3  Victoria Crawford
Victoria Crawford

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Woodlawn HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
09/23/1983

Experience:
4L

Honors:
C-USA Sixth Player of the Year (2004); C-USA All-Conference Third Team (2004, 2005)


Crawford's Career Stats: http://www.fansonly.com/photos/schools/mem/sports/w-baskbl/auto_pdf/crawfordcareerstats.pdf

Crawford's game-by-game http://www.fansonly.com/photos/schools/mem/sports/w-baskbl/auto_pdf/careergamebygame.pdf

2004-05: Was named Third Team All-Conference USA after averaging 15.0 points and 5.1 rebounds per game...Capped her Lady Tiger career ranked 14th in Memphis career scoring with 1,299 points...Also is ranked third in school history in career free-throws made with 497, just one behind former Lady Tiger great Tamika Whitmore...Ranks seventh in career free-throw percentage (.753).

2003-04: Conference USA Sixth Man of the Year as a junior in 2003-04...Named All-Conference USA Third Team after leading Memphis with a 16.2 ppg average...Scored 503 points as a junior to move within 135 points of her 1,000th career point...Set a new Memphis and Conference USA single season record with 207 free throws...Graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications during the summer of 2004...Will be entering graduate school in the January...Scored a career-high 38 points in the second round of the WNIT at Western Kentucky...Currently ranks 8th in career free throws made (346) and 9th in free throws attempted (454)...Her .793 shooting percentage from the free-throw line was the ninth-best single season mark in Lady Tiger history...Her .762 career free-throw shooting percentage is currently tied for third...Her 11 field goals made and her 16 converted free-throws in that game were also career highs...Scored in double-digits in 12 straight games before Louisville held her to eight points in the conference tournament...Played 20+ minutes in 41 games for her career...Had two double-doubles in 2003-04 (USF and Western Kentucky) and has forced a steal in 52 career games...Has scored double-digits in 42 games and 20+ points in 10 games...Has fouled out of just one game in her career in 2002-03 against Middle Tennessee...Holds school record for free-throw attempts in a season (261),free-throws made (207) in a season and free-throws made in a game (16)...Also qualifed for the NCAA Regional Track Meet, finishing with a personal best triple jump of 12.57 meters to finish third in her flight...Scored 22 of Memphis' 27 points at the C-USA Outdoor Meet, finishing second in the triple jump, third in the high jump, fourth in the heptathlon and fifth in the long jump, making her the first Lady Tiger to score in four different events.

2002-03:The third-leading scorer for the Lady Tigers with 8.3 points per game...Played in 27 games, starting against Arkansas-Pine Bluff and UMass...One of the most consistent free-throw shooters, hitting 71.9 percent (82-114) of her shots from the charity stripe...Ranked third on the squad with a total of 111 rebounds for an average of 4.1 boards per game...Led Memphis in steals with 54, including a career-high seven steals against TCU...Scored a career-high 26 points against Louisville in a game played at The Pyramid...Set the school record for free throws made in a game with 15 against Louisville...Was 15-of-17 from the free-throw line against the Lady Cardinals...Hauled in a career-high 11 rebounds against Tulane on the road...Totaled five or more rebounds in 10 games...Ended the season strong, scoring in double figures in seven of the last eight games...Averaged 15.5 points and 5.1 rebounds in the last eight games of the season...Only held scoreless in three games as a sophomore, and was kept in check on the boards just once.

2001-02:Freshman who made an immediate impact in her first collegiate season...Leading freshman scorer for the Lady Tigers...Played in 24 of the 28 games, starting once against Louisiana-Lafayette...Tied the second-best school record for free throws made in a game with 13 against UMass...Was an impressive 13-of-15 from the line against UMass en route to a season-high 19 points...Ranked fourth on the squad in three pointers made with 10...Consistent free-throw shooter who hit 72 percent of her shots from the charity stripe...Finished the year ranked fifth on the team in scoring with an average of 5.8 points per game...Hit at least one trey in four of the last six games of the season...Scored in double digits in eight games.

High School:A four-year letterwinner for coach Conley Langford at Woodlawn High School...Was the only player unanimously selected to the Mississippi-Alabama all-star game after averaging 28 points and 14.8 rebounds per game in her senior season...Scored a career-high 42 points against White Station High School at the Decatur Tournament...Was a 76 percent shooter from the field and an 85 percent shooter from the free-throw line...Also totaled 100 assists, 80 steals and 60 blocked shots as a senior...Led her squad to a 27-7 record and a runners up showing in the regional tournament...Honored as all-state, all-metro and the squad's Most Valuable Player...Averaged 21 points and 12.5 rebounds per game as a junior and helped her squad to an 18-12 record...Honored as all-state, all-metro and MVP as a junior...Also lettered in volleyball, track and softball...Named to Birmingham News all-state honorable mention team for volleyball...Set a new Birmingham city high jump record at the state meet with a jump of 5'8"...Won the 300-meter low hurdles as a junior...Also placed second in the heptathlon and first in the triple jump...Named Most Athletic at Woodlawn High School.

Personal: Born on September 23, 1983 in Birmingham, Ala. ... Daughter of Roger and Eardie Mae Crawford...Graduated with a degree in communications over the summer of 2004...Has been accepted to graduate school for January...Lists her hometown of Birmingham as a city she would like to visit right now, and Asia as a country she would like to explore...Lists her high school graduation as her proudest moment...Lists her father and her brother as her heroes because they have abilities that she would like to have someday soon...Admits her biggest fear is not having anything to eat...Says she would like to be more involved in St. Jude because cancer is such a serious matter and she would like to make a child's life exciting even if only for a day...Uses the word unpredictable to describe her life...Would use the word focused to describe herself.

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