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Track & Field Adds World Qualifiers in Caribbean
Track + Field 06/26/2017

BATON ROUGE While five LSU athletes secured their spot on Team USA at the USA Track & Field Championships in Sacramento this weekend, three other program alums booked their tickets to London for the 2017 IAAF World Championships in Athletics with qualifying performances in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago.

Former LSU Hoops Star, Garrett Temple, Elected To NBPA
Men's Basketball 06/26/2017

BATON ROUGE Former LSU star and veteran NBA player Garrett Temple of Baton Rouge has recently been elected to a three-year term as Vice President of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA).

Seventy Tigers on Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
Athletic Dept. 06/26/2017

BATON ROUGE In a spring season in which LSU's athletic programs have accounted for six top-10 NCAA finishes in competition, 70 student-athletes were also honored Monday for their efforts in the classroom over the past year with selections to the 2017 Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll.

Duncan, Lipsey Win USATF Silver Medals in Finale
Track + Field 06/25/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Former LSU teammates Kimberlyn Duncan and Charlene Lipsey became teammates once again Sunday at the 2017 USA Track & Field Championships as both earned a spot on Team USA heading to the IAAF World Championships as silver medalists on the final day of competition at Hornet Stadium.

Play LSU Begins Quest for Seventh CWS Title
Baseball 06/25/2017

LSU (52-18) begins a quest for its seventh national championship at 6 p.m. CT Monday when the Tigers face Florida (50-19) in Game 1 of the College World Series Finals at TD Ameritrade Park.

Get Social: What You Missed Saturday @LSUbaseball
Baseball 06/25/2017

OMAHA, Neb. - If you're not following @LSUbaseball on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, do it now! Throw in SoundCloud for audio highlights and always list to the game free online or in our apps at LSUsports.net/live.

Former Tiger Brown Qualifies for Team USA
Track + Field 06/24/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Former LSU All-American Rodney Brown will make his return to the IAAF World Championships in Athletics later this summer after earning his spot on Team USA with a bronze-medal-winning third-place finish in the men's discus final held Saturday afternoon at Sacramento State's Hornet Stadium.

Play Gilbert, 'Gorilla Ball' Put LSU in CWS Title Series
Baseball 06/24/2017

OMAHA, Neb. -- LSU hit three home runs while Caleb Gilbert and the Tigers pitching staff plowed down No. 1 Oregon State (56-6) for the second-straight day to advance to the College World Series Championship final series, 6-1, on Saturday afternoon.

Hobbs Seventh in First USATF 100-Meter Final
Track + Field 06/23/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. LSU's junior All-American Aleia Hobbs capped an outstanding 2017 season on Friday night by lining up in her first career 100-meter final at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships where she earned a seventh-place finish on the second day of action at Sacramento State's Hornet Stadium.

Play Lange, Hess Pitch LSU Past No. 1 Beavers, 3-1
Baseball 06/23/2017

OMAHA, Neb. -- LSU starter Alex Lange and freshman reliever Zack Hess combined to throw a two-hitter against top-ranked Oregon State and bring the Tigers within a game of the College World Series final, 3-1, on Friday afternoon at TD Ameritrade Stadium Omaha.

Lowe: Four For LSU At Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame
Athletic Dept. 06/23/2017

NATCHITOCHES Notes and quotes from a wet Friday here as events are underway for Saturday's induction of the 2017 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame ...

Gagne Earns PING All-America Honors
Men's Golf 06/23/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU's Luis Gagne cashed in on an outstanding sophomore season with the Tigers on Thursday by earning PING Honorable Mention All-American honors for the second year in a row as he was named by the Golf Coaches Association of America among the top players in all of college golf.

Wales, Jackson Medal on Day 1 at USATF Outdoors
Track + Field 06/22/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Senior All-Americans Johnnie Jackson and Rebekah Wales climbed the medal podium in Thursday's opener at the 2017 USA Track & Field Championships as Jackson scored the silver medal in the men's hammer throw and Wales won the bronze medal in the women's javelin at Hornet Stadium.

LSU Faces Oregon State in CWS Rematch
Baseball 06/22/2017

LSU (50-18) seeks to move one step closer to the College World Series Finals when the Tigers face Oregon State (56-4) at 2 p.m. CT Friday at TD Ameritrade Park.

Gymnastics Coach D-D Breaux Now A Hall of Famer
Gymnastics 06/22/2017

If she'd been born in another era, Sara "D-D" Breaux might have been on some western frontier somewhere, carving out a homestead for herself and her family where others might have said it couldn't be done or given up.

Track & Field Athletes Set for USATF Championships
Track + Field 06/21/2017

BATON ROUGE The Road to London for the 2017 IAAF World Championships in Athletics rolls through Sacramento, California, this weekend as a total of 16 LSU athletes past and present will line up against the best athletes in the United States at the USA Track & Field Championships beginning Thursday at Hornet Stadium.

Play Poche's Record-Setting Win Puts LSU in 'Final Four'
Baseball 06/21/2017

OMAHA, Neb. -- LSU senior Jared Poche' put the Tigers in the semifinal round of the 2017 College World Series with a record-setting 39th career victory, 7-4, over Florida State on Wednesday night at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha.

Swimming & Diving Earns Scholar All-American Honors
Swimming + Diving 06/21/2017

BATON ROUGE- Thirteen members of the LSU swimming and diving team earned Scholar All-American honors, the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association announced on Wednesday.

Men's Track & Field Signs Two More Recruits
Track + Field 06/21/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU Track & Field program has added two more signees to its Class of 2017 on the men's side as sprinter Jahnoy Thompson of White Hill District, Jamaica, and jumps prospect JuVaughn Blake of Huntsville, Alabama, are the latest recruits to sign their National Letters of Intent ahead of the fall semester.

Track & Field Accepting Tryout Applications
Track + Field 06/21/2017

BATON ROUGE With preparations for the 2018 season already underway, members of the LSU Track & Field coaching staff are now accepting applications through Wednesday, July 26, from all aspiring college cross country and track and field stars wishing to take part in fall tryouts for the men's and women's teams.

Former LSU Golfer, PGA Star David Toms Enters LSHOF
Men's Golf 06/21/2017

In the 1990s, the Dallas area was and remains -- a popular retreat for professional golfers. Thanks to a myriad of prime travel options, optimal weather and a bevy of immaculate venues, the Metroplex served as a logical place for a talented upstart to establish a home base.

Play Tigers Meet Seminoles in CWS Rematch
Baseball 06/20/2017

LSU (49-18) attempts to reach the College World Series "Final Four" when the Tigers face Florida State (46-22) at 6 p.m. CT Wednesday at TD Ameritrade Park.

SEC Champion Coach Ray Didier To Enter LSHOF
Baseball 06/20/2017

The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame is filled with many well-known athletes, coaches and athletic officials.

Tigers Earn Freshman All-America Honors
Baseball 06/20/2017

LSU players Eric Walker, Zack Hess and Zach Watson have received Freshman All-America recognition during the Tigers' stay in Omaha for the College World Series.

Play Baseball Falls to No. 1 Oregon State at CWS
Baseball 06/19/2017

OMAHA, Neb. Oregon State first baseman KJ Harrison launched a grand slam Monday night, and right-hander Bryce Fehmel limited LSU to one run through eight innings as the Beavers posted a 13-1 College World Series win over the Tigers at TD Ameritrade Park.