The LSU Tiger baseball team opened-up play in the Baton Rouge, La.Regional by defeating the ULM Warhawks, 4-1, on Friday night at Alex Box Stadium.

Each team scored a run in the third inning, but the Tigers the top-seed in the regional, and the #7-national seed, tallied three runs in the seventh inning, and never looked back, en route to the three-run victory.

Freshman right-hander Aaron Nola (7-4) picked up the win for LSU, with left-hander Chris Cotton recording the save,while Randy Zeigler (5-7) suffered the loss for LSU.

With the win, LSU improved to 44-16 on the year, while ULM fell to 31-29.

LSU moves on to take on Oregon St. on Saturday evening at 7 pm. The Beavers defeated Belmont, 2-1, in the other regional game on Friday.

ULM will take on Belmont, in an elimination game, on Saturday afternoon at 2 pm.


View the game box score.