Citadel first baseman Bo Thompson today was named the Southern Conference baseball player of the week for last week.

Thompson, a 5-11, 255-pound sophomore from Greer, hit .500 with four multi-hit games while helping the Bulldogs go 4-1 last week. For the week, he had two doubles and two home runs and struck out just twice in 21 at-bats.

For the season, Thompson is batting .403 with seven home runs and 21 runs batted-in. The 14-7 Bulldogs play host to No. 5 South Carolina (17-3) at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Riley Park.