Nick Crawford - 6
Nick Crawford

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cordova, Tenn.

High School:
Evangelical Christian School

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 155

Position:
SS/2B

B/T:
L/R


Enters the season ranked first in school history in sacrifice bunts (48), fifth in walks (103), eighth in runs (138) and ninth in steals (39) ... His 48 career sac bunts are the seventh-most in NCAA Division I history and the most of any active player.

2010 (Junior)
· Led Conference USA with 15 sacrifice bunts and tied for fifth in the league with 17 steals
· Started all but one game at second with a .970 fielding pct.
· Walked 10 more times (32) than he struck out (22)
· Had 11 multi-hit games, including three games with three hits
· Scored 47 runs, tying for the second-most on the team, and drove in 25
· Hit second career home run in the April 30 win over Houston
· Earned a spot on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2009 (Sophomore)
· Selected to the Conference USA All-Academic Team
· Committed just three errors all year on his way to a .989 fielding percentage
· Ranked second in C-USA with 12 sacrifice bunts
· Stole 15 bases, including four March 24 at Alabama, to rank just outside the league's top 10
· Hit his first career home run March 15 against Harvard
· Struck out just 17 times in 253 plate appearances
· Had 15 multi-hit games, 10 multi-RBI contests and an eight-game hitting streak (Feb. 28-March 13)
· Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
· Played over the summer for the Hyannis Mets of the Cape Cod League, hitting .304 with 23 runs scored, eight stolen bases and just one error in 34 games
· A Cape Cod All-Star and selected to the All-Cape Team

2008 (Freshman)
· Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team
· Ranked first in C-USA and third nationally with 21 sac bunts, setting a school and league record
· Finished third in the league in on-base percentage (.468) and ninth in walks (44)
· Recorded 20 multiple-hit games and eight multiple-RBI contests
· Managed a nine-game hitting streak from May 6-16
· Logged a .985 fielding pct. in 58 games (57 starts) with just four errors in 285 chances
· Played 34 consecutive games without an error from March 8-May 6
· Recognized on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and received the league's Academic Medal.

High School
· Played three years for coach Steve Heinz at Evangelical Christian
· Was a three-time West Tennessee All-Region selection
· Named to Best of Preps All-Metro Team as a senior
· Hit .515 during his junior campaign
· Played three years of varsity football, winning a state title in 2005 and setting the school records for catches in a season (39) and career receptions (70)
· Active in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and selected to Homecoming Court

Personal
Nick Neal Crawford ... born Feb. 5, 1988 ... parents are Marshal and Robin Crawford ... has one brother ... majoring in management.

 
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