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Baseball Falls to Tulane in Midweek Matchup
Baseball 03/28/2017

BATON ROUGE Junior catcher Michael Papierski ripped a grand slam into left field to lift No. 6 LSU to the 5-2 lead in the fourth inning, but it was not enough as Tulane crawled back to defeat the Tigers, 7-6, Tuesday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field

Play Softball Defeats Warhawks, 9-1
Softball 03/28/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The No. 10 LSU softball team defeated the ULM Warhawks 9-1 in five innings Tuesday night at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge.

Tony Benford Named Men's Hoops Assistant Coach
Men's Basketball 03/28/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU head men's basketball coach Will Wade has named veteran coach Tony Benford as the first member of his coaching staff for the 2017-18 season.

Ticket Deposits Accepted For 2017-18 Men's Hoops
Men's Basketball 03/28/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU basketball fans can lock in new season tickets for Coach Will Wade's first season as head coach with a deposit only at www.LSUtix.net and at the LSU Athletics Ticket Office.

Walljasper Earns LSWA Honors
Softball 03/28/2017

BATON ROUGE Kasey Frederick of Nicholls and Allie Walljasper of LSU earned the votes to earn Louisiana college state softball players of the week announced on Tuesday by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.

This Week on LSU Tiger Tracks
Athletic Dept. 03/28/2017

LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, can be seen at 9 p.m. CT Wednesday on Cox Sports Television.

March 28 National Softball Rankings
Softball 03/28/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. - Coming off of a sweep of Georgia at home over the weekend, the LSU softball team returned to the top 10 of both major national polls on Tuesday, slotting in at No. 10.

Track & Field Returns to Texas Relays
Track + Field 03/28/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU Track & Field teams look to kick their 2017 outdoor season into high gear this week as they make their annual trip to Austin, Texas, for the 90th running of the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays beginning Wednesday and running through Saturday at Mike A. Myers Stadium at the University of Texas.

Seven Gymnasts Named Regular Season All-Americans
Gymnastics 03/28/2017

BATON ROUGE Seven members of the second-ranked LSU gymnastics team totaled 11 National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women (NACGC/W) Regular Season All-America honors after finishing in the top-16 of the event rankings based on RQS to set a new school record.

Volleyball's Bannister Earns Pair of Honors
Volleyball 03/28/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU volleyball signee Taylor Bannister, a 6-foot-6-inch middle blocker/right-outside hitter out of Missouri City, Texas and Texas Premier Volleyball Club, has been named a Senior Ace by PrepVolleyball.com and a Fab 50 recruit by VolleyballMag.com.

LSU Athletics Promotions
Promotions 03/28/2017

Promotions

Beach Program Earns Highest Ranking In School History
Beach Volleyball 03/27/2017

BATON ROUGE- The LSU beach volleyball team (10-5) jumped up one spot in both the American Volleyball Coaches Association and DiG Magazine beach polls, moving up to No. 7.

Tigers to Wear 'Throwback' Uniforms vs. Tulane
Baseball 03/27/2017

No. 6 LSU (18-7) plays host to Tulane (9-15) at 6:30 p.m. CT Tuesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Softball Continues Home Stand With ULM
Softball 03/27/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The No. 12 LSU softball team opens the second half of its eight-game home stand on Tuesday evening, hosting the ULM Warhawks at 6 p.m. at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge.

Play March 27 Baseball National Rankings, Report
Baseball 03/27/2017

BATON ROUGE -- After splitting its four games this past week, the LSU baseball team remained in the Top 10 in the national ranking released Monday.

Play Softball Earns Sweep of Georgia
Softball 03/26/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. With the series already in hand, the No. 12 LSU softball team used its second complete-game, two-hit shutout of the afternoon to earn a 1-0 win over the No. 16 Georgia Bulldogs to cap a sweep of a Sunday doubleheader, as well as the team's first Southeastern Conference home weekend of the year.

Play Duke Defends; LSU 12th LSU Tiger Golf Classic
Women's Golf 03/26/2017

BATON ROUGE Duke defended its title in wire-to-wire fashion and the No. 1-ranked college golfer posted a little history Sunday as the LSU Tiger Golf Classic came to an end at the University Club.

Play Baseball Uses Strong Eighth Inning to Defeat Florida
Baseball 03/26/2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- After trailing the Florida Gators, 6-2 in the eighth inning, the No. 4 LSU Baseball team used three two run home runs to take the lead and eventually defeated Florida 10-6.

Mainieri Radio Show Premieres Monday Night
Baseball 03/26/2017

LSU Athletics presents the season debut of The Paul Mainieri Show on Monday night.

Three Seniors Play Final Home Round Sunday
Women's Golf 03/25/2017

BATON ROUGE Three LSU seniors will play their final home round of their careers Sunday morning when the 2017 edition of the LSU Tiger Golf Classic resumes after a day off for weather.

Beach Volleyball Sweeps Horned Frog Challenge
Beach Volleyball 03/25/2017

FORT WORTH, Texas- For the second consecutive weekend, the No. 8 ranked LSU beach volleyball team (10-5) swept their slate of matches.

Play Baseball Falls to Florida in Game 2, 8-1
Baseball 03/25/2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. The Florida Gators defeated the Tigers, 8-1, in Game 2 of the series.

Men’s Team Closes Out Season On Final Day At NCAA’s
Swimming + Diving 03/25/2017

INDIANAPOLIS- The men's swimming and diving squad wrapped up its season on the final day of the NCAA Championships at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis.

Play Men's Tennis Falls to No. 8 Texas A&M
Men's Tennis 03/25/2017

BATON ROUGE-- The LSU men's tennis team won a hard fought doubles point to take the 1-0 lead against No. 8 Texas A&M, but the Tigers were unable to hold on to the lead, eventually faling 5-2 Saturday afternoon at the LSU Tennis Complex. Check back later for a full recap.

Offense Shines in Second Scrimmage
Football 03/25/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU offense accounted for over 600 total yards, including 391 on the ground, as head coach Ed Orgeron put the Tigers through their second scrimmage of the season here Saturday indoors at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility.