LSU Baseball Report - May 14, 2006

The LSU Tigers enter the final week of the regular season playing for their SEC Tournament lives. Paul Mainieri's team needs a couple of wins to get into the eight-team field, but No. 1 Vanderbilt stands in the way in Nashville.

LSU Baseball Report – May 14, 2007

 

Overall Record:  29-23-1       

 

SEC:  12-14-1

 

 

Last Week:  1-2

 

May 11 – FLORIDA (L, 3-19)

 

May 12 – FLORIDA (L, 4-8)

 

May 13 – FLORIDA (W, 9-4)

 

 

Notes on the Tigers

 

LSU enters the final weekend of regular-season SEC action tied for eighth place in the overall league standings . . .

 

The Tigers are seeking to earn a berth in the SEC Tournament for the 23rd straight season . . .

 

LSU is the only league school to have played in every SEC Tournament since 1985 . . .

 

The Tigers (12-14-1 in the SEC) are tied for eighth place with Kentucky; however, the Wildcats have a tiebreaker advantage over LSU as UK won two of three games in Baton Rouge in late March . . .

 

LSU is also only one-half game behind seventh-place Alabama (13-14) in the conference standings . . .

 

LSU plays at SEC East champion Vanderbilt this week, while Kentucky plays host to Auburn and Alabama travels to Starkville, Miss. to face Mississippi State . . .

 

Sophomore designated hitter Nicholas Pontiff enjoyed a productive series versus Florida last weekend, batting .500 (6-for-12) with three RBI and three runs scored . . .

 

Sophomore infielder Buzzy Haydel hit .400 (4-for-10) in the series with one double, one RBI and two runs scored . . .

 

Sophomore left-hander Ryan Byrd improved to 6-1 on the season as he defeated Florida on Sunday . . .

 

Byrd worked five innings, limiting the Gators to four runs on seven hits with three walks and no strikeouts . . .

 

Byrd was relieved in the sixth inning by freshman right-hander T.J. Forrest, who delivered one of his best outings of the season . . .

 

Forrest worked the final four innings to earn his first career save, allowing no runs on two hits with two walks and four strikeouts . . .

 

The Tigers improved to 25-0 on the year when leading a game after eight innings . . .

 

LSU's final paid attendance for its 35-game regular-season home schedule was 256,537 – an average of 7,329 per game.

 


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