Male Athlete of the Week - Demon Haire
Haire helped the Lions defeat sixth ranked Pittsburg State 35-21 on Saturday ... It was the first time since 1993 the Lions had defeated the Gorillas and the first time since 1983 Southern has won in Pittsburg ... Haire helped lead a Lions defense that forced punts on PSU's first five possessions and held the Gorillas to just 229 yards total, including only 95 yards on the ground. PSU came into the game averaging 239 yards on the ground and 483 yards total per game. The Lions limited Pitt State to just 13 first downs in the game, while the Lions had 22. The Lions limited the Gorillas to just under 23 minutes with the ball. For the game, Haire had seven tackles, including four solo and two for a loss of 13 yards.