Cesidio Colasante

Cesidio Colasante is a retired American soccer midfielder who played professionally in the National Professional Soccer League and USL A-League.

Cesidio Colasante
Personal information
Date of birth (1975-01-10) January 10, 1975
Place of birth Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1997 La Salle Explorers 77 (76)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–1999 Philadelphia KiXX (indoor) 26 (3)
1999–2000 Hershey Wildcats 25 (1)
2000–2003 Philadelphia KiXX (indoor) 73 (42)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Career

Youth and College

Colasante graduated from Salesianum School in Wilmington, Delaware where he was an All State soccer player. After high school, Colasante attended La Salle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he was a 1997 Third Team All American.[1] He is a member of the La Salle Athletic Hall of Fame.[2]

Professional

On February 1, 1998, the MetroStars selected Colasante in the third round (twenty-eighth overall) in the 1998 MLS College Draft. The team released him during the pre-season. In the last summer of 1998, he signed with the Philadelphia KiXX of the National Professional Soccer League who had drafted him in the January 2, 1998 NPSL draft.[3] In 1999, he moved to the Hershey Wildcats of the USL A-League. In June 2000, he returned to the KiXX.[4] In July 2003, the KiXX traded Mark Moser, Kevin Hundelt, Droo Callahan and Matt DeJong to the St. Louis Steamers in exchange for Colasante and Ze Santana.[5]

References

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