Jimbo Crew - 37
Jimbo Crew

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Briarwood Christian

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 255

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
04/14/1986

B/T:
R/R


AS A JUNIOR (2007)
Appeared in 13 games and made two starts ... earned two wins on the mound ... totaled 23.1 innings pitched for the year and struck out 17 batters ... gave up just seven extra base hits ... gave the team 3.2 innings of relief at Samford March 28, throwing 3.2 innings and striking out four... garnered his second win of the season against Alabama A&M on March 21, throwing 4.0 innings and striking out two while allowing just two earned runs ... gave the team one inning of scoreless relief work against Furman on March 11 ... got the start at Alabama A&M on Feb. 20, pitching 5.0 innings in which he struck out five and allowed just one earned run ... spoke to students at Hill Elementary as part of UAB's Blazer Classroom Connection.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2006)
Led the Blazers in wins with six and in starts with 14 ... logged a team-high 77.1 innings of work ... struck out 49 batters to lead the UAB staff ... boasted an earned run average of 4.07 ... held opponents to a .237 batting average to lead the team and rank seventh in Conference USA ... started in the postseason for the first time against Memphis in the Conference USA Tournament on May 25, a game in which he recorded one strikeout in 3.1 innings ... pitched a complete game at Memphis on May 6, allowing just two earned runs, while fanning three batters to earn his sixth victory of the season ... recorded his first career complete game against Houston on April 29 as he gave up four earned runs and struck out one to earn his fifth victory of the campaign ... earned his first Conference USA victory of the season at UCF on April 22 as he notched 6.2 innings and made four strikeouts while allowing just two earned runs ... posted five strikeouts in his win against North Carolina A&T on March 18 ... set a career-high with eight strikeouts in just 5.0 innings of work against Mercer on March 5 as he earned his second victory of the season ... earned a win in his first outing of the season against Ball State on Feb. 19 as he threw for 6.1 innings, allowing no runs and striking out three.

AS A FRESHMAN (2005)
Pitched in 10 games and made two starts ... finished the season with a 4.91 ERA in 18.1 innings pitched ... struck out 14 batters ... made his first career start against Jacksonville State on May 11 and went five innings, allowing just one run on three hits while striking out a career-high five ... recorded consecutive one-inning scoreless relief appearances at Samford (April 20) and against Charlotte (April 29) ... pitched a career-high 5.1 innings in relief at Houston March 25, allowing just two hits and no runs.

BRIARWOOD CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL
Played four years for the Lions and won area championships in 2002 and 2004 ... set school records for single season strikeouts and career strikeouts ... threw two no-hitters ... received Birmingham News 5-A all-metro and all-state honors ... named team MVP senior season

PERSONAL
James Ferris Crew, Jr. ... born Apr. 14, 1986 in Birmingham, Ala. ... parents are Jim and Nancy Crew ... majoring in mechanical engineering

Crew's Career Stats


Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  2B  3B  HR    BF  B/Avg  WP HBP SFA SHA
2005....  4.91   0-0    10   2   0   0/0     0   18.1   22   12   10   14   14   2   1   1    91   .324   3   5   1   3
2006....  4.07   6-4    17  14   2   0/1     0   77.1   65   43   35   60   49   9   1   6   348   .237  19   6   3   4
2007....  8.87   2-1    13   2   0   0/0     0   23.1   34   26   23   18   17   5   1   1   121   .354  10   2   4   1
TOTAL...  5.14   8-5    40  18   2   0/1     0  119.0  121   81   68   92   80  16   3   8   560   .276  32  13   8   8


 
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