Before St. John's: Earned three letters in football and baseball at Pope John XXIII ... Captained the baseball team for a year for Pope John XXIII ... Named junior varsity Most Valuable Player for baseball in 2000 ... Made First Team All-Sussex County Interscholastic League in 2001, 2002 and 2003 ... 2003 West Jersey Player of the Year ... Holds Pope John XXIII record in batting average and slugging percentage.
Personal: Born April 27, 1985 in Arlington, TX. ... Son of Scott and Diane Crespi ... Has a sister, Danielle (16) ... Plans to major in Communications ... Lists going to the Babe Ruth World Series twice as the most thrilling moment in his athletic career ... Lists his mother as the most influential person in his athletic career ... Also recruited by West Virginia, UNC-Charlotte, Monmouth and Potomac State.