1998 LSU Baseball Statistics


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Game Results

The following games are listed with the most recently played games first. Only games that have been completed are shown. The line score for each game is shown, and is followed by a 'hot-key' for access to box scores if available on-line.


Southern California 7, LSU 3
(June 5 at Omaha, Neb.)

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  Southern California. 000 031 210  -  7 11  0      (48-17)
  LSU................. 000 000 030  -  3  8  1      (48-19)
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  Pitchers: Southern California - Penney; Lane(8). LSU - Thompson; Demouy(7); 
  Guillory(8). 
  Win-Penney(8-4)  Loss-Thompson(12-5)  T-2:38  A-13000
  HR USC - Ensberg (21), Lane 2 (13)
  HR LS - Leaumont (10)
Game box score

Southern California 5, LSU 4
(June 4 at Omaha, Neb.)

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  LSU................. 101 000 101  -  4  7  1      (48-18)
  Southern California. 010 001 21X  -  5 11  1      (47-17)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Esteves; Demouy(7). Southern California - Etherton; Krawczyk(9)
  . 
  Win-Etherton(13-3)  Save-Krawczyk(22)  Loss-Esteves(9-3)  T-3:16  A-17460
  HR LS - Dalton (3), Harris (10)
  HR USC - Munson (16), Ensberg (20)
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LSU 10, Mississippi State 8
(June 1 at Omaha, Neb.)

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  Mississippi State... 002 031 101  -  8 14  0      (42-22)
  LSU................. 040 220 02X  - 10 11  1      (48-17)
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  Pitchers: Mississippi State - Jackson; Compton(5); Johnson(8). LSU - Keisler; 
  Bowe(6); Thompson(6). 
  Win-Keisler(9-5)  Save-Thompson(1)  Loss-Jackson(10-3)  T-3:05  A-20738
  HR MSU - Lee (19)
  HR LS - Higgins (15), Cresse (29), Earnhart (12), Davis (10), Barbier (9), Harris (9)
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LSU 12, Southern California 10
(May 30 at Omaha, Neb.)

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  LSU................. 000 113 520  - 12 14  2      (47-17)
  Southern California. 102 205 000  - 10 12  2      (44-17)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Esteves; Demouy(5); Thompson(7). Southern California - 
  Etherton; Penney(7); Lane(7); Krawczyk(8). 
  Win-Thompson(12-4)  Loss-Lane(8-2)  T-3:30  A-19470
  HR LS - Higgins (14), McClure (27), Furniss (28), Cresse 2 (28), Earnhart (11), Davis (9), Harris (8)
  HR USC - Gorr (14), Freitas (14)
  LSU sets a school and CWS record for home runs in a game with eight...LSU  
  also ties a CWS single-game record with 39 total bases...The Tigers have   
  won nine straight CWS games dating back to 1996...Furniss has now hit      
  safely in 15 consecutive games.                                            
Game box score

LSU 14, Cal State-Fullerton 3
(May 24 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  LSU................. 001 (10)30 000  - 14 12  3      (46-17)
  Cal State-Fullerton. 002 0   00 001  -  3 11  0      (47-17)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Thompson; Demouy(9). Cal State-Fullerton - Jacobs; Saarloos(4); 
  Garner(4); Jurado(5). 
  Win-Thompson(11-4)  Loss-Jacobs(4-4)  T-3:15  A-6904
  HR LS - Higgins (13), Cresse 2 (26), Earnhart (10), Davis (8), Harris (7)
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LSU 13, Cal State-Fullerton 11
(May 23 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Cal State-Fullerton. 520 020 020  - 11 15  3      (46-16)
  LSU................. 030 402 04X  - 13 17  3      (45-17)
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  Pitchers: Cal State-Fullerton - Flores; Saarloos(6); Jurado(6); Carralejo(8); 
  Johnson, A.(8). LSU - Keisler; Bowe(2). 
  Win-Bowe(6-3)  Loss-Johnson, A.(1-4)  T-3:36  A-6918
  HR CSF - Bacani (3), Fukuhara (10), Rowand (15), Chatham (7)
  HR LS - Cresse (24), Earnhart (9), Barbier (8), Davis (7)
Game box score

LSU 15, SW Louisiana 6
(May 22 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  LSU................. 003 206 400  - 15 19  3      (44-17)
  SW Louisiana........ 110 201 001  -  6 12  2      (39-22)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Esteves; Demouy(4); Nugent(8). SW Louisiana - Cuellar; Ryan(4); 
  Baranowski(6); Yen(7). 
  Win-Demouy(5-2)  Loss-Cuellar(8-4)  T-3:18  A-6702
  HR LS - Higgins (12), McClure (26), Furniss (27), Cresse (23), Harris (6)
  HR USL - Feehan (4)
  LSU faces the Tulane-Fullerton winner Saturday at 11...USL is eliminated...
  LSU has now scored at least 14 runs in 9 of their last 10 regional games...
  Paid attendance: 6,702.                                                    
Game box score

LSU 18, Nicholls State 4
(May 21 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Nicholls State...... 000 000 103  -  4  9  2      (28-33)
  LSU................. 430 290 00X  - 18 19  2      (43-17)
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  Pitchers: Nicholls State - Arcement; Coddou(5); Rogers(5). LSU - Thompson; 
  Bowe(6); Guillory(8). 
  Win-Thompson(10-4)  Loss-Arcement(10-4)  T-2:42  A-6750
  HR NSU - Perret (6), Jobert (6)
  HR LS - Higgins (11), McClure (25), Furniss (26), Earnhart (8), Davis (6)
  LSU plays USL Friday at 3...Nicholls plays Harvard Friday at 11...Furniss  
  sets the SEC career hits record (342), formerly held by Auburn's Jay       
  Waggoner...Paid attendance: 6,750.                                         
Game box score

Mississippi State 7, LSU 5
(May 15 at Birmingham, Ala.)

