FAMU’s Alec Wong & Willis McDaniel Named MEAC Players Of The Week

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The MEAC announced on Monday that FAMU’s Alec Wong and freshman Willis McDaniel were named Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week after their performances against Marshall. The Rattlers tallied a school record 54 hits over the three-game series and scored 38 runs to start the season 2-1. Here’s a look at what the to players accomplished over the weekend.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: 

Alex Wong FAMUWong the senior 2B batted .750 (9-for-12) with a double, three-run home run, six RBI and four runs scored including 13 total bases. Wong drew two walks and a hit-by-pitch as he finished the weekend with a 1.083 SLG%. He was also 2-for-2 on stolen bases as he posted an .800 OBP%. Defensively he was a perfect 1.000 FLD% as the starting second baseman.

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK:

Willis McDaniel FAMUMcDaniel, from Lincoln High School in Tallahassee, hit .385 (5-for-13) against Marshall and belted a home run in his first career at bat. McDaniel finished the weekend series with two home runs, six runs scored, six RBI, 11 total bases and a .846 SLG%. He had a .500 OBP%, 2-for-2 on stolen bases while he finished a perfect 1.000 FLD% as the starting center fielder in all three games.

The Rattlers open the 2016 season on Friday, February 19 against Marshall for a three-game series at Moore-Kittles Field.

The Rattlers have a pair of midweek games this week as they travel to Jacksonville (5:00 PM) on Tuesday and Auburn (4:00 PM) on Wednesday.

 

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