Friday, September 11, 2009


* Lions finish the season with 37 wins - one win shy of the school record!

* Lions finish the season with 21 conference wins - the most in school history!

* Lions sweep season series from UL-Lafayette for the 1st time since 1985!

* March 13: Ty Summerlin becomes the Lions All-Time Hits leader as he collects career hit number 211 against McNeese State at Alumni Field. Ty ends his career with 276 hits.

* March 17: Coach Jay Artigues gets his 100th career win in a 5-3 road victory over Tulane. Coach Artigues reaches this milestone in just his 4th year as Lions skipper.

* March 28: Ty Summerlin scores his 150th career run to pass Kenny Langlois as the leader in career runs scored.

* April 17: Cass Hargis Hits for The Cycle against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in a 4-3 victory! Hargis went 4-4 on the night with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored; hitting a HR, single, triple, then double. Cass is the first in school history to complete this feat. Congrats to him & all those in witnessed a little piece of history!

* April 17: Chris Franklin makes his way to the top of the leader board by recording his 9th save of the season against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and passing Chris Province as the single season saves leader. Franklin would go on to record 12 saves on the season.

* Pitchers Chris Franklin and Ryan Boudreaux named to the 2009 All Southland Conference Honorable Mention team.

* Ty Summerlin and Brian McCants named to the 2009 Southland Conference All-Tournament team.

* Josh Cryer named 1st team Academic All-District VI and 1st Team Southland Conference All-Academic.

* Closer Chris Franklin named 3rd team All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

* Ty Summerlin is selected in the 30th round by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2009 MLB draft.

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