Birmingham, Ala. – Southern’s Frazier Hall and Jackson State’s Quintavious Drains have earned SWAC Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for games played between March 15-21.

Player of the Week – Frazier Hall, Southern – 1B/DH/C, 6-4, 220, Sr., Baton Rouge, La.

Hall batted .813 for the week (9-11), including 2 doubles and 2 home runs.  He drove in 11 runs as the Jaguars won all four games on the week.  Hall also stole a base in his only attempt.  For the season, Hall is batting .431, which is 29th best in NCAA Division I statistics.

Pitcher of the Week – Quintavious Drains, Jackson State – P, 6-2, 195, Jr., Atlanta, Ga.

Drains won his only start of the week, a 7-3 victory at Florida A&M.  Drains gave up three earned runs to the Rattlers, but went 7.0 innings and struck out 12 without issuing a walk.  He scattered 10 FAMU hits and posted a 3.68 ERA.  Drains is now 2-1 on the season in 7 appearances with a 3.68 ERA.  He leads the SWAC with 42 strikeouts on the season.

Note:  Also, the SWAC Office is releasing last week’s Players of the Week.  At the time of submission, all game files were not recorded with the conference office

SWAC Player of the Week (March 8-14)

Scott Hornstra, Mississippi Valley State – 3B, 6-1, 190, Jr., Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

Hornstra batted .400 (6-15), drove in 8 runs, and scored another 5 runs for the Delta Devils as they swept Alabama A&M in conference play and finished the week 3-1.

SWAC Pitcher of the Week (March 8-14)

Ted Washington, Jackson State – P, 6-1, 200, Sr., Hollandale, Miss.

Washington threw a one-hitter in a complete-game 13-1 victory over Alcorn State. The only hit he gave up was a home run in the sixth inning.  He struck out 13 batters and walked just 2 in the victory.


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