All Sports - Archives 2016-17

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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 Childrenฎ 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.

Men's Golf Grabs Round 2 Lead at PGA West
Men's Golf 02/21/2017

LA QUINTA, Calif. – The No. 4-ranked LSU Men's Golf team erased a 10-shot deficit to Stanford and Pepperdine at the start of Tuesday's second round at The Prestige at PGA West as the Tigers fired the lowest team score in the field with a 6-under par 278 to grab a one-shot lead after 36 holes at the Greg Norman Course.

Landry Named NFCA National Player of the Week
Softball 02/21/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – After taking home weekly honors from the league on Monday, LSU senior outfielder Bailey Landry was named the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I National Player of the Week the organization announced on Tuesday.

LSU Ranked No. 10 in the AVCA Beach Preseason Poll
Beach Volleyball 02/21/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. - The LSU beach volleyball team enters the preseason at No. 10 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association poll for the upcoming 2017 season.

This Week on LSU Tiger Tracks
Athletic Dept. 02/21/2017

LSU Tiger Tracks can be seen at 11:30 p.m. CT Wednesday on Cox Sports Television. A replay of the show will air at 5 p.m. CT Thursday.

Women’s Tennis to Face Tulane on the Road
Women's Tennis 02/21/2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. --- The LSU women's tennis team is set to face off against the Tulane Green Wave in their first true road test of the season Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the City Park Pepsi Center in New Orleans.

Dunbar Named SEC Freshman of the Week
Track + Field 02/21/2017

BATON ROUGE – For the third time this season, a member of LSU's No. 3-ranked women's recruiting class has earned SEC Women's Freshman of the Week honors as Nickolette Dunbar was recognized by the league office Tuesday afternoon after winning the shot put title at the LSU Twilight with a seasonal-best throw.

Edney, Gnat Earn SEC Weekly Honors
Gymnastics 02/21/2017

BATON ROUGE – After combining to post 11 of 12 routines with scores of 9.90 or better over the weekend against five ranked teams, Kennedi Edney has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week and senior Ashleigh Gnat has been named the SEC Specialist of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.

Women's Track & Field Climbs in Rankings
Track + Field 02/21/2017

BATON ROUGE – LSU's women's track and field team cashed in on an impressive weekend at the LSU Twilight in Baton Rouge and Alex Wilson Invitational in South Bend, Indiana, by climbing to No. 4 in this week's Top 25 power rankings released Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Feb. 21 National Softball Polls
Softball 02/21/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. - Coming off of a perfect weekend of action the LSU softball team remains in the top 10 of the national polls, keeping its place at No. 7 in the NFCA poll and No. 8 in the USA Softball poll.

LSU Finishes 12th in Sugar Bowl Women's Golf
Women's Golf 02/20/2017

NEW ORLEANS – Caroline Nistrup played 36 holes of even par golf Monday and finished the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate in a tie for 16th place at 2-over par 218

Ricard Opens The Prestige in Red Figures
Men's Golf 02/20/2017

LA QUINTA, Calif. – Senior All-American Eric Ricard broke par in his first round of the spring season as he carded a 1-under par 70 on the Greg Norman Course to lead the No. 4-ranked LSU Tigers in Monday's opener at The Prestige at PGA West as he finished the day in a tie for 12th place in the 17th-annual event held at PGA West.

Play Tigers Host Auburn in Tuesday 6 p.m. Hoops Contest
Men's Basketball 02/20/2017

BATON ROUGE – LSU looks to find the couple of points it could never come up with in the first meeting with Auburn when the two teams meet Tuesday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Gymnastics in the Rankings - Week 7
Gymnastics 02/20/2017

BATON ROUGE – After posting a season-high score of 197.975 on Sunday against George Washington and Iowa and a team score of 197.700 at the Gym Quarters Mardi Gras invitational on Friday, the LSU gymnastics squad checked in at No. 2 in the first edition of the Regional Qualify Score (RQS) ranking released Monday by

Second-Ranked Tigers Travel to Face UNO
Baseball 02/20/2017

No. 2 LSU (3-0) hits the road for the first time this season as the Tigers take on the University of New Orleans (3-0) at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Maestri Field.

Poche' Earns National and Conference Honors
Baseball 02/20/2017

LSU senior left-hander Jared Poche' was named on Monday as one of the Collegiate Baseball National Players of the Week and the Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week.