LSU Belts Three Grand Slams in Win

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

LSU had a grand day at the plate against Illinois.

Leon Landry, Nicholas Pontiff and Micah Gibbs each hit grand
slams as the Tigers became the ninth Division I team in NCAA
history to hit that many in a game, beating Illinois 22-10 on
Saturday.

The Tigers (10-1) tied the mark most recently accomplished by
Southeast Missouri State against Freed-Hardeman in 2007. LSU is
also the first Southeastern Conference team to do it.

The Tigers finished with seven homers as Tyler Hanover hit a
three-run shot and Sean Ochinko and Grant Dozar each added solo
home runs.

Illinois freshman Willie Argo also put on his own personal power
display, hitting homers in his first three college at-bats for the
Fighting Illini (6-2).


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