COVID-19 forces LSU to adjust 2021 baseball schedule

COVID-19 forces LSU to adjust 2021 baseball schedule
Alex Box Stadium (Source: Josh Auzenne)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The LSU baseball team has already announced changes to its 2021 baseball season due to COVID-19 issues.

The Tigers were scheduled to host UC Riverside for a three-game series February 26-28 at Alex Box Stadium but COVID-19 concerns within the Highlander program will prohibit the team from traveling to Baton Rouge.

LSU will now host Youngstown State and Nicholls State that weekend.

  • Friday, Feb. 26: Youngstown State vs LSU at 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 27: Youngstown State vs LSU at 2 p.m. and Nicholls State vs LSU at 6:30 p.m.

The Tigers will take the day off on Sunday, Feb. 28.

LSU was also originally scheduled to host the Nicholls State for a regular season game on Wednesday, March 3. The game has been moved to Tuesday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m.

The Tigers will now host Baylor on Saturday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m. The Bears replace UT San Antonio as LSU’s opponent on March 13.

LSU will still host UTSA on Friday, March 12 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, 14 at 1 p.m.

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