Per LSUSports.net: BATON ROUGE -- All-America pitcher Aaron Nola retired 17 of the final 18 batters he faced to lead the LSU baseball team past second-seed Houston, 5-1, and into the NCAA Regional final.
Nola (11-1) threw 7.1 innings, allowing one run on four hits with a walk and seven strikeouts. Houston's only run came on three of its hits in the bottom of the second. However, with the bases loaded, the righthander got Houston leadoff hitter Kyle Survance to foul out on a diving catch by LSU shortstop Alex Bregman. Complete Story Box Score