Columbus Crew 2 announces first captain, Midfielder Marco Micaletto

Marco Micaletto Crew 2 Captain On being 1st captain, his pro experience, team chemistry 3 24 2022.mp3

Crew 2’s current roster* headed into 2022, listed alphabetically by position, is below:

Defenders (5): Jacob Erlandson, Mohamed Farsi, Justin Malou, Abdi Mohamed, Philip Quinton

Midfielders (6): Isaac Angking, Jay Tee Kamara, Marco Micaletto (Captain), Nana Tuffour, Michael Vang, Aidan Wolf

Forwards (4): Noah Fuson, Coleman Gannon, Jordan Knight, Jacen Russell-Rowe

*Features players signed to professional contracts only


  • HEIGHT 5-10
  • WEIGHT 165
  • CLASS Senior
  • HOMETOWN Reading, England
  • HIGHSCHOOL Bradfield College
  • PREV SCHOOL Young Harris College

2018: Appeared in 24 matches, including eight starts and posted a goal and five assists…ranked third on the team in assists (5), fourth in shots (30) and fifth in shots on goal (11)…tallied first goal as a Zip in the 26th minute in a 2-1 setback at No. 24 Seattle (Sept. 7)…garnered a pair of assists in a 10-0 win over Canisius (Sept. 15)…posted two assists, including on David Egbo’s game-winning tally in the 65th minute in Akron’s 3-0 victory past Western Michigan (Nov. 11) in the title game of the Mid-American Conference Tournament…tallied an assist on the game-winner from Colin Biros in the 81st minute that propelled the Zips to a 3-2 road triumph versus second-ranked and three-time defending NCAA Champion Stanford (Nov. 30) in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament…recorded a season-best four shots against both Canisius (Sept. 15) and No. 17 NC State (Aug. 27)…ranked 10th in the MAC in assists (5).

2018 ACCOLADES: Named by to its Men’s Soccer National Top-100 D1 Players to Watch Preseason list…CoSIDA Academic All-America Nominee.

PRIOR TO AKRON: played his first three campaigns at Young Harris College, where as a junior he started all 20 games for the Mountain Lions en route to posting team-high marks in goals (10), points (21), shots (67), shots on goal (29) and game-winners (4) and was named a 2018 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region first-team selection, a first-team D2CCA NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region honoree and an All-Peach Belt Conference first-team award winner…was a member of PDL divisional championship squads with Charlotte Eagles and South Georgia Tormenta FC in 2016 and 2018, respectively and rated 24th on the 2018 PDL Top Prospects list…was named a 2018 first-team All-PDL selection.

PERSONAL: Pursuing a master’s degree in sport coaching…son of Ferninando Micaletto and Gerardina Perchia.


After four seasons with South Georgia Tormenta, Micaletto joined MLS Next Pro club Columbus Crew 2 for an undisclosed fee in February 2022

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