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Edney, Gnat Earn SEC Weekly Honors
Gymnastics 02/21/2017

BATON ROUGE – After combining to post 11 of 12 routines with scores of 9.90 or better over the weekend against five ranked teams, Kennedi Edney has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week and senior Ashleigh Gnat has been named the SEC Specialist of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.

Women's Track & Field Climbs in Rankings
Track + Field 02/21/2017

BATON ROUGE – LSU's women's track and field team cashed in on an impressive weekend at the LSU Twilight in Baton Rouge and Alex Wilson Invitational in South Bend, Indiana, by climbing to No. 4 in this week's Top 25 power rankings released Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

LSU Finishes 12th in Sugar Bowl Women's Golf
Women's Golf 02/20/2017

NEW ORLEANS – Caroline Nistrup played 36 holes of even par golf Monday and finished the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate in a tie for 16th place at 2-over par 218

Ricard Opens The Prestige in Red Figures
Men's Golf 02/20/2017

LA QUINTA, Calif. – Senior All-American Eric Ricard broke par in his first round of the spring season as he carded a 1-under par 70 on the Greg Norman Course to lead the No. 4-ranked LSU Tigers in Monday's opener at The Prestige at PGA West as he finished the day in a tie for 12th place in the 17th-annual event held at PGA West.

Tigers Host Auburn in Tuesday 6 p.m. Hoops Contest
Men's Basketball 02/20/2017

BATON ROUGE – LSU looks to find the couple of points it could never come up with in the first meeting with Auburn when the two teams meet Tuesday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Gymnastics in the Rankings - Week 7
Gymnastics 02/20/2017

BATON ROUGE – After posting a season-high score of 197.975 on Sunday against George Washington and Iowa and a team score of 197.700 at the Gym Quarters Mardi Gras invitational on Friday, the LSU gymnastics squad checked in at No. 2 in the first edition of the Regional Qualify Score (RQS) ranking released Monday by RoadToNationals.com.

Second-Ranked Tigers Travel to Face UNO
Baseball 02/20/2017

No. 2 LSU (3-0) hits the road for the first time this season as the Tigers take on the University of New Orleans (3-0) at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Maestri Field.

Poche' Earns National and Conference Honors
Baseball 02/20/2017

LSU senior left-hander Jared Poche' was named on Monday as one of the Collegiate Baseball National Players of the Week and the Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week.

Landry Named SEC Player of the Week
Softball 02/20/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU senior outfielder Bailey Landry was named the SEC Player of the Week the league announced Monday morning.

Feb. 20 Baseball National Rankings, Report
Baseball 02/20/2017

BATON ROUGE -- Coming off a three-game sweep that included a no-hitter by senior Jared Poche' and the program's 2,500th victory, the LSU baseball team remains among the nation's elite in this week's national polls.

Nistrup Leads Lady Tiger Golfers on Day 1
Women's Golf 02/19/2017

NEW ORLEANS – LSU senior Caroline Nistrup shot the low round for the Lady Tigers Sunday on the first day of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate at the English Turn Golf and Country Club.

Play Bats Come Alive to Defeat Air Force, 10-3
Baseball 02/19/2017

BATON ROUGE – LSU exploded for six runs in the fourth inning, overcoming a slow start to defeat Air Force, 10-3.

Play Gymnastics Sets Career, Season Highs in Wins
Gymnastics 02/19/2017

BATON ROUGE – With a new look lineup and in competition for the second time this weekend, the second-ranked LSU gymnastics team posted a team score of 197.975 for the highest of the season in victories over No. 20 George Washington and No. 22 Iowa Sunday afternoon at the Maravich Center.

Play Men's Tennis Falls to Rice, 4-0
Men's Tennis 02/19/2017

BATON ROUGE-- The LSU men's tennis team fell to 1-6 on the season after Rice defeated the Tigers 4-0 Sunday afternoon at the LSU Tennis Complex.

Play Softball Sweeps Purple & Gold Challenge
Softball 02/19/2017

BATON ROUGE - LSU's Carley Hoover flirted with her second no-hitter of the week as she held the Central Arkansas Bears to just a single hit as the Tigers defeated the Bears 2-0 to seal a clean sweep for the squad in the Purple & Gold Challenge.

Men's Golf Ready to Defend Title at The Prestige
Men's Golf 02/19/2017

BATON ROUGE – The No. 4-ranked LSU Men's Golf team is ready to shake off the rust from its winter break and defend its team championship at The Prestige at PGA West as the 2017 spring season kicks off with the 17th-annual event beginning with Monday's opening round at the Greg Norman Course at PGA West in La Quinta, California.

Play Lady Tigers Fall In Overtime at Georgia
Women's Basketball 02/19/2017

ATHENS, Ga. --- The LSU women's basketball team dropped a 70-65 decision to the Georgia Lady Bulldogs in its first overtime game of the season, here at Stegeman Coliseum Sunday afternoon.

Women’s Tennis Defeats Houston
Women's Tennis 02/19/2017

BATON ROUGE --- The LSU women's tennis team defeated the Houston Cougars 4-1 at the LSU Tennis Complex Sunday behind dominant singles play from Jessica Golovin, Joana Valle Costa and Jade Lewis.

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.