SEC Baseball Series Preview: Florida at LSU

Preview of the Florida-LSU SEC baseball series including key players, stats, schedules/results, rosters and a prediction of the series winner

LSU-Florida

The Florida Gators travel to the LSU Tigers for a 3-game, Friday-Sunday SEC baseball series. 14Powers.com SEC Baseball previews this series and predicts the series winner.

By 14Powers SEC Baseball Staff

Jac Caglianon of Florida
Jac Caglianon of Florida
Alex Box Stadium, 10,326
Alex Box Stadium, 10,326
Tommy White of LSU
Tommy White of LSU

Series Schedule March 22-24

  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Thursday 8:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 2 Friday 7:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 3 Saturday 3:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls LSU
Florida
19
142
5
14
127
90
Batting Average Florida
LSU
63
76
7
8
0.300
0.297
Double Plays LSU
Florida
129
260
6
14
12
7
Double Plays Per Game LSU
Florida
191
271
8
14
0.57
0.37
Doubles Florida
LSU
70
70
7
7
40
40
Doubles Per Game Florida
LSU
71
118
5
8
2.11
1.90
Earned Run Average LSU
Florida
18
135
6
13
3.85
5.71
Fielding % Florida
LSU
6
73
1
8
0.985
0.974
Hit Batters Florida
LSU
201
262
8
10
21
16
Hit by Pitch LSU
Florida
17
25
3
6
43
39
Hits LSU
Florida
39
62
6
8
204
197
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings LSU
Florida
17
33
7
11
7.60
8.03
Home Runs Florida
LSU
7
51
3
8
42
28
Home Runs Per Game Florida
LSU
6
74
3
9
2.21
1.33
On Base % LSU
Florida
32
76
7
12
0.430
0.409
Runs LSU
Florida
52
62
9
12
164
157
Sacrifice Bunts Florida
LSU
194
222
8
9
4
3
Sacrifice Flies LSU
Florida
31
49
3
5
12
11
Scoring Florida
LSU
59
84
7
12
8.3
7.8
Shutouts LSU
Florida
4
18
3
6
3
2
Slugging % Florida
LSU
22
62
4
8
0.559
0.491
Stolen Bases LSU
Florida
173
242
9
13
18
11
Stolen Bases Per Game LSU
Florida
200
251
10
13
0.86
0.58
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio LSU
Florida
23
55
7
10
2.85
2.37
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings LSU
Florida
6
9
3
4
12.4
11.9
Triple Plays
Triples LSU
Florida
72
201
5
13
5
2
Triples Per Game LSU
Florida
107
224
6
13
0.24
0.11
WHIP LSU
Florida
30
71
9
11
1.33
1.45
WL Pct LSU
Florida
14
83
7
13
0.810
0.632
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings LSU
Florida
91
164
11
13
4.34
5.01

Statistical Leaders

Florida Batting Leaders

Player avg ab h 2b 3b hr rbi slg% bb ob% sb-att
Jac Caglianone 0.414 87 36 1 0 9 21 0.736 11 0.485 0-0
Ty Evans 0.360 75 27 3 1 4 18 0.587 8 0.461 1-1
Colby Shelton 0.329 76 25 4 0 10 22 0.776 13 0.465 2-3
Tyler Shelnut 0.329 73 24 9 0 7 24 0.740 11 0.424 3-3
Cade Kurland 0.308 65 20 2 1 4 13 0.554 4 0.408 1-1
Luke Heyman 0.288 80 23 5 0 6 22 0.575 13 0.420 1-1
Dale Thomas 0.208 48 10 4 0 2 13 0.417 12 0.364 0-1

