Abby Crawford
Abby  Crawford

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Weddington, N.C.

High School:
Weddington HS

Height:
5-5

Event:
Free/Back

Experience:
3V


12/02/2016

Waves Close Semester at San Diego State

Pepperdine will resume competition in January.

11/19/2016

Waves Close Strong at A3 Performance Invitational

Pepperdine had all but nine swimmers post season or personal best times at the meet.

11/18/2016

Pepperdine Wraps Up Second Day At A3 Invite

The Waves have one more day of competition in East Los Angeles.

11/21/2015

Allie Carter Highlights Day Two at A3 Performance Invite

The Waves close competition at the invite tomorrow.

11/21/2015

Waves Set Records in Final Day at A3 Performance Invitational

Pepperdine swam four top five times on the day, 13 personal bests and 21 season bests.

JUNIOR/2016-2017: Competed in 11 of 13 events for the Waves as a junior … Was named a PCSC All-Academic honorable mention … Named a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

SOPHOMORE/2015-16: Swam a total of eight personal best times during her sophomore campaign … Had a 2:18.22 in the 200 back at the PCSC Championships … Earned PCSC All-Academic honorable mentions … Was named a Pepperdine Scholar Athlete.

FRESHMAN/2014-15: Scored seven individual points at the conference championship, helping the Waves to a seventh place finish ... Posted a time of 2:16.40 in the 200 backstroke at conference to place 21st ... Placed 23rd in the 100 backstroke at the PCSC Championships with a time of 1:03.10 ... Delivered a personal-record 50 freestyle time of 26.16 at the PCSC Championships ... Won the 200 backstroke at the PCSC Time Trials behind a time of 2:20.24 ... Other season-best flat times include 57.78 (100 free), 2:08.33 (200 free) and 30.52 (50 back) ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

CLUB: Competed for the Mecklenburg Aquatic Club (2005-06, 2010-13) and Stingray Aquatics (2009-10).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Weddington High School in 2014 ... Four-time All-Southern Carolina Conference performer ... Placed seventh in the 100 backstroke at the NCHSAA State Championship as a junior behind a personal record time ... Took 12th in the 100 backstroke at the state meet as a senior ... Two-year team captain ... Team MVP as a senior ... GPA ranked in the top 10-percent of class.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Thomas and Donna ... Has one older sister, Cari ... Majoring in sports medicine ... Chose Pepperdine because "Pepperdine has always been a dream school for me. I love everything the school embodies and stands for. Pepperdine is unique, beautiful and the only school of its kind."

FAVORITES: Steve Smith (pro athlete) ... Carolina Panthers (pro team) ... Friday Night Lights (tv show) ... National Treasure (movie) ... John Mayer (musical artist) ... Football (sport other than swimming) ... Watermelon (food).

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