All Sports - Archives 2017-18

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Football Makes Quick Strikes, Beats Syracuse, 35-26
Football 09/23/2017

BATON ROUGE The 25th-ranked LSU Football team took advantage of early opportunities and amassed more than 400 yards of total offense for the third time this season in a 35-26 victory over Syracuse on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.

Men's Golf Moves Into Contention at Maui Jim
Men's Golf 09/23/2017

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. The No. 7-ranked LSU Tigers will tee off in Sunday's final round at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate just three shots off the lead in their title defense as they posted a team score of 1-under par 287 in Saturday's second round to climb into a tie for third place at 4-over par 580 through 36 holes.

Volleyball Continues SEC Action at No. 10 Kentucky
Volleyball 09/23/2017

BATON ROUGE After opening SEC play with a 3-0 sweep of Texas A&M on Friday, the LSU volleyball team (10-2, 1-0 SEC) will look to continue its momentum as the Tigers travel to No. 10 Kentucky (10-2, 1-0 SEC) on Sunday.

Coston Leads XC Teams with Eighth-place Finish
Cross Country 09/23/2017

COLLEGE STATION, Texas Freshman Eric Coston paced the Tigers' effort this morning with an eighth-place finish in the Texas A&M Invitational. This marks Coston's third appearance in the Top 15 this season. Junior Ersula Farrow led the women's team, earning 13th place individually.

Dibildox Continues To Lead Women's Golf At Lady Paladin
Women's Golf 09/23/2017

GREENVILLE, S.C. Sophomore Monica Dibildox continues to hold the team lead for LSU after the second round of the Lady Paladin Invitational.

Samardzic Advances to Cajun Classic Singles Final
Men's Tennis 09/23/2017

LAFAYETTE, La. LSU men's tennis junior Nikola Samardzic secured a two-set, 6-4, 7-6(5) victory Saturday afternoon against Georgia State's Jack MacFarlane to advance to the John Breaux Cajun Classic singles final.

Soccer Hosts Mississippi State on Sunday
Soccer 09/23/2017

BATON ROUGE After picking up its first point in Southeastern Conference play with a 1-1 draw at 24th-ranked Alabama on Thursday, the LSU Soccer team looks for its first win in the league when it plays host to the red-hot Mississippi State Bulldogs on Sunday with kickoff set for 3 p.m. CT on the SEC Network+.

VB's Rumely Inducted into Kentucky's Athlete HOF
Volleyball 09/23/2017

LEXINGTON, Ky. LSU assistant volleyball coach Sarah Rumely, who was hired in February, was inducted into the University of Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame Friday evening.

Men's Tennis Off To Strong Start at Cajun Classic
Men's Tennis 09/22/2017

LAFAYETTE, La. The LSU men's tennis team started off the fall season on a high note after going 8-2 Friday to open the John Breaux Cajun Tennis Classic.

Play Volleyball Sweeps Texas A&M in SEC Opener
Volleyball 09/22/2017

BATON ROUGE -- In front of the fifth-largest crowd in school history, the LSU volleyball team defeated Texas A&M 25-20, 25-22, 25-23 to move to 10-2 and 1-0 in Southeastern Conference play Friday night inside the Maravich Center.

Gagne Leads Men's Golf on Day 1 in Arizona
Men's Golf 09/22/2017

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. LSU All-American and defending Maui Jim Intercollegiate individual champion Luis Gagne set the early pace for the Tigers in their own title defense as he fired a 1-under par 71 in Friday's opening round at Desert Forest Golf Club to crack the Top 10 of the leaderboard in a tie for seventh place.

Play Purple Edges Out Gold to Win Intrasquad Meet
Swimming + Diving 09/22/2017

BATON ROUGE The purple team came out on top over the gold team in the annual LSU swimming and diving Intrasquad Meet Friday afternoon at the LSU Natatorium.

Dibildox & Griffin Lead Women's Golf at Lady Paladin
Women's Golf 09/22/2017

GREENVILLE, S.C. Sophomore Monica Dibildox and freshman Kendall Griffin began the 2017-18 season by shooting 4-over 76 on the opening day of the Lady Paladin Invitational.

Soccer Reschedules UCF, Arkansas Matches
Soccer 09/22/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU Soccer program announced Friday the rescheduling of two matches in the month of October as the Tigers will now play host to Arkansas in Southeastern Conference play on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m. CT before facing 14th-ranked Central Florida on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 1 p.m.

Play Football Gets Guice, Lawrence Back to Face Syracuse
Football 09/22/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU got a boost on Thursday when head coach Ed Orgeron announced that running back Derrius Guice and defensive end Rashard Lawrence will play on Saturday when the 23rd-ranked Tigers host Syracuse in Tiger Stadium.

LSU Athletic Hall of Induction Ceremony Tonight
Athletic Dept. 09/22/2017

LSU Athletics will induct six former student-athletes into its Hall of Fame.

XC Teams Set to Compete in Texas A&M Invitational
Cross Country 09/22/2017

COLLEGE STATION, Texas LSU's men's and women's cross country teams are traveling to College Station for the Texas A&M Invitational on Saturday morning. The men are scheduled to kick-off the meet at 8:00 a.m. CT, running the 8k course. The women will follow on the 6k course at 8:45 a.m. CT, and both races will be held at the Dale Watts XC Course.

IN FOCUS: Russell Gage
Football 09/22/2017

Former defensive back Russell Gage is now thriving at wide receiver for the Tigers.

LSU Sports Insider Episode 13: GameDay Atmosphere
Football 09/22/2017

We go behind the scenes of the sights and sounds of GameDay inside legendary Tiger Stadium with Michael Bonnette, Matt Shanklin and Kyle Huber. Hosted by the Voice of the Tigers, Chris Blair.

Soccer Draws at No. 24 Alabama, 1-1
Soccer 09/21/2017

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. Senior midfielder Nicole Howard opened the scoring with her third goal of the season just six minutes into the match as the visiting LSU Tigers played the No. 24-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide to a 1-1 draw on Thursday night at the Alabama Soccer Complex for their first point in SEC play.

Inside LSU Gymnastics (2018)
Gymnastics 09/21/2017

Inside LSU Gymnastics with D-D Breaux is a 30-minute television show featuring the LSU Gymnastics head coach.

LSU Football vs. Syracuse: Times of Interest
Football 09/21/2017

Times of Interest Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017

Men's Golf to Defend Titles at Maui Jim
Men's Golf 09/21/2017

BATON ROUGE After sweeping team and individual titles at last year's Maui Jim Intercollegiate in record-setting fashion, the LSU Men's Golf team is back to defend both its crowns in the event beginning Friday at Desert Forest Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. Tee times are set to begin at 9:30 a.m. CT.

Men's Tennis Begins Fall Season at Cajun Classic
Men's Tennis 09/21/2017

LAFAYETTE, La. Four members of the LSU men's tennis team are set to open up the 2017 fall schedule at the John Breaux Cajun Tennis Classic September 22-24 at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

LSU Set to Hold Annual Purple vs. Gold Intrasquad Meet
Swimming + Diving 09/21/2017

BATON ROUGE - The LSU swimming and diving team will split up and compete in the annual Purple vs. Gold Intrasquad meet at 2:30 pm Friday in the LSU Natatorium. The coaching staff has split the team into two to recreate a dual meet format.