How to watch LSU softball take on Louisiana in the Baton Rouge Regional winners bracket on Saturday
The Tigers took care of business to begin the NCAA softball tournament on Friday evening, earning a 12-2 run-rule win over Prairie View A&M in five innings.
The reward? A winners bracket date with a Louisiana team that’s regarded as one of the stronger two seeds in the entire tournament. The Ragin’ Cajuns also made things look pretty easy on Friday, winning their opener over Omaha with a 5-0 shutout.
Champions out of the Sun Belt, UL (47-13) went 22-2 in conference play while clinching the league’s auto-bid with a win in the conference tournament.
Here’s what you need to know as LSU looks to enter Sunday with a 2-0 record.
How to Watch
Date: Saturday, May 20
Location: Tiger Park in Baton Rouge
Time: Noon CT
Radio: LSU Radio Network
App: Watch ESPN (ESPN+ subscription required)
This is a very tight all-time series. In the 21 matchups between the two programs, LSU holds a slight edge at 11-10. These teams split a pair of matchups against each other during the regular season with the Ragin’ Cajuns winning in Baton Rouge on Feb. 25 and the Tigers taking the rematch in Lafayette the next day.
LSU: W 12-2 vs. Prairie View A&M
UL: W 5-0 vs. Omaha
LSU: Danieca Coffey (.393)
UL: Laney Credeur (.391)
LSU: Taylor Pleasants, McKenzie Redoutey (10)
UL: Sophie Piskos (9)
Home Runs Leader(s)
LSU: Georgia Clark (12)
UL: Karly Heath (15)
LSU: Taylor Pleasants (51)
UL: Lauren Allred (45)
Stolen Base Leader(s)
LSU: Ciara Briggs (11)
UL: Mihyia Davis (48)
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