April 23, 2001
Tulane third baseman Jake Gautreau picked up a pair of individual honors on Monday.
The junior named National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball, the Conference USA Hitter of the Week, as well as the LSWA Player of the Week.
This is the first time Gautreau has been named the Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week and the second time this season he has received C-USA Hitter of the Week honors.
Gautreau led the team to a 4-0 week as he hit .500 with a 1.300 slugging percentage. Six of his 10 hits were for extra bases, including one double and five home runs. Gautreau scored nine runs, sent in 15 and recorded a .478 on base percentage.
In Sunday's game against Southern Miss, Gautreau was 3-for-4 with a career high seven RBI. He hit one home run and three runs scored.
On the season, Gautreau is hitting .372 with 15 home runs and 66 runs batted in. He is on a six-game hitting streak and has recorded eight home runs in his last six games.
As a team, the Green Wave (35-8, 13-5 C-USA) moved up in the Baseball America's national rankings, checking in at No. 9 in Monday's top-25 poll. It is the highest the club has seen under head coach Rick Jones. Collegiate Baseball moved the Green Wave from 23rd to 17th.
As a team, Tulane is hitting .333 with 54 home runs.
Tulane plays UNO on Wednesday, April 25 at Zephyr Field. The game time has been pushed back to 7:00 p.m.