Lindsay Crowdus Signs NLI with Memphis Softball
Nov. 14, 2012
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - University of Memphis head softball coach Natalie Poole announced Wednesday that outfielder Lindsay Crowdus of Houma, La., has signed a national letter of intent to join the Tigers in 2013-14.
"She's one we pursued for a long time," Poole said." She's a great addition to our program. She's the only outfielder we are committing for this class. Lindsay has great speed and plays the outfield with a lot of maturity."
Crowdus, a four-year letterwinner for her mother at Houma Christian School, has experience as a pitcher, outfielder and at third base. While at Houma Christian School, Crowdus has been an all-district, all-region and all-state selection every year, earning district MVP honors in 2011 and 2012. For her career, Crowdus has hit .531 with 292 hits and 165 stolen bases.
In club ball, Crowdus played for the Southern Pride from 2007-10 before joining the Louisiana Voodoo for the 2011-12 season. She is listed in the top-five at the Amateur Softball Association Girls 18 and Under Gold National Championships in batting average with a .714.
Crowdus is the daughter of George and Christi Crowdus. Her mother was a pitcher at Nicholls State while her brother, Josh, is a senior shortstop at Delta State. In addition to softball, Crowdus played three years of volleyball as an outside hitter and is a member of the student council and the Bible Club.