Jackson State Tigers Place 4 On Preseason All-SWAC Team; Tabbed To Place 2nd In Eastern Division




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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Jackson State baseball team was selected to finish second in the SWAC Eastern Division, and the Tigers placed four on the Preseason All-SWAC Baseball team.

Junior Wesley Reyes (2B) and senior Dezmond Chumley (OF) were voted First-Team All-SWAC. Senior Raul Hernandez (DH) and junior Kevin Perez (SP) earned Second-Team All-SWAC accolades.

Preseason First-Team All-SWAC Baseball
C – Drexler Macaay, Grambling State
1B – Christian Sanchez, Texas Southern
2B – Wesley Reyes, Jackson State
3B – Eriq White, Alabama State
SS- Jarficur Parker, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
DH- Richard Ortiz, Grambling State
OF – Isaiah Torres, Grambling State
OF – Sergio Esparza, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
OF – Dezmond Chumley, Jackson State
SP – Aron Solis, Texas Southern
SP – Darrius Wright, Alabama State
RP – Chris Suarez, Texas Southern

Preseason Second-Team All-SWAC Baseball
C – Ricardo Sanchez, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
1B – Rafael Ramirez, Grambling State
2B – Ryan Mallison, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
3B – Wendell Rieves, Mississippi Valley State
SS – Cristopher DeGuzman, Alabama State
DH – Raul Hernandez, Jackson State
OF – Olajide Oloruntimilehin, Texas Southern
OF – Noel Chenau, Alabama State
OF – Ace Felder, Grambling State
SP – Kevin Perez, Jackson State
SP – Carlos Lopez, Alcorn State
RP – Terrell McCall, Alabama State

Preseason Pitcher of the Year
Aron Solis, Texas Southern

Preseason Player of the Year
Christian Sanchez, Texas Southern

Eastern Division Predicted Order of Finish (1st place votes)
Alabama State, 73 points (9)
Jackson State, 69 points (6)
Alcorn State, 40 points (1)
Alabama A&M, 33 points (0)
Mississippi Valley State, 25 points (0)

Western Division Predicted Order of Finish (1st place votes)
Texas Southern, 72 points (9)
Grambling State, 67 points (6)
Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 42 points (1)
Prairie View A&M, 34 points (0)
Southern, 25 points (0)

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