Crescitelli set the standard for the
College’s Soccer program. An outstanding soccer player, he
was the quintessential finisher for the Men’s Soccer team.
Tony’s career began with a bang in 1975 when he led the
Nation in scoring with a goal total of 31, a mark he would well
surpass his senior year when he led the Nation again in scoring 45
goals. Throughout his career at the College he was showered with
well-deserved honors. He was selected to the Massachusetts State
College Athletic Conference All-Star Team four consecutive seasons
and honored as an All-New England team member on three separate
occasions. Respected by his teammates, Tony was chosen as the
team’s Most Valuable Player in 1976 and 1978. At the
conclusion of his college career in 1978, he had distinguished
himself as the all-time leading goal scorer in the Nation with 123
Following his stellar college career, Tony went on to participate in the Olympic Sport Festival in 1978. He was then drafted and signed by a professional Soccer team, the Washington Diplomats. His professional career lasted seven years and took him all over the United States. He played for the San Jose Earthquakes, Team America (United States National team), Ft. Lauderdale Suns, and the Buffalo Stallions.