Florida Pitching Leaders

Player era w-l app-gs ip h er bb so 2b hr ab b/avg hbp
Jac Caglianone 1.77 2-0 4-4 20.1 9 4 13 34 2 2 68 0.132 0
Ryan Slater 3.74 1-0 11-1 21.2 16 9 9 21 7 0 75 0.213 2
Cade Fisher 7.94 2-1 5-5 22.2 28 20 5 37 6 4 95 0.295 4
Reilly Witmer 0.00 0-0 3-0 1.1 1 0 2 1 0 0 5 0.200 0
Robert Satin 1.08 1-0 8-0 8.1 7 1 10 7 2 0 31 0.226 0
Fisher Jameson 4.15 1-0 10-1 17.1 14 8 7 22 3 2 64 0.219 1
Grayson Smith 4.22 0-1 8-0 10.2 7 5 5 18 0 1 39 0.179 3
Alex Philpott 4.50 2-1 10-2 18 13 9 13 20 3 1 64 0.203 0
Brandon Neely 5.14 1-0 9-0 14 12 8 8 24 2 2 51 0.235 3

LSU Batting Leaders

Player avg ab h 2b 3b hr rbi slg% bb ob% sb-att
Tommy White 0.348 89 31 4 0 6 21 0.596 10 0.433 1-1
Hayden Travinski 0.333 75 25 7 0 5 24 0.627 16 0.480 0-0
Steven Milam 0.314 70 22 3 0 0 13 0.357 12 0.420 4-4
Jared Jones 0.296 71 21 5 2 8 21 0.761 20 0.457 0-0
Brady Neal 0.286 56 16 7 0 3 15 0.571 9 0.412 0-1
Josh Pearson 0.283 60 17 0 1 4 10 0.517 8 0.380 1-2
Michael Braswell Iii 0.274 62 17 4 2 1 16 0.452 11 0.405 1-1
Mac Bingham 0.273 66 18 2 0 3 13 0.439 10 0.429 2-4
Paxton Kling 0.224 58 13 3 0 1 14 0.328 14 0.440 6-7

LSU Pitching Leaders

Player era w-l app-gs ip h er bb so 2b hr ab b/avg hbp
Luke Holman 0.63 4-1 5-5 28.2 18 2 5 43 3 1 102 0.176 3
Thatcher Hurd 6.55 1-2 5-5 22 29 16 10 29 8 2 93 0.312 2
Aiden Moffett 0.00 0-0 5-0 5 2 0 6 5 0 0 17 0.118 0
Kade Anderson 1.04 2-0 5-4 17.1 14 2 8 27 3 0 62 0.226 1
Will Hellmers 1.29 1-0 7-0 7 2 1 3 6 0 0 23 0.087 0
Fidel Ulloa 1.93 0-0 8-0 9.1 7 2 3 12 2 0 36 0.194 1
Gage Jump 2.12 2-0 5-4 17 10 4 5 24 3 1 60 0.167 3
Gavin Guidry 2.45 1-0 8-0 7.1 7 2 4 10 0 0 27 0.259 1
Samuel Dutton 2.84 0-0 5-0 6.1 8 2 0 7 2 0 25 0.320 1
Javen Coleman 3.29 2-0 5-3 13.2 5 5 11 16 1 1 45 0.111 1
Dj Primeaux 4.50 0-0 5-0 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 10 0.400 0
Nate Ackenhausen 4.72 2-1 6-0 13.1 10 7 6 21 2 3 46 0.217 0
Griffin Herring 4.76 2-0 7-1 11.1 9 6 6 14 1 1 41 0.220 0
Nic Bronzini 6.23 0-0 5-0 4.1 5 3 4 8 1 0 18 0.278 1

