Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Did You Know?

Did you know.....SLU utility IF Michael Rutland's father, Ronnie, was a member of the Lions 1975 Division II College World Series team.  The 1975 Lions, who finished 3rd nationaly in the final polls, won the NCAA DII South Regional to advance to the World Series.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Houston Baptist to Join the Southland Conference

The Southland Conference and Houston Baptist University announced today that Houston Baptist will become the 11th member of the conference beginning July 1, 2013.  The newest member of the SLC will then become eligible for conference championships and NCAA automatic bids in most of the league's sports.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Watkins Honored at Halftime of SLU Football Game

After earning 2011 Louisiana Collegiate Pitcher of the Year, First Team All-Louisiana, ABCA All-South Region, and second team All-Southland Conference honors, SLU's Tyler Watkins was named the 2011 Southeastern Male Athlete of the Year. 

Watkins was honored during halftime of the SLU football game on Thursday night.  Once again Watkins gave a dominant performance, as he showcased his signature Michael Jackson "kick" to the delight of the Lion Nation!

Congrats Tyler!

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Summer Baseball Blog Recognizes Hebert

The College Summer Baseball blog named Lions IF Brock Hebert as one of the top 30 position players in the Coastal Plain League for his performance this past summer.  Hebert, who played for the Thomasville Hi-Toms, was ranked the 11th best position player on the list.  The Bourg, LA native hit .330 and led the league with 34 stolen bases.

Top 30 Position Players in the CPL