McNeese senior third baseman Matt Gallier has been named the Southland Conference Hitter of the Week presented by UniversalCoin.com, the league announced Monday afternoon.
The weekly honor is the second for Gallier this season. He was named the LSWA Hitter of the Week earlier in the season for his efforts on the diamond. It is the fourth overall accolade for the Cowboy squad this season.
Gallier hit .500 (8-for-16) with five runs, five RBI, a double, three home runs and a walk to help the Cowboys go 3-1 on the week including a three-game Southland sweep of Stephen F. Austin and improve to 11-0 at home this year and extend its overall home winning streak to 13 straight. The Lake Charles, La. native led the team in home runs, hits, total bases, slugging percentage (1.125) and was tied for runs. He had a hit in all four games and had multiple hits in three of the four contests.
The Cowboys return to action Tuesday with an in-state contest against Tulane in New Orleans. First pitch is set for 6:30 p.m.
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