Tre' Morgan Named SEC Freshman of the Week

First Baseman Hits .500 in Four Games Last Week

by Bill Franques | Sr. Associate Communications Director
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Tre' Morgan Named SEC Freshman of the Week

BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU first baseman Tre’ Morgan was named by the Southeastern Conference Monday as the SEC Freshman of the Week.

Morgan, product of New Orleans, La., helped lead the Tigers to three wins in four games last week, including an SEC series victory at ninth-ranked Ole Miss. Morgan, the Tigers’ lead-off hitter,  batted .500 (9-for-18) in four games with one double, three RBI, five runs scored, one steal and a .550 on-base percentage.

In LSU’s series win at Ole Miss, Morgan hit .571 (8-for-14) with three RBI, four runs scored, one stolen base and a .625 on-base percentage. In the Tigers’ Game 1 win on Thursday night, Morgan delivered a two-out RBI single in the top of the seventh inning, narrowing the Rebels’ lead to 4-3. He then scored when the next batter, rightfielder Dylan Crews, homered to give LSU a 5-4 lead it would not relinquish.

Morgan, currently riding a 10-game hitting streak,  is batting .354 (52-for-147) on the year with 11 doubles, three triples, four homers, 41 runs scored, 30 RBI and 10 stolen bases.