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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- The LSU baseball grounds crew pulls the tarp onto the field as a heavy rain ensues in the bottom of the 11th inning in Game 1 on Friday. LSU and Stony Brook were tied 4-4 in the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium. Friday, when the rain began. LSU won the game on Saturday morning 5-4.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU's Mason Katz drives in Tyler Moore for the game-winning run in the rain-delayed Game 1 against Stony Brook on Saturday. LSU won 5-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU's Tyler Moore rounds third as hitting coach Javi Sanchez sends him home for the winning run in Game 1 of the Baton Rouge Super Regional on Saturday morning.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- The LSU bench erupts as Tyler Moore slides across home plate for the winning run in Game 1 on Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU outfielder Mason Katz (8) is picked up and hugged by LSU infielder Tyler Hanover (11) as LSU infielder Austin Nola (36) comes in for the celebration after Katz knocked the winning run in for the score. LSU wins the first game 5-4 in the bottom of the 12th inning of Game 1 against Stony Brook in the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium. Saturday June 9, 2012, in Baton Rouge, La..

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- The ball hit by LSU's Tyler Moore falls safely into the outfield in front of Stony Brook outfielder Sal Intagliata (14) and infielder Maxx Tissenbaum (8). Moore came around to score the winning run in Game 1 on Saturday, June 9.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU infielder Tyler Moore (2), with batting helmet, is hugged by LSU outfielder Raph Rhymes (4), left, after scoring the winning run as the bench erupts. LSU won the first game 5-4 in 12 innings Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU baseball fans try to beat the heat on Friday with umbrellas that later kept away the rain in Game 1. The game was later suspended and finished on Saturday morning. LSU won 5-4.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIGLSU pitcher Aaron Nola bears down on a batter against Stony Brook on June 8 in Alex Box Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU catcher Jordy Snikeris (20) is put out at 2nd base as Stony Brook infielder Cole Peragine (28) throws the 1st base to complete the bottom of the 2nd inning ending in Game 1 as Stony Brook infielder Maxx Tissenbaum (8) watches, right. double play LSU plays Stony Brook in the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium. Friday June 8, 2012, in Baton Rouge, La..

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU infielder Tyler Hanover (11) throws to first on the fly in an attempt to put out Stony Brook infielder Maxx Tissenbaum (8) who bunted safely onto base in the top of the 3rd inning of Game 1 on Friday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Holding a "TIGERS" banner, Joy Hammatt tries to fire up the fans with the "Geaux Tigers" chant in Game 1 on Friday. LSU played Stony Brook in the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU outfielder Arby Fields (9) makes the catch to put out Stony Brook catcher Pat Cantwell (3) for the third out in the top of the 4th inning in Game 1 on Friday at the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- As LSU first baseman Mason Katz (8) defends, Stony Brook outfielder Sal Intagliata (14) dives back to first base to beat the tag in the top of the 6th inning in Game 1 on Friday in the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU Pitching Coach Alan Dunn (34), left, chats with LSU catcher Ty Ross (26) and LSU pitcher Aaron Nola (10) during Game 1 on Friday in the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU outfielder Arby Fields (9) slides under Stony Brook infielder Cole Peragine (28) while trying to steal 2nd base but was out on the play in the bottom of the 6th inning in Game 1 on Friday in the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU outfielder Raph Rhymes (4) scores in the bottom of the 7th inning as Stony Brook catcher Pat Cantwell (3) walks dejectedly away in Game 1 in the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU infielder Tyler Hanover (11) bunts safely on advancing the runner in the process in the bottom of the 8th inning in Game 1 in the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium. Friday June 8.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU infielder JaCoby Jones (23) hits a solo home run in the bottom of the 9th inning with no outs in Game 1 on Friday in the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium..

