Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Players of the Week - Week 9

Cody Gougler                        Brandon Efferson

Sorry for the delay with Players of the Week but I had some problems with posting the entry. So anyway here are the players of the week.

Inside Lions Baseball has named Cody Gougler and Brandon Efferson as the Players of the Week for Week 9 of the 2010 season.

Hitter of the Week – Sophomore OF Cody Gougler
Gougler reached base safely in all 5 games this week, helping the Lions to a 3-2 week. The Huntsville, TX native finished the week hitting .400 as he went 6-15 with 2 RBI, 8 runs scored, and 7 BB. Gougler highlighted his week with a 2-4 night against Alabama, where his 2 run homerun in the 3rd inning tied the game at 4. The switch hitting OF finished the week with .607 OBP, as he drew 7 walks and was hit by a pitch.

Gougler was named SLC Honorable Mention Hitter of the Week.

Pitcher of the Week - Junior RHP Brandon Efferson
For his efforts against Texas State in game one of the SLC series, Efferson has earned his 4th Pitcher of the Week honor and the second time this season he has won the honor in consecutive weeks. Efferson pushed his record to a SLC leading 7-1 and lowered his ERA to a SLC leading 2.35, as he pitched his first complete game o f the season in a 10-1 win. The Zachary High product limited the top hitting team in the conference to 1 run on 9 hits, striking out one, and giving up one BB.

Efferson was named SLC Honorable Mention Pitcher of the Week.

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