BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU first baseman Tre’ Morgan was named by the Southeastern Conference Monday as the SEC Freshman of the Week. The announcement marked the second time in three weeks that Morgan has received the honor.
Morgan, product of New Orleans, La., helped lead the Tigers to three wins in four games last week, including an SEC series victory at Auburn. Morgan, the Tigers’ lead-off hitter, batted .529 (9-for-17) in four games with one double, one triple, one homer, three RBI, six runs scored, two stolen bases and a .556 on-base percentage.
In LSU’s series win at Auburn, Morgan hit .538 (7-for-13) with one triple, one homer, three RBI, four runs, one stolen base and a .571 on-base percentage. His two-out, two-run triple in the top of the eighth inning on Thursday night extended LSU’s from 5-3 to 7-3 in an eventual 8-3 win.
Morgan is LSU’s leading hitter this season, batting .363 with 13 doubles, four triples, five homers, 33 RBI, 49 runs and 12 stolen bases.
(Press release provided by LSU Athletics).