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Florida 39
LSU 14

Florida Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
1 Dale Thomas INF 5′-10″ 205 Sr. De Leon Springs FL
2 Ty Evans OF 6′-2″ 225 Jr. Auburndale FL
3 Cade Fisher LHP 6′-4″ 210 So. Dalton GA
4 Cade Kurland INF 5′-11″ 195 So. Tampa FL
5 Sammy Mummau INF 6′-0″ 185 Fr. Palm Harbor FL
6 Tyler Shelnut INF/OF 6′-2″ 200 Sr. Lake City FL
8 Christian Rodriguez RHP 6′-0″ 210 Fr. Coral Springs FL
9 Luke McNeillie RHP 6′-3″ 185 Fr. Milton GA
10 Colby Shelton INF 6′-0″ 200 So. Lexington SC
11 Michael Robertson OF 6′-2″ 195 R-So. Venice FL
12 Liam Peterson RHP 6′-5″ 205 Fr. Palm Harbor FL
13 Ryan Slater RHP 6′-3″ 205 R-Jr. Palm Harbor FL
14 Jac Caglianone LHP/1B 6′-5″ 250 Jr. Tampa FL
15 Landon Russell INF/OF 6′-1″ 190 So. Phenix City AL
16 Hayden Yost OF 6′-1″ 195 Fr. Tampa FL
17 Jacob Gomberg LHP 5′-10″ 175 Fr. Coral Springs FL
18 Pierce Coppola LHP 6′-8″ 255 R-So. Verona NJ
20 Jake Clemente RHP 6′-3″ 220 R-Fr. Coral Springs FL
21 Caden McDonald RHP/1B 6′-3″ 205 Fr. Tampa FL
22 Brandon Neely RHP 6′-3″ 210 Jr. Seville FL
23 John Martinez INF 5′-11″ 190 Fr. Orlando FL
24 Blake Brookins OF 6′-5″ 215 Fr. Palmetto Bay FL
25 Reilly Witmer RHP 6′-4″ 220 Fr. Naples FL
26 Tanner Garrison C 6′-3″ 220 Sr. Dallas TX
27 Fisher Jameson RHP 6′-5″ 240 Jr. Lake Worth FL
28 Luke Heyman C 6′-4″ 220 So. Longwood FL
29 Brody Donay C 6′-5″ 235 So. Lakeland FL
30 Ashton Wilson OF/INF 6′-0″ 195 So. Orlando FL
31 Frank Menendez LHP 6′-1″ 230 Fr. Miami FL
32 Grayson Smith RHP 6′-2″ 205 Fr. Rocky Face GA
33 Robert Satin LHP 6′-3″ 215 Fr. Tampa FL
34 Alex Philpott RHP 6′-5″ 175 Fr. Tampa FL
41 Blake Purnell RHP 6′-3″ 220 R-Jr. Boynton Beach FL
44 Armando Albert INF 5′-11″ 160 Sr. Plantation FL
48 Hunter Jones RHP 6′-3″ 170 Fr. Anthony FL
50 Jaylen Guy OF 6′-0″ 200 Sr. Greensboro NC

