Athletic Dept. - Archives 2016-17

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A Letter of Thanks From Joe Alleva
Athletic Dept. 06/28/2017

These past two weeks in Omaha have reminded all of us there are simply no fans as passionate and enthusiastic as LSU fans. Once again Omaha was draped in purple and gold as our baseball team continued to prove why LSU is the top program in college baseball year after year.

Forty-Six on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
Athletic Dept. 06/28/2017

BATON ROUGE Forty-six LSU student-athletes not only adapted to the NCAA Division I level as key contributors to their programs in competition during the 2016-17 athletic season, but also made the easy transition to the classroom and earned selections to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll on Wednesday.

Seventy Tigers on Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
Athletic Dept. 06/26/2017

BATON ROUGE In a spring season in which LSU's athletic programs have accounted for six top-10 NCAA finishes in competition, 70 student-athletes were also honored Monday for their efforts in the classroom over the past year with selections to the 2017 Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll.

Lowe: Four For LSU At Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame
Athletic Dept. 06/23/2017

NATCHITOCHES Notes and quotes from a wet Friday here as events are underway for Saturday's induction of the 2017 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame ...

Kennison To Join Louisiana Sports Hall Of Fame Saturday
Football 06/19/2017

Best he can remember it was along about his sophomore year at LSU.

Play A Legendary Week For The Purple & Gold
Athletic Dept. 05/31/2017

It isn't often one athletic program produces conference championships and multiple postseason berths in both men's and women's sports in just a handful of days. Enter the second-to-last week of May. Enter the LSU Tigers.

A Letter from Joe Alleva
Athletic Dept. 05/23/2017

With summer just around the corner, LSU fans have a lot to cheer for right now. Baseball, softball, track and field and men's golf are all once again competing at an elite level and there are numerous opportunities for Tiger fans to cheer and support our student athletes as they look to bring championships to LSU.

LSU Sports Insider Episode 3: Joe Alleva
Athletic Dept. 05/17/2017

LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva discusses the state of LSU Tigers Athletics and what's on the horizon for LSU's Athletics facilities. Hosted by the Voice of the Tigers, Chris Blair.

Six LSU Greats Elected to Athletic Hall of Fame
Athletic Dept. 05/12/2017

Six former student-athletes have been elected for induction into the LSU Athletic Hall of Fame, vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva announced on Friday.

Play Student-Athletes Honored at The Tribute
Athletic Dept. 05/12/2017

BATON ROUGE -- Thursday evening, 86 student-athletes were recognized for their success off the field at "The Tribute," a ceremony commemorating all LSU student-athletes graduating this spring and summer.

Sixty-Six Student-Athletes Earn Degrees on Friday
Athletic Dept. 05/12/2017

BATON ROUGE A total of 66 LSU student-athletes were awarded their college degree on Friday as the university held its annual spring commencement exercise here on campus.

All Teams Succeed in Annual NCAA APR Report
Athletic Dept. 05/10/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU's 21 varsity sports teams continue to thrive in the classroom as the Tigers showed improvement over last year in all but one sport in the annual Academic Progress Rates (APR) released by the NCAA on Wednesday.

This Week on LSU Tiger Tracks
Athletic Dept. 05/09/2017

LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, can be seen at 7 p.m. CT Wednesday on Cox Sports Television.

Four Teams Earn NCAA Public Recognition Awards
Athletic Dept. 05/05/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU men's and women's tennis teams along with women's golf and men's cross country all received an NCAA Public Recognition Award this week for its exceptional work in the classroom as part of the NCAA's Academic Performance Program.

This Week on LSU Tiger Tracks
Athletic Dept. 05/02/2017

LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, can be seen at 7:30 p.m. CT Wednesday on Cox Sports Television.

This Week on LSU Tiger Tracks
Athletic Dept. 04/25/2017

LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, can be seen at 7:30 p.m. CT Wednesday on Cox Sports Television.

Thirty-Seven Tigers Listed On SEC Winter Honor Roll
Athletic Dept. 04/19/2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Thirty-seven LSU student-athletes from the men's basketball, women's basketball, gymnastics, and swimming and diving teams earned recognition for the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

This Week on LSU Tiger Tracks
Athletic Dept. 04/18/2017

LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, can be seen at 7:30 p.m. CT Wednesday on Cox Sports Television.

Gymnastics, Golf to Host NCAA Regional Championships
Athletic Dept. 04/18/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU gymnastics, men's golf and women's golf programs will each host NCAA Regional Championships between 2019 and 2021, the NCAA Announced Tuesday.

Ewing, Rysemus Nominated for McWhorter Scholarship
Athletic Dept. 04/17/2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Seniors Sydney Ewing of the gymnastics team and Logan Rysemus of the men's swimming and diving team will serve as LSU's nominees for the prestigious H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship, the Southeastern Conference office announced Monday.

This Week on LSU Tiger Tracks
Athletic Dept. 04/04/2017

LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, can be seen at 8 p.m. CT Wednesday on Cox Sports Television.

This Week on LSU Tiger Tracks
Athletic Dept. 03/28/2017

LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, can be seen at 9 p.m. CT Wednesday on Cox Sports Television.

This Week on LSU Tiger Tracks
Athletic Dept. 03/21/2017

LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, can be seen at 9 p.m. CT Wednesday and at 5 p.m. CT on Thursday on Cox Sports Television.

Creative Services Wins American Advertising Awards
Athletic Dept. 03/15/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU Athletics, in particular the Creative Services Division of the department, was honored with three silver awards recently by the American Advertising Federation of Baton Rouge.

Coming Up on CST's LSU Tiger Tracks
Athletic Dept. 03/14/2017

LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, can be seen at 9 p.m. CT Wednesday on Cox Sports Television