Hot-hitting first baseman Mason Katz was named Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week. The LSU senior star was also named SEC Player of the Week.
Last week Katz batter .462 including four home runs and eight runs batted in.
This weekend against Mississippi State, Katz was 3-for-9 with three home runs and five RBI's. He also scored four runs.
The Tigers won two of three games against the Bulldogs, starting the SEC season (2-1) with a series win and improving to 18-2 overall record.
LSU is ranked number seven in this week's Baseball America Poll and number three in the Collegiate Baseball Top 30.
The Tigers begin a four-game homestand at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday against Northwestern State in Alex Box Stadium.
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