All Sports - Archives 2016-17

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LSU Earns Third-Straight Women's College World Series
Softball 05/28/2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- LSU senior catcher Sahvanna Jaquish drove in four runs and Carley Hoover entered in relief to hold off No. 4-seed Florida State, as the LSU Softball team advanced to the Women's College World Series for the third-straight season, 6-4, on Sunday afternoon.

Track & Field Finalizes NCAA Roster for Eugene
Track + Field 05/27/2017

LEXINGTON, Ky. – LSU's roster of semifinalists heading to the 2017 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships is now set as the Tigers and Lady Tigers added 12 more qualifiers to their squads making the trip to Eugene, Oregon, during Saturday's finale at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds at the UK Track & Field Complex.

Men's Golf Posts Number Early in NCAA Round 2
Men's Golf 05/27/2017

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. – With senior Brandon Pierce and freshman Philip Barbaree firing matching 4-under 68s and sophomore Sam Burns adding a 3-under 69, No. 6 seed LSU climbed 10 spots in the team standings into a tie for seventh place following Saturday's second round at the 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships.

Comeback Sends Valle Costa, Foster to Historic NCAA Semi
Women's Tennis 05/27/2017

ATHENS, Ga. --- Senior Joana Valle Costa and junior Ryann Foster overcame an early first-set deficit and advanced to the semifinal round of the NCAA Division I Women's Doubles Championships at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex Saturday.

Walljasper Throws Shutout to Stay Alive
Softball 05/27/2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Junior Allie Walljasper threw a complete game, one-hitter to lift 13th-seeded LSU to a 1-0 victory over fourth-seeded Florida State and keep the Tigers' dream of advancing to the Women's College World Series alive Saturday afternoon at JoAnne Graf Field.

Play Baseball Dominates, Advances to SEC Championship
Baseball 05/27/2017

HOOVER, Ala. -- The No. 3 LSU baseball team exploded for 11 runs on 14 hits to defeat South Carolina in seven innings to advance to Sunday's SEC Tournament Championship game Saturday afternoon at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium

Look Back at Beach Volleyball's Historic 2017 Season
Beach Volleyball 05/27/2017

The 2017 season was one for the record books as the LSU beach volleyball team put together it's best season in the four-year history of the program, setting the standard for the future and earning a place in the national spotlight.

Men's Golf in Red Figures at Suspended NCAA Day 1
Men's Golf 05/26/2017

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. -- Sam Burns was 4-under through 14 holes and Brandon Pierce birdied four-straight on the back nine, as the LSU Men's Golf team held a team score of 3-under in a suspended first round of the NCAA Championships on Friday.

Play Track & Field Adds 12 Semifinalists on Day 2
Track + Field 05/26/2017

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Led by three heat-winning performances in Friday's quarterfinals on the track, the LSU Track & Field teams added 12 semifinalists to their squad making the trip to Eugene, Oregon, in two weeks to highlight another successful day of qualifying at the 2017 NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Lexington.

Play Baseball to Face South Carolina Saturday in Hoover
Baseball 05/26/2017

Third-ranked LSU (41-17) makes its fifth consecutive SEC Tournament semifinal appearance at Noon CT Saturday when the Tigers face South Carolina (36-24) in Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.

Play Softball Drops Opener in Tallahassee, 3-1
Softball 05/26/2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – At a 1-1 deadlock in the bottom of the sixth inning, fourth-seeded Florida State put up two runs on an RBI double and single to defeat 13th-seeded LSU, 3-1, and take the opening game of the Tallahassee Super Regional Friday afternoon at JoAnne Graf Field.

Valle Costa and Foster Advance to Quarterfinals
Women's Tennis 05/26/2017

ATHENS, Ga. --- Senior Joana Valle Costa and junior Ryann Foster became the first doubles pairing in LSU women's tennis history to advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I Women's Doubles Championships at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex Friday.

