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Jonathon Crawford

RHP

Height
6' 1"
CLASS
So.
Hometown
Okeechobee, Fla.
Weight
205 lbs.
Experience
1L
School
Okeechobee

Major: Family, Youth & Community Sciences

 

AS A JUNIOR (2013): Chosen in the first round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft by the Detroit Tigers with the 20th choice…His selection marked the second-straight year that a member of head coach Kevin O’Sullivan’s Gator squad had been taken in the opening round after catcher Mike Zunino went third overall to the Seattle Mariners and left-hander Brian Johnson was picked 31st by the Boston Red Sox in June of 2012…Crawford became the highest selection for a Florida pitcher since John Burke was chosen by the Houston Astros at No. 6 overall in 1991…Over a team-high 15 starts and 86.2 innings, the righty led the Orange and Blue with 69 strikeouts and was 3-6 with a 3.84 ERA…Finished 3-4 with a 3.97 ERA and was the lone UF pitcher to start all 10 series in SEC play…Notched 47 strikeouts in 59 innings…During the Gators’ opening-round contest of the NCAA Bloomington Regional, he limited second-seeded Austin Peay to one run and four hits over 6.1 innings and registered five strikeouts…Was in line for the victory before the Govs overcame a 3-1 deficit for a 4-3 triumph and was later chosen to the Regional’s All-Tournament Team…Had five strikeouts and zero walks over 6.2 innings in his final regular-season start at Georgia but was not involved in the decision despite allowing one unearned run…Had a strong outing at No. 3 LSU, giving up a pair of runs and six hits over 5.1 innings…Overcame a four-run first inning to earn the win in the series opener at Missouri (5.2 IP, 7 H, 4 R)…Came through with a key victory over No. 8 South Carolina with a 6.2-inning stint in which he scattered seven hits and allowed two runs, to go along with five K…Chosen as the SEC Pitcher of the Week on April 1 for the first time in his career after twirling a two-hit shutout against No. 11 Ole Miss…After the Rebels claimed the opener, 4-3 in 11 innings, he evened the series on Saturday with his best outing of the season...The righty allowed only singles in the fourth and sixth innings, set a season high with eight strikeouts and issued a pair of walks...Ole Miss hitters went 2-for-29 (.069) against Crawford, who went the distance for his second career complete-game and second solo shutout – first since a 4-0 no-hitter against Bethune-Cookman on June 1, 2012 during the NCAA Gainesville Regional…Totaled seven strikeouts in the second meeting with No. 2 Vanderbilt…Yielded two runs over six innings, with three strikeouts and three walks, in the first encounter with No. 21 Miami.

 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll…After pitching just 3.2 innings as a freshman, Crawford made 19 appearances and 14 starts in his second collegiate campaign…The righty had a 6-2 mark with a 3.13 ERA and tied for second on the squad with 73 strikeouts in 77.2 innings…Started in nine of the Gators’ 10 SEC series and was 3-1 with a 2.56 ERA in 38.2 innings during league action…Appeared in three NCAA Tournament contests, including starts against No. 11 NC State in the Gainesville Super Regional and Bethune-Cookman in the Gainesville Regional, and came out of the bullpen for three innings versus No. 9 Kent State at the NCAA College World Series when starter Hudson Randall had to be lifted due to heat-related issues…Registered a 2.30 ERA and was 1-0 with 13 strikeouts and two walks in a team-high 15.2 innings in NCAA play…Totaled five strikeouts over 3.2 innings in game two of the Super Regional versus the Wolfpack and did not receive a decision…After a long weather delay, surrendered a leadoff double in the third inning to NCSU’s Brett Austin, ending a stretch of 14.2 hitless innings by Crawford dating back to a leadoff single by Auburn’s Bobby Andrews in the third inning at the SEC Tournament on May 22…In addition, the right-hander’s streak of consecutive batters retired was stopped at 25, two shy of the school record held by Brian Johnson…The last base-runner against Crawford had come on a walk by Bethune-Cookman’s Jake Welch in the third inning on June 1…In Florida’s NCAA opener against B-CU, Crawford became the first Gator hurler to register a complete-game no-hitter since John Burke accomplished the feat in a 2-0 shutout of Furman on May 23, 1991…UF’s last combined no-hitter had occurred on March 19, 1993, when the duo of Doug Brennan (7.0) and Chris Nelson (2.0) defeated Pace, 16-0…Crawford, whose previous career-high stint was six innings against LSU on April 6, went the distance on 98 pitches (70 of them strikes) and faced the minimum of 27 batters en route to the 4-0 shutout of the Wildcats…The righty retired the final 19 batters of the outing…Became just the seventh pitcher to throw a no-hitter in the NCAA Championship and was the first since Burke…Defeated Auburn in UF’s SEC Tournament opener in Hoover, establishing a career high with nine strikeouts over 5.2 innings, and claimed the series opener at Tennessee on April 13 (5.0 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 5 K)…The right-hander fired six scoreless frames to help the Gators even the series with seventh-ranked LSU and also collected victories over Vanderbilt (5.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 6 K) and No. 19 UCF (5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 4 K)…Held the Knights hitless for 4.1 innings in his collegiate starting debut.

