HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Brentwood Academy in Brentwood, Tenn., where he garnered All-State honors as a senior while being a two-time All-District choice and Mid-State Player of the Year ... Batted .409 as a senior while posting a 5-3 mark on the hill with a 2.95 ERA ... Played on 1997 State Championship team as well as two district title winning teams ... Also saw action on basketball squad where he averaged 11.5 ppg and 8.0 rpg as a senior.
PERSONAL: Full name is Alan Blake Crigger ... Born Nov. 2, 1981 in Oxford, Miss. ... Son of James and Vicky Crigger ... Has one sister, Brooke ... Overcame stomach cancer while in high school ... Major: Psychology.