- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.
- School Monmouth University, Frostburg State University, Salisbury University
- High School Lindenhurst High School
- Born September 21, 1986 in New Hyde Park, NY USA
Crystal then went to France in 2011 to play for the Rouen Huskies. He hit .368 at the 2011 European Cup with 19 at-bats with a .421 SLG and .400 OBP (good enough for second place in all categories among the Huskies), with 4 runs scored and 7 hits, one double, a walk and a stolen base. He pitched a lousy 10.80 ERA going 0-1 in 5 innings pitched.
Crystal led the Huskies both on the mound and at the plate in the 2011 Challenge de France. He batted 9-for-22 (.409) with 7 runs scored and 7 RBI. In his lone start versus Montpellier, Crystal pitched 6 shutout innings with 6 strikeouts to earn the win. He was named the tournament MVP for tournament champion Huskies.