SWAC: Baseball Players of the Week – March 7

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Prairie View A&M’s Darrien Williams

Prairie View A&M’s Darrien Williams

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Texas Southern’s Robert Alamo and Prairie View A&M’s Darrien Williams have been recognized by the Southwestern Athletic Conference baseball Player and Pitcher of the week for their exceptional performance in competition, March 1-6.

Player of the Week

Robert Alamo

Texas Southern

Soph. | SS | 5-7 | Richmond, Texas

Richard AlamoAlamo went 8-for-11 (.727 BA) in a weekend series against Prairie View A&M, including two doubles and a triple. Alamo knocked in 5 RBI, scored two runs and was 3-for-3 in stolen bases. Alamo had a 3-for-3 day at the plate in Texas Southern’s 5-6 victory over Prairie View on March 4.

 

 

Pitcher of the Week

Darrien Williams

Soph. | 6-3 | Bryan, Texas

Williams pitched six innings and scattered four hits while allowing one run Sunday in leading the Panthers to a 5-4 win over Texas Southern. It was the second win in as many starts for Williams, who improved to 2-0 for the season. For the week, he struck out three batters and had a 1.50 earned run average. Opponents hit .200 against Williams.

For the week, Williams went 6-for-11 at the plate and recorded an on-base percentage of .583, the best of any Panther during those four games. On Saturday, hit 4-for-5 with a home run in leading the Panthers to a 12-8 win over Texas Southern.

This is Williams second Pitcher of the Week honor of the season, collecting the award on February 22.

 

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