All Sports - Archives 2016-17

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Baseball Defeats Southeastern, 8-2, in Mid-Week Game
Baseball 03/22/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – Freshman third baseman Josh Smith and rightfielder Greg Deichmann combined to go 6-for-7 at the plate, accounting for a total of seven RBIs as No. 6 LSU (17-5) defeated SLU, 8-2.

Men's Tennis Travels to Georgia for Online Match
Men's Tennis 03/22/2017

ATHENS, Ga. –The LSU men's tennis team travels to No. 13/14 Georgia for a match that will be streamed live online for the United States Tennis Association's MatchDay series Thursday at 5 p.m. at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.

Men's Team Set For NCAA Championships
Swimming + Diving 03/22/2017

INDIANAPOLIS- Nine members of the LSU men's swimming and diving team will compete for the NCAA Championships from March 23-25 at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis.

Play Wade Introduced as LSU's 22nd Basketball Coach
Men's Basketball 03/22/2017

BATON ROUGE -- Will Wade was introduced Tuesday as LSU's 22nd basketball coach at a press conference held at the LSU Student Union in front of media, basketball fans and a crowd of LSU students.

SEC Implements Clear Bag Policy for All Football Games
Football 03/22/2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- In the interest of enhancing existing security measures at games involving Southeastern Conference schools, the SEC will implement a new security policy regulating the size and type of bag that may be carried into all stadiums in which SEC schools host games, beginning with the 2017 football season, it was announced Wednesday.

Lewis Awarded SEC Freshman of the Week Honors
Women's Tennis 03/22/2017

BATON ROUGE --- Following her outstanding performances against Alabama and Auburn over the weekend, LSU's Jade Lewis was named the SEC Freshman of the Week Wednesday.

Play Springfield Walk-Off Seals 3-2 Softball Win
Softball 03/21/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – A Sydney Springfield infield single with two outs in the bottom of the seventh lifted the No. 12 LSU softball team to a gritty, 3-2 walk-off win over the Nicholls Colonels Tuesday night at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge.

Play Men's Tennis Falls to Dartmouth, 4-3
Men's Tennis 03/21/2017

BATON ROUGE – The LSU men's tennis team notched three wins on the singles courts but it was not enough as Dartmouth took a 4-3 victory against the Tigers Tuesday afternoon at the LSU Tennis Complex. With the loss, the Tigers fall to 5-11 on the season while Dartmouth improves to 6-9.

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.

Play LSU Meets SLU Wednesday Night at Alex Box
Baseball 03/21/2017

No. 4 LSU (16-5) plays host to Southeastern Louisiana (14-5) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Wade to be Introduced to Public at LSU Student Union
Men's Basketball 03/21/2017

BATON ROUGE – LSU will introduce its new men's basketball coach Will Wade to the school's student body, the general public, and the media with a press conference on Wednesday at noon in the central lobby on the second floor of the LSU Student Union.

Men's Golf Ties for Fourth at The Valspar
Men's Golf 03/21/2017

PALM CITY, Fla. – Tuesday's final round at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational saw LSU sophomore Sam Burns earn his 10th-straight top-10 finish in 10 tournament starts this season as he matched his 2-under par round of 69 from Monday's second round to finish even-par for the week in a tie for fourth place on the final leaderboard.

Marshall Named SEC T&F Freshman of the Week
Track + Field 03/21/2017

BATON ROUGE – After opening her outdoor season Saturday afternoon with a win in the 100-meter hurdles while running one of the top times in the nation at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette, LSU's Tonea Marshall was honored for her performance by the Southeastern Conference as the SEC Women's Freshman of the Week.

Track & Field Alumni Banquet RSVPs Due April 1
Track + Field 03/21/2017

BATON ROUGE – April 1 is the deadline for alumni to RSVP for the upcoming LSU Track & Field Team Awards and Alumni Recognition Banquet being held on the night of Friday, April 21, at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel on Bluebonnet Blvd.

Football Adds 2021 Game Against McNeese St.
Football 03/21/2017

BATON ROUGE – LSU has added McNeese State to its 2021 football schedule, vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva announced Tuesday.

Women’s Tennis Vaults to No. 16
Women's Tennis 03/21/2017

BATON ROUGE --- After earning two huge SEC wins this weekend, the LSU women's tennis team jumped 11 spots to No. 16 in the latest Oracle/ITA Division I Collegiate Rankings released Tuesday.

Track & Field Cracks Top 5 in First Rankings
Track + Field 03/21/2017

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Track & Field teams anticipate the start of the outdoor season each year, and 2017 is no exception as both teams find themselves ranked among the Top 5 nationally with the Lady Tigers at No. 4 and the Tigers at No. 5 in the preseason rankings by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

March 21 National Softball Rankings
Softball 03/21/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. - The LSU softball team moved up one spot in each of the major national polls on Tuesday, sitting at No. 12 in the NFCA poll and No. 11 in the USA Softball Collegiate Top 25.

NFL Hall of Famer Munoz to Headline Football Clinic
Football 03/21/2017

BATON ROUGE – LSU's Football Coaching Clinic, headlined by Pro Football Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz, gets underway on Thursday at the Maravich Center.

UPDATE: Will Wade Named Men's Basketball Coach
Men's Basketball 03/20/2017

Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva has announced former Virginia Commonwealth University head basketball coach Will Wade will lead the LSU basketball program as its new head coach.

Play Softball Opens Home Stand With Nicholls Tuesday
Softball 03/20/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – The No. 13 LSU softball team opens an eight-game home string with the Nicholls Colonels Tuesday night at 6 p.m. at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge.

Burns Edges Closer to Another Top 10 Finish
Men's Golf 03/20/2017

PALM CITY, Fla. – Sophomore Sam Burns rebounded from an opening-round 4-over par 75 on Sunday with a 2-under par 69 in Monday's second round at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational as the nation's No. 1-ranked player edged closer to his 10th-straight top-10 finish in the event being held this week at Floridian Golf Club.

Men's Tennis to Face Dartmouth Tuesday
Men's Tennis 03/20/2017

BATON ROUGE. –The LSU men's tennis team begins a three-match week with a contest against the Dartmouth Big Green Tuesday at 5 p.m. CT at the LSU Tennis Complex. Fans can follow the match at and on Twitter @lsutennis.

LaCouture to Wear No. 18 Jersey in 2017
Football 03/20/2017

BATON ROUGE – Senior defensive end Christian LaCouture has been awarded the No. 18 jersey for the 2017 season, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron announced Monday.

Gymnastics Earns No. 2 Overall Seed
Gymnastics 03/20/2017

BATON ROUGE – The LSU gymnastics team (20-1, 7-0 SEC), the Southeastern Conference regular season and conference champions, earned the No. 2 overall seed and will be the top seed in the Lincoln Regional hosted by the University of Nebraska, the NCAA announced Monday.