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2012 NCAA Baseball Regionals, LSU Vs. Louisiana-Monroe: Game Preview And More

LSU (43-16) vs Lousiana-Monroe (31-28)

Gametime: 7:00

Watch: Cox Sports/CSS

Venue: Alex Box Stadium, Baton Rouge, LA

Starting Pitchers: LSU: Aaron Nola- Fr RHP, 6-4 3.93 ERA, 73 K 6 BB, 75.2 IP

ULM: Randy Zeigler- Jr LHP, 5-6 3.65 ERA, 108 K 56 BB, 106 IP

Series Record: LSU leads 38-8, 3-0 in Regional play

For LSU:

The Tigers won their second SEC Chamionship in fours years this season before a disappointing 1-2 performance in the conference tournament. The #7 National Seed, LSU is led offensively by Raph Rhymes. Rhymes is a First Team All-American leading the nation in batting average at .459 with 11 doubles, three home runs, and 50 RBI. Junior Mason Katz leads the power hitters with 11 homers. The Tigers have a 3.26 team ERA, and Nick Goody has 10 saves on the year with a 2.67 ERA.

For ULM:

The Warhawks punched their ticket for the NCAA Tournament by winning the Sun Belt Tournament last week. They have won 6 of their last 7. ULM is led offensively by shortstop Jeremy Sy's .329 average with 4 home runs and 35 RBI. Sy was also named Sun Belt Conference Player Of The Year. The Warhawks have stolen 76 bases and have a 4.28 ERA.

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