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  LSU................. 000 030 200  -  5  7  0      (42-17)
  Mississippi State... 203 110 00X  -  7 10  0      (37-19)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Thompson; Esteves(4); Demouy(7). Mississippi State - Reinike; 
  Compton(6). 
  Win-Reinike(5-6)  Save-Compton(1)  Loss-Thompson(9-4)  T-2:32  A-4292
  HR LS - McClure (24), Furniss (25)
  HR MSU - Freeman (10)
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LSU 6, South Carolina 0
(May 14 at Birmingham, Ala.)

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  South Carolina...... 000 000 000  -  0  5  0      (42-16)
  LSU................. 110 000 04X  -  6  8  0      (42-16)
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  Pitchers: South Carolina - Jodie; Bauer(8). LSU - Keisler. 
  Win-Keisler(8-5)  Loss-Jodie(6-6)  T-2:25  A-3062
  HR LS - Higgins (10), Cresse (22)
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Arkansas 8, LSU 4
(May 13, 1998 at Birmingham, Ala.)

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  Arkansas............ 003 311 000  -  8 16  0      (35-18)
  LSU................. 010 010 002  -  4  7  2      (41-16)
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  Pitchers: Arkansas - Quarnstrom; Vent(8). LSU - Esteves; Demouy(4); Bowe(6); 
  Guillory(9). 
  Win-Quarnstrom(4-0)  Loss-Esteves(9-2)  T-3:04  A-3859
  HR LS - Earnhart (7)
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Mississippi 10, LSU 8
(May 10 at Oxford, Miss.)

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  LSU................. 021 040 001  -  8 13  2      (41-15)
  Mississippi......... 610 210 00X  - 10 12  2      (30-23)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Thompson; Demouy(4). Mississippi - Bukvich; Cramblitt(5); 
  McShea(6); Huisman, Ju.(9). 
  Win-McShea(1-0)  Save-Huisman, Ju.(3)  Loss-Thompson(9-3)  T-2:59  A-2178
  HR LS - Furniss (24), Harris (5)
  HR UM - Kielty (16), Henderson (15), Mead (8), Shelton (5)
  Furniss sets the SEC career mark for doubles (81)...LSU loses SEC overall  
  title to Florida by a half-game.                                           
Game box score

Mississippi 9, LSU 0
(May 9 at Oxford, Miss.)

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  LSU................. 000 000 000  -  0  6  1      (41-14)
  Mississippi......... 300 001 05X  -  9  9  3      (29-23)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Keisler; Bowe(8). Mississippi - McAvoy. 
  Win-McAvoy(5-5)  Loss-Keisler(7-5)  T-2:23  A-2145
  HR UM - Henderson (14), Huisman, Jo. (4), Hill (3)
  Furniss ties Georgia's Doug Radziewicz for first on the SEC's career       
  doubles list with 80...Rebels break an eight-game losing streak to LSU...  
  Tigers shut out for the first time since April 7, 1996 (2-0 to S. Carolina)
  and only the seventh time this decade.                                     
Game box score

LSU 11, Mississippi 4
(May 8 at Oxford, Miss.)

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  LSU................. 011 403 011  - 11 12  1      (41-13)
  Mississippi......... 010 010 200  -  4  7  1      (28-23)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Esteves; Demouy(8). Mississippi - Tolbert; Davis(4). 
  Win-Esteves(9-1)  Loss-Tolbert(5-6)  T-2:46  A-1875
  HR LS - McClure (23), Furniss (23)
  HR UM - Voltz (2), Rosamond (13)
  LSU wins the SEC West for the sixth time in the last seven years...LSU is  
  now 10-0 in the opening game of SEC series.                                
Game box score

LSU 8, Tennessee 7
(May 3 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Tennessee........... 000 100 024  -  7  9  1      (32-20)
  LSU................. 050 101 01X  -  8 11  3      (40-13)
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  Pitchers: Tennessee - Ross, J.; Parker(2); Odom(7). LSU - Thompson; Bowe(9). 
  Win-Thompson(9-2)  Save-Bowe(1)  Loss-Ross, J.(5-3)  T-2:36  A-6815
  HR UT - Cortez (21), Clabo (6)
  HR LS - Higgins (9)
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LSU 15, Tennessee 12
(May 2 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Tennessee........... 120 000 081  - 12 19  0      (32-19)
  LSU................. 224 001 114  - 15 16  1      (39-13)
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  Pitchers: Tennessee - Adams; Ross, D.(2); Hunter(7); Odom(8). LSU - Keisler; 
  Bowe(8); Guillory(8); Demouy(8). 
  Win-Demouy(4-2)  Loss-Odom(4-3)  T-3:25  A-6897
  HR UT - Ross, J. (9), Keene (10)
  HR LS - Barbier (7), McClure (22), Furniss 2 (22), Dalton (2)
  Dalton's first home run since February 14...Furniss moves past Jason       
  Williams as LSU's career hits leader...Furniss' first career grand slam    
  in 73 home runs                                                            
Game box score