Play Lange, Tigers Advance to SEC Tournament Semifinal
Baseball 05/26/2017

HOOVER, Ala. – Junior right-hander Alex Lange fired seven shutout innings Thursday night, and senior shortstop Kramer Robertson drove in four runs to lead third-ranked LSU to a 10-0 win over Kentucky.

Track & Field Qualifies Three at NCAA Prelims
Track + Field 05/25/2017

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The LSU Track & Field teams are on the board with three semifinalists on their way to Eugene, Oregon, for the 2017 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships as seniors Nataliyah Friar, Rebekah Wales and Johnnie Jackson each qualified Thursday at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds.

Daigle, Butsch Finish LSU Tennis Careers
Men's Tennis 05/25/2017

ATHENS, Ga. – LSU men's tennis tandem Jordan Daigle and Justin Butsch concluded their careers after falling to No. 12 William Blumberg and Robert Kelly of North Carolina, 7-6(4), 7-5 in the NCAA Doubles Championships Round of 32 Thursday at the Dan Magill Tennis Center.

Chauvin, O'Donovan To Join LSU Women's Golf Team
Women's Golf 05/25/2017

BATON ROUGE – Coach Karen Bahnsen has announced that two Louisiana high school players will join the LSU women's golf team this fall.

Valle Costa on to Round of 16 in Singles, Doubles
Women's Tennis 05/25/2017

ATHENS, Ga. --- Senior Joana Valle Costa became the first LSU women's tennis player since 2009 to advance to the round of 16 of the NCAA Division I Women's Singles Championships by defeating Petra Melounova in the second round at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex Thursday.

Play Softball Opens Super Regional Series at Florida St.
Softball 05/25/2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A spot in the Women's College World Series will be on the line this weekend when 13th-seeded LSU travels to face fourth-seeded Florida State here at JoAnne Graf Stadium on the Florida State campus.

Burns Named Jack Nicklaus Award Finalist
Men's Golf 05/25/2017

BATON ROUGE – On the eve of the 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships, LSU's sophomore All-American Sam Burns was named by the Golf Coaches Association of America among the five finalists for the this year's NCAA Division I Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award presented by Barbasol.

LSU-BYU to Kickoff at 8:30 p.m. CT on ESPN
Football 05/25/2017

The 2017 LSU Football season opener against BYU in Houston, Texas, will kickoff Sept. 2 at 8:30 p.m. CT on ESPN, the Southeastern Conference and ESPN announced Thursday.

Men's Golf Ready for NCAA Championships
Men's Golf 05/25/2017

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. – Fresh off their historic victory at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional a week ago, the No. 2-ranked LSU Tigers will begin their march toward a national championship Friday as the 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships open with the first round of stroke play at Rich Harvest Farms Golf Club.

Lowe: A Softball Business Trip To Tallahassee
Softball 05/24/2017

BATON ROUGE – They left Tiger Park on a business trip to Tallahassee late Wednesday afternoon.

Play Mainieri Records Win No. 500 as Baseball def. Mizzou
Baseball 05/24/2017

Senior second baseman Cole Freeman collected four hits and four RBI Wednesday night, and sophomore right-hander Caleb Gilbert pitched five strong innings to lead LSU to a 10-3 win over Missouri.

Lewis, Valle Costa Dominate Opening Round
Women's Tennis 05/24/2017

ATHENS, Ga. --- Freshman Jade Lewis and senior Joana Valle Costa made history for the LSU women's tennis team at the NCAA Division I Singles Championships, becoming the first pair of teammates to advance to the singles second round by winning their respective first-round matches at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex Wednesday.

Daigle Falls in NCAA Singles; Doubles Next
Men's Tennis 05/24/2017

ATHENS, Ga. –LSU's Jordan Daigle completed his singles career after falling to No. 32 Or Ram-Harel of Tulsa, 6-3, 6-4, in the first round of the NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Singles Championship Wednesday morning at the Dan Magill Tennis Center.