No. 1 LSU shuts out UNO; wins 11th straight game ahead of SEC play

LSU third baseman Tommy White (47)
LSU third baseman Tommy White (47)(Josh Auzenne | WAFB)
Published: Mar. 14, 2023 at 9:29 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 14, 2023 at 9:30 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - No. 1 LSU extended its winning streak to 11 games as the Tigers shut out the University of New Orleans on Tuesday, March 14.

The Tigers (16-1) scored 16 runs on 12 hits in their 16-0 win over the Privateers (11-6). It was LSU’s sixth shutout of the season.

LSU was led offensively by Tommy White who was 2-for-5 at the plate including a three-run home run in the bottom of the fifth to put the Tigers on the board and take a 3-0 lead.

Gavin Dugas, Hayden Travinski, and Josh Pearson each had two RBI.

LSU pitcher Garrett Edwards (43)
LSU pitcher Garrett Edwards (43)(Josh Auzenne | WAFB)

Garrett Edwards (2-0) picked up his second win in relief after going 3.2 innings, allowing no hits and striking out five.

The Tigers’ pitching staff struck out 10 batters, allowing three hits and walking three in the win.

So far this season, in the sixth inning alone, the Tigers have scored 43 runs and have allowed 38 runs.

LSU will open SEC play on the road on Friday, March 17, facing No. 11 Texas A&M from College Station, Texas.

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