LSU Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
0 Aiden Moffett RHP 6′-3″ 221 So. Mount Olive MS
1 Gavin Guidry RHP/INF 6′-2″ 178 So. Lake Charles LA
4 Steven Milam INF 5′-8″ 172 Fr. Las Cruces NM
5 Ben Nippolt INF 5′-11″ 180 Sr. St. Paul MN
6 Justin Loer LHP 6′-5″ 214 Jr. Lakeville MN
7 Alex Milazzo C 5′-11″ 190 Gr. Zachary LA
8 Hayden Travinski C/1B 6′-3″ 228 Gr. Shreveport LA
9 Mac Bingham OF 5′-11″ 182 Sr. San Diego CA
10 Michael Braswell III INF 6′-2″ 204 Jr. Mableton GA
11 Josh Pearson INF 5′-10″ 190 Jr. West Monroe LA
13 Mic Paul OF 5′-10″ 188 So. Salt Lake City UT
14 Nic Bronzini LHP 6′-3″ 256 R-Fr. San Ramon CA
16 Brady Neal C 5′-10″ 193 So. Tallahassee FL
17 Samuel Dutton RHP 5′-11″ 200 Jr. Southside AL
18 Jake Brown UTL 6′-2″ 194 Fr. Sulphur LA
20 Ryan Kucherak INF 6′-1″ 186 Fr. Chandler AZ
22 Jared Jones INF/C 6′-4″ 253 So. Marietta GA
23 Gage Jump LHP 6′-0″ 197 R-So. Aliso CA
24 Austen Roellig INF 5′-11″ 185 Fr. Rancho Cucamonga CA
25 Kade Woods RHP 6′-3″ 217 R-So. Monroe LA
26 Thatcher Hurd RHP 6′-4″ 230 Jr. Manhattan Beach CA
27 Jaden Noot RHP 6′-4″ 225 R-Fr. Oak Park CA
28 Paxton Kling OF 6′-2″ 203 So. Roaring Springs PA
29 Micah Bucknam RHP 6′-2″ 214 So. Abbotsford BC
30 Nate Ackenhausen LHP 6′-2″ 256 Sr. Owasso OK
32 Kade Anderson LHP 6′-2″ 179 Fr. Madisonville LA
33 Ethan Frey OF/1B 6′-5″ 229 So. Rosepine LA
34 Chase Shores RHP 6′-8″ 245 R-Fr. Midland TX
35 Griffin Herring LHP 6′-2″ 196 So. Southlake TX
38 Luke Holman RHP 6′-4″ 201 Jr. Sinking Springs PA
39 Zeb Ruddell OF 6′-1″ 187 R-Fr. Monroe LA
40 Fidel Ulloa RHP 6′-2″ 205 Jr. Lodi CA
41 DJ Primeaux LHP 5′-10″ 195 R-Fr. Baton Rouge LA
43 Derrick Mitchell OF 6′-3″ 203 Fr. Plano TX
44 Ashton Larson OF 6′-2″ 194 Fr. Overland Park KS
47 Tommy White 3B 6′-1″ 228 Jr. St. Pete Beach FL
48 Will Hellmers RHP 6′-4″ 213 Sr. Metairie LA
49 Javen Coleman LHP 6′-2″ 200 R-Jr. Richmond TX
55 Cam Johnson LHP 6′-5″ 251 Fr. Upper Marlboro MD
99 Christian Little RHP 6′-4″ 235 Sr. St. Louis MO