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU infielder JaCoby Jones (23) crosses the plate celebrating after hitting a solo home run in the bottom of the 9th inning with no outs as Stony Brook catcher Pat Cantwell (3) watches dejectedly in Game 1 on Friday in the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU infielder JaCoby Jones flips the ball to LSU infielder Tyler Moore during a game last year at Alex Box Stadium. Jones sat out Thursday's game against Ole Miss with a hand injury, according to an LSU release, and will likely miss the rest of the Ole Miss series.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Stony Brook outfielder Steven Goldstein (16) celebrates with Stony Brook's James Campbell (15) at the plate after hitting a solo home run with one out in the top of the 10th inning as the bench cheers in Game 1 on Friday in the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU infielder Tyler Moore (2) hits a full count 2-out solo home run in the bottom of the 10th inning celebrates with third base coach Javi Sanchez (43) while rounding the bases in Game 1 on Friday in the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU infielder Tyler Moore (2) hits a full count 2-out solo home run in the bottom of the 10th inning and celebrates crossing the plate as Stony Brook catcher Pat Cantwell (3) can't believe it in Game 1 on Friday in the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Stony Brook pitcher Tyler Johnson, center, is congratulated by teammates after defeating LSU, 3-1, Saturday in Game 2 at the Baton Rouge Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU pitcher Kevin Gausman (12) flips the ball hit back at the mound to first base to put out Stony Brook infielder William Carmona (5) in the bottom of the 6th inning of Game 2. LSU loses 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU catcher Ty Ross (26) is forced out at second base by Stony Brook infielder Maxx Tissenbaum (8) for the first half of a top of the 6th inning ending double play on a ball hit by LSU catcher Jordy Snikeris (20) in Game 2.LSU loses 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU outfielder Alex Edward (13) makes the catch as teammate Mason Katz avoids a collision during the second game of the Baton Rouge Super Regional against Stony Brook on Saturday at Alex Box Stadium. After winning the first game Saturday, LSU lost Game 2 by 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- In the right field bleachers, an LSU fan pulls in the solo home run in Game 2 hit by Stony Brook infielder Kevin Courtney (25). He threw the ball back. LSU loses 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Stony Brook's Sal Intagliata (14) celebrates with Kevin Courtney, who crosses the plate after hitting a leadoff home run in the fifth inning in Game 2.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- After umpire Tony Norris calls LSU catcher Jordy Snikeris (20) out at second, Snikeris pleads his case saying his toe was still on the bag as Stony Brook infielder Maxx Tissenbaum (8) watches. LSU loses 3-1 in Game 2.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Stony Brook shortstop Cole Peragine applies the tag as LSU's Jordy Snikeris slides into second base in the fifth inning in Game 2.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- As umpire Tony Norris calls LSU's Jordy Snikeris out at second base in Game 2, Snikeris pleads his case, saying his toe was still on the bag. LSU lost 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU players watch from the dugout at the end of Game 2. LSU loses 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Stony Brook infielder William Carmona (5) throws out LSU outfielder Mason Katz (8) in the top of the 4th inning in Game 2. LSU loses 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU infielder Austin Nola (36) doesn't make the throw to first for the double play because of possible interference from Stony Brook outfielder Travis Jankowski (6) sliding into 2nd base in the bottom of the 3rd inning in Game 2. Nola walks away after LSU head coach Paul Mainieri (1) comes out to talk to second base ump Tony Norris. LSU loses 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU outfielder Raph Rhymes (4) keeps his eyes on the ball to make the bottom of the 3rd inning ending catch on Stony Brook infielder Maxx Tissenbaum (8) in Game 2. LSU loses 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU outfielder Alex Edward (13) dives safely back to second base as Stony Brook infielder Cole Peragine (28) waits for the ball on the pickoff attempt in the top of the 3rd inning of Game 2. LSU loses 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Stony Brook pitcher Tyler Johnson bears down on a batter in the second inning of Game 2 Saturday at Alex Box Stadium. LSU loses 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Stony Brook outfielder Steven Goldstein (16) is tagged out at first base by LSU infielder Tyler Moore (2) for the third out in the bottom of the 4th inning of Game 2. LSU loses 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU infielder Austin Nola (36) doesn't make the throw to first for the double play because of possible interference from Stony Brook outfielder Travis Jankowski (6) sliding into 2nd base in the bottom of the 3rd inning. Nola pleads his case with the ump as LSU infielder JaCoby Jones (23) watches in Game 2. LSU loses 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Stony Brook's Travis Jankowski slides into second base and LSU shortstop Austin Nola, who holds off throwing to first base, in the third inning Saturday of Game 2.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Eric Fasbender, Asst. Dir. Athletic Facilities, spreads drying material up the first base line on the wet infield dirt prior to the start of the top of the 5th inning of Game 2. LSU loses 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Eric Fasbender, Asst. Dir. Athletic Facilities, spreads drying material on the wet infield dirt prior to the start of the top of the 4th inning of Game 2. LSU loses 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU Pitching Coach Alan Dunn (34), left, has a word with LSU pitcher Kevin Gausman (12) as LSU catcher Ty Ross (26) watches early in Game 2. LSU loses 3-1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU outfielder Mason Katz (8) is mobbed by his teammates after hitting solo home run in the bottom of the first inning. LSU plays Stony Brook in the third NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium. Sunday June 10.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Stony Brook pitcher Frankie Vanderka threw a complete-game, three-hitter in beating LSU in the third game of the Baton Rouge Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium on Sunday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Stony Brook catcher Kevin Krause (2) slides safely across the plate behind LSU infielder Tyler Moore (2) on a two-out single by Stony Brook outfielder Steven Goldstein (16) in the top of the 3rd inning. LSU plays Stony Brook in the third NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium on Sunday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- LSU starting pitcher Ryan Eades threw 2.2 innings for LSU on Sunday, striking out two in the loss to Stony Brook.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri meets on the mound to replace LSU pitcher Brent Bonvillain (49) in the top of the third inning of the third game of the Baton Rouge Super Regional on Sunday. LSU lost, 7-2, to end its season.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU right-hander Ryan Eades is projected to go in the first or second round of the MLB draft, which begins Thursday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Stony Brook's Pat Cantwell (3) and William Carmona (5) celebrate with catcher Kevin Krause after scoring in the top of the fourth inning.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIGLSU outfielder Mason Katz rounds second base after hitting a solo home run as Stony Brook infielder Maxx Tissenbaum watches in bottom of the first inning of Game 3 last Sunday in Alex Box Stadium.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU head coach Paul Mainieri (1) talks with the home plate umpire Kelly Gonzales after Stony Brook infielder Maxx Tissenbaum (8) was hit by a pitch but it was also a foul ball. Tissenbaum came back to the plate and doubled driving in two runs on a ball missed by Katz in Game 3 of the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium. Sunday June 10, 2012.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU infielder Tyler Moore (2) tosses a sharply hit ball by Stony Brook outfielder Travis Jankowski (6) to LSU pitcher Chris Cotton (58) who loses the handle on the ball allowing Jankowski to be safe at first base in the top of the 9th inning of Game 3 of the NCAA Super Regional at Alex Box Stadium. Sunday June 10.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU infielder Austin Nola (36) dives for a ball hit by Stony Brook catcher Kevin Krause (2) which scored two runs in the top of the 8th inning of Game 3. LSU lost 7-2.

