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Celaya-Hernandez Crowned SEC Champion On Platform
Swimming + Diving 02/18/2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Juan Celaya-Hernandez was crowned the SEC champion on platform after diving to a school record and SEC meet record score of 496.55.

Softball Downs Bears, Eagles in 'Challenge'
Softball 02/18/2017

BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team scored wins over Georgia Southern and Central Arkansas on Saturday at the Purple & Gold Challenge by scores of 10-1 and 9-2.

Play Alabama Takes Down Basketball Tigers
Men's Basketball 02/18/2017

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama Crimson Tide scored 51 first half points and posted a 21-9 advantage in points off turnovers in recording a 90-72 win over LSU Saturday afternoon at Coleman Coliseum.

Men's Tennis to Face Rice Sunday
Men's Tennis 02/18/2017

BATON ROUGE— The LSU men's tennis team continues its home stand with a match against Rice Sunday at 2 p.m. at the LSU Tennis Complex.

Play Poche' Fires No-Hitter; Baseball Wins No. 2,500
Baseball 02/18/2017

BATON ROUGE – Senior Jared Poche' fired seven no-hit innings as LSU defeated Army 6-0 for LSU baseball's 2,500 win Saturday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium Skip Bertman Field.

DMR School Records Fall at Notre Dame
Track + Field 02/18/2017

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – LSU's distance medley relays made the trip to the Alex Wilson Invitational on Saturday looking to position themselves for NCAA Championship qualification by cracking the Top 12 of the national rankings, and they did just that while shattering both indoor school records at Notre Dame's Loftus Sports Center.

Nikki Fargas Radio Show Moves To Monday
Women's Basketball 02/18/2017

BATON ROUGE – The final two Nikki Fargas radio shows will be on Monday instead of Tuesday, and will follow the Johnny Jones Show because of scheduling conflicts.

Beach Volleyball Holds Purple and Gold Scrimmage
Beach Volleyball 02/18/2017

BATON ROUGE, La.- In preparation for its first match in two weeks, the LSU beach volleyball team held its fourth annual Purple and Gold Scrimmage at Mango's Beach Volleyball Club on Saturday morning.

Gymnastics Set for Quick Turnaround Sunday
Gymnastics 02/18/2017

BATON ROUGE – After finishing with a team score of 197.700 Friday night in St. Charles, Missouri, the second-ranked LSU gymnastics team (8-1, 5-0 SEC) will return to action against No. 20 George Washington and No. 22 Iowa Sunday inside the Maravich Center.

Play Baseball Shuts Out Army in Game 1 of Doubleheader
Baseball 02/18/2017

BATON ROUGE-- The LSU baseball team opened the 2017 season with a 9-0 win against Army, marking the largest opening game shutout for the Tigers since 1996.

Celaya-Hernandez, Dejean Break School Records
Swimming + Diving 02/18/2017

Juan Celaya-Hernandez and Silas Dejean each broke school records on the last day of the SEC Championships at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center.

Women’s Tennis Wraps Up Home Stretch vs. Houston
Women's Tennis 02/18/2017

BATON ROUGE --- The LSU women's tennis team will compete in the final match of their four-match home stand against Houston Sunday at 11 a.m. at the LSU Tennis Complex.

Cavin, Nistrup Ready To Defend Sugar Bowl Titles
Women's Golf 02/18/2017

NEW ORLEANS, LA – LSU junior Sydney Cavin may have looked at the weather forecast for the final round this Tuesday of the 2017 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate women's golf tournament and smiled.

Lady Tigers Back on the Road to Face Bulldogs
Women's Basketball 02/18/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. --- The LSU women's basketball team will play two of its final three regular-season games on the road, starting with Sunday's game in Athens, Ga., against the Georgia Bulldogs.

Relay Team Breaks Record In 400 Medley at SEC's
Swimming + Diving 02/17/2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.-The 400 medley relay team of Karl Luht, Silas Dejean, Logan Rysemus and Jake Markham broke the school record in the finals with a time of 3:08.00, earning eighth overall.

Updated LSU Baseball Schedule for Opening Weekend
Baseball 02/17/2017

UPDATED LSU BASEBALL SCHEDULE FOR THIS WEEKEND Saturday, February 18 Noon – LSU vs. Army (7-inning game; fans should use their Game #1 ticket from Friday night's rained out LSU-Air Force game for admission) 4 p.m. – LSU vs. Army (7-inning game; fans should use Game #2 ticket for admission) Sunday, February 19 1 p.m. – LSU vs. Air Force (9-inning game; fans should use Game #3 ticket for admission

Play Gymnastics Posts New Record at Quad Meet
Gymnastics 02/17/2017

ST CHARLES, Mo. – The second-ranked LSU gymnastics team moved to 8-1 on the season with a score of 197.700 to set a new school record for consecutive meets with a 197 team score or higher Friday night at the GymQuarters Invitational.

Play Throwers Highlight Friday's LSU Twilight
Track + Field 02/17/2017

BATON ROUGE – Sophomore Jordan McClendon took her first throw in the weight throw competition at the LSU Twilight just outside of qualifying position for the NCAA Championships, but emerged on the cusp of a Top 10 national ranking with a personal best of 69 feet, 3 Ό inches to win Friday's event at the Carl Maddox Field House.

Play Women’s Tennis Overpowers South Florida
Women's Tennis 02/17/2017

BATON ROUGE --- The LSU women's tennis team earned their fifth-straight home win of the season with a 6-1 victory over South Florida Friday afternoon at the LSU Tennis Complex.

Purple & Gold Opener for Softball Postponed
Softball 02/17/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – The opening game of the 2017 Purple & Gold Challenge featuring the Georgia Southern Eagles and the No. 7 LSU softball team Friday evening was postponed due to rain and will be made up Sunday.

Baseball Opener Rained Out; DH Set for Saturday
Baseball 02/17/2017

BATON ROUGE- The LSU baseball season opener against Air Force has been rained out.

Beach Volleyball To Host Purple & Gold Scrimmage
Beach Volleyball 02/17/2017

BATON ROUGE, La.-The LSU beach volleyball team will host its annual Purple and Gold Scrimmage this Saturday from 10-12:30 p.m. CT at Mango's Beach Volleyball Club off of Sherwood Forest.

Volleyball Adds Rumely as Assistant Coach
Volleyball 02/17/2017

BATON ROUGE – LSU volleyball head coach Fran Flory announced the addition of Sarah Rumely, a veteran of the Southeastern Conference as both an assistant coach and player, to the staff Friday.

Play LSU Looks For Win Saturday at Alabama
Men's Basketball 02/17/2017

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The LSU Tigers hopes to find a breakthrough moment Saturday afternoon when they face the Alabama Crimson Tide here Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. at Coleman Coliseum.

Four Swimmers To Compete in Championship Finals
Swimming + Diving 02/17/2017

UPDATE-Four swimmers qualified for the championship final in the 200 fly, 100 back and 100 breaststroke on day four of the SEC Championships at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center.