Monday, March 21, 2011

ILB Players of the Week - Week 5

Inside Lions Baseball has named Tyler Watkins and Brock Hebert as the Players of the Week for week 5 of the 2011 season.

Pitcher of the Week - Senior RHP Tyler Watkins
Watkins held the hot hitting McNeese State Cowboys, who in the first two games of the series put up 29 hits on the Lions, to just four hits and three earned runs in SLU's 8-4 win on Sunday.  The Petal, MS native recorded five strike outs and issued three walks in 7.1 innings of work.  Watkins ran his record to 4-0 on the season and has been named ILB Pitcher of the Week twice this season.

Hitter of the Week - Sophomore 2B Brock Hebert
Hebert hit .500 in the Lions four games this week going 6-12 with 2 2B, 2 HBP, 2 walks, and scored 3 runs.  The Bourg, LA native had two 2 hit games as he went 2-3 with a 2B and BB in the Lions 7-3 loss to Tulane on Tuesday and went 2-4 with a 2B and RBI on Saturday in the Lions 9-4 loss to McNeese State.  This is the 2nd time this season Hebert has been named ILB Hitter of the Week.

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