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Feb 25, 2014

Jackson State Ranked 17th in First NJCAA Division I Poll

After a 9-2 start and a series win in their first Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) series, the Generals of Jackson State debut at 17th in the first NJCAA poll of the 2014 baseball season.

The Generals have been led on the mound by Colton Harris (LHP) and Josh Tubbs (RHP). Harris has not allowed an earned run in 15.1 innings of work and has 15 K’s and only 1 BB. Harris also has 2 complete games.

Josh Tubbs is 2-0 with 2 complete games and only 6 hits in 13 innings of work. He has struck out 11 batters while allowing just 1 BB and has an ERA of 1.38.

Offensively, freshman Ben Drudy and sophomore Taylor Walker are leading the Generals after 11 games. Drudy currently ranks 4th in the nation with a .583 average. He has also hit 2 HR’s, 1 double, and a triple with an On Base Percentage of 1.500.

Taylor Walker is 3rd in the nation with 4 HR’s in just 10 games. He also ranks 6th in the nation with 19 RBI’s and has an average of .444.

Jackson State returns to action Friday, Feb. 28th at Cleveland State CC.

For more information on this week’s NJCAA poll, please visit the link below.

http://njcaa.org/sports_polls.cfm?category=Polls&sid=7&divid=1&slid=3