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Post-LSU game notes

May 22, 2008

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Game Notes

  • 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.


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