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Conference Preview: SWAC

Greg Gerard        
Photo: Santiago Garcia (Alabama State Athletics)



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Predicted Order of Finish

Overall/conference win-loss records from 2019 indicated | * Denotes projected conference automatic bid

East

No. Team W L W L
1 Alabama State* 27 26 17 5
2 Jackson State 31 24 15 9
3 Alabama A&M 15 35 11 11
4 Alcorn State
14 29 7 15
5 Mississippi Valley St.
8 26 6 16

West

No. Team W L W L
1 Southern 30 19 15 5
2 Texas Southern 19 34 13 11
3 Grambling State 26 25 16 8
4 Prairie View A&M 18 35 9 14
5 Arkansas Pine-Bluff 8 42 3 19


Preseason All-Conference Team

Pos. Name Class School Stats/Notes
C Santiago Garcia Jr. Alabama State .329-9-63; cleanup bat, solid catch-and-throw
1B Alex Martinez So. Prairie View A&M .323-11-58; one of top SWAC FR in '19
2B Jarficur Parker Jr. Arkansas Pine-Bluff .269-0-18; twitchy MIF, smooth RH swing 
SS Wesley Reyes Sr. Jackson State .286-2-32; contact hitter, speed, elite D'
3B Jaylyn Williams Sr. Jackson State .381-5-55; senior, 1.027 OPS led SWAC
OF Equon Smith Sr. Jackson State .359-1-36; quick-twitch, rangy, 39 SBs
OF Brandon Rembert Sr. Alcorn State .345-3-22; compact RH swing, quick-twitch
OF Jahmoi Percival Sr. Grambling State .323-3-32; strike zone discipline, impact SR
DH Nick Kreutzer R-Sr. Arkansas Pine-Bluff .352-11-51; monster '19, powerful LHH
UT Aaron Barkley Sr. Miss. Valley State .244-0-15, 1.89 ERA, 38 IP; SWAC ERA leader
SP Bryan Delgado Sr. Grambling State 3.38, 88, 69:27; dominant, keeps ball down
SP Nikelle Galatas Jr. Jackson State 4.17, 105.2, 81:36; impact arm, workhorse
SP Alex Olguin So. Texas Southern 3.63, 72, 42:21; strike thrower
SP Eli Finney Sr. Southern 4.45, 64.2, 49:23; experienced vet, groundballs
RP Ryan Velazquez* Jr. Alabama State 2.17, 29, 29:14; pro body, FB T96, 3 pitches

*Stats from 2019 at College of Central Florida

Player of the Year: Santiago Garcia, c, Alabama State
Pitcher of the Year: Bryan Delgado, lhp, Grambling State
Freshman of the Year: Janmikell Bastardo, of, Alabama A&M


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