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Overall Record: 31-21 
SEC: 15-12

Last Week’s Results 
May 7 (Tue.) – LOUISIANA TECH (L, 1-12)
May 9 (Thu.) – at Arkansas (L, 4-14)
May 10 (Fri.) – at Arkansas (L, 6-11)
May 11 (Sat.) – at Arkansas (W, 3-2)

This Week’s Schedule
May 14 (Tue.) – NEW ORLEANS, 6:30 p.m. CT (SEC Network +)
May 16 (Thu.) – AUBURN, 6:30 p.m. CT (SEC Network +)
May 17 (Fri.) – AUBURN, 7 p.m. CT (SEC Network +)
May 18 (Sat.) – AUBURN, 2 p.m. CT (SEC Network +)

Notes on the Tigers
LSU is 15-12 in the Southeastern Conference and concludes the regular season with a three-game SEC versus Auburn beginning on Thursday … the Tigers are No. 22 in the latest NCAA RPI rankings … LSU has 17 wins over Top 50 RPI teams, which is the fifth-highest total in the nation … senior rightfielder Antoine Duplantislaunched a three-run homer in the eighth inning Saturday to LSU to a 3-2 win over fourth-ranked Arkansas … the home run for Duplantis was his ninth of the season and 334th career hit … Duplantis is No. 2 on the career LSU hits list, 18 hits behind former first baseman Eddy Furniss (1995-98) … Duplantis already holds LSU’s record for career at-bats (1,044), and he shares the school’s triples record (15) with former second baseman Todd Walker (1992-94) … junior right-hander Todd Peterson delivered a brilliant relief performance in Saturday’s win at Arkansas … Peterson entered the contest in the fifth inning and fired four shutout innings, limiting the Razorbacks to one hit with two walks and three strikeouts … LSU’s starting pitcher on Saturday, freshman right-hander Landon Marceaux, delivered his best outing of the season, as he worked five innings and limited Arkansas to two runs on seven hits with three walks and two strikeouts … sophomore leftfielder Daniel Cabrera was the Tigers’ top hitter in last week’s games, batting .333 (5-for-15) with two doubles, two homers, four RBI and five runs scored … Cabrera launched a pair of solo homers in Thursday’s game at Arkansas, marking his second two-homer game of the season .. he also blasted two dingers in the Tigers’ season opener on February 15 versus Louisiana-Monroe … six members of the LSU baseball squad were honored Friday in a graduation celebration held at the team’s hotel in Fayetteville, Ark. … since the Tigers were playing in Arkansas last week and could not attend the commencement ceremonies on the LSU campus, the event was held at the hotel to honor the graduates … team members graduating from LSU this semester are infielder Brandt Broussard (business administration), outfielder Antoine Duplantis (sport administration), undergraduate assistant coach Jared Foster (sport administration), pitcher Caleb Gilbert (civil engineering), pitcher Clay Moffitt (finance) and infielder Chris Reid (sport administration) … also recognized Friday was former LSU outfielder Mark Laird, who has earned a degree in animal sciences and has been accepted into the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine.


D1 Baseball Top 25

Rank, Team, Record, Previous
1, UCLA, 41-8, 1
2, Vanderbilt, 41-10, 3
3, Stanford, 37-9, 2
4, Arkansas, 39-13, 4
5, Mississippi State, 42-10, 5
6, Georgia Tech, 35-15, 7
7, Georgia, 39-14, 8
8, East Carolina, 39-12, 9
9, Louisville, 40-12, 6
10, Texas Tech, 34-14, 10
11, Oregon State, 33-15-1, 12
12, Baylor, 32-13, 14
13, Oklahoma State, 30-17, 18
14, UC Santa Barbara, 40-7, 16
15, Ole Miss, 32-20, 11
16, Texas A&M, 34-18-1, 17
17, NC State, 39-14, 19
18, Miami, 36-15, 20
19, LSU, 31-21, 15
20, North Carolina, 36-15, 13
21, West Virginia, 31-18, 22
22, Florida State, 34-18, 23
23, Illinois, 34-16, 25
24, Missouri, 34-18-1, 21
25, Indiana, 33-18, NR

Dropped Out
Iowa, 30-19, 24


Perfect Game Top 25

Rank, Team, Record, Previous
1, UCLA, 41-8, 1
2, Vanderbilt, 41-10, 2
3, Stanford, 37-9, 3
4, Arkansas, 39-13, 4
5, Mississippi State, 42-10, 5
6, East Carolina, 39-12, 7
7, UC Santa Barbara, 40-7, 8
8, Georgia Tech, 35-15, 9
9, Georgia, 39-14, 10
10, Louisville, 40-12, 6
11, Texas Tech, 34-14, 11
12, Oregon State, 33-15-1, 13
13, NC State, 39-14, 17
14, Miami, 36-15, 18
15, Texas A&M, 34-18-1, 19
16, Baylor, 32-13, 16
17, West Virginia, 31-18, 20
18, Oklahoma State, 30-17, 25
19, North Carolina, 36-15, 14
20, LSU, 31-21, 15
21, Ole Miss, 32-20, 12
22, UC Irvine, 31-15, 23
23, BYU, 33-14, 24
24, Illinois, 34-16, NR
25, Missouri, 34-18-1, 22

Dropped out: Michigan (21).