LSU 4, Tennessee 3
(May 1 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Tennessee........... 101 100 000  -  3 10  1      (32-18)
  LSU................. 200 110 00X  -  4 10  1      (38-13)
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  Pitchers: Tennessee - Scott. LSU - Esteves; Demouy(8). 
  Win-Esteves(8-1)  Save-Demouy(3)  Loss-Scott(5-6)  T-2:40  A-6951
  Tigers regain first place in the SEC's overall standings by a half-game... 
  Furniss ties Jason Williams' as LSU's career hits leader (327).            
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Florida 3, LSU 1
(Apr. 26 at Gainesville, Fla.)

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  LSU................. 000 001 000  -  1  6  0      (37-13)
  Florida............. 000 020 01X  -  3  5  1      (35-12)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Thompson; Demouy(6); Guillory(8). Florida - Wilkerson; Fogg(8). 
  Win-Wilkerson(8-2)  Save-Fogg(10)  Loss-Thompson(8-2)  T-3:00  A-4211
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Florida 4, LSU 3
(Apr. 25 at Gainesville, Fla.)

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  LSU................. 000 002 100  -  3  7  0      (37-12)
  Florida............. 010 020 001  -  4  5  1      (34-12)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Keisler. Florida - Bond; Fogg(6). 
  Win-Fogg(6-1)  Loss-Keisler(7-4)  T-2:55  A-5241
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LSU 13, Florida 5
(Apr. 24 at Gainesville, Fla.)

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  LSU................. 410 134 000  - 13 16  0      (37-11)
  Florida............. 220 000 100  -  5  9  3      (33-12)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Esteves; Demouy(8). Florida - McClendon; Rodriguez(6); 
  Grezlovski(6). 
  Win-Esteves(7-1)  Loss-McClendon(6-3)  T-2:58  A-4510
  HR LS - McClure (21), Furniss (20), Cresse (21)
  HR UF - Catalanotte (11)
  Cresse, Furniss, and McClure are only the second trio in LSU history to hit
  20 home runs each in a season (Furniss, Bowles, and Dunn in '96).          
Game box score

LSU 9, New Orleans 5
(Apr. 22 at Metairie, La.)

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  LSU................. 011 200 140  -  9 15  1      (36-11)
  New Orleans......... 030 001 001  -  5 11  3      (21-21)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Bowe; Demouy(6); Guillory(7). New Orleans - Benoit; Turnage(8); 
  Gomez(9). 
  Win-Demouy(3-2)  Save-Guillory(3)  Loss-Benoit(2-5)  T-3:12  A-10050
  HR LS - McClure (20), Furniss 2 (19)
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Alabama 4, LSU 2
(Apr. 19 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Alabama............. 000 103 0 -  4  5  0      (32-10)
  LSU................. 101 000 0 -  2  6  1      (35-11)
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  Pitchers: Alabama - Green; Kingrey(5). LSU - Keisler; Guillory(6). 
  Win-Kingrey(5-2)  Loss-Keisler(7-3)  T-2:00  A-6688
  HR LS - McClure (19)
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LSU 7, Alabama 3
(Apr. 19 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Alabama............. 010 011 0 -  3  7  6      (31-10)
  LSU................. 110 010 4 -  7  5  0      (35-10)
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  Pitchers: Alabama - Fisher; Kingrey(7). LSU - Esteves; Keisler(6). 
  Win-Keisler(7-2)  Loss-Fisher(4-5)  T-2:07  A-6981
  HR LS - Cresse (20)
  Cresse's second grand slam of the season (March 3 vs. Tulane)...LSU's first
  series win over Alabama since 1994.                                        
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LSU 6, Alabama 5
(Apr. 17 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Alabama............. 002 002 100  -  5  9  3      (31-9)
  LSU................. 000 042 00X  -  6  7  2      (34-10)
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  Pitchers: Alabama - Smith; Blankenship(8). LSU - Thompson; Keisler(7). 
  Win-Thompson(8-1)  Save-Keisler(2)  Loss-Smith(5-1)  T-2:45  A-6968
  HR LS - McClure (18)
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LSU 9, Southeastern La. 3
(Apr. 15 at Hammond, La.)

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  LSU................. 302 100 210  -  9 10  0      (33-10)
  Southeastern La..... 000 001 200  -  3  8  0      (20-21)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Bowe; Demouy(6); Keisler(8). Southeastern La. - Estave; 
  Langlois(6); Rachal(8); Hastings(9); Trosclair,Sh(9). 
  Win-Bowe(5-3)  Loss-Estave(3-4)  T-2:42  A-3723
  HR LS - Witten (2), Furniss (17), Cresse (19), Barbier (6)
  HR SLU - Labruzzo (7)
Game box score

LSU 9, Loyola-New Orleans 5
(Apr. 14 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Loyola-New Orleans.. 301 010 000  -  5  7  1      (16-27)
  LSU................. 200 410 02X  -  9  7  1      (32-10)
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  Pitchers: Loyola-New Orleans - Knoll; Dussouy(3); Smyczynski(4); Crisler(6); 
  Servat(7). LSU - Nugent; Guillory(5). 
  Win-Guillory(2-0)  Loss-Dussouy(2-6)  T-2:21  A-7020
  HR LU - Olagues (4)
  HR LS - Cresse (18), Davis (5)
  Largest single-game crowd at Alex Box Stadium.                             
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Vanderbilt 8, LSU 7
(Apr. 12 at Nashville, Tenn.)

