Two weeks into the season, and Fightin’ Tiger baseball has earned themselves a record of 7-0 and a #1 ranking from the Collegiate Baseball magazine poll released today. This is the 5th time LSU baseball as been ranked in the top spot during Paul Mainieri’s 8 years as head coach.
Be sure to catch Mainieri on Sports Talk with Bobby Hebert and Deke Bellavia tonight at 5:20pm!
Ace Aaron Nola has also been named by the Collegiate Baseball magazine as one of its National Players of the Week.
The junior tossed a no-hitter for seven innings Friday night versus Virginia Tech before leaving the game due to a pitch count restriction. Nola threw 87 pitches in seven shutout frames, allowing no hits with one walk and eight strikeouts.
Nola is 2-0 on the season and he has a 0.00 ERA in 13 innings with one walk and 14 strikeouts.
LSU Baseball Overall Record: 7-0
Last Week’s Results
Feb. 19 – at Southeastern Louisiana (W, 7-3)
Feb. 21 – vs. Virginia Tech (W, 9-0)
Feb. 22 – vs Toledo (W, 15-1)
Feb. 23 - vs Texas Southern (W, 4-1)
This Week’s Schedule
Feb. 25 – #13 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE, 6:30 p.m. on WWL
Feb. 28 – YALE, 7 p.m.on WWL
March 1 – YALE, 2 p.m.
March 2 – YALE, 12 p.m. on WWL
Photo courtesy Kyle Zedaker, LSU Athletics Student Photographer