Florida A&M Captures First SWAC Title With 9-6 Win Over Bethune-Cookman

ATLANTA, Ga. — Junior Sebastian Greico and senior Ty Hanchey each racked up two extra base hits to help propel the Florida A&M Rattlers past the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 9-6 on Sunday.

Senior Hunter Viets (7-1) started on the mound and picked up the win for Florida A&M (29-28). The right-hander went 7.2 innings, giving up five runs, all of them earned, on 12 hits, allowing two walks and striking out five.

Hanchey’s two extra base hits were the highlight of a 3-for-5 day, and included a double, a home run and three RBI. Greico made his contribution with a double, a home run and three RBI, part of a 3-for-5 performance at the plate. Senior Jared Weber also contributed for the Rattlers, putting together two hits in five trips to the plate while adding a home run and an RBI.


Janmikell Bastardo, Sebastian Greico, Jared Weber, Hunter Viets, and Zach Morea were named to the All-Tournament Team and Morea was named the Tournament MVP after picking up four saves in the tournament.

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