averaged 5.7 points per game during the 1963-64 season and 8.8 points per game during the 1964-65 season.


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