USA Today Coaches Poll

Rank, Team (First-Place Votes), Record, Points, Previous
1, UCLA (28), 41-8, 772, 1
2, Vanderbilt (3), 41-10, 743, 2
3, Stanford, 37-9, 692, 3
4, Arkansas, 39-13, 665, 4
5, Mississippi State, 42-10, 661, 6
6, Georgia Tech, 35-15, 556, 8
7, Georgia, 39-14, 554, 7
8, East Carolina, 39-12, 553, 9
8, Louisville, 40-12, 553, 5
10, Texas Tech, 34-14, 484, 10
11, UC Santa Barbara, 40-7, 453, 13
12, Oregon State, 33-15-1, 450, 11
13, Baylor, 32-13, 362, 15
14, NC State, 39-14, 282, 16
15, North Carolina, 36-15, 278, 12
16, Ole Miss, 32-20, 271, 14
17, Miami, 36-15, 268, 19
18, Oklahoma State, 30-17, 266, 21
19, Texas A&M, 34-18-1, 256, 18
20, LSU, 31-21, 170, 17
21, West Virginia, 31-18, 163, 23
22, Florida State, 34-18, 89, 25
22, Missouri, 34-18-1, 89, 22
24, Illinois, 34-16, 82, NR
25, Arizona State, 35-14, 67, 20

Schools Dropped Out
No. 24 Tennessee.

Others Receiving Votes
Tennessee 66; Michigan 50; Brigham Young 38; Indiana 35; Dallas Baptist 34; Florida Atlantic 20; Creighton 11; Central Michigan 10; Southern Mississippi 9; UC Irvine 5; California 5; Texas State 3; Navy 3; Auburn 2; Indiana State 2; Houston 1; Iowa 1; New Mexico State 1.


Collegiate Baseball Top 30

Rank, Team (Record), Points, Previous
1. UCLA (41-8), 495, 1
2. Vanderbilt (41-10), 493, 2
3. Stanford (37-9), 490, 4
4. Arkansas (39-13), 488, 5
5. Mississippi St. (42-10), 487, 6
6. UC Santa Barbara (40-7), 485, 7
7. Louisville (40-12), 483, 3
8. East Carolina (39-12), 481, 9
9. Georgia (39-14), 478, 8
10. Oregon St. (33-15-1), 474, 11
11. Georgia Tech. (35-15), 472, 12
12. Miami, Fla. (36-15), 468, 22
13. North Carolina (36-15), 467, 10
14. Baylor (32-13), 466, 14
15. Texas Tech. (34-14), 464, 15
16. Oklahoma St. (30-17), 462, 16
17. Florida St. (34-18), 459, 23
18. Mississippi (32-20), 457, 13
19. Arizona St. (35-14), 454, 17
20. LSU (31-21), 452, 18
21. Indiana (33-18), 449, 25
22. Michigan (37-13), 448, 19
23. Texas A&M (34-18-1), 446, 21
24. Central Michigan (39-12), 443, 28
25. NC State (39-14), 441, 20
26. West Virginia (31-18), 438, NR
27. Dallas Baptist (36-15), 435, NR
28. Fresno St. (32-14-1), 432, 29
29. Florida Atlantic (34-17), 428, 24
30. Brigham Young (33-14), 425, 30


Baseball America Top 25

Rank, Team, Record, Previous
1, UCLA, 41-8, 1
2, Vanderbilt, 41-10, 2
3, Stanford, 37-9, 3
4, Arkansas, 39-13, 4
5, Mississippi State, 42-10, 5
7, Georgia, 39-14, 7
7, East Carolina, 39-12, 8
8, Georgia Tech, 35-15, 10
9, Texas Tech, 34-14, 9
10, Louisville, 40-12, 6
11, Oregon State, 33-15-1, 12
12, UC Santa Barbara, 40-7, 13
13, NC State, 39-14, 17
14, Miami, 36-15, 18
15, Baylor, 32-13, 15
16, Oklahoma State, 30-17, 22
17, Ole Miss, 32-20, 11
18, Texas A&M, 34-18-1, 19
19, West Virginia, 31-18, 21
20, North Carolina, 36-15, 14
21, Missouri, 34-18-1, 20
22, LSU, 31-21, 16
23, Dallas Baptist, 36-15, NR
24, BYU, 33-14, NR
25, Fresno St., 32-14-1, NR

(Press Release Provided by LSU Athletics) 

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