Alabama A&M
Alabama State
Alcorn State
Jackson State
Mississippi Valley State
Prairie View
Texas Southern
Arkansas-Pine Bluff
It's On Us Banner
Molten volleyball
Home Depot RYS 50K
2018 Toyota C-HR
Article Image
Courtesy: Alcorn State Sports Information

Softball Players of the Week: February 26

Courtesy: SWAC.org
Release: 02/26/2018
Print RSS

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alcorn State infielder Taylor Hughes and Texas Southern pitcher Jasmin Fulmore have been named the Southwestern Athletic Conference's Softball Players of the Week after their performances during games played from Feb. 19-25.

Hitter of the Week – Taylor Hughes, Alcorn State 
IF | Sr. | 5-7 | Phoenix, Ariz.

After going 8-of-16 with two runs scored and two RBI in six games, Hughes became the all-time hits leader at Alcorn over the weekend with 154 in her career. She surpassed the mark of 151 set by Amber Steeves from 2005-08 and was also named to the LA Tech All-Tournament team. She posted a .545 batting average during the tournament, going 6-for-11 at the plate with a walk.

She knocked at least one hit in all six games to extend her hitting streak to eight. The lefty already has four multi-hit games this year, with two of them coming during her most recent week of play. Hughes also posted a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage on 19 putouts over the weekend.

Pitcher of the Week – Jasmin Fulmore, Texas Southern 
P | Sr. | 5-7 | Federal Way, Wash.

Fulmore made two starts, posting a 1-1 record during Texas Southern's recent week of play. As part of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi's Invitational tournament, the senior hurler amassed a 2.69 ERA as well, recording 11 strikeouts in 13 innings of work. Fulmore capped her week with a victorious eight-inning outing where she allowed just one earned run and sat down seven hitters during the Lady Tigers' 4-3 victory over Nebraska-Omaha.


In which city where the SWAC doesn't currently hold a championship, would you like to see a conference championship held?
Shreveport, La.
Dallas, TX
Atlanta, Ga.
Little Rock, Ark.
Memphis, Tenn.
Gulf Shores, Ala.
Mobile, Ala.
Nashville, Tenn.