Thursday, July 21, 2011

SLU Names Watkins Athlete of the Year

Tyler Watkins
The SLU Athletics Department has named senior pitcher Tyler Watkins the 2010-11 Male Athlete of the Year.  After excelling on the field and in the classroom this past year Watkins was chosen by a vote of the SLU Athletics Department.

The Petal, MS native finished the season with a 10-3 record, to go along with a 3.26 ERA.  He finished the season ranked in the top 10 in the Southland Conference in victories (1st), innings pitched (6th), and ERA (9th).  For his performance he was named Louisiana Collegiate Pitcher of the Year, First Team All-Louisiana, ABCA All-South Region, and second team All-Southland Conference.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Kendall Rogers Giving Props to Another Lion

In his 3rd edition of Summer Roundup, Kendall Rogers has listed LHP Steven Poche as a top five performer in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League.  In six appearances Poche has a 3.06 ERA in 32 1/3 innings. The PGCBL All-Star also has struck out 29 and walked eight.  In the 2nd edition Rogers listed Lions catcher Jacob Fisher as a top five performer in the Coastal Plain League.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Poche Named to PGCBL All-Star Game

RHP Steven Poche has been named to the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game, which will be played on Monday July 18 in Old Brookville, New York.  Poche, representing the Albany Dutchmen, will be a member of the  East squad in the inaugural All-Star game for the PGCBL.  Poche sports a 2.95 ERA with 19 strikeouts in 21.1 innings pitched.

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Monday, July 11, 2011

Pace, Janway Named to Prospect League All-Star Game

1B/3B Jonathan Pace and RHP Josh Janway have been named to the West squad in the Prospect League All-Star Game representing the Quincy Gems.  Pace is currently hitting .320 with seven 2B and 15 RBI's.  Janway is 3-2 with two saves and a 1.35 ERA, which is 3rd best in the league.

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Poche Named PGCBL's Pitcher of the Week

LHP Steven Poche was recently named the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League's Pitcher of the Week for his complete game shutout against the Elmira Pioneers on July 6.  Poche scattered four hits and struck out seven batters in the Albany Dutchmen victory, dropping his ERA to 2.95.

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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Kendall Rogers Shows Fisher Some Love

Checkout Kendall Rogers' recent edition of Perfect Game's Summer Roundup.  In his recent in-depth summer coverage, Rogers' takes an inside look at some of the notable performances from a few of the top collegiate summer leagues.  In his Coastal Plain roundup he shows some love to Lion catcher Jacob Fisher listing him in his "Five Standout Performances" section. 

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Under Artigues Lions are Getting It Done

Here is a great article put out by the SLU athletic department on the accomplishments of the Lions baseball program, on and off the field, under the direction of Jay Artigues.

Lions Thrive on the Field and in the Classroom