2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
Has started 111 games for the Tigers over the past two seasons and will contend for starting roles in the outfield and at DH again this 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 ... a member of the 2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll as a general business major.
Played in 55 games (48 starts), batting .268 (45-for-168) with seven doubles, four homers, 29 RBI and 30 runs ... started 38 games at designated hitter and 10 games in left field ... provided four hits in the College World Series, including one double, one homer and four RBI ... his CWS home run – a solo shot – came in LSU’s 6-1 semifinal win over Oregon State (June 24); he also doubled in that game and scored two runs ... batted .333 (2-for-6) in NCAA Super Regional versus Mississippi State (June 10-11), scoring one run ... provided a key base hit on a hit-and-run that put the go-ahead run at third base during the eighth inning of Game 1 ... the run later scored on a sac fly to cap a four-run rally, and LSU went on to a 4-3 victory ... blasted a two-run homer in second inning of Game 3 at Mississippi State (May 20), giving the Tigers a 2-0 lead in a game LSU would win to clinch a share of the SEC regular-season title ... launched a solo home run on April 25 at Tulane ... 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs in win over Auburn (May 13) ... led the Tigers’ 12-hit attack in March 26 win at Florida, as he was 2-for-4 with a bases-loaded, two-out, two-run single in the sixth inning and a two-run homer in the eighth; the home run tied the game at 6-6 and LSU went on to a 10-6 win ... 2-for-4 with two RBI and three runs scored in win over Louisiana College (March 14) ... 3-for-3 in win over Nicholls (Feb. 28) with one double and one run scored.
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 general business 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: 3 vs. Louisiana College (3/14/17)
Doubles: 2 vs. Fordham (3/5/16)
Home Runs: 1 eight times; most recently vs. Oregon State (6/24/17)
RBI: 5 at Missouri (4/16/16)