All Sports - Archives 2016-17

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Softball Defeats Long Beach State, 13-0
Softball 02/24/2017

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - The LSU softball team defeated Long Beach State 13-0 in five innings Friday night in Palm Springs.

Jackson Leads Scorers on SEC Indoor Day 1
Track + Field 02/24/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Senior Johnnie Jackson enjoyed his first All-SEC performance with a silver-medal-winning second place finish in the weight throw, and LSU's athletes combined for 21 qualifying performances on the track to highlight Friday's opener at the 2017 SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility.

Baseball Opens Series Against Terps with a 6-1 Win
Baseball 02/24/2017

BATON ROUGE – Junior right-hander Alex Lange struck out a season-high 12 batters in six innings pitched and Michael Papierski hit a three-run home run as LSU defeated Maryland, 6-1, Friday night in Game 1 of the series at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Gymnastics Remains Unbeaten in SEC with Win
Gymnastics 02/24/2017

AUBURN, Ala. – The second-ranked LSU gymnastics team remained undefeated against Southeastern Conference competition with a 197.675-196.100 victory over No. 14 Auburn Friday evening at Auburn Arena.

LSU Travels To Georgia For SEC Saturday Tilt
Men's Basketball 02/24/2017

ATHENS, GEORGIA – LSU will not have played since the first game of this SEC week on Tuesday. Georgia will take the court 45 hours after a Thursday night game at Alabama.

SEC Gives Back to University Employee Flood Victims
Athletic Dept. 02/24/2017

BATON ROUGE – The Southeastern Conference delivered a check in the amount of $100,000 to LSU this week to assist University employees who suffered losses during the catastrophic flood that impacted Baton Rouge and surrounding communities last August.

IN FOCUS: Michael Papierski
Baseball 02/24/2017

Michael Papierski is always one of the first to work out and the last to leave the stadium. Quiet and reserved, he does not say much but, instead, lets his work ethic shine for a game he loves.

Temple III Guests Tuesday At Tipoff Luncheon
Men's Basketball 02/24/2017

BATON ROUGE – Former LSU player Collis Temple III will be the guest of Coach Johnny Jones Tuesday (Feb. 28) at the last basketball edition of the Tipoff Luncheon.

Play Auburn Late Rally Results In Win Over LSU
Women's Basketball 02/23/2017

AUBURN, Ala. --- The LSU women's basketball team saw a seven-point lead slip away late in the fourth quarter as Auburn rallied in the final three minutes for a 54-49 win over LSU here at Auburn Arena Thursday evening.

Lindelow, Orellana Receive Preseason Recognition
Beach Volleyball 02/23/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – For the second consecutive year, Katie Lindelow and Mandi Orellana have been selected to the 2017 Coastal Collegiate Sports Association Preseason All-Conference Team.

Play LSU Meets Maryland This Weekend at The Box
Baseball 02/23/2017

No. 2 LSU (4-1) plays host to Maryland (1-2) at 7 p.m. Friday in Game 1 of a three-game series in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Play Basketball Starts Preps For Georgia Game
Men's Basketball 02/23/2017

BATON ROUGE – The LSU men's basketball team returned to practice on Thursday in preparation for Saturday's road game at Athens against the University of Georgia.

Softball Sweeps Day One At Mary Nutter
Softball 02/23/2017

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – Participating in its first set of games away from Tiger Park, the No. 7 LSU softball team scored a pair of runs in the second and exploded for seven more in the very next frame as the Tigers defeated the New Mexico State Aggies 9-0 in five innings in the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic.

Gym Wraps Up Three Meets in Eight Days at Auburn
Gymnastics 02/23/2017

AUBURN, Ala. – The second-ranked LSU gymnastics team continues its quest for the first Southeastern Conference regular season championship against No. 14 Auburn (0-8, 0-5 SEC) in a nationally-televised meet at 7:30 p.m. CT Friday inside Auburn Arena.

Track & Field Ready for SEC Indoors
Track + Field 02/23/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The LSU Track & Field teams have made their return trip to Nashville this weekend as they line up as the No. 4-ranked Lady Tigers and No. 8-ranked Tigers are ready to kick off the championship season at the 2017 SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships running Friday and Saturday at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility.

Play Tigers Post 8-1 Win Over Hofstra
Baseball 02/22/2017

Freshman right-hander Zack Hess fired five innings, allowing just two hits, no runs and six strikeouts in his first collegiate start, helping lead LSU to an 8-1 victory over Hofstra on Wednesday.

Men's Golf Defends Crown at The Prestige
Men's Golf 02/22/2017

LA QUINTA, Calif. – Led by a 4-under par 67 in Wednesday's final round and a second-place individual finish by sophomore All-American Sam Burns, No. 3-ranked LSU kept its crown at The Prestige at PGA West while defending its team title with a four-shot victory over Pepperdine in the event held at the Greg Norman Course.

Late Comeback Falls Short Against Tulane
Women's Tennis 02/22/2017

NEW ORLEANS --- The LSU women's tennis team fell to the Tulane Green Wave in a gripping 4-3 affair at the City Park Pepsi Center in New Orleans Wednesday.

Homecoming, 2017 Football Special Events Announced
Football 02/22/2017

BATON ROUGE – LSU's game against Troy on Sept. 30 will serve as the 2017 Homecoming contest for the Tigers, as the school released dates for special events at home football games next season.

Hill Earns SEC Community Service Honor
Women's Basketball 02/22/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. --- LSU senior guard Rina Hill earned SEC Community Service Team honors for her dedication and commitment off the court as announced by the conference office Wednesday.

Houston Tournament to be Televised by FOX Sports
Baseball 02/22/2017

The 17th annual Shriners Hospitals for ChildrenŽ College Classic, held at Minute Maid Park from March 3-5, 2017, will be televised by the Fox Sports family of networks.

Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic Next for Softball
Softball 02/22/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – The No. 7 LSU softball team will head to California this weekend, taking part in the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic where the Tigers will take on New Mexico State, Bethune-Cookman, Long Beach State, No. 6 UCLA and No. 17 Utah in Palm Springs.

Play Lady Tigers Travel to Auburn For SEC Matchup
Women's Basketball 02/22/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. --- The regular season is coming to a close for the LSU women's basketball team and seeding for the SEC Tournament next week is on the line. The Lady Tigers face Auburn on the road Thursday evening.

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

NEW ORLEANS, La. – New Orleans erased a 6-1 LSU lead Tuesday night by erupting for 10 runs in the fifth and sixth innings, and the Privateers went on to defeat the second-ranked Tigers, 11-8, 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.