Blogging from the Berm: Lauren Houston

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Blogging from the Berm: Lauren Houston

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The final regular season version of “Blogging from the Berm” features Lauren Houston as the No. 22 LSU softball team meets Kentucky for a SEC weekend series. Games times are set for 5 p.m. CDT [Friday] and 12 p.m. CDT [Saturday and Sunday] from the UK Softball Complex.

Houston and the Tigers have already clinched its berth to next week’s SEC Tournament and are currently in a fourth-place tie with Georgia in the overall SEC race. The Tigers can be seeded as high as No. 4 or as low as No. 6 depending on the weekend’s results.

All three games of the Kentucky series will have live audio and live stats inside the Geaux Zone on LSUsports.net. The games also will be carried live on Country Legends 104.9 FM in the Baton Rouge area with Patrick Wright and Matt Dunaway on the broadcast.

Fans can follow every pitch of LSU softball this season via live in-game updates on LSU softball’s social media outlets at www.Facebook.com/lsusoftball and @lsu_softball on Twitter.

“Hey Tiger Fans,

Huey coming to you from the Bluegrass as the regular season finishes up. As you all know, last weekend we honored our eight seniors.  What an impact they’ve made on this program!  With such diverse personalities, each and every one of them has truly shown what it’s like to be a fantastic role model on and off the field.  There were many, many tears shed on Sunday as they said their goodbyes, but we all know how great they are and that they are on to bigger and better things.

This weekend we are playing a very talented Kentucky team. They have already secured a place in the SEC Tournament, and they are still fighting for to become eligible for a berth in Regionals. Next Wednesday, we will be trekking back to Tuscaloosa for the SEC tournament.  I have no doubt in my mind that if we play the way we are capable of, and play LSU softball, we will return to Baton Rouge with our new coaching staff’s first SEC championship in the Purple and Gold.

Everyone knows how busy we are with the end of the season coming up, but finals are approaching rather quickly. Along with winning these next few games, it is EXTREMELY important that we take care of business in the classroom as well.  We will have ample time this weekend during the day for studying and preparing for finals.  As student-athletes, somehow we are blessed with super powers to somehow be successful on and off the field. How that is possible blows my mind.

Make sure you’re keeping up with us on Facebook, Twitter or on the radio since we won’t be playing in the beautiful Tiger Park.

Geaux Tigers,

Lauren #16