#SavedTheCrew Reaction: Ansil Elcock

One of the most joyful people to ever wear the Black & Gold, Ansil Elcock played five seasons in Columbus from 1997-2001. The native of Trinidad & Tobago, and longtime member of their national team, was an easygoing guy who was always quick with a laugh or a cackle. I wasn't even sure if the … Continue reading #SavedTheCrew Reaction: Ansil Elcock

#SavedTheCrew Reaction: Matt Lampson

Former Crew goalkeeper Matt Lampson, currently of the LA Galaxy, was a homegrown player and an Ohio State Buckeye, so his Central Ohio roots run deep. After surviving Hodgkin's lymphoma as a teenager, Lampson has dedicated his career to making a difference for others in their fight against blood cancers via his Lampstrong Foundation. He … Continue reading #SavedTheCrew Reaction: Matt Lampson

#SavedTheCrew Reaction: Jason Garey

In a five-year Crew career from 2006-2010, Jason Garey had some memorable moments, whether it was his backbreaking brace against New England that was an inflection point in the to-that-point tight Eastern Conference regular season race, or his stoppage time Trillium Cup winning header against Toronto in 2009. The Massive Champion visited Columbus in March … Continue reading #SavedTheCrew Reaction: Jason Garey

#SavedTheCrew Reaction: Brian Maisonneuve

From 1996-2004, Brian Maisonneuve spent his entire pro career with the Columbus Crew. He played in a World Cup for the USA, was part of two trophy-winning teams in Columbus after coming back from a career-threatening ankle injury, and is one of the nicest people you could ever meet. Presently, he is back in Columbus … Continue reading #SavedTheCrew Reaction: Brian Maisonneuve

#SavedTheCrew Reaction: Jason Farrell

In a Crew career that spanned from 1997-2000, midfielder Jason Farrell was a regular starter on those near-miss Columbus teams of the late 1990s. He currently lives in his hometown of Seattle and recently came back to Columbus to participate in the Legends Game this past October. Despite living in Sounders country, he's still primarily … Continue reading #SavedTheCrew Reaction: Jason Farrell

#SavedTheCrew Reaction: The Urso Family

Since today is the 15th, it only seems right to devote today's entry to Kirk Urso. The rookie midfielder suddenly and tragically passed away on August 5, 2012, due to an undetected congenital heart defect. The Columbus Crew community continues to honor Urso to this day. The club's foundation awards annual scholarships to academy players … Continue reading #SavedTheCrew Reaction: The Urso Family