|Title:||Class of 1991|
Joseph Rinaldi, you were an outstanding ice hockey forward for
four years and your abilities as an inspirational leader were
evident as you were elected a co-captain for three years from 1970
At the time of your graduation you were the College's all time leading scorer with 76 goals and 102 assists. You are currently the fourth leading all time scorer.
You were the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) scoring runner-up in 1971-72 when you scored 27 goals and had 39 assists. You were named a Hart City All Star in 1969-70 and 1970-71 and were named the recipient of the Matthew Hehir Memorial Trophy as the team's Most Valuable Player in 1973. You held the record of most goals in a game when you scored five times and you were a member of the line that still holds the College and ECAC record that still stands for scoring three goals in just 45 seconds. Your teams had a 55-24-2 record, including a 21-3 season in 1971-72, the most wins ever.
You were honored for your undergraduate achievements by selection to the Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities and also the Who's Who in College Athletics. You were a member of the College's Athletic Council for two years.
You taught high school for 10 years and were a College Professor and Director at Central New England College for 6 years. You coached one year at Murdock High School and one year at Nichols College and were an ice hockey official for 15 years.
You are currently the president of CX Computer Exchange Company.
Joseph Rinaldi, it is with great pride that we induct you into the Worcester State College Athletic Hall of Fame.