Catcher Kade Scivicque, a former junior college player from Maurepas, is a semifinalists for the Dick Howser Trophy and the Johnny Bench Award.
Kade Scivicque is reeling in the honors. (HILARY SCHEINUK)
Freshman pitcher Alex Lange joins Scivicque as one of 33 semifinalists for the Dick Howser Trophy, an award given to the nation’s top college baseball player. Scivicque made the 20-man cut for the Johnny Bench Award, given to the nation’s best college catcher.
Scivicque, a senior who’s batting .369 and at one point had a 23-game hitting streak, is also one of three LSU players on the watch list for the Golden Spikes Award.
Dick Howser Trophy finalists will be announced June 10. A winner will be announced June 12. The SEC leads the nation with eight semifinalists for the award.
The Johnny Bench Award finalists will be announced June 2, and a final vote among the national committee will occur during the College World Series.
NCAA regional tickets
LSU is taking requests from season ticket holders for NCAA postseason at Alex Box Stadium.
The top-ranked Tigers (44-9), most feel, have secured a top eight NCAA national seed, meaning they’ll host a regional and a super regional, if they advance past regionals.
Regional sites are announced at 8 p.m. May 24. NCAA regionals are May 29-June 1. Super regionals are June 5-8.
Season ticket holders may log-on to their online account at www.LSUTIX.net, or call the LSU ticket office at (225)578-2184, or toll free at (800)960-8587 to reserve tickets. At this time, season ticket holders will be paying just a $1 processing fee to use their credit card to reserve tickets. Should LSU be announced as a host site for either the regional or super regional round, the credit card submitted for the reservation will automatically be charged the full ticket price, plus an applicable processing fee.
Regional ticket books are $100 for Suites, Tiger Terrace, and Champion’s Club; $75 for Gold Field box, Gold Grandstand, and Grandstand seating; and $50 for bleachers and standing room only. Super Regional ticket books will be $60 for Suites, Tiger Terrace, and Champion’s Club; $45 for Gold Field Box, Gold Grandstand, and Grandstand seating; and $50 for bleachers and standing room only.
Season ticket holders will have until 5 p.m. on May 25 to submit their reservations for the regional round and until 5 p.m. on June 2 to submit super regional reservations. If available, regional all-session books will go on sale to the general public at 8 a.m. on May 28.