Via Matt Dunaway, Associate SID, lsusports.net:

Fico, Mack Named to NFCA All-Region Teams (5/17)

“STARKVILLE, Miss. – Rachele Fico and Brittany Mack picked up NFCA All-South Region accolades Thursday as announced by the National Fastpich Coaches Association.

“Fico collected a first team selection, while Mack came away with second team honors. It marked the fourth consecutive season that the Tigers have had a pitcher selected to the first team. LSU was one of seven programs to have two pitchers garner NFCA All-Region status.”

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Regionals, vs. Texas State, Texas A&M, and Bethune Cookman, May 18-20:

Game 1 (5/18): LSU 1, Texas State 0 (W)

Game 2 (5/19): LSU 2, Texas A&M 0 (W)

Game 3 (5/20): LSU 2, Texas A&M 1 (W) 

Mack, 5/18-20: W, 15-11;IP-7.0;H-3;R-1;ER-1;BB-3;SO-7;WP-2;BK-0;HBP-0;IBB-0;AB-23;BF-27;FO-1;GO-13;NP-115

 

Game 3:

“COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Brittany Mack put together a masterful pitching performance and the LSU softball team manufactured two runs in the fourth inning en route to a 2-1 victory over No. 8 national seed Texas A&M Sunday to claim the 2012 NCAA College Station Regional championship.

“Mack limited the potent A&M offense (41-18) to one run on three hits.

“Mack registered seven strikeouts versus three walks and improved to 15-11 for the season. The senior right-hander navigated her way through six scoreless innings before A&M rallied for a run during the seventh inning.”

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