7 Evan Crawford  
    Evan Crawford


    Reynoldsburg, Ohio

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    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 165



    JUNIOR YEAR: 2009
    Hit .323 in 48 games, smacking 13 doubles and two home runs ... led the Big Ten with 27 stolen bases and also scored 36 runs on the year ... scored a pair of runs and stole a base against West Virginia (2/20) ... went 2-for-5 with two runs against Georgetown (2/21) ... had two hits, scored two runs and stole a base against Cleveland State (3/1) ... walked twice, stole a base and scored two runs against Eastern Michigan (3/4) ... had a pair of doubles against Georgia Southern (3/6) ... had two hits and scored two runs against Le Moyne (3/8) ... hit a solo home run against Morehead State (3/10) ... had two hits and scored two runs at Kentucky (3/11) ... had an RBI double and scored twice in the opener against Minnesota (3/27) ... went 2-for-3 in the Saturday contest with the Gophers (3/28) ... hit a two-run single and stole a base against Chicago State (3/31) ... had a pair of infield singles and drove in two at Cincinnati (4/1) ... went 2-for-2 against Louisville (4/7) ... went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI and two stolen bases against Valpo (4/8) ... had a crucial two-run single in Saturday's game at Iowa (4/11) ... stole two bases in the finale with the Hawkeyes (4/12) ... went 3-for-5 with two doubles, two steals and a career-best five RBI against Penn State (4/18) ... had two hits in the opener against Michigan (4/24) ... had a two-run single and scored twice in the Saturday game against U-M (4/25) ... had two hits in each of the three games against Northwestern ... drove in the winning run in game one (5/9) on an infield single and scored three times in game three (5/10) ... in one trip around the bases against Michigan State (5/15), stole second, third and induced a balk while stealing home.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2008):
    Finished strong down the stretch to finish the season with a .335 average, fifth on the team ... stole 18 bases and scored 43 runs in playing 58 games for Indiana ... also drove in 30 runs and had nine doubles and one homer on the year ... was an Academic All-Big Ten selection ... had a three-hit day and scored a pair of runs in IU's 7-6 win over LSU (2/24) ... went 3-for-4 with a pair of runs against Austin Peay ... had another three-hit game against Valpo, scoring twice and driving in a run to earn Austin Peay Invitational All-Tournament honors ... was named Pepsi/Johnny Quik All-Tournament Offensive Player ... posted a 3-for-4 outing against Gonzaga (3/10) ... matched a career-best with four hits and three RBI against NMSU (3/11) ... went 2-for-6 with a pair of steals and two runs against Fresno State (3/12) ... drove in two runs against Portland (3/14) ... drove in a run with a sac fly and stole a base against IPFW (3/23) ... went 3-for-5 and scored a run against Xavier (3/26) ... posted two hits, scored two runs and stole a base against Minnesota (3/30) ... went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs against Illinois (4/6) ... also scored twice in the series finale (4/7) ... went 3-for-5 and scored a career-best four runs against Iowa (4/11) ... went 2-for-3, scoring a run and driving in the winning run with a walk-off single in a 2-1 victory over Michigan (4/26) ... had two hits against Purdue (5/4), including a one-out single in the bottom of the seventh, swiped two bases and scored the winning run against the Boilers ... went 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBI despite only playing two innings against Purdue (5/4) ... went 1-for-3 and scored the winning run against Northwestern (5/10) ... had a pinch-hit RBI single against NU (5/11) in the 10th inning to seal an IU victory ... drove in three runs in the finale against Michigan State (5/17) ... hit a solo home run against Illinois (5/23) at the Big Ten Tournament ... went 2-for-4 with two runs scored against Penn State later that day.

    Was one of the top freshmen in the Big Ten in his debut season, hitting .333 with one home run, 30 RBIs and 30 runs ... led all conference freshmen and finished second on the team with 18 stolen bases on the season ... finished the season with 121 assists, tied for second-most on the team ... played in 51 games, earning 50 starts ... began his career with hits in each of his first eight games, posting a .500 average over that time ... had another eight-game hitting streak from March 17-April 1, going 11-for-27 over that span ... had 20 multi-hit games, second-most on the squad ... went 4-for-6 with three RBIs and three runs against Eastern Illinois (3/2) ... was named to the AutoZone Classic All-Tournament Team after going 8-for-15 with four runs at the three-game tourney ... hit his first career home run against Louisville (5/8) ... finished the season on a 12-for-23 hot streak to raise his season average 27 points over the final six games ... went 4-for-5 with three RBIs in a season-ending walkoff win over Minnesota (5/20).

    Earned three letters for Dave Starling at Reynoldsburg High School ... finished his senior season with a .462 average, stealing 21 bases in 22 attempts on the year ... was named first team all-state for that effort, and was selected to the Columbus Dispatch All-Agonis team ... finished his career with 61 steals in 64 attempts and with a .410 batting average ... hit .446 with 26 swipes in 28 attempts as a junior ... earned first team All-Ohio Capital Conference laurels, first team all-district honors and was selected his team's MVP in each of his final two seasons ... as a sophomore, Crawford hit .345 and was 14-for-14 on the basepaths ... has one older brother, Merlon L. Crawford III ... parents are Kelly and Merlon L. Crawford Jr. and Janet Robinson.

    Birthdate: Aug. 5, 1988
    Major: Marketing


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