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Anthony Pio, a native of Ludlow, was among the top members on the soccer team that won the NAIA District VIII New England Championship while placing fourth at the national championship in 1975. He also served as a captain of the Golden Bears' squad his senior season. Pio started all 74 matches during his career scoring 90 points (35 goals, 20 assists). WNEC compiled a 46-22-6 record (66.2%) with Anthony in the lineup. For the past 25 years, Pio has been a member of the Pioneer Valley Soccer Officials Association and a member of the National Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association since 1983. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.