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  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Stony Brook's Kevin Krause (2) slides safely into home as LSu catcher Ty Ross (26) waits for the ball in SB's 3-run third inning of LSU's game vs. Stony Brook Sunday in the third game of the NCAA Super Regional in Baton Rouge, La.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- The LSU players in the dugout and the LSU fans just above watch LSU infielder Grant Dozar (7) at the plate in the bottom of the 9th inning of Game 3. LSU lost 7-2.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Stony Brook outfielder Steven Goldstein (16) dives onto the dog pile along with infielder William Carmona (5) and catcher Anthony Italiano (1), right, after defeating LSU 7-2 on Sunday to close out the Baton Rouge Super Regional.

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  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Stony Brook players celebrate after LSU's 7-2 loss to Stony Brook Sunday in the third game of the NCAA Super Regional in Baton Rouge, La.

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  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --LSU's Tyler Hanover(11), center, is consoled by teammate Mason Katz (8), right, after LSU's 7-2 loss to Stony Brook Sunday in the third game of the NCAA Super Regional in Baton Rouge, La.

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  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- LSU'S Tyler Hanover (11), left and Mason Katz (8), right, console each other after LSU's 7-2 loss to Stony Brook Sunday in the third game of the NCAA Super Regional in Baton Rouge, La.

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  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- LSU senior Tyler Hanover waves to the crowd after LSU's 7-2 loss to Stony Brook Sunday in the third game of the Baton Rouge Super Regional Sunday at Alex Box Stadium.

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