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  • LSU Sets New NCAA Baseball Avg. Attendance Record; Creighton Again In Top 10

    LSU led all college baseball teams in regular season attendance for the sixth straight year with 10,885 fans per game at Alex Box Stadium, marking an NCAA record, according to an analysis of figures compiled by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. The previous NCAA average home attendance record was set by LSU in ’10 with 10,673 fans per game. LSU has led all of college baseball at the gate for 17 of the last 18 seasons. This past season was LSU’s fifth at the new Alex Box Stadium after playing in the old venue by the same name from 1938-2008. Arkansas again ranked second nationally with 8,335 fans per game, up from 7,893 last season. The SEC occupied six of the top 10 spots this season, with Ole Miss (No. 3), South Carolina (No. 4), Mississippi State (No. 5) and Texas A&M (No. 9). Since moving to TD Ameritrade Park Omaha in ’11, Creighton has ranked in the top 10 in home attendance. The school once again ranked 10th in ’13 with 4,041 fans per game, down from 4,269 last season. In ’10, during Creighton’s last season splitting games between Creighton Sports Complex and Rosenblatt Stadium, the school ranked No. 43 overall with an average of 1,314 fans per game (THE DAILY).

    TOP NCAA SCHOOLS IN AVG. HOME BASEBALL ATTENDANCE DURING '13 REGULAR SEASON
    RANK
    SCHOOL
    GMS
    TOTAL
    AVG.
    1
    LSU
    38
    413,638
    10,885
    2
    Arkansas
    30
    250,055
    8,335
    3
    Ole Miss
    30
    239,909
    7,996
    4
    South Carolina
    32
    237,961
    7,436
    5
    Mississippi State
    33
    240,726
    7,294
    6
    Texas
    32
    185,400
    5,793
    7
    Clemson
    31
    147,296
    4,751
    8
    Florida State
    35
    162,913
    4,654
    9
    Texas A&M
    33
    149,263
    4,523
    10
    Creighton
    22
    88,916
    4,041
    11
    TCU
    30
    107,117
    3,570
    12
    Florida
    36
    126,421
    3,511
    13
    Hawaii
    29
    97,355
    3,357
    14
    Rice
    28
    92,043
    3,287
    15
    Alabama
    31
    101,137
    3,262
    16
    Southern Miss
    29
    91,286
    3,147
    17
    Virginia
    34
    102,410
    3,012
    18
    Baylor
    27
    77,572
    2,873
    19
    Nebraska
    16
    45,837
    2,864
    20
    Arizona State
    27
    75,712
    2,804
    21
    Wichita State
    32
    86,366
    2,698
    22
    Arizona
    35
    94,197
    2,691
    23
    Auburn
    32
    85,049
    2,657
    24
    Miami
    37
    97,515
    2,635
    25
    Vanderbilt
    35
    89,733
    2,563

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