Hometown: West Islip, N.Y.
Previous School: St. John the Baptist
PRIOR TO VCU
- Member of Albertson's U-18 Academy team
- Member of Region I ODP Team from 2008-2010
- All-League, All-State and Defensive MVP of St. John the Baptist High School
- Invited to 2009 National ID2 Camp as well as National Team trials in 2010
Coach Giffard on Gaffary:
"Michael is a tenacious goalkeeper who we first identified at our college prep camp last summer. He has a knack for not giving up goals and will be a welcomed addition to our goalkeeping corps. With the right mentality, his future could be very bright here at VCU."