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LSU Baseball Falls To Florida, 11-7, As Gators Complete Sweep

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The fourth-ranked LSU Tigers dropped the final game of a three-game, weekend, SEC baseball series on Sunday, falling 11-7, to the Florida Gators in Gainesville, Florida.

The win by Florida completed a three-game series sweep, while extending LSU’s losing streak to a season-high four games.

The Gators had two four-run innings, including one in the third, and one in the fifth, as they went on to the four-run win.

Taylor Gushue and Braden Mattson collected two hits apiece for Florida, while Harrison Bader hit his first home run of the year.

In a losing cause for the Tigers, Conner Hale and Jake Fraley had two hits each, while Sean McMullen and Chris Sciambra both homered.

Freshman left-hander Kirby Snead (1-0) earned the win for Florida, tossing 4.2 two- innings, with one walk and no strikeouts.

LSU starter Zac Person (1-1) was charged with the loss, allowing five runs on four hits in 2.2 innings, along with two walks and two strikeouts.

With the win, Florida improved to 19-6, overall, and 6-3 in SEC play, while LSU fell to 20-8-1, overall, and 3-5-1 in league play.

The Tigers return to action on Wednesday night, when they host McNeese St.

View the game box score.


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