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Peter Crawford

Class: Senior
Position:
Height: 5-7
Weight: 157

Previous School: Indian River HS

Hometown: Chesapeake, Va

2010 (Jr.): Saw limited mat time at 149 pounds … wrestled to a 1-5 record on the year … competed in the Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Tournament (11/14) … posted a 6-2 decision win over American's Nick Kilstein in the Keystone Classic (11/22) to assist the Flames to a first-place team finish.

2009 (So.): Added depth to the Flames' roster at 149 pounds … only competed at the Spartan Invitational, where he posted a 2-2 record … picked up his first victory of the season with an 18-4 major decision over Ryan Cafaro of Gloucester Community College … followed directly with a 4-2 decision over Jason Burch … was the recipient of Liberty wrestling's "Unsung Hero" award.

2008 (Fr.): Gained valuable wrestling experience in three different events as a freshman, wrestling at 149 pounds … was a part of the Flames fifth-place finish at the Navy Classic (11/17), wrestling twice … posted a 2-2 record at the Spartan Invitational (12/1), helping the Flames to a third-place finish … both his wins came by fall … pinned Washington's John Sabatelli in the opening seconds of the third period (5:23) … followed with a win by fall in the second period (3:35) over Delaware Valley's Zach Marlatt.

Prep: Four-year letterwinner at Indian River High School … finished his career at Indian River with a combined 130-70 record (65.0 winning percentage) … lettered his freshman year at 145 pounds … finished fifth in the district with a 30-20 record as a sophomore at 152 pounds … named his squad's most improved wrestler as a junior after finishing the year with a 45-10 record at 135 pounds … finished third in the district during his junior campaign … matched his junior year record with a 45-10 mark at 135 pounds during his senior season … team captain as a senior … placed in four different tournaments, including second at the district level and sixth at the regional tournament … was named to the straight "A" honor roll, graduating with honors … was the recipient of Indian River's Principles Award and was named the Athlete of the Year as a senior.

Personal: Son of Charles Crawford and Sandra Jones … birthday is on Jan. 18 … is pursuing a social science major at Liberty … wants to go into the United States Navy after graduation then into teaching … lists fruits, sandwiches, popcorn, barbeque chips and chocolate milk among his favorite snack foods … would want to have a jug of water, a knife, a tent, a fishing pole, rope and some matches if he were stranded on a desert island … relaxed, intense, unpredictable, powerful and explosive were the words he used to describe himself on the wrestling mat.