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  LSU................. 200 000 320  -  7  7  4      (31-10)
  Vanderbilt.......... 003 000 32X  -  8 11  1      (20-16)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Demouy; Bowe(7); Thompson(8). Vanderbilt - Snow; Seybt(7); 
  Johnston(8). 
  Win-Johnston(1-0)  Loss-Bowe(4-3)  T-2:40  A-627
  HR LS - Earnhart (6), Harris (4)
  HR VU - Johnston 2 (14)
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LSU 6, Vanderbilt 4
(Apr. 11 at Nashville, Tenn.)

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  LSU................. 131 000 001  -  6  9  2      (31-9)
  Vanderbilt.......... 000 100 120  -  4  9  4      (19-16)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Esteves; Guillory(8); Keisler(8). Vanderbilt - Colley; Beal(7); 
  Rosellini(8); Yee(9). 
  Win-Esteves(6-1)  Save-Keisler(1)  Loss-Colley(2-4)  T-2:57  A-1131
  HR LS - McClure (17), Furniss (16)
  HR VU - Adeeb (14)
  Furniss sets SEC career home run record, formerly held by Rafael Palmeiro  
  at 67.  He also ties the LSU career record for walks held by Jason Williams
  at 164.                                                                    
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LSU 5, Vanderbilt 3
(Apr. 10 at Nashville, Tenn.)

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  LSU................. 000 000 302  -  5  6  1      (30-9)
  Vanderbilt.......... 000 000 300  -  3  8  0      (19-15)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Thompson; Keisler(7). Vanderbilt - Kata; Yee(7); Beal(8); 
  Seybt(9). 
  Win-Keisler(6-2)  Loss-Seybt(1-2)  T-3:13  A-802
  HR LS - Furniss (15), Higgins (8), Harris (3)
  Furniss ties SEC career home run record (67) held by Rafael Palmeiro.      
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Tulane 10, LSU 8
(Apr. 7 at Metairie, La.)

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  LSU................. 000 220 004  -  8  8  3      (29-9)
  Tulane.............. 002 500 003  - 10 10  3      (25-9)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Keisler; Demouy(5); Bowe(7); Thompson(7). Tulane - Brown; 
  Ardoin(9). 
  Win-Ardoin(3-1)  Loss-Thompson(7-1)  T-2:52  A-10540
  HR TU - Sparks 2 (17)
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LSU 11, Mississippi State 5
(Apr. 5 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Mississippi State... 001 101 020  -  5  7  2      (20-12)
  LSU................. 100 214 21X  - 11 10  1      (29-8)
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  Pitchers: Mississippi State - Reinike; Johnson(4); Freed(6); Thoms, H.(7). 
  LSU - Esteves. 
  Win-Esteves(4-2)  Loss-Reinike(3-3)  T-2:50  A-6736
  HR MSU - Lee (8)
  HR LS - Furniss (14), Harris (2)
  LSU assistant Bill Dailey ejected in bottom of fourth by Maners...MSU head 
  coach Pat McMahon ejected in middle of eighth by Magnusson...Esteves' first
  nine-inning complete game.                                                 
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Mississippi State 8, LSU 3
(Apr. 4 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Mississippi State... 400 010 111  -  8 13  1      (20-11)
  LSU................. 001 110 000  -  3 12  2      (28-8)
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  Pitchers: Mississippi State - Jackson; Compton(6); Johnson(9). LSU - Demouy; 
  Bowe(1); Guillory(7). 
  Win-Jackson(5-1)  Loss-Demouy(2-2)  T-2:40  A-6817
  HR MSU - Wiese (3)
  LSU's 13-game winning streak snapped                                       
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LSU 8, Mississippi State 5
(Apr. 3 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Mississippi State... 022 100 000  -  5 12  3      (19-11)
  LSU................. 300 500 00X  -  8  7  0      (28-7)
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  Pitchers: Mississippi State - Ginter; Donovan(3); Polk(4); Compton(8). LSU - 
  Thompson; Keisler(5). 
  Win-Keisler(5-2)  Loss-Donovan(2-1)  T-3:10  A-6987
  HR MSU - Patton (5), Knott (9)
  HR LS - McClure (16), Cresse (17), Leaumont (9)
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LSU 9, Nicholls State 2
(Apr. 1 at Baton Rouge, La,)

