Projects as LSU's starter in left field for the second straight season ... plays a winning brand of baseball and impacts the lineup because of his versatility; greatest attribute is his offensive talent and knack for making things happen, reaching base safely and driving in runs ... has an aggressive approach with a compact swing that also exhibits extension through the zone which allows him to drive the ball.
Played in 65 games (63 starts), batting .286 (64-for-224) with nine doubles, four homers, 39 RBI, 31 runs and five stolen bases ... hit .291 (32-for-110) in SEC regular-season games with three doubles, three homers, 16 RBI and 13 runs ... LSU's leading hitter in the SEC Tournament, batting .462 (6-for-13) with one run scored and a .533 on-base percentage ... provided a two-run double in six-run LSU first inning in win at Tennessee (May 14) ... launched the first grand slam of his college career on April 16 at Missouri; posted a career-high five RBI in the game ... 3-for-5 in Game 1 of Vanderbilt series (April 7) with one double, one homer and two RBI ... batted .400 (4-for-8) in the Auburn series (April 1-3) with one homer, two RBI, and one run scored ... ... 4-for-5 with two RBI and two doubles in win over Fordham (March 5) ... collected a double and three RBI in win over Sacramento State (Feb. 28).
Played in 20 games (four starts), batting .219 (7-for-32) with one double, four RBI and three runs scored ... started three games in left field and one game in right field ... contributed a double and an RBI in LSU's 8-5, 16-inning win at Alabama on April 2; made a game-saving defensive play in the bottom of the 14th, snaring a deep line drive above his head and doubling off a Bama base runner at first base to keep the scored tied at 5-5.
Prior to LSU
A 2014 Baseball America and Louisville Slugger All-American ... helped lead Barbe High School to the 2012 and 2014 state championships ... named state tournament MVP in 2014 ... a 2013 and 2014 All-State selection ... batted .398 in 2014 with 57 hits, 58 runs, 12 doubles, 12 homers, 43 RBI and 37 stolen bases ... a .379 career hitter in high school (182-for-480) with 46 doubles, 27 homers, 147 RBI, 163 runs and 102 stolen bases ... a 2012, 2013 and 2014 All-Southwest Louisiana and All-District selection ... also played linebacker for the Barbe High football team.
Full name is Beau James Jordan ... parents are Brad and Lori Jordan ... twin brother, Bryce, is his LSU teammate ... also has a younger brother, Brock ... grandfather, Joe Jordan, played football at Ole Miss and Southeastern Louisiana ... cousin, Pete Young, played baseball at Mississippi State and for the Montreal Expos ... chose to attend LSU because “it has always been a dream of mine to wear the purple and gold” ... majoring in business administration at LSU ... born September 5, 1995, in Lake Charles, La.
Beau Jordan's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 7 at Alabama (4/2/15)
Hits: 4 vs. Fordham (3/5/16)
Runs Scored: 2 four times; most recently at Tennessee (5/15/16)
Doubles: 2 vs. Fordham (3/5/16)
Home Runs: 1 four times; most recently at Missouri (4/16/16)
RBI: 5 at Missouri (4/16/16)