Michael Crotty, Jr. '04, point guard on the Williams College men's basketball team that was the first New England Division III team to twin the NCAA Championship (2003), is featured in today's Boston Herald – "Son carrying on dad's dream with Magic."
Mike Daley owns Daley And Associates and his son Rob was coached by the Crottys. One of Crotty's co-coworkers at Daley And Associates is former Eph teammate and classmate Chuck Abba '04.
Tonight the Crottys' Middlesex Magic will open the 40th edition of the famed Boston Shootout in Tufts' Cousens Gym when they take on Mass Rivals.
While at Williams the younger Crotty fashioned a most impressive career. He owns Williams records for most assists in one game (14), one season (249) and career (819).
He is also tied for most games played in one season (32) and career (120) and owns the record for most career starts (120).
In addition, Crotty leads all Ephs in minutes played in one season (1,025) and career (3,821).
Crotty netted 1,402 points, which currently puts him 10th all-time at Williams. He played on the 2003-04 Ephs teams that won 28 consecutive games and built a large part of the NCAA record 64 home court win-streak. The 2003 NCAA Champions also own the Eph record for most wins in a season (31).
In both 2003 and 2004 Crotty earned All-America honors.
Read Tom Layman's Boston Herald feature on the Crottys HERE.