LSU baseball coach Jay Johnson pays for Super Regional tickets for students
BATON ROUGE - Thanks to LSU baseball Head Coach Jay Johnson, many LSU students can attend No. 5 LSU's Super Regional games against No. 12 Kentucky this weekend free of charge.
LSU sent out an email to students who requested tickets for this weekend's games that Johnson covered the cost for tickets in the student section, which are sections 95-97, as a thank you for the students' "strong support all season."
"Coach Johnson knows the energy that the students will bring and how much that could affect the game when it's in a big moment," LSU Junior Keagan Simon said.
"As a student it goes a long way respect wise, it gets students to the park," Senior Myles Diez said.
LSU hosts Kentucky Saturday at 2 p.m. in a best-of-three series that determines which team goes to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.
Saturday will be a big day for the Tigers but one thing is for sure, there will be a sea of students in purple and gold in the outfield doing their part thanks to Coach Jay Johnson.
"We win here we're going to Omaha, we're going to the big leagues," Simon said.
"You surround yourself with good people down here it's south Louisiana, it doesn't get any better than this," Diez said.
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