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Position
Outfield
Height
6'0
Weight
205
Class
Junior
Hometown
Longwood, Fla.
High School
Lake Mary HS
B/T
R-R

MLB Draft: 2023 1st Round (No. 2 Overall) – Washington Nationals

2023 Golden Spikes Award Winner
2023 Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award Winner
2023 Consensus First-Team All-American
2023 College World Series All-Tournament Team
2023 NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team
2023 SEC Male Athlete of the Year
2023 SEC Player of the Year
2023 First-Team All-SEC
2023 SEC All-Defensive Team
2023 ABCA Gold Glove Team
2023 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2023 SEC Community Service Team
2023 LSWA Louisiana Hitter of the Year
SEC Player of the Week (May 1, March 27, Feb. 27, 2023)
Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week (March 27, 2023)

2022 Consensus First-Team All-American
2022 SEC Co-Player of the Year
2022 Golden Spikes Award Semifinalist
2022 First-Team All-SEC
2022 SEC All-Defensive Team
2022 SEC Community Service Team
SEC Co-Player of the Week (May 9, 2022)
2022 First-Team ABCA All-South Region
2022 NCAA Hattiesburg Regional All-Tournament Team
2022 LSWA Hitter of the Year
2022 U.S. Collegiate National Team Member

2021 Perfect Game National Freshman of the Year
2021 Second-Team All-American (Perfect Game, D1 Baseball)
2021 Third-Team All-American (NCBWA, ABCA)
2021 First-Team Freshman All-American (Collegiate Baseball, D1 Baseball, NCBWA)
2021 U.S. Collegiate National Team Member
2021 NCAA Eugene Regional All-Tournament Team
2021 Second-Team All-SEC
2021 Freshman All-SEC
2021 ABCA All-South Region First Team
2021 LSWA Louisiana Freshman of the Year
SEC Freshman of the Week (Feb. 23, 2021)

A highly decorated player and an intelligent student who has an extreme hunger to succeed and an intense work ethic for the game … projected to be the No. 1 or No. 2 overall selection in the 2023 MLB Draft … withdrew as a high school senior from the 2020 MLB Draft – even though he would have been a high draft choice – in order to attend LSU … a true five-tool player; he can run, hit for average, hit for power, has a strong arm and defends at a high level … helped lead LSU to the 2023 College World Series title, and he captured the 2023 Golden Spikes Award as the best amateur player in the United Staes, becoming just the second LSU player to claim the honor (RHP Ben McDonald, 1989) … Crews is a .380 (286-for-753) career hitter at LSU with 43 doubles, eight triples, 58 homers, 184 RBI, 237 runs, 152 walks, 23 stolen bases, a .689 slugging percentage and a .498 on-base percentage …  a two-time member of the SEC Community Service Team for his exemplary work in the Baton Rouge area with families affected by autism.

