EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – SIUE Athletics has joined with Prairie Farms Dairy, 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 SIUE baseball player Raul Elguezabal. The junior from St. Louis, Missouri, is majoring in computer science and has a 3.55 grade point average.
During the Cougars 15-2 win at Western Illinois Tuesday, Elguezabal went 1-2 from the plate, with two RBIs, two runs and two walks.
He currently leads SIUE in doubles (11), is second in RBIs (30) and is third in walks (18).
The Cougars (16-22, 8-10 Ohio Valley Conference) travel to face Austin Peay (21-18, 12-6 OVC) for a weekend three-game series. Games are set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Clarksville, Tenn.