Tiger baseball tops in attendance

LSU led the nation in baseball attendance for the 10th straight season according to the 2005 attendance rankings released by the NCAA on Tuesday.

The Tigers' 2005 total home attendance of 270,300 was No. 1 in the
country, as was the Tigers' average attendance of 7,508 per game (36 games). LSU has finished first in the attendance survey each year since 1996.

LSU's 2005 average attendance figure was the third-largest in school
history, and the total attendance figure was No. 7 in school annals.

Texas finished No. 2 behind LSU in the total attendance survey with a
final figure of 204,414. The rest of the Top 10 included Mississippi State
(203,276), Arkansas (200,378), Nebraska (174,435), Ole Miss (170,152),
Florida State (163,029), Texas A&M (153,533), Tulane (145,084) and
Wichita State (141,927).

2005 NCAA Division I Baseball Home Attendance Leaders

TOTAL Home Attendance
Team                           Dates        Total         Average
  1. LSU                        36       270,300         7,508
  2. Texas                     39       204,414         5,241
  3. Mississippi St.         33       203,276         6,160
  4. Arkansas                28       200,378         7,156
  5. Nebraska                35       174,435         4,984
  6. Mississippi              39       170,152         4,363
  7. Florida St.              36       163,029         4,529
  8. Texas A&M             26       153,533         5,905
  9. Tulane                   39       145,084         3,720
10. Wichita St.             39       141,927         3,639

AVERAGE Home Attendance
Team                            Dates        Total         Average
  1. LSU                       36       270,300         7,508
  2. Arkansas                28       200,378         7,156
  3. Mississippi St.        33       203,276         6,160
  4. Texas A&M             26       153,533         5,905
  5. Texas                    39       204,414         5,241
  6. Nebraska               35       174,435         4,984
  7. Florida St.              36       163,029         4,529
  8. Mississippi             39       170,152         4,363
  9. Alabama                33       137,671         4,172
10. Rice                       34       141,104         4,150

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