Posted On: 11/20/18 11:00 AM

Anthony Torelli hit the floor with his teammates from Bishop Walsh for the first time collectively as a unit last weekend in a scrimmage at Paul VI. We asked him to evaluate how he thought the team performed. 

“I thought we did pretty well,” Torelli stated. “I thought there were times where we were flustered, but for our first time against a top-10 team in the country, I think we did pretty well. Just little details we have to work on in practice.”

One thing that stood out about Torelli throughout the scrimmage was how vocal he was on the floor. On the defensive end, he was by far the loudest player on the court, and made sure his teammates knew where he was at all times. 

“I’m looked at as a vocal leader on this team,” he said. “Just looking to keep the team even keeled when we hit adversity. As a team goes on a run, as we go on runs, we just have to stay calm.”

We also saw during the scrimmage that Torelli has the ability to handle the ball, get to the basket, make shots from the perimeter off the dribble, and create space for his own shot. He explained that he needs to work on being able to handle it in the full court consistently. Torelli is an outstanding student, with a 3.7 GPA and a 1210 SAT Score. Ivy league schools such as Columbia, Princeton, and Dartmouth are reportedly recruiting him.”

“They like the fact that I’m a leader,” Torelli said of the feedback he gets from college coaches. “The fact that I’m vocal. My grit. I don’t really get too high or too low. I know what I can do, and I stick to that.”

What are his goals?

“I want to go d1 obviously. I want to get my degree in Kinesiology, which is something I’m interested in. And then hopefully play basketball professionally.”

Anthony Torelli is currently ranked by Prep Hoops as a top-70 prospect in his class. To view the full ranking of Maryland and DC’s 2019 class, click here.