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Crawford evens the series with shutout

Crawford dominated Saturday's game

The walk from the bullpen to the Florida dugout before Saturday's game had a different feel for junior right-hander Jonathon Crawford. For the first time this season, it was filled with confidence. There was a quicker tempo to his steps, but the difference was in his thoughts. Crawford knew he was going to dominate against Ole Miss. And for the first time this season, he did.

The Florida offense broke out for seven runs, but even if they would've scored just once, Crawford would've been good enough. The junior right-hander didn't allow a run over nine innings, giving up two hits and two walks while striking out eight hitters on 106 pitches. Crawford went to a three-ball count on just four of the 31 batters he faced and allowed just three base runners to reach second... Recommended Stories