Friday, June 24, 2011

Hebert Named CPL Hitter of the Night

The Summer College Baseball Blog has named SLU 2B Brock Hebert the Coastal Plain League Hitter of the Night for June 22.  Hebert, playing for the Thomasville Hi-Toms went 3-3 with a 2B, run scored, and a stolen base in the Hi-Toms 4-2 win over Forest City.  Lion teammate and Hi-Toms teammate Jacob Fisher was named honorable mention Hitter of the Night as he went 1-4 with a home run.

ABCA Honors Watkins

Senior RHP Tyler Watkins keeps rolling in the post season awards as he was named to the ABCA All-South Central Region Baseball 2nd team.  Watkins was previously named the LSWA Louisiana Collegiate Pitcher of the Year.  The Petal, MS native was 10-3 on the season with a 3.26 ERA.  He finished the year leading the Southland Conference in victories, 6th in innings pitched and 9th in ERA on his way to being named a 2nd team All-SLC selection.

Watkins was one of 12 SLC players named to the 27 man team which consisted of schools from the Sun Belt, Southland, CUSA, and the SWAC.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

SLC Names Cryer as a Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Senior Josh Cryer is one of 24 student-athletes who have been selected as 2010-11 Southland Conference Scholar-Athletes of the Year.


Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Summer Catch

With the grind of a 56 plus game collegiate season coming to an end you would think college baseball players would be hitting the beach for a little R&R.  Well R&R will have to wait for some Lion baseball players as they have found new homes for the summer; homes throughout the country where they flock to refine their skills in the traditional collegiate wood bat summer leagues.  These guys wouldn't want it any other way!

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

2011 College World Series Schedule

Kendall Rogers of Perfect Game has posted the complete schedule for the 2011 College World Series which begins this weekend in Omaha, NE.  Dates and times are listed along with the ESPN network carrying the games. Enjoy the "Greatest Show on Dirt".


Monday, June 13, 2011

Pace Named Summer Ball Blog Hitter of the Night

Johnathan Pace was named the Prospect League's Hitter Night for his performance on June 12.  Pace went 4-6 with 2 2B, BB and 3 RBI for the Quincy Gems in their win over Dekalb County.  Pace is now hitting .435 on the summer.


Sunday, June 12, 2011

Watkins Honored as LSWA Pitcher of the Year

Senior RHP Tyler Watkins was named the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Pitcher of the Year on Saturday the association announced.  Junior SS Justin Boudreaux, a recent 14th round draft pick of the Los Angeles Dodgers, was named to the LSWA All-Louisiana 2nd team.  Sophomore 2B Brock Hebert was named Honorable Mention.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Efferson Selected by Angels

Senior RHP Brandon Efferson was selected by the Los Angeles Angels in 37th round of the 2011 MLB draft.  Efferson was the 1,125th player selected.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Dodgers Select Boudreaux

Junior SS Justin Boudreaux was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 14th round of the 2011 MLB draft.  Boudreaux was the 434th pick of the draft. 

NCAA Super Regionals Schedule

Kendall Rogers of Perfect Game has posted the complete schedule for this weekend's NCAA Baseball Super Regional action.  Date and times are listed along with the ESPN network carrying the games.  Grab yourself an ice cold beverage, put some steaks on the grill and sit back and watch some college baseball.  Just click the link below.


Thursday, June 2, 2011

Sorenson's Tips to a Winning Office Bracket

College Baseball's most gifted writer, Eric Sorenson, has put together a tidbit list for all us stitch heads on how to win your NCAA College Baseball office bracket.  So read his article from today's post on College Baseball Today and fill out those brackets.


Wednesday, June 1, 2011

2011 Photo Gallery

This photo gallery is compliments of Ms. Helen Addison. Her hard work and support of Lions Baseball is greatly appreciated. Please click the link below to view the gallery.

2011 Lions Baseball Photo Gallery