Grambling State Alvarez Earns SWAC Pitcher of The Week Honors




SWAC Sports Media


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Grambling State University junior pitcher Jason Alvarez was selected the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Baseball Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.

Alvarez delivered seven strong innings for the Tigers in his first-ever start for the team, scattering four hits and allowing just one run during Grambling State’s 3-1 victory over Alabama State at the Andre Dawson Classic. The junior from Danbury, Conn. struck out 10 hitters, retiring five straight hitters on two separate occasions in the game.

Grambling State is set to return to action on Wednesday against Jackson State in the 2019 home opener. First pitch is slated for 6 p.m. at Wilbert Ellis Field at R.W.E. Jones Park.

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