/LSU baseball dads save Florida fan's life during College World Series game

LSU baseball dads save Florida fan's life during College World Series game

Two fathers whose sons are part of the LSU baseball program saved an elderly Florida fan’s life by using CPR during Monday night’s College World Series Game 1 finals game in Omaha, Neb., multiple media outlets reported.

According to The Advocate (Baton Rouge), the fan had fallen unconscious and was unresponsive in the stands when the two dads went to help in the sixth inning of the Gators’ 4-3 win.

The Advocate identified the men as Dr. Jerry Poché, a family doctor for 25 years and the father of Tuesday’s Game 2 starting pitcher, Jared Poché, and Jimmy Roy, a 30-year firefighter and the father of LSU strength coach Travis Roy.

Poché provided chest compressions while Roy did mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. The Advocate reported that the fan was in stable condition after paramedics arrived and transported him to a hospital.

“He was basically dead,” Poché told The Times-Picayune. “The family was holding him up, but he wasn’t breathing and didn’t have a pulse. We got him on the ground and started doing CPR and…

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