Overall Record: 2-1
Last Week: 2-1
Feb. 10 –
Feb. 11 –
Feb. 12 –
Nominee for Player of the Week
Jarred Bogany, CF,
Bogany enjoyed a magnificent
collegiate debut, leading LSU to a series victory over
Nominee for Pitcher of the Week
Derik Olvey, RHP, Jr.,
Olvey turned in a
brilliant outing in his LSU debut, working 8.1 shutout innings to defeat
Notes on the Tigers
LSU won a
season-opening series for the seventh straight year, as the Tigers won two of
three games last weekend over
center fielder Jarred Bogany enjoyed a magnificent collegiate debut, leading LSU to the series victory over UNF . . .
he hit .727 (8-for-11) in the series with two doubles, two RBI, two runs and one stolen base . . . he also made a spectacular catch in Game 1 to rob a UNF batter of an extra-base hit . . .
Bogany, a true freshman, was the 15th round selection of the Pittsburgh Pirates in last summer's Major League draft . . .
junior right-hander Derik Olvey turned in a brilliant outing in his LSU debut, working 8.1 shutout innings to defeat North Florida on Feb. 11 . . .
Olvey, a transfer from Notre Dame, limited the Ospreys to no runs on four hits in 8.1 innings with no walks and five strikeouts . . .
he fired 90 pitches as the Tigers posted a 4-0 win to clinch the series victory . . .
first baseman Steven Waguespack began the year with a sizzling weekend at the plate, as he batted .667 (8-for-12) with two doubles, two RBI, three runs and one stolen base . . .
like Bogany and Olvey, Waguespack – a transfer from Delgado Community College in New Orleans – was making his debut in an LSU uniform . . .
another LSU newcomer, true freshman designated hitter J.T. Wise, hit .400 (4-for-10) in the series with two doubles and three RBI . . .
the Tigers hit .368 (39-for-106) in the series with nine doubles, while limiting North Florida to a .222 (22-for-99) batting average . . .
LSU successfully executed five sacrifice bunts in the three-game series versus UNF; the Tigers had only 22 sacrifices in the entire 2005 season (62 games).