2011 LSU Tigers baseball team

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2011 LSU Tigers baseball
Louisiana State University (block logo).svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division West
2011 record 36–20 (13–17 SEC)
Head coach Paul Mainieri
Hitting coach Javi Sanchez
Pitching coach David Grewe
Home stadium Alex Box Stadium
Seasons
← 2010
2012 →
2011 Southeastern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Eastern
#1 South Carolina x 22 8   .733     55 14   .797
#2 Florida x 22 8   .733     53 19   .736
#4 Vanderbilt x 22 8   .733     54 12   .818
Georgia 16 14   .533     33 32   .508
Kentucky 8 22   .267     25 30   .455
Tennessee 7 23   .233     25 29   .463
Western
#24 Arkansas x 15 15   .500     40 22   .645
Mississippi State 14 16   .467     38 25   .603
Alabama 14 16   .467     35 28   .556
Auburn 14 16   .467     29 29   .500
LSU 13 17   .433     36 20   .643
Ole Miss 13 17   .433     30 25   .545
x – Division champion
‡ – SEC Tournament champion
As of June 28, 2011; Rankings from Baseball America

The 2011 LSU Tigers baseball team represented Louisiana State University in the NCAA Division I baseball season of 2011. The Tigers played their home games in the new Alex Box Stadium, which opened in 2009.

The team was coached by Paul Mainieri who was in his fifth season at LSU. In the previous season, the Tigers failed to defend their 2009 National Title; however, the Tigers were able to successfully repeat as SEC Tournament Champions. Overall, the Tigers finished 41–22, 14–16 in the SEC. The Tigers were eliminated from post-season play after going 1–2 in the NCAA Tournament.

Pre-Season[edit]

Key Losses[edit]

Personnel[edit]

2011 roster[edit]

2011 LSU Tigers baseball roster
 

Pitchers

  • 9 Samuel Peterson - Freshman
  • 12 Kevin Gausman - Freshman
  • 17 Jimmy Dykstra - Sophomore
  • 18 Michael Reed - Sophomore
  • 21 Joe Broussard - Freshman
  • 22 Matty Ott - Junior
  • 24 Daniel Bradshaw - Senior
  • 25 Joey Bourgeois - Junior
  • 28 Forrest Garrett - Redshirt Freshman
  • 29 Jordan Rittiner - Sophomore
  • 30 Tyler Jones - Junior
  • 32 Coklin Nguyen - Freshman
  • 33 Kevin Berry - Sophomore
  • 34 Randal Meyer - Freshman
  • 37 Ryan Eades - Freshman
  • 38 Nick Rumbelow - Freshman
  • 39 Kurt McCune - Freshamn
  • 40 Mitch Hopkins - Junior
  • 41 Kirk Cunningham - Junior
  • 47 Ben Alsup - Senior
  • 58 Chris Cotton - Sophomore
 

Catchers

  • 6 Jordy Snikeris - Junior
  • 26 Ty Ross - Freshman
  • 35 Jackson Slaid - Freshman
 

Infielders

  • 4 Raph Rhymes - Sophomore
  • 11 Tyler Hanover - Junior
  • 13 Alex Edward - Sophomore
  • 14 Mike Lowery - Redshirt Junior
  • 23 JaCoby Jones - Freshman
  • 16 Matt Fury - Redshirt Freshman
  • 27 Beau Didier - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 36 Austin Nola - Junior
  • 46 Jamie Bruno - Junior

Utility

  • 7 Grant Dozar - Junior
 

Outfielders

 

2011 LSU Tigers Baseball Roster & Bios http://www.lsusports.net/SportSelect.dbml?SPSID=27867&SPID=2173&Q_SEASON=2010

Coaching Staff[edit]

2011 LSU Tigers baseball coaching staff
  • Paul Mainieri - Head Coach - 4 years at LSU
  • David Grewe - Associate Head Coach, Pitching Coach, Recruiting Coordinator - 2 year
  • Javi Sanchez - Assistant Coach, Hitting Coach - 3 years
  • Will Davis - Volunteer Assistant Coach, Outfielders Coach - 3 years
  • Ross Brezovsky - Coordinator of Baseball Operations - 2 years

2011 LSU Tigers Baseball Coaches & Bios http://www.lsusports.net/SportSelect.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=5200&SPID=2173&SPSID=28707

Schedule/Results[edit]

2011 LSU Tigers baseball Game Log
Post-Season
SEC Tournament
# Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Win Loss Save Attendance Overall Record SECT Record
NCAA Tournament: Regionals
# Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Win Loss Save Attendance Overall Record NCAAT Record

*Rankings are based on the team's current ranking in the Baseball America poll the week LSU faced each opponent.

LSU Tigers in the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft[edit]

The following members and future members (denoted by *) of the LSU Tigers baseball program were drafted in the 2011 MLB Draft.[57]

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Mikie Mahtook OF 1 30 Tampa Bay Rays
*Trevor Story SS 1A 45 Colorado Rockies
*John Eierman SS 4 119 Tampa Bay Rays
*Jake Cave OF 6 209 New York Yankees
Tyler Jones RHP 11 358 Minnesota Twins
Matty Ott RHP 13 412 Boston Red Sox
*Cody Glenn LHP 15 469 Toronto Blue Jays
Ben Alsup RHP 18 548 Colorado Rockies
*Aaron Nola RHP 22 679 Toronto Blue Jays
*Nick Goody RHP 22 698 New York Yankees
*Arby Fields LF 27 833 San Diego Padres
Austin Nola SS 31 949 Toronto Blue Jays
Raph Rhymes 2B 40 1202 Pittsburgh Pirates
Tyler Hanover SS 40 1229 New York Yankees
*Carson Baranik RHP 41 1255 Cincinnati Reds

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