|High School:||Owens Road School|
James wraps up his tennis career at Tennessee Tech in 2011-12, and figures to be a key contrinutor to the team's success especially in doubles play...has compiled a career mark that includes 29 overall wins, going 15-29 in singles matches and 14-21 in doubles play.
AT TECH -- In Fall 2011 (Senior): During
tournament play, James posted a 1-4 record in singles action and
was 2-2 in doubles while paired with two different playing
partners...split his two matches on the court with Vasily Eremeev,
and also went 1-1 with Ezequiel Gils.
In 2010-11 (Junior): James was 7-16 overall in singles matches, including a 4-6 record in tournaments during the fall...went 3-10 in dual matches, including a win in the OVC Tournament...stepped up in doubles play to post a 10-14 overall record, including 7-4 in tournament action...teamed with Lloyd Harris to win the third-flight doubles championship at the UTC Fall Classic.
In 2009-10: James was not a member of the
In 2008-09 (Sophomore): James helped Tech claim the OVC regular season title...played primarily at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles...played number two doubles against Jacksonville State in the OVC Tournament.
IN 2007-08 (Freshman): A newcomer on the roster, James was 13-11 overall in combined play in his first season at Tech, including a 9-6 record in doubles matches and a 4-5 mark in singles.
BEFORE TECH: James was coached by Julian Godfrey...in addition to his No. 4 ranking in Hampshire, he has won the Bristol Open U18 singles championship, the Hastings Open U18 singles and mixed doubles championship, and the Winchester men's doubles championship...was captain of the Winchester National Junior Club League for four years, and has led the team to reach the Last Eight in the nation.
PERSONAL: James Alexander Crawford is the son of Richard and Kathryn Crawford of Winchester, England...attended Owens Road School in Winchester, and also studied at Peter Symonds College...major is business.