Florida sophomore honored for service contributions in Gainesville and hometown of Spartanburg, S.C.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Florida sophomore Oliver Crawford has been named to the SEC Community Service Team, the league announced Wednesday afternoon.
All league-sponsored sports have had a Community Service Team since 2004, with at-large teams for men’s and women’s sports being chosen from 1999-2003.
Crawford spent Christmas Eve volunteering with the Meeting Street Academy in Spartanburg, S.C. and visited low-income families in his home town and delivered Christmas presents to the children of these families. He also volunteered at the Field and Fork Pantry on UF’s campus during spring break and sorted, labeled and organized the food donations that were brought into the pantry.
On the court, Crawford has compiled a 13-7 dual singles record, playing solely at No. 1, and is ranked No. 11 nationally. The sophomore is 9-2 in league action and has won nine of his last ten matches. In doubles, Crawford has an overall record of 15-5 throughout the spring, rotating between time with Alfredo Perez, Sam Riffice and Andy Andrade as partners. Crawford and Andrade are ranked No. 47 in the latest doubles poll.
Crawford and the Gators (19-2, 11-0) will welcome South Carolina on