Philip Moresi '68
Philip Moresi '68
Title: Class of 1990

Philip B. Moresi, as an outstanding baseball and basketball player you are considered by many as one of the best two -sport standouts in Worcester State College history. You were a leader and captain in both sports.

You are the College's 13th all time leading scorer in basketball with 1,039 points and were named a New England All Star in 1967-68 and a three time State College All Star. In 1968, you were named a District One, NCAA All Star shortstop while hitting .386. You went on to play professional baseball in Canada in the Provincal League for Thetford Mines in Quebec, a Cincinnati Reds Double AA Farm team, in 1969.

You have a long and distinguished coaching career. As head basketball coach at Framingham South from 1973 through 1985. Your teams won seven Bay State League Championships, including 52 straight league wins and 'competed in eight state tournaments. Your 1977 team was ranked 14th in the country and you have produced five All-Americans. You became the coach of Ashland High in 1986 and in December of 1989 you achieved your 200th coaching victory.

You have been active in the Massachusetts Basketball Coaches Association since 1968 and are currently on the executive board. You are a member of the National Basketball Coaches Association, the National Federation of High School Sports, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association's state basketball committee and you are president of the State Coaches Association. You are a teacher at Ashland High School.

Philip B. Moresi, it is with great pride that we induct you into the Worcester State College Athletic Hall of Fame.