Baseball Begins Fresh Start Against Rust In Sunday Doubleheader

ITTA BENA, Miss. – The Mississippi Valley State University baseball program will start its newest journey by facing some old friends as Head Coach Stanley Stubbs and a handful of Rust College transfers take on their former teammates led by MVSU alum John Bates.

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  • Time and Date: Sunday, February 20 (12 p.m. & 3 p.m.)
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  • Records: Mississippi Valley State (0-0, 0-0 SWAC) | Rust (2-2-1, 0-0 A.I.I.)
  • Location: Itta Bena, Mississippi – Magnolia Field
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  • #2 Antonio Walker
    • Led all returning hitters with a .239 batting average, 11 hits, three RBIs and three walks while striking out two batters as a pitcher.
  • #4 James Walton
    • Had a hit in four games played.
  • #5 Kyndell Dolphin
    • Pitched 9.2 innings over three appearances with seven strikeouts. Had four RBIs, four hits, a double, triple, and a walk while batting.
  • #6 Treadwell Kennedy
    • Logged two hits and a run scored in six games.
  • #7 Angel Maldonado
    • Made six appearances out of the bullpen, striking out ten batters over 11 innings.
  • #8 Willie Johnson
    • Led all returners with 13 starts and seven runs scored while swiping a team leading 12 bases in 14 attempts (85.7%). Contributed nine hits, three RBIs, two walks and a double.
  • #9 Hunter Stallings
    • Made six appearances with four starts on the mound, averaging more than a strikeout per inning at 27 over 24 1/3.
  • #11 Eric Johnson II
    • Had four walks, two runs scored and a hit.
  • #12 Johnathan Yandrich
    • Made five starts with three hits.
  • #15 Jan Tolentino
    • Logged five hits, three RBIs and two runs scored over seven starts.
  • #16 Iankel Santos
    • Started ten games with five hits, four walks, three runs scored, a double, an RBI and one of the team’s four home runs.
  • #20 Ethan Charles
    • Made seven starts on the mound with one complete game as he went 26 innings with nine strikeouts.
  • #21 Ty Washington
    • Five of his seven hits went for extra bases, leading the team in RBIs (7), doubles (3) and home runs (2) plus three walks and three runs scored.
  • #22 Isaiah Valenzuela
    • Led the SWAC in fewest earned runs (13), total runs (21), doubles (4) and home runs (1) allowed. Was second in the conference for fewest hits allowed (33), ninth in ERA (3.86) and tenth for batting average against (.264).
  • #24 Abraham Ortiz
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  • #26 Joshua Wilson
    • Made eight starts with three walks, two hits, two runs scored and a double.
  • #27 Angel Perez
    • Made eight starts with three walks, two RBIs and two hits.
  • #30 Kameron Spencer
    • Last played for the Delta Devils in 2019, making six starts with three hits, an RBI, a run scored and a double.


  • Nicholas Johnson II
    • Made six starts with one complete game, recording 21 strikeouts in a team-best 40.1 innings.
  • Aaron Brazelton
    • Led all qualified hitters with a .260 batting average and 16 starts in the field while topping the team in hits (13), walks (7) and doubles (4) plus five stolen bases.
  • Mychael Johnson
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  • Nicholas Redick
    • Made 12 starts while tying for the team lead in walks, collecting five hits, three runs scored and two RBIs.
  • Zachary Dews
    • Made 14 starts with eight hits, six walks, two runs scored and a double.
  • John Dominguez Jr.
    • Logged 12 starts with five hits, three RBIs, three steals, two walks, two runs scored, a double and a triple.
  • Andrew Harris
    • Started 13 games with nine hits, five runs scored, four doubles, two RBIs and two walks.
  • Jason Jimenez
    • Led all players with ten-plus games in batting average (.324), on-base percentage (.422) and doubles (5).


  • #1 Darrien Chapman
    • Ranked top-45 in the NAIA for doubles per game (0.375) and hit .301 with a slugging percentage of .442 while posting 34 hits, 24 runs scored, 13 RBIs, 12 doubles and 2 triples over 32 games at Rust College.
  • #3 Davon Mims
    • Spent his first season redshirting at Jackson State before transferring to Mississippi Delta Community College where he hit .277 with 23 runs scored, 17 RBIs and ten stolen bases over 35 games with the Trojans.
  • #10 Narvin Booker
    • Played for the Redan Raiders in Stone Mountain, Georgia for high school.
  • #14 Dreylin Holmes
    • Ranked top-25 in the NAIA for batting average (.423) and top-35 for doubles per game (0.387). Totaled 41 hits, 28 RBIs, 16 runs scored, 12 doubles, 8 walks, 3 homers and 2 triples with a slugging percentage of .680 while striking out just 12 times over 31 games at Rust. He also converted 5-of-6 stolen base attempts (83.3%).
  • #17 Calvin McClendon
    • Threw five innings over five appearance for East Central Community College, logging an ERA of 1.80 with three strikeouts.
  • #18 Maury Weaver
    • Ranked top-40 in the NAIA with 0.52 steals per game, hitting .309 with 30 hits, 27 runs scored, 15 walks, 14 RBIs, seven doubles and two home runs while stealing 17-of-19 bases (89.5%) over 33 games at Rust College.
  • #19 Dylan Whitfield
    • Hit .294 with five hits, three runs scored, two walks and an RBI over eight games at Coahoma Community College.
  • #23 Juan Reyes
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  • #28 Jose Salazar-Ortega
    • Spent his high school career at Sunshine State Elite Academy.
  • #32/29 Christopher Soeder
    • Appeared in 15 games for Sarasota High School, collecting a .345 on-base percentage with three hits, three runs scored, three walks, a double and an RBI.
  • #44/31 Cedric Holt
    • Played in five games for Clark Atlanta, logging two hits, two walks, two runs scored and two RBIs.

*All stats are from the 2021 season unless stated otherwise.

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