2013 record: 29-30 (14-16)
Finish: Regionals (4th place, Bloomington)
2013 was a season of frustration and disappointment for a team coming off back to back to back College World Series appearances. Injuries decimated the Gators, and many even questioned whether they belonged in a regional after finishing one game over .500 heading into postseason play. After a quick 0-2 exit in Bloomington, the answer was, well, probably not. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily kicks off our countdown to the start of the 2014 College Baseball season by checking in on the top 100 players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the list today at number 89 with LSU’s third baseman Christian Ibarra. Before transferring to LSU for his junior season, Ibarra was a shortstop at Rio Hondo and earned All-State and All-Pacific Division Team recognition last season after batting .396 with 20 doubles, 6 HR, 40 runs and 50 RBIs in 45 games. The Marauders were 40-5 and made it to the California Final Four, the junior-college equivalent of a Super Regional. Continue reading
While college baseball season might be over, College Baseball Daily is keeping you covered by counting down the Top 10 Stadiums in the country. Each day we’ll have a different stadium, including the history and fun facts, until we reach the number one stadium in all of college baseball. We conclude our countdown today at number one with LSU’s Skip Bertman Field at Alex Box Stadium. Continue reading
Incoming LSU Recruit Dylan Cade Williams was arrested on Tuesday in Georgia on charges for trafficking ecstasy, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm during a VGCSA felony. Continue reading
The LSU Tigers have released their 2014 schedule which features 36 home games at Alex Box Stadium. Continue reading
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OMAHA, Neb. – North Carolina shut down LSU’s offense to beat the Tigers 4-2 in an elimination game at the 2013 Men’s College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha.
No. 4 LSU ends its season at 57-11. No. 1 North Carolina (58-11) survives to play the loser of NC State/UCLA on Thursday at 7 p.m. CT. Continue reading
The UCLA Bruins edged LSU 2-1 in the fourth game of the College World Series. Here are some of the best pictures from the game. Continue reading
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OMAHA, Neb. – In a battle of dominant pitching performances, UCLA’s small-ball execution and opportunistic offense edged out LSU to win 2-1 in the fourth game of the 2013 Men’s College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park.
UCLA (45-17) advances to play North Carolina State at 7 p.m. CT on Tuesday. Fourth-seeded LSU (57-10) will face elimination Tuesday against North Carolina at 2 p.m. CT. Continue reading
North Carolina is the No.1 seeded team in the tournament and has shown the guts in the NCAA Tourney to pull out a victory. game after game why they are the best. The Tar Heels knocked off the Gamecocks with a 5-4 win to advance to the schools tenth appearance in the CWS. With this being their tenth visit to Omaha, the school is still in search of its first title and the ACC’s first since 1955 when Wake Forest brought home the title. Ace pitcher Kent Emanuel has an ERA of 2.93 with 89 strikeouts and was drafted in the third round 74th overall by the Astros, all of these making him a key player to watch throughout the College World Series. Other key notables include Cody Stubbs averaging a team high .366 with eight homeruns and 76 RBIs, and Skye Bolt averaging .330 with 50 RBIs and six homeruns. Last Colin Moran will be the biggest factor of the hitters with his.343 batting average, team high 88 RBIs, and also team high 13 homeruns. Moran was drafted in the first round 6th overall by the Miami Marlins. UNC is set to take on rival N.C State in game one on the first day of the CWS with the winner advancing to play the winner of game two (UCLA vs. LSU). Continue reading
BATON ROUGE — Three weeks after dedicating the field at Alex Box Stadium to legendary former coach Skip Bertman – who made Omaha an annual early-summer vacation for many Tiger fans – head coach Paul Mainieri and the LSU baseball team punched a 16th ticket to the College World Series by dominating Oklahoma, 11-1, on Saturday. Continue reading