LSU to host a regional
BATON ROUGE — LSU (43-16), which learned Sun-day it will play host to its 20th NCAA Baseball Region-al, earned the No. 7 national seed and will face Louisiana-Monroe (31-28) on Friday at 7 p.m. in Alex Box Stadium, it was announced Monday on ESPNU.
LSU holds a 38-8 all-time record against ULM dating back to 1959, with the last meeting an 18-7 Tigers victory in Baton Rouge on March 9, 2010.
The NCAA Baton Rouge Regional begins Friday at 2 p.m. as No. 2 seed Oregon State faces No. 3 seed Bel-mont in Alex Box Stadium.
The winner of the regional advances to the June 8-11 NCAA Super Regional, a best-of-three series that the Tigers are in line to host should they advance through the double-elimination, four-team re-gional.
Tickets for the regional are available now to LSU baseball season ticket holders.
Regional tickets will re-main on sale to season ticket holders until 5 p.m. today. Regional ticket booklets, good for all seven games, are $100 (suites and Champion’s Club), $75 (gold field box, gold grandstand and grandstand) and $50 (bleachers and standing room only).
Season ticket holders who have already submitted their requests in advance will have their credit card automatically charged for their tickets. Fans who selected the mail option will have their tickets shipped on today. Fans who selected the will-call option can pick up their tickets at the LSU Ticket Office.
Regional tickets not pur-chased by season ticket holders by 5 p.m. today will go on sale to the general public at 8 a.m. Thursday. A limited number of bleacher seats and standing-room only booklets also will go on sale Thursday. There will be a limit of four tickets per account.
Individual-session tickets, if available, will go on sale Friday.
The Alex Box Stadium Ticket Office will be open this week from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.LSUtix.net or call 225-578-2184.
NCAA Regional Schedule
Alex Box Stadium
All times subject to change:
—Thursday, May 31: Practice Sessions (open to public), times TBD
—Friday, June 1: Game 1, No. 3 Belmont vs. No. 2 Oregon St., 2 p.m.; Game 2, No. 4 UL-Monroe vs. No. 1 LSU, 7 p.m.
—Saturday, June 2: Game 3, 2 p.m. (Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser ); Game 4, 7 p.m. (Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner )
—Sunday, June 3: Game 5, 1:30 p.m. (Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser); Game 6, 6:30 p.m. (Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner)
—Monday, June 4: Game 7, 6:30 p.m. (Game 6 winner vs. Game 6 loser, if necessary)