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Southern hosts LSU in baseball for first time since 2008

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Southern University baseball welcomes the No. 1 team in the country Tuesday night when the LSU Tigers travel to north Baton Rouge to face the Jaguars at Lee-Hines Field.

First pitch for the cross-town matchup is set for 6 p.m. and the contest will air live on Cox Sports Television. Fans can access live stats for the LSU-Southern contest at www.GoJagSports.com.

Southern (3-10), who is hosting LSU at Lee-Hines Field for the first time since an 8-3 loss in 2008, is coming off a Sunday split against Southwestern Athletic Conference foe Arkansas-Pine Bluff on the road. After falling to UAPB 2-0 in Game 1, the Jaguars rallied to score a 7-2 win in Game 2 of the abbreviated series.

LSU (18-2), which is ranked No. 1 in the Baseball America magazine poll released Monday, is fresh off a convincing 2-1 series win over Ole Miss at Alex Box Stadium. LSU features the SEC top team in batting average (.323), hits (229), triples (15) and fewest times struck out (83).

General Admission tickets are $10 and are available at the SU Ticket Office located in the service entrance of the F.G. Clark Activity Center. Ticket will available on a first-come, first served bases and LHSAA coaches card will not be accepted.

SU student tickets are also available at the ticket office to the first 100 students who present a valid SU ID.

Jaguar fans are encouraged to log on to GoJagSports.com for the latest news, scores and updates on Southern Jaguar athletics. Fans can also access the latest information on SU athletics through social media by following @SouthernUsport on Twitter and Instagram or liking the Facebook page at Facebook.com/SouthernUJaguars.

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