Monday, April 4, 2011
DANS ALUM NAMED SEC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU junior outfielder, and 2009 Danville Dan, Mikie Mahtook has been named SEC Player of the Week.
Mahtook led the Tigers to three wins in four games last week, batting .643 (9-for-14) with two homers, two triples, six RBI and six runs scored. He batted .636 (7-for-11) in LSU's series win over Ole Miss with two homers, one triple, five RBI, four runs scored and one stolen base.
Mikie launched two homers in the Game 1 victory, marking the fourth two-dinger game of his career. He also made a brilliant running catch in right-centerfield for the final out in Sunday's series-clinching win.
Mahtook, who is riding a 14-game hitting streak, is batting .515 (17-for-33) in SEC games.