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  Nicholls State...... 000 000 002  -  2  5  2      (12-20)
  LSU................. 232 000 11X  -  9 17  0      (27-7)
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  Pitchers: Nicholls State - Fletcher; Janke(3); Coddou(6); Rogers(8). LSU - 
  Bowe; Nugent(6); Ainsworth(8). 
  Win-Bowe(4-2)  Loss-Fletcher(1-4)  T-2:39  A-6607
  HR LS - McClure (15), Leaumont (8)
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LSU 4, Nicholls State 0
(Mar. 31 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Nicholls State...... 000 000 000  -  0  5  0      (12-19)
  LSU................. 000 002 02X  -  4  8  0      (26-7)
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  Pitchers: Nicholls State - Flaitz; Orgeron(6); Arcement(6); Chambless(8); 
  Janke(8). LSU - Keisler; Guillory(8). 
  Win-Keisler(4-2)  Save-Guillory(2)  Loss-Flaitz(1-2)  T-2:32  A-6254
  Keisler ties career-high for strikeouts he set last week against           
  Northwestern State...Furniss ties school record for walks (4).             
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LSU 11, Kentucky 6
(Mar. 29 at Lexington, Ky.)

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  LSU................. 330 201 011  - 11 10  1      (25-7)
  Kentucky............ 100 002 102  -  6  8  4      (11-15)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Esteves; Guillory(7); Keisler(9). Kentucky - Borne; Shaffar(5); 
  Cheatle(5); Hooker(8); Heyerly(8); Rowland(9). 
  Win-Esteves(4-1)  Loss-Borne(2-2)  T-3:03  A-823
  HR LS - Higgins, Cresse 2
  HR UK - McGlone
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LSU 7, Kentucky 2
(Mar. 28 at Lexington, Ky.)

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  LSU................. 202 001 200  -  7 12  1      (24-7)
  Kentucky............ 010 001 000  -  2  5  0      (11-15)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Demouy. Kentucky - Webb; Paxton(7). 
  Win-Demouy(2-1)  Loss-Webb(2-2)  T-2:27  A-396
  HR LS - Furniss (13), Leaumont (7)
  HR UK - Bendix (8)
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LSU 7, Kentucky 3
(Mar. 27 at Lexington, Ky.)

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  LSU................. 021 002 002  -  7 10  0      (23-7)
  Kentucky............ 100 020 000  -  3  8  3      (11-14)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Thompson. Kentucky - Chaney; Shaffar(6); Hooker(9). 
  Win-Thompson(7-0)  Loss-Chaney(0-4)  T-2:30  A-576
  HR LS - McClure (14), Cresse 2 (14)
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LSU 13, McNeese State 5
(Mar. 25 at Lake Charles, La.)

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  LSU................. 210 140 041  - 13 15  1      (22-7)
  McNeese State....... 001 003 100  -  5  6  0      (17-11)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Bowe; Guillory(6); Demouy(6); Esteves(7); Ainsworth(9). 
  McNeese State - Millet; Ryan(5); Sprague(8). 
  Win-Bowe(3-2)  Loss-Millet(4-2)  T-3:24  A-2054
  HR LS - McClure (13), Cresse 2 (12), Thibodeaux (1)
  HR MCN - Schmitz (4)
  LSU's first ever win at Lake Charles.                                      
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LSU 6, Northwestern State 3
(Mar. 24 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Northwestern State.. 120 000 000  -  3  5  1      (17-12)
  LSU................. 002 010 21X  -  6  8  1      (21-7)
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  Pitchers: Northwestern State - Davis, A.; Balcer(7). LSU - Nugent; Keisler(3). 
  Win-Keisler(3-2)  Loss-Davis, A.(2-2)  T-2:26  A-6482
  HR NW - Nunn (3)
  HR LS - Higgins (6), Davis (4)
  Keisler sets career high for strikeouts                                    
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LSU 27, Arkansas 6
(Mar. 22 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Arkansas............ 1   30 011 0 -  6 12  2      (16-7)
  LSU................. (14)05 800 X - 27 25  1      (20-7)
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  Pitchers: Arkansas - Wright; Quarnstrom(1); Heather(1); Gilleland(2); 
  Hurley(3); Whitekiller(4). LSU - Esteves; Guillory(6). 
  Win-Esteves(3-1)  Loss-Wright(1-2)  T-2:47  A-6496
  HR LS - Barbier (5), Earnhart (5)
  LSU breaks school single-game record for doubles (10)...Furniss ties LSU   
  single-game record for doubles...LSU ties record for hits in an inning in  
  first (13), set against Ga. Tech in '96...Ark. assistant Tim Montez ejected
  in bottom of 2nd by plate umpire Rick Darby.                               
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LSU 6, Arkansas 3
(Mar. 21 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Arkansas............ 100 000 002  -  3  7  1      (16-6)
  LSU................. 013 011 00X  -  6  5  4      (19-7)
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  Pitchers: Arkansas - Nye; Moriarity(6). LSU - Thompson; Keisler(9). 
  Win-Thompson(6-0)  Loss-Nye(1-3)  T-2:30  A-6873
  HR AR - Caldwell (3)
  HR LS - Higgins (5), Cresse (10), Earnhart (4)
  Davis ejected in the bottom of the 2nd by plate umpire Kevin Hays...       
  Caldwell's home run was inside the park.                                   
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LSU 9, Arkansas 5
(Mar. 20 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Arkansas............ 110 001 101  -  5  9  3      (16-5)
  LSU................. 100 023 03X  -  9 10  2      (18-7)
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  Pitchers: Arkansas - Walling; Heather(8); McCrotty(8). LSU - Demouy; Keisler(9)
  . 
  Win-Demouy(1-1)  Loss-Walling(6-1)  T-2:37  A-6447
  HR AR - Welsh (2), McDaniel (2)
  HR LS - Higgins (4), Furniss (12), McClure 2 (12)
  Furniss breaks SEC career total base record formerly held by Todd Walker   
  (556); Furniss now has 561...LSU ties a school single-game record for      
  double plays.                                                              
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LSU 13, Southeastern La. 2
(Mar. 18 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Southeastern La..... 000 002 000  -  2  8  1      (16-8)
  LSU................. 031 501 03X  - 13 15  2      (17-7)
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  Pitchers: Southeastern La. - Duke; Gage-Cole(4); Trosclair,Sh(4); Hastings(6); 
  Bonham(7). LSU - Bowe; Guillory(5); Grace(7); Albritton(9). 
  Win-Bowe(2-2)  Loss-Duke(2-3)  T-3:06  A-6618
  HR SLU - Gross (8)
  HR LS - McClure (10), Cresse (9)
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LSU 4, New Orleans 2
(Mar. 17 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  New Orleans......... 000 020 000  -  2  5  0      (9-9)
  LSU................. 210 000 10X  -  4  5  1      (16-7)
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  Pitchers: New Orleans - Miller. LSU - Esteves; Nugent(6). 
  Win-Esteves(2-1)  Save-Nugent(1)  Loss-Miller(1-2)  T-2:17  A-6576
  HR LS - Higgins (3), Furniss (11)
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Auburn 15, LSU 8
(Mar. 15 at Auburn, Ala.)

