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Jackson State sweeps SWAC weekly baseball honors

BIRMINGHAM (SWAC.org) Jackson State’s Carlos Diaz and Jamal Wilson have been recognized by the Southwestern Athletic Conference as Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week for their exceptional performance in competition, March 21-27.

Player of the Week
Carlos Diaz
Jackson State
C | 5-11 | Jr. | Guaynbo, Puerto Rico

Diaz played and started in all four games last week, helping the Tigers to a 3-1 record, including a weekend series sweep of Alabama A&M. He maintained a .750 batting average, a 1.100 slugging percentage, and a .773 on-base percentage. Diaz tallied 15 hits, with four doubles and a home run, in 20 at-bats in the week, collecting nine runs, nine RBI and 22 total bases.
 
Pitcher of the Week
Jamal Wilson
Jackson State
RHP | 6-1 | Jr. | Valrico, Fla.

Wilson appeared in two games with one start and maintained a 0.00 earned run average, collecting the win in a 20-1 (7 innings) Tigers’ victory over the Bulldogs. He pitched 8.2 innings for Jackson State, scattering three hits, one unearned run, and eight strikeouts. Wilson held batters to a .111 batting average against him. 
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