2023 Season
• Crews batted .426 (110-for-258) for the 2023 National Champions with 16 doubles, two triples, 18 homers, 70 RBI and 100 runs … finished No. 1 in the nation in runs scored (100), No. 1 in walks (71), No. 2 in on-base percentage (.567), No. 2 in base hits (110) and No. 3 in batting average (.426) … completed the year with a reached base streak of 75 games, which included all 71 games of the 2023 season and the last four games of the 2022 season … Crews is a two-time member of the SEC Community Service Team for his exemplary work in the Baton Rouge area with families affected by autism.
• Crews collected 58 career homers and is No. 4 on the all-time LSU home runs list … also No. 4 on the Tigers’ career runs scored list with 237, No. 5 in career total bases (519) and No. 6 in career slugging percentage (.689) … No. 7 on the LSU career hits list (286), No. 7 in LSU career walks (152) and No. 9 in LSU career RBI (184)
• Crews’ 100 runs scored in 2023 are the most in LSU single-season history; Crews’ 110 hits in 2023 are tied with SS Brandon Larson (1997) for the most on the LSU single-season list … his 71 walks rank No. 3 and his 184 total bases rank No. 8 on the LSU single-season lists
•  Posted a 26-game hitting streak in 2023 that ended on April 4 vs. Nicholls
• Batted .375 (12-for-32) in the College World Series with one double, one triple, one homer, three RBI and 11 runs scored; named to the CWS All-Tournament team … Hit .500 (3-for-6) in the NCAA Super Regional vs. Kentucky (June 10-11) with one double, four RBI and two runs … he produced a two-run double in his final at-bat of the series in Game 2, extending LSU’s lead to 8-3
• Voted the MVP of the 2023 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional, batting .615 (8-for-13) with one double, two homers, four RBI and five runs
• The 2023 SEC Player of the Year, winning the award for the second straight season – Crews, also voted the 2022 SEC Player of the Year, is only the second player to win the award on two occasions, joining Florida’s Matt LaPorta, who was named SEC Player of the Year in 2005 and 2007 … Crews is the only player to receive the honor in back-to-back seasons
• Named SEC Player of the Week on May 1 after leading LSU to a three-game sweep of Alabama … he hit .545 (6-for-11) in the Alabama series with two homers, eight RBI and five runs scored
• Led LSU to a three-game sweep April 21-23 at Ole Miss … he hit .538 (7-for-13) in the Ole Miss series with one triple, two homers, seven RBI and five runs scored … in the April 22 win over the Rebels, Crews blasted a two-run homer and a grand slam to collect a career-high six RBI … the grand slam was the first of his LSU career
• Batted .545 (6-for-11) in LSU’s series win over Tennessee (March 30-April 1) with one double, three RBI, one run, a .643 on-base percentage and a .636 slugging percentage
• Earned SEC Co-Player of the Week and Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week recognition on March 27 after he led the top-ranked Tigers to three wins in four games, including an SEC series victory over third-ranked Arkansas (March 24-25) … batted .615 (8-for-13) in the Arkansas series with three homers, seven RBI, seven runs, a .667 on-base percentage and a 1.308 slugging percentage
• Hit .455 (5-for-11) in the Texas A&M series (March 17-19) with three doubles and seven runs scored
• Voted SEC Co-Player of the Week on Feb. 27 after he batted a sizzling .714 (10-for-14) in the Tigers’ four games Feb. 21-26 with three doubles, seven RBI and nine runs scored … voted the MVP of the Round Rock Classic, as he led LSU to the tournament title … Crews hit .692 (9-for-13) in three games at Round Rock with three doubles, seven RBI and six runs.
• In the Tigers’ 16-4 win over Sam Houston on Feb. 26 that clinched the Round Rock tournament championship, Crews was 5-for-6 at the plate with three doubles, four RBI and four runs, tying the LSU single-game record for doubles

2022 Season
A consensus 2022 first-team All-American and the SEC Co-Player of the Year … started all 62 LSU games in center field, batting .349 (77-for-208) with 11 doubles, four triples, 22 homers, 72 RBI and 73 runs scored … voted LSU’s first SEC Player of the Year since 2012, when outfielder Raph Rhymes received the honor … led the SEC in runs scored (73), and he finished No. 2 in the league in triples (4), No. 3 in RBI (72), No. 3 in total bases (172), No. 4 in home runs (22), No. 4 in slugging percentage (.691), No. 5 in hits (87), No. 5 in on-base percentage (.463) and No. 8 in walks (42) … Crews’ 22 homers represented the most by an LSU player since outfielder Ryan Schimpf also hit 22 home runs in 2009 … batted .373 (28-for-75) on the year with runners in scoring position … hit .358 (43-for-120) in SEC regular-season games with five doubles, 16 homers, 38 RBI and 34 runs … led LSU in multiple-hit games (31) and multiple-RBI games (22) … voted to the NCAA Hattiesburg Regional All-Tournament Team, batting .412 (7-for-17) with two doubles, one homer, four RBI and five runs scored …named SEC Co-Player of the Week on May 9 after he led LSU to a series victory at Alabama, batting a remarkable .636 (7-for-11) in the series with one double, three homers, seven RBI and five runs … he provided the game-winning hit in the Game 1, 6-5 victory over the Crimson Tide, breaking a 5-5 tie in the sixth inning with a two-out RBI single … in Game 2, Crews was 3-for-3 with two homers, three RBI and two runs … in LSU’s series-clinching win in Game 3, he collected a double and a three-run homer while scoring two runs … Blasted three solo homers in the Georgia series (April 29-May 1) including two HRs in LSU’s 4-3, Game 3 win … 5-for-13 in Mississippi State series (April 8-10) with two doubles, one homer, five RBI and four runs … 5-for-14 in the Texas A&M series (March 18-20) with one homer, three RBI and four runs scored … provided the game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning on March 20 that lifted the Tigers to a 7-6 win … won a bronze medal at Honkbalweek Haarlem in the Netherlands in the summer of 2022 with the U.S. Collegiate National Team; started all seven of the tournament games in right field, and he drew six walks, scored four runs and drove in one run.