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  LSU................. 010 040 102  -  8 14  2      (15-7)
  Auburn.............. 230 036 01X  - 15 16  0      (19-4)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Keisler; Bowe(5); Guillory(6); Ainsworth(8). Auburn - Knorst; 
  Wood(5); Jackson(9). 
  Win-Wood(4-0)  Loss-Keisler(2-2)  T-2:57  A-3107
  HR LS - McClure (9)
  HR AU - Pratt (6), Faulkner 2 (7)
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Auburn 14, LSU 7
(Mar. 14 at Auburn, Ala.)

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  LSU................. 002 030 200  -  7  6  4      (15-6)
  Auburn.............. 601 202 12X  - 14 11  0      (18-4)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Grace; Esteves(1); Demouy(4); Ainsworth(7); Nugent(8); Colvin(8)
  . Auburn - Gliemmo; Bean(7). 
  Win-Gliemmo(5-1)  Loss-Grace(2-1)  T-3:10  A-2866
  HR LS - Furniss (10)
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LSU 11, Auburn 8
(Mar. 13 at Auburn, Ala.)

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  LSU................. 100 102 201 004  - 11 13  2      (15-5)
  Auburn.............. 000 000 007 001  -  8 10  1      (17-4)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Thompson; Esteves(9); Demouy(9); Bowe(10); Guillory(11). 
  Auburn - Schoening; Bean(7); Merriott(9); Jackson(10). 
  Win-Guillory(1-0)  Loss-Jackson(1-1)  T-3:41  A-2060
  HR LS - Furniss 3 (9), McClure (8), Leaumont (6)
  HR AU - Kelly (1)
  Skip Bertman's 700th career victory...Furniss ties SEC single-game record  
  for total bases (16), as well as LSU single-game records for hits (5) and  
  home runs (3).                                                             
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LSU 4, McNeese State 3
(Mar. 11 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  McNeese State....... 102 000 000  -  3  7  0      (12-6)
  LSU................. 004 000 00X  -  4  4  0      (14-5)
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  Pitchers: McNeese State - Sprague; Ryan(3); Portie, Ja.(8). LSU - Bowe; 
  Keisler(4); Esteves(7); Demouy(9). 
  Win-Keisler(2-1)  Save-Demouy(2)  Loss-Sprague(2-2)  T-2:46  A-6249
  HR MCN - Schmitz (2)
  HR LS - Furniss (6), McClure (7)
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LSU 8, Louisiana Tech 1
(Mar. 10 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Louisiana Tech...... 010 000 000  -  1  3  2      (8-9)
  LSU................. 300 014 00X  -  8 11  1      (13-5)
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  Pitchers: Louisiana Tech - Newton; Hickman(6). LSU - Nugent; Guillory(6). 
  Win-Nugent(3-0)  Save-Guillory(1)  Loss-Newton(1-2)  T-2:25  A-6125
  HR LS - Furniss (5)
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LSU 14, Georgia 9
(Mar. 8 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Georgia............. 012 102 111  -  9 14  2      (11-4)
  LSU................. 060 022 04X  - 14 11  2      (12-5)
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  Pitchers: Georgia - Frachiseur; Fowler(6). LSU - Bowe; Keisler(3); Esteves(6); 
  Demouy(7); Thompson(9). 
  Win-Keisler(1-1)  Loss-Frachiseur(3-1)  T-3:09  A-6416
  HR UGA - McGuirt (1)
  HR LS - Furniss (4), Cresse (8), Leaumont (5)
  Furniss sets LSU and SEC career record for RBIs (249), breaking Todd       
  Walker's record of 246.                                                    
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LSU 14, Georgia 1
(Mar. 7 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Georgia............. 100 000 0 -  1  4  1      (11-3)
  LSU................. 300 056 X - 14 10  1      (11-5)
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  Pitchers: Georgia - Crawford; Goodson(5); Clark(6). LSU - Grace; Demouy(6). 
  Win-Grace(2-0)  Loss-Crawford(1-1)  T-2:19  A-6181
  HR LS - Higgins 2 (2), McClure (6), Cresse 2 (7)
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LSU 4, Georgia 1
(Mar. 6 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Georgia............. 010 000 000  -  1  6  1      (11-2)
  LSU................. 001 011 10X  -  4  7  0      (10-5)
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  Pitchers: Georgia - Brand; See(6); Brownlee(6); Hanson(7). LSU - Thompson; 
  Esteves(7). 
  Win-Thompson(5-0)  Save-Esteves(2)  Loss-Brand(3-1)  T-2:30  A-6419
  HR UGA - Osbolt (6)
  HR LS - Furniss (3), Leaumont (4)
  Furniss ties Todd Walker for the school and SEC career RBI record (246)... 
