All Sports - Archives 2016-17

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Beach Volleyball Rallies For Wins Over Arizona St., TCU
Beach Volleyball 03/24/2017

FORT WORTH, Texas – The No. 8 ranked LSU beach volleyball team showed tremendous resiliency on day one of the Horned Frog Challenge.

Play Softball Wins 4-3 on Quinn Walk-Off Hit
Softball 03/24/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – After using a walk-off hit to earn a victory in the midweek contest, the No. 12 LSU softball team rallied to do the same in the series opener against No. 16 Georgia Friday, this time coming from the bat of Constance Quinn to give the Tigers a 4-3 win at Tiger Park.

Baseball Falls in Game 1 at Florida, 1-0
Baseball 03/24/2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Junior Alex Lange fired eight innings and allowed only one run on eight hits, but the TIgers were unable to plate a run as LSU fell, 1-0, against Florida Friday night at McKethan Stadium. LSU returns for Game 2 Saturday at 2 p.m. CT on ESPN2. Check back later for a full recap.

Celaya-Hernandez Places Third On 3-Meter at NCAA's
Swimming + Diving 03/24/2017

INDIANAPOLIS- Freshman diver Juan Celaya-Hernandez put on a phenomenal performance in the NCAA Championship finals on three-meter springboard, placing third in the nation.

Duke Big Leader at LSU Tiger Golf Classic
Women's Golf 03/24/2017

BATON ROUGE – Duke posted two under par rounds on a wind-swept day at the University Club and the defending champions of the LSU Tiger Golf Classic have a 13-stroke lead after 36 holes of play.

Tickets Available For Women's Basketball Banquet
Women's Basketball 03/24/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. --- Tickets are available for the 2017 LSU women's basketball awards banquet to be held on Thursday, April 6, at the South Stadium Club.

Men's Tennis Opens 5-Match Homestand Against TAMU
Men's Tennis 03/24/2017

BATON ROUGE –The LSU men's tennis team opens up a five-match home stand with a contest against the No. 8 Texas A&M Aggies Saturday at 2 p.m CT at the LSU Tennis Complex. Fans can follow the match at and on Twitter @lsutennis

Women’s Tennis to End Home Stand Against Aggies
Women's Tennis 03/24/2017

BATON ROUGE --- The No. 16 LSU women's tennis team will end their three-match SEC home stand against the No. 20 Texas A&M Aggies at the LSU Tennis Complex Saturday.

IN FOCUS: Antoine Duplantis
Baseball 03/24/2017

Ever since he could remember, sophomore outfielder Antoine Duplantis wanted to don the colors of LSU. It runs through his veins and like a true Tiger, he bleeds purple and gold.

Men's Tennis Falls at Georgia, 4-1
Men's Tennis 03/23/2017

ATHENS, Ga. – After clinching the doubles point, the LSU men's tennis team fell short at Georgia, 4-1, Thursday evening at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex. With the loss, the Tigers fall to 5-12 on the season while Georgia improves to 10-6.

Beach Volleyball Prepped For Horned Frog Challenge
Beach Volleyball 03/23/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – The No. 8 ranked LSU beach volleyball team (6-5) travels to Fort Worth, Texas this weekend to take part in the Horned Frog Challenge on the TCU Courts on Friday and Saturday.

Celaya-Hernandez, Suchla Earn All-America Honors
Swimming + Diving 03/23/2017

INDIANAPOLIS- Freshman Juan Celaya-Hernandez and senior Andrew Suchla received Honorable Mention All-America honors on one-meter after finishing ninth and 14th respectfully on day two.

LSU Women's Tiger Classic Sets 36 Holes Friday
Women's Golf 03/23/2017

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tiger Golf Classic will tee off on Friday, marking the 35th time in 36 years that the LSU women's golf team has hosted a spring event on a Baton Rouge course.

Play Softball Opens SEC Home Slate With Georgia
Softball 03/23/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – The No. 12 LSU softball team opens its league home slate this weekend, welcoming the No. 16 Georgia Bulldogs for a three-game series at Tiger Park beginning Friday evening at 6 p.m.

Gnat, Breaux Earn Southeastern Conference Honors
Gymnastics 03/23/2017

BATON ROUGE – Head coach D-D Breaux and senior Ashleigh Gnat of the LSU gymnastics team were each recognized for their outstanding seasons and named the Southeastern Conference coach and specialist of the year, the conference office announced Thursday.

Holdsclaw Speaks to LSU Student-Athletes
Classroom & Community 03/23/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – In sports, sometimes the greatest injuries are the ones that don't show on the surface. In the modern day era of college sports, physical injuries are only one part of the game. The second part, deals with the mental health of the student-athletes.

Gnat Named Finalist for AAI Senior Award
Gymnastics 03/23/2017

BATON ROUGE – LSU gymnastics senior Ashleigh Gnat has been named one of seven finalists for the 2017 AAI Award, which is given to the most outstanding senior female gymnast in the country, it was announced Thursday.

Track & Field Duo Nominated for HERO of the Week
Track + Field 03/23/2017

BATON ROUGE – Fan voting is underway for this week's HERO Sports NCAA Division I Track & Field HERO of the Week awards as sophomore Dajour Braxton and senior Travia Jones are nominated for the men's and women's awards, respectively, following their outdoor opener at the Louisiana Classics last weekend.

No. 4 Tigers Travel to Face No. 11 Florida
Baseball 03/23/2017

No. 4 LSU (17-5, 3-0 SEC) opens a three-game SEC sies at 6 p.m. CT Friday in Gainesville, Fla., as the Tigers meet the 11th-ranked Florida Gators (14-8, 0-3 SEC) at McKethan Stadium.

Play Baseball Defeats Southeastern Louisiana, 8-2
Baseball 03/22/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – Freshman third baseman Josh Smith and rightfielder Greg Deichmann combined to go 6-for-7 at the plate, accounting for a total of seven RBIs as No. 6 LSU (17-5) defeated SLU, 8-2.

Men's Tennis Travels to Georgia for Online Match
Men's Tennis 03/22/2017

ATHENS, Ga. –The LSU men's tennis team travels to No. 13/14 Georgia for a match that will be streamed live online for the United States Tennis Association's MatchDay series Thursday at 5 p.m. at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.

Men's Team Set For NCAA Championships
Swimming + Diving 03/22/2017

INDIANAPOLIS- Nine members of the LSU men's swimming and diving team will compete for the NCAA Championships from March 23-25 at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis.

Play Wade Introduced as LSU's 22nd Basketball Coach
Men's Basketball 03/22/2017

BATON ROUGE -- Will Wade was introduced Tuesday as LSU's 22nd basketball coach at a press conference held at the LSU Student Union in front of media, basketball fans and a crowd of LSU students.

SEC Implements Clear Bag Policy for All Football Games
Football 03/22/2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- In the interest of enhancing existing security measures at games involving Southeastern Conference schools, the SEC will implement a new security policy regulating the size and type of bag that may be carried into all stadiums in which SEC schools host games, beginning with the 2017 football season, it was announced Wednesday.

Lewis Awarded SEC Freshman of the Week Honors
Women's Tennis 03/22/2017

BATON ROUGE --- Following her outstanding performances against Alabama and Auburn over the weekend, LSU's Jade Lewis was named the SEC Freshman of the Week Wednesday.