NCAA Baseball Baton Rouge Regionals: Lehigh Mountain Hawks vs. LSU Tigers - Game 1 Recap
May 29, 2015
Top-ranked LSU opened their NCAA regional with an easy win over Patriot League champion Lehigh at Alex Box Stadium. The Tigers had 13 hits and stole eight bases, scoring ten runs in the win. Center fielder Andrew Stevenson, hitting .367 this season, was 3-for-5 with two runs scored, two steals, and an RBI. Crucially, the Tigers got the win without using ace pitchers Alex Lange or Jared Poche, who will now be available Saturday and Sunday. Hunter Newman (3-0) earned the win in relief, lowering his ERA to 0.53 with a scoreless inning. Lehigh led 2-0 in the fourth inning but relinquished the lead in the bottom of the frame and never really challenged the Tigers again.