LSU Baseball - 2017 Roster

LSU Baseball - 2017 Players

Michael Papierski

6'4"  225 lbs
Position: Catcher
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lemont, Ill. (Lemont HS)

Kramer Robertson

5'10"  168 lbs
Position: Infield
Year: Sr.
Hometown: McGregor, Texas (Midway HS)

Josh Smith

5'10"  178 lbs
Position: Infield
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Greenwell Springs, La. (Catholic HS)

Jake Slaughter

6'2"  197 lbs
Position: Infield
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Choudrant, La. (Ouachita Christian HS)

Brennan Breaux

6'0"  180 lbs
Position: Outfield
Year: So.
Hometown: Scott, La. (St. Thomas More HS)

Greg Deichmann

6'2"  209 lbs
Position: Infield
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Metairie, La. (Brother Martin HS)

Cole Freeman

5'9"  174 lbs
Position: Infield
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mandeville, La. (Delgado CC) (Lakeshore HS)

Zach Watson

6'0"  166 lbs
Position: Infield/Outfield
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Ruston, La. (West Ouachita HS)

Eric Walker

6'0"  172 lbs
Position: Right-handed Pitcher
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Arlington, Texas (Arlington Martin HS)

Nick Coomes

5'11"  196 lbs
Position: Infield/Catcher
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Baton Rouge, La. (LSU-Eunice) (Catholic HS)

Jared Poche'

6'1"  217 lbs
Position: Left-handed Pitcher
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lutcher, La. (Lutcher HS)

Chris Reid

5'9"  187 lbs
Position: Infield
Year: So.
Hometown: Baton Rouge, La. (St. Michael HS)

Austin Bain

6'1"  188 lbs
Position: Right-handed Pitcher
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Geismar, La. (Dutchtown HS)

Antoine Duplantis

5'11"  179 lbs
Position: Outfield
Year: So.
Hometown: Lafayette, La. (Lafayette HS)

Doug Norman

6'3"  210 lbs
Position: Right-handed Pitcher
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fort Mill, S.C. (Ardrey Kell HS)

Rankin Woley

6'0"  215 lbs
Position: Catcher/Infield
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga. (The Westminster School)

Mason Templet

6'1"  205 lbs
Position: Infield
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Youngsville, La. (St. Thomas More HS)

Beau Jordan

5'9"  202 lbs
Position: Outfield
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lake Charles, La. (Barbe HS)

Bryce Jordan

5'9"  206 lbs
Position: Infield/Catcher
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lake Charles, La. (Barbe HS)

Matthew Beck

6'7"  228 lbs
Position: Right-handed Pitcher
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Alexandria, La. (Alexandria HS)

Jordan Romero

6'2"  213 lbs
Position: Catcher
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Baton Rouge, La. (LSU-Eunice) (Catholic HS)

Nick Bush

6'1"  193 lbs
Position: Left-handed Pitcher
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Leesburg, Ga. (Lee County HS)

Collin Strall

5'10"  172 lbs
Position: Right-handed Pitcher
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Suwanee, Ga. (Tallahassee CC) (South Forsyth HS)

Cole McKay

6'5"  219 lbs
Position: Right-handed Pitcher
Year: So.
Hometown: Spring Branch, Texas (Smithson Valley HS)

Alex Lange

6'3"  199 lbs
Position: Right-handed Pitcher
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lee's Summit, Mo. (Lee's Summit West HS)

Will Reese

6'4"  190 lbs
Position: Right-handed Pitcher
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Leesville, La. (Anacoco HS)

Zack Hess

6'6"  216 lbs
Position: Right-handed Pitcher
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Forest, Va. (Liberty Christian Academy)

Hunter Kiel

6'3"  221 lbs
Position: Right-handed Pitcher
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Florence, Ala. (Pensacola State) (Florence HS)

Caleb Gilbert

6'2"  179 lbs
Position: Right-handed Pitcher
Year: So.
Hometown: Hoover, Ala. (Hoover HS)

Todd Peterson

6'5"  224 lbs
Position: Right-handed Pitcher
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lake Mary, Fla. (Lake Mary HS)

Bryce Adams

6'4"  203 lbs
Position: Infield
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Baton Rouge, La. (Delgado CC) (Dunham School)

Russell Reynolds

6'2"  199 lbs
Position: Right-handed Pitcher
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Baton Rouge, La. (Parkview Baptist HS)

Blair Frederick

6'0"  193 lbs
Position: Left-handed Pitcher
Year: Fr.
Hometown: New Orleans, La. (Brother Martin HS)

Hunter Newman

6'3"  196 lbs
Position: Right-handed Pitcher
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bloomingdale, Ga. (Calvary Baptist School)
No. Name B/T Pos. Ht. Wt. Class Exp. Hometown (Previous School)
2 Papierski Michael Michael Papierski

Michael Papierski

S/R C 6-4 225 5 Jr. 3L Lemont, Ill. (Lemont HS)
3 Robertson Kramer Kramer Robertson

Kramer Robertson

R/R INF 5-10 168 7 Sr. 4L McGregor, Texas (Midway HS)
4 Smith Josh Josh Smith

Josh Smith

L/R INF 5-10 178 1 Fr. HS Greenwell Springs, La. (Catholic HS)
5 Slaughter Jake Jake Slaughter

Jake Slaughter

R/R INF 6-2 197 1 Fr. HS Choudrant, La. (Ouachita Christian HS)
6 Breaux Brennan Brennan Breaux

Brennan Breaux

L/L OF 6-0 180 3 So. 2L Scott, La. (St. Thomas More HS)
7 Deichmann Greg Greg Deichmann

