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Skip Bertman's house broken into, championship rings stolen

1 year ago February 15, 2014 Feb 15, 2014 Saturday, February 15 2014 Saturday, February 15, 2014 5:40:27 PM CST in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Greg Renoud

BATON ROUGE - WBRZ News 2 has confirmed through sources that former LSU baseball coach and athletic director Skip Bertman's house was broken into at around 4:30 Saturday morning.

According to a source close to the situation, the criminals escaped with Bertman's championship rings and other small items.

The source said Bertman struggled with the intruders but was able to fight them off.

There were no injuries reported from the scene.

Baton Rouge Police said that there was a break-in at around 4:30 this morning on the 2900 block of Ormand Drive. An intruder got into the house through a window.

Bertman coached the LSU Baseball team from 1984 to 2001 winning 5 NCAA championships. He served as the LSU athletic director from 2001-2008.

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