Florida Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb St John’s 9 Florida 5
23-Feb 6:30 PM ET Columbia 6 Florida 15 SEC Network +
24-Feb 6:00 PM ET Columbia 3 Florida 7 SEC Network +
25-Feb 11:00 AM ET Columbia Florida SEC Network +
27-Feb 6:30 PM ET Florida 4 Stetson 7 ESPN+
28-Feb 6:30 PM ET Bethune 2 Florida 9 SEC Network +
1-Mar 7:00 PM ET Florida 7 Miami 3 ACC Network Extra
2-Mar 3:00 PM ET Florida 6 Miami 10 ACC Network
3-Mar 1:00 PM ET Florida 8 Miami 4 ACC Network Extra
5-Mar 6:00 PM ET FAU Florida SEC Network +
6-Mar 6:00 PM ET UCF 9 Florida 5 SEC Network +
8-Mar 6:30 PM ET Saint Mary’s 11 Florida 12 SEC Network +
9-Mar 6:30 PM ET Saint Mary’s 11 Florida 12 SEC Network +
10-Mar 1:00 PM ET Saint Mary’s 0 Florida 10
12-Mar 6:00 PM ET Florida St 12 Florida 8 SEC Network
15-Mar 6:30 PM ET Texas A&M 6 Florida 8 SEC Network +
16-Mar 6:30 PM ET Texas A&M 10 Florida 6 SEC Network +
17-Mar 1:00 PM ET Texas A&M 2 Florida 4 SEC Network +
19-Mar 6:30 PM ET Jacksonville 7 Florida 6 SEC Network +
22-Mar 8:00 PM ET Florida LSU SEC Network
23-Mar 7:00 PM ET Florida LSU SEC Network +
24-Mar 3:00 PM ET Florida LSU SEC Network
26-Mar 6:00 PM ET Florida Florida St SEC Network +
29-Mar 6:30 PM ET Mississippi St Florida SEC Network +
30-Mar 6:30 PM ET Mississippi St Florida SEC Network +
31-Mar 1:00 PM ET Mississippi St Florida SEC Network +
2-Apr 6:30 PM ET Florida A&M Florida
5-Apr 7:00 PM ET Florida Missouri
6-Apr 4:00 PM ET Florida Missouri
7-Apr 2:00 PM ET Florida Missouri
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET Florida Florida St
12-Apr 6:30 PM ET South Carolina Florida
13-Apr 4:00 PM ET South Carolina Florida
14-Apr 12:00 PM ET South Carolina Florida SEC Network
16-Apr 6:30 PM ET Jacksonville Florida
18-Apr 7:30 PM ET Florida Vanderbilt
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Florida Vanderbilt
20-Apr 3:00 PM ET Florida Vanderbilt
23-Apr 6:30 PM ET Stetson Florida
26-Apr 8:00 PM ET Florida Arkansas SEC Network
27-Apr 1:00 PM ET Florida Arkansas
28-Apr 3:00 PM ET Florida Arkansas
2-May 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Florida
3-May 6:30 PM ET Tennessee Florida
4-May 6:30 PM ET Tennessee Florida
7-May 6:30 PM ET South Florida Florida
10-May 6:30 PM ET Kentucky Florida
11-May 12:00 PM ET Kentucky Florida SEC Network
12-May 12:00 PM ET Kentucky Florida SEC Network
16-May 6:00 PM ET Florida Georgia
17-May 6:00 PM ET Florida Georgia
18-May 2:00 PM ET Florida Georgia
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

LSU Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb VMI 8 LSU 11
22-Feb 3:00 PM ET N Illinois 2 LSU 10
23-Feb 3:00 PM ET Stony Brook 5 LSU 2 SEC Network +
24-Feb 2:00 PM ET N Illinois 11 LSU 2 SEC Network +
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET Stony Brook LSU SEC Network +
28-Feb 8:00 PM ET LSU 16 Rice 4 ESPN+
1-Mar 8:00 PM ET Texas 6 LSU 3 Longhorn Network
2-Mar 8:00 PM ET Louisiana 4 LSU 5
3-Mar 4:00 PM ET Texas St 5 LSU 10
6-Mar 7:00 PM ET LSU 4 SE Louisiana 3
8-Mar 7:30 PM ET Xavier 0 LSU 4 SEC Network +
9-Mar 6:00 PM ET Xavier 0 LSU 4 SEC Network +
10-Mar 1:00 PM ET Xavier 2 LSU 8 SEC Network +
12-Mar 7:00 PM ET N Dakota St 1 LSU 6 SEC Network +
13-Mar 2:00 PM ET N Dakota St 0 LSU 7 SEC Network +
15-Mar 7:00 PM ET LSU 4 Mississippi St 10 SEC Network +
16-Mar 5:00 PM ET LSU 9 Mississippi St 8 SEC Network
17-Mar 2:00 PM ET LSU 5 Mississippi St 15 SEC Network +
19-Mar 7:30 PM ET Louisiana Tech 1 LSU 11 SEC Network +
22-Mar 8:00 PM ET Florida LSU SEC Network
23-Mar 7:00 PM ET Florida LSU SEC Network +
24-Mar 3:00 PM ET Florida LSU SEC Network
26-Mar 7:30 PM ET SE Louisiana LSU SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET LSU Arkansas ESPN2
29-Mar 8:00 PM ET LSU Arkansas SEC Network
30-Mar 3:00 PM ET LSU Arkansas SEC Network +
1-Apr 7:30 PM ET Southern LSU
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt LSU
5-Apr 8:00 PM ET Vanderbilt LSU SEC Network
6-Apr 3:00 PM ET Vanderbilt LSU
9-Apr 7:30 PM ET McNeese LSU
12-Apr 7:30 PM ET LSU Tennessee
13-Apr 5:30 PM ET LSU Tennessee SEC Network
14-Apr 3:00 PM ET LSU Tennessee SEC Network
16-Apr 7:30 PM ET New Orleans LSU
19-Apr 8:00 PM ET LSU Missouri SEC Network
20-Apr 5:00 PM ET LSU Missouri
21-Apr 3:00 PM ET LSU Missouri
23-Apr 7:30 PM ET Nicholls LSU
26-Apr 7:30 PM ET Auburn LSU
27-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn LSU
28-Apr 2:00 PM ET Auburn LSU
30-Apr 7:30 PM ET Grambling LSU
3-May 8:00 PM ET Texas A&M LSU SEC Network
4-May 7:30 PM ET Texas A&M LSU
5-May 2:00 PM ET Texas A&M LSU
7-May 7:30 PM ET N’Western St LSU
10-May 7:00 PM ET LSU Alabama
11-May 5:00 PM ET LSU Alabama
12-May 2:00 PM ET LSU Alabama
16-May 7:30 PM ET Ole Miss LSU
17-May 7:30 PM ET Ole Miss LSU
18-May 2:00 PM ET Ole Miss LSU
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Florida-LSU Baseball Legacy Comparison

