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Soccer, Volleyball Publications Win National Awards
Soccer 07/20/2017

BATON ROUGE With teams soon reporting back to campus for preseason practice ahead of the 2017 season, LSU's soccer and volleyball teams were recently honored by the College Sports Information Directors of America for producing two of the nation's top media guides for their respective sports in 2016.

PMAC to Add Largest Center Hung Videoboard in Nation
Athletic Dept. 07/20/2017

BATON ROUGE The Maravich Center on the LSU campus will be home to the largest center hung videoboard in college basketball when the school completes installation of the new board later this month.

Guice Named Preseason Candidate for Doak Walker Award
Football 07/20/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU junior running back Derrius Guice has been named a preseason candidate for the 2017 Doak Walker Award, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum released Thursday.

LSU Baseball Looking Forward to 2018
Baseball 07/19/2017

The Tigers begin fall practice on September 24 and open the 2018 season on February 16 against Notre Dame in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Profiles of New Baseball Players for the 2018 Season
Baseball 07/19/2017

Profiles of New Baseball Players for the 2018 Season

Ed Orgeron Heads to ESPN "Car Wash"
Football 07/18/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron will travel to Bristol, Connecticut and spend Wednesday on ESPN's campus for the "Car Wash". Orgeron will participate in nearly 25 interviews during his trip to the Worldwide Leader in Sports.

Etling, Key Named to Watch Lists
Football 07/18/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU quarterback Danny Etling has been named to the Wuerffel Trophy Watch list and linebacker Arden Key has been named to the Butkus Award Watch List, the two organizations announced Tuesday.

LSU to Face Michigan in Maui; Ticket Packages Available
Men's Basketball 07/18/2017

BATON ROUGE Officials of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational announced on Tuesday that the LSU Tigers will face Michigan in their 2017 tournament opening game on Monday, Nov. 20, at the Lahaina Civic Center on the island of Maui in Hawaii.

Breaux Named Outstanding Coach of the Year
Gymnastics 07/17/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU gymnastics head coach D-D Breaux has been named the most Outstanding College Coach in Louisiana by the Greater New Orleans Sports Award Committee, the Allstate Sugar Bowl announced Monday.

Hobbs Receives Amateur Award from Sugar Bowl
Track + Field 07/17/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU's SEC Champion and All-American sprinter Aleia Hobbs was recognized by the Greater New Orleans Sports Awards Committee in conjunction with the Allstate Sugar Bowl once again on Monday with the title of Outstanding Female Amateur of New Orleans for the 2016-17 athletic season.

Track & Field Dominates LSWA Awards for 2017
Track + Field 07/17/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU seniors Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake and Rebekah Wales, junior Mikiah Brisco and freshman Ruby Stauber joined head coach Dennis Shaver as major award winners for 2017 as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association announced its postseason track and field awards over the weekend.

Guice Added to Paul Hornung Watch List
Football 07/17/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU running back Derrius Guice has been named to the Paul Hornung Award Watch List, the Louisville Sports Commission announced Monday.

Cui Posts Top-20 Finish At FINA World Championships
Swimming + Diving 07/14/2017

BUDAPEST, Hungary- LSU All-American diver Lizzie Cui opened up the 2017 FINA World Championships with a strong showing as a representative of her native country of New Zealand, posting a top-20 finish

Seven Tigers Earn Spot on All-SEC Preseason Teams
Football 07/14/2017

BATON ROUGE Seven members of the LSU football team combined to earn eight spots on the 2017 Preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams, the league office announced Friday following the 2017 SEC Media Days.

Jackson Named to Thorpe Watch List
Football 07/14/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU junior defensive back Donte Jackson has been named to the Jim Thorpe Award Watch List, which honors 45 of the nation's best defensive backs.

LSU Sports Insider Episode 7: Paul Mainieri
Baseball 07/13/2017

LSU Baseball Head Coach Paul Mainieri reflects on the Tigers' 2017 season, talks recruiting, what drives him each day, and a sneak peek at the 2018 Tigers. Hosted by the Voice of the Tigers, Chris Blair.

Key, Toliver, Clapp Named to Watch Lists
Football 07/13/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU junior center Will Clapp has been named to the Outland Trophy Watch List, while junior linebacker Arden Key and junior cornerback Kevin Toliver II have been named to the Bronko Nagurski Watch List, The Maxwell Football Club announced Thursday.

Jalyn Patterson To Redshirt Upcoming Basketball Season
Men's Basketball 07/12/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU Basketball Coach Will Wade announced on Wednesday that three-year letterman Jalyn Patterson would redshirt for the 2017-18 season and will explore his options for his future playing eligibility.

Jeansonne Wins U.S. Amateur Qualifier in Mississippi
Men's Golf 07/12/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU's representation at the 117th United States Amateur Championship rose to five in Madison, Mississippi, on Monday when rising junior Nathan Jeansonne fired a 4-under 68 and 3-under 69 in two rounds played at Annandale Golf Club to claim a three-shot victory with a total score of 7-under par.

Clapp Named to Rimington Watch List
Football 07/11/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU junior center Will Clapp has been named to the Rimington Award Watch List.

Track & Field Adds Mark Rinker to Coaching Staff
Track + Field 07/11/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU Track & Field head coach Dennis Shaver announced Tuesday the addition of assistant coach Mark Rinker to his staff as the former Northeastern University assistant is charged with leading LSU's middle distance and distance runners and cross country teams into the upcoming 2017-18 athletic season.

Guice, Key, Toliver Earn Watch List Mentions
Football 07/10/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU junior running back Derrius Guice and junior linebacker Arden Key were selected to the 81st Maxwell Award Watch List, while Key and junior cornerback Kevin Toliver II were named to the 23rd Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List, The Maxwell Football Club announced Monday.

LSU's SEC Football Media Day Schedule
Football 07/10/2017

BATON ROUGE The unofficial start to football season begins today as LSU head coach Ed Orgeron and three key members of the 2017 Tigers head to Hoover, Alabama for Southeastern Conference Media Days.

Tigers Receive Freshman All-America Honors
Baseball 07/07/2017

Freshman All-America honors for Zach Watson and Eric Walker

Former LSU Players In NBA Summer League Action
Men's Basketball 07/07/2017

BATON ROUGE Three former LSU players have seen action in the early NBA summer leagues and two others are expected to see action when play begins Friday in Las Vegas.