2021 Season
Crews was named in June 2021 as the National Freshman of the Year by Perfect Game … he hit .362 (89-for-246) with 16 doubles, two triples, 18 homers, 42 RBI, 64 runs scored and 12 stolen bases … started 60 games in right field and three in center field … LSU’s lead-off hitter in 29 of the Tigers’ 63 games … also received Second-Team All-SEC and Freshman All-SEC recognition, and he was voted the Louisiana Freshman of the Year … Crews’ total of 18 home runs represents the most by a freshman in LSU single-season history, surpassing the mark of second baseman Mike Fontenot, who launched 17 dingers as a freshman in 2000 … Crews finished No. 1 in the SEC in total bases (163), No. 3 in batting average, No. 3 in on-base percentage (.453), No. 4 in base hits, No. 4 in runs scored, No. 5 in doubles and No. 5 in home runs … LSU’s leading hitter in the Tigers’ seven NCAA Tournament games, batting .448 (13-for-29) with two doubles, one triple, five homers, six RBI and eight runs … helped lead LSU to the NCAA Eugene Regional title, earning all-tournament honors as he batted .476 (10-for-21) with two doubles, one triple, three home runs, four RBI and six runs scored; was named to the Eugene Regional All-Tournament team … in LSU’s series win over Alabama (May 14-16), he hit .429 (6-for-14) with two doubles, one homer, four RBI, four runs, and a .429 on-base percentage … 3-for-5 in LSU’s series-clinching win over the Crimson Tide May 16 with two doubles, two RBI and three runs scored … failed to reach base safely for the first time all season in March 21 game versus Mississippi State, breaking a streak of 20 straight games in which he reached safely … recorded hitting streaks of 11 games and eight games during the year … named SEC Freshman of the Week on Feb. 23 after hitting .583 (7-for-12) vs. Air Force and La. Tech with two homers, three RBI and two runs.

Prior to LSU
The 13th-ranked player in the country by Perfect Game, and the highest ranked player to attend college in 2020 … a 2019 Perfect Game All-American Classic Player and a 2019 Under Armour All-American … voted the 2020 Seminole Athletic Conference Player of the Year … participated in the 2016 Perfect Game 14U Select Festival … a Team USA 14U and 18U Gold Medal Winner … a four-year letterman at Lake Mary High School.

Personal
Full name is Dylan Gray Crews … parents are George and Kim Crews … Mom is a nurse, Dad owns a commercial printing business … has one younger sister, Lyndsee … says “the atmosphere and resources here most influenced my decision to attend LSU” … born February 26, 2002, in Altamonte Springs, Fla.

Crews’ LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 7 at Georgia (5/18/23)
Hits: 5 vs. Sam Houston (2/26/23 – Round Rock Classic)
Runs Scored: 4 three times; most recently vs. Arkansas (3/25/23)
Doubles: 3 vs. Sam Houston (2/26/23 – Round Rock Classic)
Triples: 1 eight times; most recently vs. Florida (6/26/23 – College World Series)
Home Runs: 2 six times; most recently at Ole Miss (4/22/23)
RBI: 6 at Ole Miss (4/22/23)

 

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