Jackson State freshman Canessa Swanson was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Player of the Week for her outstanding play last week.
Swanson led the way for the Lady Tigers, who placed themselves in position to claim the SWAC Eastern Division title. The Houston, Texas native was 7-for-14 at the plate as JSU powered their way to a sweep of Alabama State. Swanson had a triple and five RBIs over the weekend. She also scored five runs. On defense, she had 17 putouts and five assists behind the plate.