Breaking Up Of A National Champion

David WyattAnalyst IJune 27, 2009

Breaking Up Of A National Champion

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    OMAHA, NE - JUNE 24:  Head coach Paul Mainieri of the Louisiana State University Tigers is held up by his team after defeating the Texas Longhorns during Game 3 of the 2009 NCAA College World Series at Rosenblatt Stadium on June 24, 2009 in Omaha, Nebrask

Jared Mitchell

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    OMAHA, NE - JUNE 24:  Jared Mitchell #3 of the Louisiana State University Tigers reacts after he hits a three-run homerun in the first inning off pitcher Cole Green #24 of the Texas Longhorns during Game 3 of the 2009 NCAA College World Series at Rosenbla

D.J. LeMahieu

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    OMAHA, NE - JUNE 22:  D.J. LeMahieu #17 of the Louisiana State University Tigers celebrates after he scored the game winning run against the Texas Longhorns during Game 1 of the 2009 NCAA College World Series at Rosenblatt Stadium on June 22, 2009 in Omah

Louis Coleman

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    OMAHA, NE - JUNE 24:  Louis Coleman #29 of the Louisiana State University Tigers celebrates the win over the Texas Longhorns during Game 3 of the 2009 NCAA College World Series at Rosenblatt Stadium on June 24, 2009 in Omaha, Nebraska. The Tigers defeated

Ryan Schimpf

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    OMAHA, NE - JUNE 24:  Ryan Schimpf #16 of the Louisiana State University Tigers is jumped on by teammate Tyler Hanover #11 after Schimpf and DJ LeMahieu #17 scored a run in the sixth inning on a hit by Sean Ochinko #14 against the Texas Longhorns during G

Blake Dean

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    OMAHA, NE - JUNE 24:  Blake Dean #34 of the Louisiana State University Tigers reacts while on base after Jared Mitchell #3 hits a three-run homerun in the first inning off pitcher Cole Green #24 of the Texas Longhorns during Game 3 of the 2009 NCAA Colleg

Sean Ochinko

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    OMAHA, NE - JUNE 24:  Sean Ochinko #14 of the Louisiana State University Tigers is congratulated after he hit a solo home run against the Texas Longhorns during Game 3 of the 2009 NCAA College World Series at Rosenblatt Stadium on June 24, 2009 in Omaha,

Future is Bright

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    OMAHA, NE - JUNE 24:  (R-L) Mikie Mahtook #8 of the Louisiana State University Tigers gives teammate Austin Nola #36 a high five after scoring a run on a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning against the Texas Longhorns during Game 3 of the 2009 NCAA College