BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Baseball Press Release) - LSU is No. 2 in the 2017 Perfect Game preseason poll released Wednesday, marking the Tigers’ second No. 2 ranking in the past three weeks. LSU is also No. 2 in the Collegiate Baseball poll that was announced in late December.
LSU is one of five Southeastern Conference teams appearing in the 2017 Perfect Game preseason Top 10, along with No. 4 Florida, No. 5 South Carolina, No. 8 Ole Miss and No. 9 Vanderbilt.
TCU, which LSU will face on March 3 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, is No. 1 in the Perfect Game poll. LSU’s other non-conference opponents appearing in the poll are No. 13 Louisiana-Lafayette and No. 23 Maryland.
The Tigers begin preseason practice on Friday, January 27. LSU opens the 2017 season at 7 p.m. on Friday, February 17 versus Air Force in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.
For more about the Perfect Game poll, visit http://www.perfectgame.org/Articles/View.aspx?article=13435.