 

AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Made five appearances and was 0-0 with a 4.91 ERA in 3.2 innings…Notched two strikeouts in the 10-0 shutout of Winthrop on March 23…Pitched a scoreless seventh inning in the Gators’ 8-3 victory over Miami (Fla.)…Appeared in the 13-2 win against Florida Atlantic that was played in Jupiter, Fla., at Roger Dean Stadium…Registered a pair of strikeouts and gave up two hits in his collegiate debut, a 7-2 conquest of USF on opening night.

 

SUMMER: Was ranked No. 3 on both the Baseball America and Perfect Game 2012 Summer League Top Prospect Lists…Member of the 2012 USA College National Team that finished 12-5 on its summer tour and earned USA Baseball’s International Performance of the Year Award for his efforts…Turned in a 3-0 record with a 2.10 ERA, highlighted by a pair of victories over powerhouse Cuba in Havana…Earned a bronze medal at the Haarlem Honkbal Week in the Netherlands…Started the semifinal contest against Cuba and carried a shutout into the eighth inning…The Cubans plated two runners in the 10th inning during the international tiebreaker to reach the championship round with a 5-3 win…Notched the decision in the final matchup of the five-game set in Havana…Threw 6.1 innings, allowing two runs on four hits, to pick up the win in game one of the first series between the two countries since 1996…Played for the Madison (Wis.) Mallards of the Northwoods League in the summer of 2011…Made 13 appearances, including eight starts, and was 2-2 with a 5.21 ERA…Totaled 51 strikeouts in 38 innings and limited opponents to a .221 batting average.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Right-handed pitcher from Okeechobee High School who played for head coach Dylan Tedders…Selected in the 42nd round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft by the Florida Marlins with the 1,277th pick…Ranked No. 19 in the state of Florida and No. 137 overall in the Class of 2010 Final Rankings from Perfect Game Third-team 2010 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason All-American…Registered a 1.06 ERA with 89 strikeouts in 52.2 innings as a senior and was the Brahmans’ Pitcher of the Year…Although he was 3-6 on the mound, five of his six losses were by one run…Was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Okeechobee.  

 

CRAWFORD’S CAREER STATISTICS

Overall Season Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2011

4.91

0

0

5

0

0

0

1

0

3.2

6

3

2

1

4

2012

3.13

6

2

19

14

1

1

2

0

77.2

75

34

27

24

73

2013

3.84

3

6

15

15

1

1

0

0

86.2

80

41

37

37

69

CAREER

3.54

9

8

39

29

2

2

3

0

168.0

161

78

66

62

146

 

SEC Regular-Season Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2012

2.56

3

1

9

8

0

0

1

0

38.2

37

14

11

12

31

2013

3.97

3

4

10

10

1

1

0

0

59.0

56

30

26

26

47

CAREER

3.41

6

5

19

18

1

1

1

0

97.2

93

44

37

38

78

 

SEC Tournament Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2012

0.00

1

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

5.2

2

1

0

4

9

CAREER

0.00

1

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

5.2

2

1

0

4

9

 

NCAA Tournament Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2012

2.30

1

0

3

2

1

1

0

0

15.2

13

7

4

2

13

2013

1.42

0

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

6.1

4

1

1

4

5

CAREER

2.05

1

0

4

3

1

1

0

0

22.0

17

8

5

6

18

 

CRAWFORD'S CAREER HIGHS

Innings (Starter): 9.0, 2x, last time vs. Ole Miss (3/30/13)

Innings (Reliever): 3.0, 2x, last vs. Kent State (6/18/12)

Strikeouts: 9 vs. Auburn (5/22/12)

Hits Allowed: 12 vs. Vanderbilt (3/23/13)

Runs: 6 vs. Vanderbilt (3/23/13)

Earned Runs: 6 vs. Vanderbilt (3/23/13)

Walks: 5 vs. Mississippi State (4/5/13)

 

 

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