Gophers defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes 7-0 after the game was suspended due to weather delays
2013 JUNIOR SEASON: Pitched a total of 10 games including 9 starts going 4-2 with a 2.28 ERA second on the team in starts (9), Gophers were 6-3 in those starts his 2.28 ERA was third on the team pitched a total of 51.1 innings (fourth on the team) was 3-1 with a 2.27 ERA in 39.2 Big Ten innings held opponents to a 2.57 ERA in his last six starts pitched 2.0 innings in his Gopher's debut not allowing a run against Indiana St. (3/17) went 5.1 innings allowing no earned runs while striking out three in a 2-1 win over Michigan (3/30) pitched four innings of scoreless relief while striking out three and earning the save against Ohio St. in a 7-0 winning effort (4/5) picked up his first win as a Gopher by going 5.0 innings and allowing three earned runs with two strike outs at Northwestern (4/13) pitched a career high 7.0 innings allowing only two runs in a 10-2 win at Iowa matched a career high 7.0 innings pitched in a 7-3 win at Penn St. only allowing two earned runs (5/4) allowed only one earned run in 6.2 innings pitched with three strike outs in a win over Nebraska (5/11) started in the Big Ten Tournament against Illinois (5/24), went 6.2 innings not allowing an earned run while picking up the win.
PRIOR TO MINNESOTA: No. 1 pitcher for Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) NJCAA First Team All-American in 2012 as well as NJCAA All-Tournament Team also all-region, all-conference when he posted a 12-1 record, 2.33 ERA in 104.1 innings pitched in 2012 produced a team-best 1.77 earned run average in 15 appearances and 12 starts in 2011 pitching 91.2 innings, struck out 90 batters in seven complete games for a 10-2 record named to the 2011 National Junior College Division II World Series All-Tournament Team struck out 15 batters as the Bears defeated UConn-Avery Point, 5-0, in the tournament's second round tossed a complete game five-hitter in leading DMACC to the win played baseball, basketball, football and golf at Wilton High School where he was all-state and all-elite in baseball, and second-team all-state in basketball also played for the Eau Claire Express in the Northwoods League in 2011. Crawford graduated from Wilton High School in 2010 and is the son of Ken and Dawn Crawford.
PERSONAL: A 2010 graduate of Wilton High School born January 10, 1992 son of Ken and Dawn Crawford has a brother, Cole lists playing in the JUCO World Series two straight years his most memorable sports thrill sports management major.