BATON ROUGE – The No. 17 LSU softball program will five of its home games carried by Cox Sports Television [CST] as announced Tuesday for the upcoming 2014 season. In total, the Tigers will have eight regular season contests on television.
CST picks up five games each season in conjunction with LSU Sports Properties. The network can be found in HD on channel 1037 in the Baton Rouge market. Lyn Rollins and former LSU Hall of Fame coach Yvette Girouard will serve as the broadcast team for the third straight season.
Games on CST include Thursday’s season opener against No. 10 Texas (February 6 - 6 p.m.) and the final two games of the Florida series (March 15 - 7 p.m.; March 16 – 12 p.m.). The Tigers also will be live on CST versus South Alabama (April 23 – 6 p.m.) and Mississippi State (May 3 – 7 p.m.). All three SEC contests have new start times to accommodate the network.
LSU is three days away from 2014 opening night where the Tigers will play host to No. 10 Texas at 6 p.m. CT. LSU welcomes Central Arkansas, Minnesota, Murray State, Oklahoma State and SIU-Edwardsville for the Tiger Classic. The three-day tournament runs from Feb. 7-9.
Season tickets can be purchased for $75 at http://www.lsutix.net/ for a banner home schedule that features 15 games versus 2013 NCAA Tournament teams. LSU squares off with two more 2013 Women’s College World Series opponents in Florida (March 14-16) and national runner-up Tennessee (April 4-6) in addition to NCAA Tournament participants Georgia (April 11-13) and Mississippi State (May 2-4) for three-game SEC series at Tiger Park.
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