  Game delayed at 8:43 on Friday and suspended at 9:30; resumed on Saturday  
  at 3:56 after a delay of 19 hours, 13 minutes.                             
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LSU 26, Southern 0
(Mar. 4 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Southern............ 000 000 000  -  0  3  2      (5-4)
  LSU................. 345 085 01X  - 26 22  1      (9-5)
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  Pitchers: Southern - Gordon; Anderson(3); Harrison(5); Johnson, C.(6). LSU - 
  Nugent; Guillory(5); Ainsworth(7); Colvin(8). 
  Win-Nugent(1-0)  Loss-Gordon(0-1)  T-2:50  A-6099
  HR LS - Barbier (4), Furniss (2), McClure (5), Earnhart (3), Garidel (1)
  Barbier ties single-game record for hits with five...most runs and most    
  hits since 1996 South II Regional final vs. Georgia Tech...LSU's largest   
  margin of victory ever; previous was 24-0 over La. Tech in 1902 and        
  Northwestern State in 1986.                                                
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LSU 10, Tulane 9
(Mar. 3 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Tulane.............. 103 010 040  -  9 13  0      (6-5)
  LSU................. 015 200 02X  - 10  9  2      (8-5)
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  Pitchers: Tulane - Lontayo; Putnam(4); Ardoin(8); Brown(8). LSU - Esteves; 
  Keisler(5); Demouy(6); Bowe(7); Thompson(8). 
  Win-Thompson(4-0)  Loss-Putnam(0-1)  T-3:32  A-6640
  HR TU - Pursell 3 (4), Sparks (3)
  HR LS - Barbier (3), Cresse 2 (5)
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LSU 16, Southern Mississippi 4
(Mar. 1 at New Orleans)

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  Southern Mississippi 000 010 03 -  4 10  0      (4-5)
  LSU................. 000 027 34 - 16 12  0      (7-5)
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  Pitchers: Southern Mississippi - Walker; Shupe(6); Stover(6); Pfaff(6); 
  Schemmel(7). LSU - Grace; Keisler(8). 
  Win-Grace(1-0)  Loss-Walker(0-1)  T-2:35  A-9233
  HR LS - Leaumont (3), Davis (3), Earnhart (2)
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Arkansas 6, LSU 5
(Feb. 28 at New Orleans)

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  Arkansas............ 040 000 000 2 -  6 11  1      (9-2)
  LSU................. 000 202 000 1 -  5  5  1      (6-5)
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  Pitchers: Arkansas - Wright; Quarnstrom(6); Vent(9); Nye(10). LSU - Thompson; 
  Esteves(8); Demouy(9); Guillory(10); Keisler(10). 
  Win-Vent(1-0)  Save-Nye(1)  Loss-Demouy(0-1)  T-3:33  A-10364
  HR AR - Jester (1)
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Mississippi State 11, LSU 3
(Feb. 27 at New Orleans)

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  Mississippi State... 100 312 400  - 11  9  0      (7-1)
  LSU................. 010 001 001  -  3  5  5      (6-4)
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  Pitchers: Mississippi State - Ginter; Donovan(5); Johnson(9). LSU - Bowe; 
  Guillory(8). 
  Win-Donovan(1-0)  Loss-Bowe(1-2)  T-2:28  A-10196
  HR MSU - Chapman (2)
  HR LS - Leaumont 2 (2)
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LSU 7, Louisiana College 2
(Feb. 25 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Louisiana College... 000 101 000  -  2  8  0      (3-7)
  LSU................. 121 003 00X  -  7  8  1      (6-3)
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  Pitchers: Louisiana College - Stalons; Barswill, Jo(3); Hoffpaiur(5); 
  Breaux(6); Riggs, P.(8). LSU - Nugent; Ainsworth(6); Colvin(8). 
  Win-Nugent(1-0)  Loss-Stalons(0-2)  T-2:21  A-6237
  HR LS - Barbier (2), McClure (4), Witten (1)
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LSU 9, Northeast Louisiana 8
(Feb. 24 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Northeast Louisiana. 000 140 300 00 -  8 15  3      (6-2)
  LSU................. 107 000 000 01 -  9 10  0      (5-3)
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  Pitchers: Northeast Louisiana - Caraccioli; Sheets(3). LSU - Keisler; 
  Guillory(6); Demouy(7); Esteves(9). 
  Win-Esteves(1-1)  Loss-Sheets(1-2)  T-3:27  A-6906
  HR NLU - Lewis (2)
  Furniss' two doubles gives him 63 for his career, breaking the record he   
  and Tod Walker previously shared (61)...First extra-inning game of the     
  season for both teams.                                                     
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Texas 7, LSU 5
(Feb. 22 at Austin, Texas)

