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Published On: April 17th, 2014

La Crosse, Wis. – Craig Caufield is back in La Crosse for his second season with the Loggers.  Craig is a right-handed pitcher from Memphis majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies. The redshirt sophomore is originally from Germantown, Tennessee. Craig is the son of Brian and Lisa Caufield.

This season with Memphis, Craig has a record of 1-1 in 13 appearances while recording a 5.87 ERA.  In 15.1 innings, he has struck out 12 batters and recorded one save.

With the Loggers last summer, Caufield appeared in 12 games, pitched 15.0 innings, struck out 18 batters and posted a 1.20 ERA.  He went 2-0 and picked up six saves for the Loggers.  Caufield only surrendered eight hits while giving up three runs, two earned.

  As a redshirt freshman, Craig struck out 16 batters while pitching in 10.2 innings.  He posted a 9.28 ERA and an 0-2 record in 12 appearances.  Against Southeast Missouri State, struck out seven batters in 3.2 innings and allowed just two hits and one run.  His lone save of the season came against Marshall on May, 5.  Craig pitched 1.0 innings against No. 8 Ole Miss and struck out two in a 4-3 victory.


In 2012, Craig pitched for the Dodge City A's, a member of the Jayhawk Baseball League.  There, he posted a 1.74 ERA and a 3-0 record in nine appearances.  The Jayhawk league is a six-team summer collegiate league that has played host to MLB stars such as Albert Pujols, Roger Clemens and Lance Berkman.

Craig was a four-year letterwinner as a right fielder and pitcher at Houston High School.  He played a pivotal role in guiding the Mustangs to a Sub-state Regional title and Tennessee Class AAA State Runner-up in 2010.  In 2011, he hit for a .424 average with seven home runs and 46 RBI.  On the mound, he went 6-6 with 59 strikeouts in a team-high 12 starts, he also added one save.  Of those 12 starts he threw five complete games and posted a 1.56 ERA.  Opponents hit only .183 against him.  In 2010, Craig earned many awards including being named a Commercial Appeal Baseball Best of Preps finalist, an All-Shelby Metro pick, earned 2010 Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association (TBCA) All-Region recognition and was selected to play in the TBCA All-Star Tournament in 2010.  Played for Team Tennessee at the 2010 Junior Sunbelt Classic (JSC) Tournament and helped Tennessee reach the JSC Championship game. Played for the Ohio Warhawks in the summer of 2010 where he helped them win the 2010 Past Time National Championship.