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Montz, La.
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Destrehan HS

Excellent prospect that emerged as a part-time starting outfielder for the Tigers in 2010 and 2011 … did not return to the LSU squad after the 2011 season … possesses both outstanding power and speed and can hit the ball to all fields with authority … a threat on the bases and a run producer during his career.

Played in 48 games (44 starts – 35 in left field, seven at DH, two in right field), batting .226 (35-for-155) with six doubles, one triple, two homers, 24 RBI, 45 runs and 17 stolen bases … 3-for-4 at Alabama on May 6 with one double, one triple, two runs and one RBI … 3-for-5 at Nicholls State on March 16 with two runs and two RBI … 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI vs. Princeton on March 4 … also drove in three runs vs. Holy Cross on Feb. 27.

Played in 37 games (32 starts) in the LSU outfield, batting .268 (33-for-123) with three doubles, five triples, two homers, 15 RBI, 40 runs and 14 stolen bases … started 31 games in left field and one in center field … finished No. 3 in the SEC in triples with five … lined a triple in three consecutive games (in both games of a doubleheader vs. William & Mary on Feb. 28 and on March 4 vs. Pepperdine) … recorded two steals in a game on five different occasions … missed five weeks of the season from April 3-May 8 after suffering a dislocated elbow on April 2 versus Georgia … returned to action as a pinch runner on May 9 versus Vanderbilt and gradually worked his way back into the lineup … delivered one of the biggest hits of the 2010 season for the Tigers when he ripped a two-RBI double in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Tigers a walk-off, 11-10 NCAA Los Angeles Regional win over UC Irvine (June 4) … 3-for-5 versus William & Mary (Feb. 28) with one triple, two steals and three runs scored.

An outstanding outfield prospect from LSU-Eunice Junior College…in 2009, hit .418 with six homers, 71 RBI and 26 doubles, while stealing a school-record 58 bases…also broke LSU-Eunice single-season records in walks (49), runs scored (95) and hit-by-pitches (18)…was named a 1st team Division II All-American and received 1st team All-Regional Honors, in addition to being named LSU-Eunice MVP.

A highly-decorated two-sport standout at Destrehan High School…football teammate of LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson at Destrehan HS…as a senior in 2008, he received All-River Parishes and 5A All-State honors in baseball…also named 2008 1st team All-District in baseball and football, where he played defensive back…in 2007 as a junior, received 1st team All-District and All-River Parishes honors in baseball, while being named second-team All-District in football and helping Destrehan to the 2007 5A State Championship…as a sophomore in 2006, he was named All-River Parishes, All-Metro, All-District and All-State in Baseball, as well as 1st team All-District in football… during the American Legion Baseball Southeast Regional tournament in 2008, he and LSU teammate Matt Fury hit for the cycle in the same game (7/19/08).

Full name is Clarence Watkins III…goes by “Trey”…parents are Steven and Mary Ann Kenney…majoring in sport administration at LSU…born December 14, 1989 in Dallas, Texas.

Watkins’ LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 5 several times; last at Mississippi State (5/19/11)
Hits: 3 four times; last at Alabama (5/6/11)
Runs Scored: 4 vs. Centenary (2/20/10)
Doubles: 1 several times; last at Alabama (5/6/11)
Triples: 1 six times; last at Alabama (5/6/11)
Home Runs: 1 four times; last vs. Holy Cross (2/25/11)
RBI: 3 vs. Holy Cross (2/27/11); vs. Princeton (3/411)
Stolen Bases: 3 vs. Miss. Valley State (3/2/11); vs. Cal State Fullerton (3/12/11)


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