|Crossing's Career Statistics|
Posted highest OBP (.448) of any Big Green player with more than 10 at-bats … saw most of his action in the field at third base with two appearances at shortstop … walked and singled in his collegiate debut against St. Bonaventure in the second game of the season … next day went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and a walk to help rout the Bonnies, 13-1 … walked twice and score the final run of a 7-2 victory at The Citadel … rapped out a pair of singles in the series finale against 26th-ranked UCF.
Four-year letterman and two-time captain at Newnan for coach Marc Gilmore ... all-region first team at shortstop as a senior ... helped Newnan reach the playoffs each of his first two years on the squad ... Beta Club and National Honor Society.
Full name is Russell Blake Crossing ... son of Russell Crossing and Wendy Mathis has one brother ... born Sept. 11, 1997 in Huntsville, Alabama ... father played baseball at Middle Tennessee State ... interested in biochemistry and possibly becoming a dentist ... not just a switch hitter, but ambidextrous overall as well.