Erin Crawford joined the Southwestern University Athletic Department in August 2011 as the assistant softball coach and assistant men's and women's cross country coach. Originally, from Leander, Texas, Crawford played at Texas Tech from 2003-2006 and earned a B.B.A. in General Business in 2005 and her M.B.A. in 2007. She is the current record holder in every pitching category at Texas Tech including the most consecutive wins in 2004 and 2006. From 2004-2006 Crawford logged the most complete games, games started, innings pitched and strikeouts as well as allowing the fewest hits and walks. For her efforts, Crawford was a first team All Big XII selection in 2004 and second team All Big XII pick in 2005 and 2006. She also excelled in the classroom, making the Dean's List and the Academic All Big XII in 2004-2006. Before leaving Tech, Crawford was nominated for the senior female athlete.