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  LSU................. 002 021 00 -  5  8  1      (4-3)
  Texas............... 200 020 21 -  7  9  0      (6-5-1)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Grace; Esteves(6). Texas - Munroe; Kautsch(5). 
  Win-Kautsch(1-0)  Loss-Esteves(0-1)  T-2:56  A-6109
  Game called after 8 innings due to travel restricitions...LSU fails to hit 
  a home run in a game for the first time since a 2-1 win over Florida in the
  CWS semi-finals on June 6, 1996.                                           
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LSU 12, Texas 9
(Feb. 21 at Austin, Texas)

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  LSU................. 004 140 111  - 12 13  2      (4-2)
  Texas............... 001 101 402  -  9 11  4      (5-5-1)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Thompson; Nugent(7); Demouy(7). Texas - Seibel; Halter(4); 
  Hale(5). 
  Win-Thompson(3-0)  Save-Demouy(1)  Loss-Seibel(1-1)  T-3:10  A-5343
  HR LS - Barbier (1), McClure (3)
  HR TX - Cridland (2), Johnson (1)
  LSU has now homered in 77 straight games...Delayed at 2:21, resumed at     
  2:35                                                                       
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Texas 5, LSU 1
(Feb. 20 at Austin, Texas)

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  LSU................. 000 100 000  -  1  5  0      (3-2)
  Texas............... 002 020 01X  -  5 13  2      (5-4-1)
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  Pitchers: LSU - Bowe; Esteves(8). Texas - Dunn; Kautsch(8). 
  Win-Dunn(1-1)  Save-Kautsch(1)  Loss-Bowe(1-1)  T-2:43  A-5154
  HR LS - McClure (2)
  LSU has now homered in 76 straight games.                                  
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SW Louisiana 7, LSU 4
(Feb. 18 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  SW Louisiana........ 101 003 020  -  7  6  2      (5-2)
  LSU................. 000 000 202  -  4  7  2      (3-1)
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  Pitchers: SW Louisiana - Devey; Ryan(7). LSU - Keisler; Grace(3); Esteves(6); 
  Demouy(9). 
  Win-Devey(2-1)  Save-Ryan(2)  Loss-Keisler(0-1)  T-2:49  A-6703
  HR LS - Cresse (3), Earnhart (1)
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LSU 16, LSU-Shreveport 5
(Feb. 17 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  LSU-Shreveport...... 210 200 000  -  5  8  2      (1-8)
  LSU................. 420 020 17X  - 16 13  0      (3-0)
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  Pitchers: LSU-Shreveport - Constant, J.; Meza(2); Hancock(3); Maxey(4); 
  Riggs(5); Jordan(5); Harris(6); Gaydos(7); Fonseca(8); Kelly(8). LSU - 
  Thompson; Colvin(4); Nugent(6); Demouy(8). 
  Win-Thompson(2-0)  Loss-Constant, J.(0-3)  T-3:06  A-6378
  HR LSU-S - Perrin (1)
  HR LS - Harris (1), Furniss (1), McClure (1)
  Furniss breaks LSU career home run mark with 53; old record was Todd Walker
  with 52...Furniss ties Walker for career doubles record with 61...Tigers   
  have now homered in 74 straight games.                                     
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LSU 15, SW Louisiana 0
(Feb. 14 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  SW Louisiana........ 000 000 000  -  0  6  5      (3-2)
  LSU................. 007 103 22X  - 15 14  2      (2-0)
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  Pitchers: SW Louisiana - Cuellar; Baranowski(3); Dohmann(4); Templet(6); 
  Pelloat(8). LSU - Bowe; Grace(7). 
  Win-Bowe(1-0)  Save-Grace(1)  Loss-Cuellar(1-1)  T-2:54  A-6738
  HR LS - Davis (2), Cresse (2), Dalton (1)
  LSU has now hit a home run in 73 straight games...The 15-run margin is the 
  Tigers' second-largest ever against USL; the largest was a 19-2 victory in 
  1912.                                                                      
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LSU 11, SW Louisiana 7
(Feb. 13 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  SW Louisiana........ 300 200 101  -  7  9  1      (3-1)
  LSU................. 030 310 31X  - 11 10  1      (1-0)
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  Pitchers: SW Louisiana - Devey; Yen(5); Ryan(7); Lally(7). LSU - Thompson; 
  Demouy(6); Esteves(7). 
  Win-Thompson(1-0)  Save-Esteves(1)  Loss-Devey(1-1)  T-3:03  A-7019
  HR USL - Neyland (1), Hemme (2)
  HR LS - Davis (1), Cresse (1)
  LSU has now hit a home run in 72 straight games dating back to the 1996 CWS
  championship game...tonight's attendance is a single-game regular season   
  record...Tigers have now won 16 straight home openers.                     
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