Coach Corbin Quote: Cody will vie for a spot in the starting rotation or in middle relief and possesses three good pitches. He had a breakout year in 2006 and developed some consistency.
2006: Made 17 appearances, including 15 starts and finished with a 3.95 ERA ... Struck out 52 and walked 21 in 84.1 innings, third highest on the team ... An SEC Academic Honor Roll member ... Started the season strong with a 1.76 ERA through his first seven starts ... Recorded a quality start in six of eight starts to open the year ... Went 3-2 with a team best 4.37 ERA among starters in 10 SEC appearances (eight starts) ... Gave up six runs on 10 hits in 5.1 innings in losing start against Georgia Tech (6/4) in the championship round of the NCAA Atlanta Regional ... Scattered eight hits over seven innings and allowed only one run in winning start against Georgia (5/27) in the SEC Tourney semifinals ... Did not record an out, giving up two runs and a hit against South Carolina (5/19) ... Threw three scoreless innings of two-hit ball in winning start against Middle Tennessee (5/16) ... Gave up a run, while not recording an out in relief against LSU (5/12) ... Allowed four runs on six hits in 2.2 innings in start against Tennessee (5/6) ... Gave up four runs on three hits in 5.1 innings in losing start to Kentucky (4/30) ... Conceded four runs on six hits in two innings in suffering first loss of the year to Alabama (4/22) in second game of doubleheader ... Gave up three runs on 11 hits in 5.2 innings in no-decision start against Georgia (4/15) ... Scattered seven hits over 7.1 innings against Arkansas (4/8). Gave up three runs in the no-decision ... Allowed two runs, one earned, on eight hits in seven innings of work in winning start against Florida (4/2). Struck out a career high nine ... Went 8.1 innings against Auburn (3/26) and allowed two runs, one earned on six hits with five strikeouts and no walks in the winning effort ... Was one of nine pitchers to contribute to Vanderbilt's school record of 38.2 consecutive scoreless innings (span of five games from 3/18-3/25) ... Pitched a masterful two-hit complete game shutout against Ole Miss (3/18) in the series clinching win of the series finale. Only threw 86 pitches against the Rebels and took a no-hitter into the seventh inning before giving up an infield hit. He faced just one batter over the minimum the entire game ... Lasted just 2.1 innings in the shortest career start against Brown (3/12) ... Scattered seven hits over seven innings in winning effort over Ball State (3/5). Gave up one run while striking out five and walking one ... Did not allow a run in no-decision against Kent State (2/25), pitched 5.1 innings and gave up five hits while walking and striking out one. Left the game with a 1-0 lead ... Gave up two runs on four hits in seven innings in his first start against Kansas (2/19). Had no decision while striking out three with two walks ... Went 2-2 with a 3.14 ERA with the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod League over the summer. Struck out 46 with 19 walks in 48.2 innings.
2005: Went 2-0 with a 1.12 ERA and two saves in 13 appearances ... Struck out 17 batters in 16.0 innings pitched ... Earned first collegiate win in lone start of the year against Jacksonville State (3/29) ... Picked up save with four innings of scoreless relief against Western Kentucky (4/20) ... Notched second win with two innings of one-hit relief against Middle Tennessee (4/26) ... Got second save against Kentucky (5/15) ... Pitched in 18 games with one start and two saves for the Harwich Mariners in the Cape Cod league over the summer ... He went 1-6 with a 4.23 ERA ... Had 28 strikeouts and only 12 walks in 27.2 innings pitched.
High School: A four-year letterwinner for coach Fred Thacher at Harwich High School...Led the Rough Riders to a 21-3 record, the South Shore League championship and a third straight appearance in the MIAA Division 3 South Sectional finals... Was 30-5 over his four-year career...Opened his senior campaign with a complete-game two hitter with 18 strikeouts...Struck out the first 12 batters he faced in an 11-0 victory over Sandwich, finishing with 14 in a seven-inning complete game... In the season finale, he struck out 24 in a 1-0 nine-inning victory on Memorial Day...Posted a 7-2 record and a 0.29 ERA as a junior... In 72.1 innings, he had 150 strikeouts, 28 walks and 28 hits... Led Lower Cape to an 11-7 record and the Cape Cod A Division Senior Babe Ruth title with a perfect 3-0 record... He struck out seven in a five-inning no-hitter in the quarterfinals and earned the win in the championship game...Was named All-State as a senior, Cape and Islands All-Star, a Cape Cod Times All-Star and Boston Herald All-Scholastic, while being recognized as one of the top 30 players in Massachusetts ... Also lettered in golf for four years and basketball as a senior.
Personal: Cody Stewart Crowell... Majoring in human & organizational development ... Born 8/23/85 in Hyannis, Mass... Son of Carver and Tracey Crowell... Has three sisters, Gabrielle, Caleigh and Jessica... Favorites include: The movie Remember the Titans, TV show Laguna Beach, athletes Manny Ramirez and Tom Brady, and the Boston Red Sox...Craziest ambition is to sky dive...Lists Babe Ruth as the greatest baseball player of all time.