Jackson State Sports Information
JACKSON, Miss. – Jackson State University baseball player Jamal Wilson, a senior right-handed pitcher from Tampa, Fla., was ranked 19th in the Valley League, a summer collegiate league, for potential major league prospects.
Wilson’s summer team was the Waynesboro Generals in Waynesboro, Va. He played in 13 games with 2 starts for a total of 22.2 innings pitched. On the mound, Wilson struck out 16 batters and maintained a 5.16 earned run average for a 2-3 record.
Last season was Wilson’s first season with the JSU Tiger baseball team. In his inaugural season as a Tiger, Wilson appeared in 24 games with four starts, pitched 63.0 innings, struck out 63 batters, and held a 5.23 earned run average for a 6-4 record.
The Valley League became a NCAA-sanctioned league in 1961. It has produced over 1,000 professional baseball players, which include a record setting 79 former players being drafted in 2008.