After earning the rare feat of winning two games in one day senior RHP Tyler Watkins has been named the Southeastern Male Student Athlete of the Week. Watkins earned two wins in the three game series with Stephen F. Austin over the weekend. In game one, which was suspended Friday night due to rain, the Petal, MS native pitched two innings in relief as the Lions won 5-4. Watkins then was the winning pitcher in the Lions 9-4 series clinching victory as he pitched 5.2 innings with 4 strike outs. Watkins leads the SLC with nine wins.
WATKINS NAMED SLU STUDENT ATHLETE OF THE WEEK