All Sports - Archives 2016-17

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Baseball Drops First Game at UNO, 11-8
Baseball 02/21/2017

NEW ORLEANS -- Despite taking a 6-1 lead after five innings, UNO rallied to score 10 answered runs between the fifth and sixth inning to deal LSU its first loss of the season, 11-8, Tuesday evening at Maestri Field.

Play Men's Basketball Falls to Auburn, 98-75
Men's Basketball 02/21/2017

BATON ROUGE- The men's basketball team fell to 9-18 on the year and 1-14 in the conference after Auburn defeated the Tigers 98-75 Tuesday night in the Maravich Center.

Men's Golf Grabs Round 2 Lead at PGA West
Men's Golf 02/21/2017

LA QUINTA, Calif. The No. 4-ranked LSU Men's Golf team erased a 10-shot deficit to Stanford and Pepperdine at the start of Tuesday's second round at The Prestige at PGA West as the Tigers fired the lowest team score in the field with a 6-under par 278 to grab a one-shot lead after 36 holes at the Greg Norman Course.

Landry Named NFCA National Player of the Week
Softball 02/21/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. After taking home weekly honors from the league on Monday, LSU senior outfielder Bailey Landry was named the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I National Player of the Week the organization announced on Tuesday.

LSU Ranked No. 10 in the AVCA Beach Preseason Poll
Beach Volleyball 02/21/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. - The LSU beach volleyball team enters the preseason at No. 10 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association poll for the upcoming 2017 season.

This Week on LSU Tiger Tracks
Athletic Dept. 02/21/2017

LSU Tiger Tracks can be seen at 11:30 p.m. CT Wednesday on Cox Sports Television. A replay of the show will air at 5 p.m. CT Thursday.

Women’s Tennis to Face Tulane on the Road
Women's Tennis 02/21/2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. --- The LSU women's tennis team is set to face off against the Tulane Green Wave in their first true road test of the season Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the City Park Pepsi Center in New Orleans.

Dunbar Named SEC Freshman of the Week
Track + Field 02/21/2017

BATON ROUGE For the third time this season, a member of LSU's No. 3-ranked women's recruiting class has earned SEC Women's Freshman of the Week honors as Nickolette Dunbar was recognized by the league office Tuesday afternoon after winning the shot put title at the LSU Twilight with a seasonal-best throw.

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.

Feb. 21 National Softball Polls
Softball 02/21/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. - Coming off of a perfect weekend of action the LSU softball team remains in the top 10 of the national polls, keeping its place at No. 7 in the NFCA poll and No. 8 in the USA Softball poll.

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.

Play 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

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.