May 22, 2008
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LSU is now 3-0 versus Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament.
LSU is 2-0 in the SEC Tournament for the first time since 2003.
LSU scored eight runs. It is the most runs scored for the Tigers in the SEC Tournament since 2003, when the Tigers posted 17 runs in a 17-5 win over Mississippi State in Game 12.
LSU has now won 18 straight games. It matches the second longest winning streak in LSU history and is the longest current winning streak in the country.
LSU has not recorded a loss in 19 straight games.
LSU RF Derek Helenihi matched his career single game RBI total with three.
LSU relief pitchers Paul Bertuccini and Jared Bradford both have seen action in the two games for the Tigers. Bertuccini went 1.1 innings in Game 1 without giving up a hit or a run. Bradford came in the 10th inning and did not surrender a run or hit to earn the victory.
The LSU win snaps a five-game losing streak to Vanderbilt.
Vanderbilt starting pitcher Caleb Cotham gave up a career high 7 runs to the Tigers.
Vanderbilt DH Parker Hanks hit his fourth homerun of the season.
LSU advances and will have Friday off before facing the winner of Ole Miss/Kentucky on Saturday at 10:00 a.m.
Vanderbilt falls into the loser's bracket and will face South Carolina Friday at 3:00 p.m. in an elimination game.