Greg Deichmann

L/R INF 6-2 209 5 Jr. 3L Metairie, La. (Brother Martin HS)
8 Freeman Cole Cole Freeman

Cole Freeman

R/R INF 5-9 174 7 Sr. 2L Mandeville, La. (Delgado CC) (Lakeshore HS)
9 Watson Zach Zach Watson

Zach Watson

R/R INF/OF 6-0 166 1 Fr. HS Ruston, La. (West Ouachita HS)
10 Walker Eric Eric Walker

Eric Walker

R/R RHP 6-0 172 1 Fr. HS Arlington, Texas (Arlington Martin HS)
13 Coomes Nick Nick Coomes

Nick Coomes

R/R INF/C 5-11 196 5 Jr. JC Baton Rouge, La. (LSU-Eunice) (Catholic HS)
16 Poche' Jared Jared Poche'

Jared Poche'

R/L LHP 6-1 217 7 Sr. 4L Lutcher, La. (Lutcher HS)
17 Reid Chris Chris Reid

Chris Reid

L/R INF 5-9 187 3 So. 1L Baton Rouge, La. (St. Michael HS)
18 Bain Austin Austin Bain

Austin Bain

R/R RHP 6-1 188 5 Jr. 2L Geismar, La. (Dutchtown HS)
20 Duplantis Antoine Antoine Duplantis

Antoine Duplantis

L/L OF 5-11 179 3 So. 1L Lafayette, La. (Lafayette HS)
21 Norman Doug Doug Norman

Doug Norman

R/R RHP 6-3 210 5 Jr. 3L Fort Mill, S.C. (Ardrey Kell HS)
22 Woley Rankin Rankin Woley

Rankin Woley

R/R C/INF 6-0 215 1 Fr. 1L Atlanta, Ga. (The Westminster School)
23 Templet Mason Mason Templet

Mason Templet

L/R INF 6-1 205 1 Fr. 1L Youngsville, La. (St. Thomas More HS)
24 Jordan Beau Beau Jordan

Beau Jordan

R/R OF 5-9 202 5 Jr. 2L Lake Charles, La. (Barbe HS)
25 Jordan Bryce Bryce Jordan

Bryce Jordan

R/R INF/C 5-9 206 5 Jr. 2L Lake Charles, La. (Barbe HS)
27 Beck Matthew Matthew Beck

Matthew Beck

R/R RHP 6-7 228 1 Fr. HS Alexandria, La. (Alexandria HS)
28 Romero Jordan Jordan Romero

Jordan Romero

R/R C 6-2 213 7 Sr. 2L Baton Rouge, La. (LSU-Eunice) (Catholic HS)
29 Bush Nick Nick Bush

Nick Bush

L/L LHP 6-1 193 1 Fr. RS Leesburg, Ga. (Lee County HS)
30 Strall Collin Collin Strall

Collin Strall

R/R RHP 5-10 172 7 Sr. 3L Suwanee, Ga. (Tallahassee CC) (South Forsyth HS)
33 McKay Cole Cole McKay

Cole McKay

S/R RHP 6-5 219 3 So. 1L Spring Branch, Texas (Smithson Valley HS)
35 Lange Alex Alex Lange

Alex Lange

R/R RHP 6-3 199 5 Jr. 3L Lee's Summit, Mo. (Lee's Summit West HS)
37 Reese Will Will Reese

Will Reese

R/R RHP 6-4 190 1 Fr. HS Leesville, La. (Anacoco HS)
38 Hess Zack Zack Hess

Zack Hess

R/R RHP 6-6 216 1 Fr. HS Forest, Va. (Liberty Christian Academy)
40 Kiel Hunter Hunter Kiel

Hunter Kiel

R/R RHP 6-3 221 5 Jr. 1L Florence, Ala. (Pensacola State) (Florence HS)
41 Gilbert Caleb Caleb Gilbert

Caleb Gilbert

R/R RHP 6-2 179 3 So. 1L Hoover, Ala. (Hoover HS)
43 Peterson Todd Todd Peterson

Todd Peterson

R/R RHP 6-5 224 1 Fr. HS Lake Mary, Fla. (Lake Mary HS)
44 Adams Bryce Bryce Adams

Bryce Adams

R/R INF 6-4 203 7 Sr. 2L Baton Rouge, La. (Delgado CC) (Dunham School)
45 Reynolds Russell Russell Reynolds

Russell Reynolds

R/R RHP 6-2 199 7 Sr. 4L Baton Rouge, La. (Parkview Baptist HS)
46 Frederick Blair Blair Frederick

Blair Frederick

L/L LHP 6-0 193 1 Fr. 1L New Orleans, La. (Brother Martin HS)
55 Newman Hunter Hunter Newman

Hunter Newman

R/R RHP 6-3 196 7 Sr. 4L Bloomingdale, Ga. (Calvary Baptist School)


LSU Baseball - 2017 Coaches

Paul Mainieri

Paul Mainieri
 - Head Coach 10 years

Alan Dunn

Alan Dunn
 - Associate Head Coach 5 years

Nolan Cain

Nolan Cain
 - Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator 3 years

Micah Gibbs

Micah Gibbs
 - Volunteer Coach/Hitting Coach 1 year

Travis Roy

Travis Roy
 - Strength & Conditioning Coordinator 1 year

Nate Fury

Nate Fury
 - Director of Baseball Operations 1st Year

Sean Ochinko

Sean Ochinko
 - Undergraduate Assistant Coach 1st Year

Jamie Tutko

Jamie Tutko
 - Video Coordinator 1st Year