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.

Watkins, who finished the season with a 10-3 record, had a 3.26 ERA and recorded five complete games.  The Petal, MS native led the Lions in wins, complete games, and innings pitched (102.0).  Boudreaux hit .333 on the season with eight home runs and 48 RBIs.  Hebert was 2nd in hitting for the Lions with .340 average to go along with two home runs, 31 RBIs, and a team leading 26 stolen bases.

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