Fredericton,NB / Ottawa, ON (December 01, 2020) -- Avrij Analytics has added recent Houghton College graduate Ben DiCrasto to their growing team of success driven professionals. Ben is a sports enthusiast who possesses skills in communications, public relations, and marketing. He will serve the primary function of blog writing, and joins Avrij having previous experience in the pro-sports industry, as well as experience both on and off the field in college athletics.
Before joining Avrij Analytics, Ben worked in communications with the MiLB’s Triple A Rochester Red Wings. Here, he held the primary duty of writing game stories. Ben states that his favorite memories in this role include meeting Thurman Thomas and working a record setting 20-18 game which included 15 home runs. In addition to his previous work in pro baseball, DiCrasto is a sports podcaster and coaches youth soccer.
The Rochester, NY native spent four years at Houghton College where he captained the varsity soccer team and held a number of leadership roles. Ben served as President of Houghton’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee, cofounded a sports marketing group, and worked with the Athletics Department on game days. “My time at Houghton was immensely influential in shaping me into a versatile professional. I am blessed to have been surrounded by so many outstanding and caring professors, advisors, coaches, and classmates,” explains Ben.
DiCrasto has received a number of academic as well as athletic honors. These include two Empire 8 All Conference selections, two NCCAA Scholar Athlete selections, and being named Houghton College’s 2020 Outstanding Integrated Marketing Communication Major. Ben states, “I am extremely excited to join the team at Avrij Analytics and can’t wait to see what we’re able to accomplish together!”
About Avrij Analytics
Avrij Analytics is a leader in AI Enabled Athlete Character Evaluations. Working with NFL and MLB teams since 2016, Avrij Analytics has built a reputation in player recruitment, development, and management analytics. Avrij has virtual staff working in Canada and the U.S. and has offices in Fredericton, New Brunswick and Ottawa, Ontario.