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Jamal Wilson named SWAC Pitcher of the Week

BIRMINGHAM (SWAC.org) Dillon Cooper of Alabama State and Jamal Wilson of Jackson State have been recognized by the Southwestern Athletic Conference as the Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week for their exceptional performance in competition, May 2-8.
Pitcher of the Week
Jamal Wilson
Jackson State
RHP | Jr. | 6-1 | Valrico, Fla.

Wilson pitched a complete nine-inning game, scattering one unearned run on five hits while striking out 11 and surrendering one walk to help Jackson State complete the weekend series sweep of Mississippi Valley State University. Wilson also won this weekly honor on March 28.

Player of the Week
Dillon Cooper
Alabama State
OF | 6-0 | Sr. | Palm Bay, Fla.

For the week, Cooper hit .462, collecting six hits in 13 at bats for the Hornets. He scored three runs with two doubles, one grand slam home run and picked up six RBI. He also drew four walks and was hit once to put together a .611 on-base percentage and a .846 slugging percentage.  In three games Against Alabama A&M, Cooper went 6-for-9, including a 3-for-4 day with two runs and a RBI on Friday. He hit a second-inning grand slam Saturday and completed the weekend going 2-for-4 with a RBI on Sunday. This is Cooper's second weekly honor of the season, picking up his first award on April 25.

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