Data current as of 2022

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Florida Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,681-1,650-24
SEC Record: 1059-707-2
SEC Championships: 15 (1952, 1956, 1962, 1981-82, 1984, 1988, 1996, 1998, 2005, 2010-11, 2014, 2017, 2018)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 41 (1977-85, 1987-98, 2000-02, 2004-05, 2007-2019, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 75-69
SEC Tournament Championships: 7 (1981, 1982, 1984, 1988, 1991, 2011, 2015)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 37 (1958, 1960, 1962, 1977, 1979, 1981-82, 1984-85, 1988-89, 1991-92, 1994, 1996-98, 2000-05, 2008-19, 21-22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 14 (1988, 1991, 1996, 1998, 2004-05, 2009-12, 2015-18)
Super Regional Appearances: 10 (2004-05, 2009-12, 2015-18)
Super Regional Championships: 8 (2005, 2010-12, 2015-18)
College World Series Appearances: 12 (1988, 1991, 1996, 1998, 2005, 2010-12, 2015-18)
National Championships: 1
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 119-82

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LSU Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,719-1,677-31
SEC Record: 1,015-812-9
SEC Championships: 17 (1939-43-46-61-75-86-90-91-92-93-96-97-2003-09-12-15-17)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 36 (1979-85-86-87-88-89-90-91-92-93-94-95-96-97-98-99-2000-01-02-03-04-05-06-08-09-10-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 88-46
SEC Tournament Championships: 12 (1986-90-92-93-94-2000-08-09-10-13-14-17)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 34 (1975-85-86-87-89-90-91-92-93-94-95-96-97-98-99-2000-01-02-03-04-05-08-09-10-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19, 21-22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 25 (1986-87-89-90-91-93-94-96-97-98-99-2000-01-02-03-04-08-09-91-93-94-96-97-98-99-2000-01-02-03-04-08-09-12-13-15-16-17-19, 21)
Super Regional Appearances: 13 (1999-2000-01-02-03-04-08-09-12-13-15-16-17-19)
Super Regional Championships: 8 (2000-03-04-08-09-13-15-17)
College World Series Appearances: 18 (1986-87-89-90-91-93-94-96-97-98-2000-03-04-08-09-13-15-17-23)
National Championships: 6 (1991-93-96-97-2000-09-23)
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 163-70

Florida-LSU Series Prediction

Florida 2 wins, LSU 1 win

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