Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week – Dylan Smith (May 16)

Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Dylan Smith. In two starts last week, Smith pitched 10 innings, allowing 1 earned run and 7 hits, while striking out 4 and issuing no walks. Smith picked up wins in both games, and threw 70% of his pitches for strikes.

Others of note:

Annika Zeyen had another 3-medal performance at the UCI Para-cycling World Cup in Elzach, Germany. She repeated as gold medalist in the handbike road race, and also won silver in the timed trials and bronze in the team relay trials.

Laurie Williams and Jude Hamer were part of the Loughborough squad that won the inaugural British Wheelchair Basketball Women’s Premier League Championship.

Justin Thomas (T-5th) and Davis Riley (T-9th) finished in the Top 10 at the AT&T Byron Nelson.

Lauren Stephenson finished T-12th at the LPGA Founders Cup.

Kristian Gkolomeev finished 1st in the Men’s 50m Freestyle and 3rd in the Men’s 50m Butterfly at the Acropolis Swim Open.

Kirani James won the Men’s 400 Meter at the Puerto Rico Open.

Quanesha Burks finished 2nd in the Women’s Long Jump at the Puerto Rico Open.

Jereem Richards finished 3rd in a stacked Men’s 200 Meter field at the Doha Diamond League meet.

Olivia Fotopoulou won the Women’s 200 Meter and finished 2nd in the Women’s 100 Meter at the Cyprus International Athletics Meeting.

Filippa Fotopoulou won the Women’s Long Jump at the Cyprus International Athletics Meeting.

Claire Orcel won the Women’s High Jump at the LBFA Toutes Catégories meet in Belgium.

Retin Obasohan had 22 points and 5 assists in Hapoel Jerusalem’s playoff opener.

Cierra Johnson scored 21 points and was 9-for-9 from the field to lead Riva Basket to a quarterfinal win in Switzerland.

Austin Jones was 2-for-2 on field goals and 3-for-3 on extra points in his professional debut with the New Jersey Generals of the USFL.

Blake Sims ran for a touchdown, threw for 2 more touchdowns, and led 6 scoring drives in a Frisco win.

Thomas Burrows struck out 4 batters in 1.1 innings in his only appearance of the week.

Chase Lee extended his season-long scoreless streak to 13.1 innings.

Cobie Fletcher-Vance had a 3-hit, 3 RBI game and sparked a 4-run 9th-inningcomeback win for Pensacola.

Tyler Gentry had a 3-hit game and was 5-for-16 for the week.

Peyton Wilson was 6-for-19 with a home run for the week.

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