Zephyrs shortstop Austin Nola returns to Omaha where he led LSU to 2009 College World Series title _lowres

LSU's Austin Nola (36) is mobbed by teammates after he hit a home run against Arkansas in the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Monday, June 15, 2009. (AP Photo/Dave Weaver)


The last time New Orleans Zephyrs shortstop Austin Nola took the field in Omaha, Nebraska, he was suiting up for the LSU Tigers in the College World Series.

This week, Nola returns to the city of his most successful triumph, having earned a promotion to Triple-A for the first time as the Z's open a four-game series against the Omaha Storm Chasers.

"I haven't been back in Omaha since we won in 2009 so it'll be a lot of fun," Nola said. "Hopefully I'll be able to run by the old Rosenblatt site where we had so many memories."

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