2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2006 Second-Team All-Louisiana
2005 SEC Academic Honor Roll
MLB Draft: 16th round in 2004 (Los Angeles Dodgers)
Talented Louisiana product who should made significant contributions on the mound for the Tigers in 2006 after pitching on a limited basis in 2005 ... signed a free-agent deal with the Colorado Rockies after the ’06 season ... the 16th-round selection of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2004 Major League Draft ... a member of the 2005 and 2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll as a general studies major ... earned his LSU degree in general studies in May, 2006.
SENIOR SEASON (2006)
LSU’s closer in 2006 with a team-high 20 appearances; also led the the club with six wins ... completed the season with a 6-3 mark and a 3.19 ERA in 36.2 innings with 20 walks and 29 strikeouts ... pitched very well in final LSU outing vs. Alabama in SEC Tournament (May 26), as he worked a career-high 6.1 innings and limited the Tide to two earned runs on four hits with two walks and five strikeouts ... recorded win at Florida (May 18), limiting the Gators to one hit in 2.1 scoreless innings with two Ks ... relief win in SEC regular-season series Game 2 victory over Alabama (April 15), allowing one run on three hits over the final three innings with three walks and two strikeouts ... earned save at Auburn (May 5), working the final 1.1 innings while allowing no runs on one hit.
JUNIOR SEASON (2005)
Appeared in seven games (two starts), recording a 1-0 mark and a 13.50 ERA in 11.1 innings ... pitched 4.2 innings in first career LSU start vs. Louisiana-Monroe (Feb. 15), allowing six runs on seven hits with two walks and six strikeouts ... earned relief win vs. Western Illinois (March 12), allowing two runs on two hits in one inning of work ... fired one scoreless relief inning vs. New Orleans (March 29), posting one walk and one strikeout.
A two-year letterwinner at Delgado Community College in New Orleans ... named to the 2004 ABCA and Rawlings National Junior College Division I All-Region team ... in 2004, posted a 5-3 record with a 2.33 ERA in a team-high 60 innings of work ... played shortstop during the 2003 season, batting .301 in 32 games with 18 runs, seven doubles, one homer and 24 RBI ... fanned five batters in six innings in his only pitching appearance of the 2003 season ... was a member of the 2003 and 2004 New Orleans Boosters of the All-American Amateur Baseball Association ... went 3-1 with a 3.39 ERA in five games with four starts and two complete games for the New Orleans squad ... also fanned 33 batters in 31 innings.
Outstanding two-sport athlete at Shaw High School in Marrero, La. ... earned four letters in baseball and football ... Member of two American Legion state championship teams ... an all-metro selection in baseball ... Finished his career with a 32-5 record on the mound ... collected 5A all-state honors in football as a senior free safety ... football teammates with current LSU defensive back Sammy Joseph ... part of a defensive unit that led the Eagles to the 2000 5A state championship game against West Monroe.
Full name is Chase Michael Dardar ... parents are Blake and Lydia Dardar ... has one older brother, Bret ... chose to attend LSU "to lay a foundation for the future" ... lists his father, Blake, as the person who has had the biggest influence upon his athletic career ... majoring in general studies at LSU ... born September 26, 1983.
Dardar’s LSU Career Highs
Innings: 6.1 vs. Alabama (5/26/06)
Strikeouts: 6 vs. UL-Monroe (2/15/05)
Hits Allowed: 7 vs. UL-Monroe (2/15/05)
Runs: 6 vs. UL-Monroe (2/15/05)
Earned Runs: 6 vs. UL-Monroe (2/15/05)
Walks: 4 at New Orleans (5/18/05)