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March 8, 2011

Men's Soccer Alum elected to New England Soccer Hall of Fame

North Adams, MA- MCLA Men's Soccer Alum Tony Crescitelli was recently elected into the New England Soccer Hall of Fame.  Crescitelli is the all time leading scorer in Men's Soccer history at MCLA.  He also still holds NCAA records for Goals per game and career goals.

Crescitelli, a standout striker at North Adams State College (MA) from 1975-78, still holds the NCAA Division III records for career goals per game average (1.98) and career goals (132 in 62 games). After his success at the collegiate level, Crescitelli was drafted by the Washington Diplomats in 1979, and went on to score 15 goals in 26 games with the Dips. In 1983, he picked up his only National Team cap, vs. Haiti. He continued his career during NASL's indoor league from 1979-84, and continued playing indoors into the late-80s. He lives in East Rockaway, NY.

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