EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – SIUE Athletics has joined with Prairie Farms Dairy, Inc., to take time each week to honor a Cougar student-athlete who excels both in competition and in the classroom.
This week's honoree is baseball student-athlete Peyton Cordova-Smith. The junior from Bothell, Washington, is studying psychology and carries a 3.6 grade point average.
Cordova-Smith leads the Cougars this season in runs scored with 22, and is second on the team in batting average (.257). The first basemen has six doubles, two triples and one homer through the Cougars' first 21 games.
SIUE will play host to Saint Louis Wednesday for a lone mid-week game, first pitch set for 6 p.m.