Softball - Archives 2017

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Softball Ranked Sixth in Final Polls
Softball 06/16/2017

BATON ROUGE – Following its third-straight appearance in the Women's College World Series and the fourth under head coach Beth Torina, the LSU softball team finished the 2017 ranked sixth in USA Today/NFCA and Softball Top-25 polls.

LSU Sports Insider Episode 5: Beth Torina
Softball 06/07/2017

Fresh off her team's third-straight trip to the Women's College World Series, LSU Softball Head Coach Beth Torina sat down and talks about winning games, balancing family, and the joys of leading Fighting Tigers Softball. Hosted by the Voice of the Tigers Chris Blair.

Oregon Eliminates The Tigers From 2017 WCWS
Softball 06/04/2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oregon's Gwen Sevekis hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning and the Ducks went on to a 4-1 win over LSU in a Saturday night elimination game at the Women's College World Series at USA Hall of Fame Stadium-OGE Entergy Field.

Walljasper Pitcher of Year on All-Louisiana Softball
Softball 06/03/2017

Louisiana-Lafayette's DJ Sanders and LSU's Allie Walljasper took the torch for their programs by virtue of their major awards on the 2017 All-Louisiana collegiate softball team.

Play Florida Sends LSU to Elimination Round at WCWS
Softball 06/02/2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – LSU's chance to start 2-0 in the Women's College World Series for the first time in six appearances couldn't come to fruition Friday night at Hall of Fame Stadium-CGE Energy Field as SEC rival and the tournament's top seed, Florida, scored a 7-0 win over the Tigers.

Play Jaquish, Quinn, Walljasper Lead LSU Win in WCWS Opener
Softball 06/01/2017

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The LSU Tigers Connie Quinn was not going to be denied a chance to score in the fifth inning of the first round game against UCLA Thursday afternoon in the Women's College World Series at Hall of Fame Stadium.

Lowe: Back In OKC: Big Book, Bigger Venue, Same Charm
Softball 05/31/2017

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma – I'm almost embarrassed to say it took two hands for me to lift the Women's College World Series Tournament Record Book out of the box in the press conference room here Wednesday.

Play Softball Set for WCWS Opener Against UCLA
Softball 05/31/2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – No. 13 seed LSU (47-20) will make its sixth appearance in the Women's College World Series when it takes on five-seed UCLA in the opening game at 1:30 p.m. CT Thursday at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium – OGE Energy Field.

Jaquish, Landry, Walljasper Named NFCA All-Americans
Softball 05/31/2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – LSU seniors Sahvanna Jaquish and Bailey Landry along with junior Allie Walljasper were named NFCA All-Americans, the organization announced Wednesday afternoon.

Softball's Savoie Named Elite 90 Award Winner
Softball 05/30/2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – LSU senior Layna Savoie has been named the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2017 NCAA Division I Softball Championship, it was announced at the team banquet Tuesday night.

Softball to Open Women's College World Series Thursday
Softball 05/29/2017

BATON ROUGE – With the completion of the West Coast games late Sunday night, the bracket and start times for the NCAA Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City were set with the series featuring the LSU Tigers advancing for the third straight year.

Play LSU Earns Third-Straight Women's College World Series
Softball 05/28/2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- LSU senior catcher Sahvanna Jaquish drove in four runs and Carley Hoover entered in relief to hold off No. 4-seed Florida State, as the LSU Softball team advanced to the Women's College World Series for the third-straight season, 6-4, on Sunday afternoon.

Walljasper Throws Shutout to Stay Alive
Softball 05/27/2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Junior Allie Walljasper threw a complete game, one-hitter to lift 13th-seeded LSU to a 1-0 victory over fourth-seeded Florida State and keep the Tigers' dream of advancing to the Women's College World Series alive Saturday afternoon at JoAnne Graf Field.

Play Softball Drops Opener in Tallahassee, 3-1
Softball 05/26/2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – At a 1-1 deadlock in the bottom of the sixth inning, fourth-seeded Florida State put up two runs on an RBI double and single to defeat 13th-seeded LSU, 3-1, and take the opening game of the Tallahassee Super Regional Friday afternoon at JoAnne Graf Field.

Play Softball Opens Super Regional Series at Florida St.
Softball 05/25/2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A spot in the Women's College World Series will be on the line this weekend when 13th-seeded LSU travels to face fourth-seeded Florida State here at JoAnne Graf Stadium on the Florida State campus.

Lowe: A Softball Business Trip To Tallahassee
Softball 05/24/2017

BATON ROUGE – They left Tiger Park on a business trip to Tallahassee late Wednesday afternoon.

Game Times Set for Super Regional at Florida State
Softball 05/23/2017

BATON ROUGE – Game times for LSU's NCAA Super Regional matchup against Florida State in Tallahassee have been set with game one between the Tigers and Seminoles is scheduled for 4 p.m. CT on Friday.

Play Hoover, Offense Power Softball to Regional Title
Softball 05/22/2017

BATON ROUGE – Trailing 1-0 in the top of the third, junior right-hander Carley Hoover entered to limit the UL-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns to just three hits as the LSU softball bats came to life, including a two-run blast from freshman Sydney Springfield, to win the NCAA Regional, 5-1, Monday at Tiger Park.

Play Hoover Excels, Offense Stays Hot as Softball def. ULL
Softball 05/22/2017

BATON ROUGE –LSU's Carley Hoover fired her second complete game of the day, and the Tiger offense stayed hot as No. 18 LSU defeated No. 14 UL-Lafayette, 6-1, at Tiger Park Monday morning, forcing a Game 7 to determine the champion of the Baton Rouge Regional.

Softball Explodes to Defeat McNeese, 10-1
Softball 05/21/2017

BATON ROUGE –No. 18 LSU Softball exploded for seven runs on seven hits in the top of the fourth inning to propel the Tigers to a 10-1 win against McNeese in six innings in Game 5 of the Baton Rouge Regional Sunday night at Tiger Park.

NCAA Regional G5 - LSU vs. McNeese Weather Updates
Softball 05/21/2017

BATON ROUGE- Game 5 of the Baton Rouge Regional has been suspended due to lightning in the area. LSU and McNeese have yet to start the game.

NCAA Regional G4: McNeese def. Fairfield, 6-2
Softball 05/20/2017

BATON ROUGE-- The McNeese Cowgirls plated six runs between the third and the fourth inning to defeat the Fairfield Stags, 6-2, in the first elimination game of the Baton Rouge Regional Saturday night at Tiger Park.

Play No. 18 Softball Falls to UL-Lafayette, 4-2
Softball 05/20/2017

BATON ROUGE – The UL-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns exploded for a four-run fifth inning to snag the 4-2 win and take Game 3 of the Baton Rouge Regional from the No. 18 LSU Tigers Saturday night at Tiger Park.

Play Smith Leads Softball to 2-1 Win Against Fairfield
Softball 05/19/2017

BATON ROUGE – Sophomore right-hander Sydney Smith limited Fairfield to one run on three hits Friday evening to lead No. 18 LSU to a 2-1 victory in Game 2 of the 2017 Baton Rouge Regional at Tiger Park.

NCAA Regional G1 - UL-Lafayette def. McNeese, 6-0
Softball 05/19/2017

BATON ROUGE- With the score knotted at zero after three innings, UL-Lafayette pushed two runs across in the fourth and eventually sealed the 6-0 shutout win as Ragin' Cajun right-hander Alex Stewart tossed a no-hitter Friday afternoon to open the the 2017 NCAA Baton Rouge Super Regional at Tiger Park.