All Sports - Archives 2016-17

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Men's Golf Sits Second on Day 1 in Lafayette
Men's Golf 02/27/2017

BATON ROUGE After grabbing a 3-shot lead with a 10-under par 278 in the morning round, No. 5-ranked LSU wrapped up Monday's opener at the 32nd-annual Louisiana Classics six shots off the pace in second place with a team score of 1-over 289 in the afternoon and 36-hole score of 9-under 567 at Oakbourne Country Club.

Media Discusses Senior Night, Final Home Game Wed.
Men's Basketball 02/27/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU men's basketball team is ready to put the heartbreaking 82-80 setback to Georgia Saturday behind them and begin work for Wednesday night's home finale against Tennessee.

LSU Plays Host to Nicholls Tuesday Night
Baseball 02/27/2017

No. 3 LSU (7-1) plays host to Nicholls at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field

Softball Takes on Southern Miss Tuesday
Softball 02/27/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The LSU softball team returns to action on Tuesday evening, traveling to take on the Southern Miss Golden Eagles in Hattiesburg with first pitch scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Southern Miss Softball Complex.

Men's 200 Medley Relay Team Breaks School Record
Swimming + Diving 02/27/2017

BATON ROUGE- The men's team of Karl Luht, Silas Dejean, Logan Rysemus and Jake Markham broke the school record in the 200 medley relay, touching the wall at 1:24.87.

Poche' Again Earns National Honor
Baseball 02/27/2017

For the second straight week, LSU senior left-hander Jared Poche' was named on Monday as one of the Collegiate Baseball National Players of the Week.

Norman to Miss Remainder of 2017 Season
Baseball 02/27/2017

LSU coach Paul Mainieri said Monday that the elbow injury suffered by junior pitcher Doug Norman in Sunday's game versus Maryland will cause him to miss the remainder of the 2017 season.

Gymnastics in the Rankings - Week 8
Gymnastics 02/27/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU gymnastics team continued its streak of weeks at No.2 in the rankings with a Regional Qualifying Score of 197.695, the site released Monday.

Feb. 27 Baseball National Rankings, Report
Baseball 02/27/2017

BATON ROUGE -- The LSU baseball team remained among the nation's elite in this week's national rankings, as the Tigers prepare to face No. 1 TCU in Houston next weekend.

LSU to Face Ole Miss in SEC Tournament
Women's Basketball 02/26/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. --- After defeating Vanderbilt earlier today, LSU secured the No. 7 seed and will face No. 10 seed Ole Miss in its first game of the SEC Women's Basketball Tournament.

Play Baseball Sweeps Maryland, 9-5
Baseball 02/26/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU baseball team defeated Maryland, 9-5, to earn its first series sweep of the season Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Play LSU Defeats Vanderbilt In Regular-Season Finale
Women's Basketball 02/26/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. --- The LSU women's basketball team defeated Vanderbilt 64-58 in their final game of the regular season here at the Maravich Center Sunday afternoon.

Men's Golf Takes Momentum to Louisiana Classics
Men's Golf 02/26/2017

BATON ROUGE Fresh off their spring-opening victory at The Prestige at PGA West on Wednesday, the No. 5-ranked LSU Tigers will take their momentum to Oakbourne Country Club in Lafayette where they square off against another strong field at the 32nd-annual Louisiana Classics hosted by the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.

Softball Drops Pair at Mary Nutter Classic
Softball 02/26/2017

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. Trailing for most of the game and facing a three-run deficit with one out left remaining, the No. 7 LSU softball team got a big hit from Sahvanna Jaquish to tie the game in the seventh but would fall in a nail-biter 6-5 to the No. 6 UCLA Bruins in eight innings Saturday night at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic.

Play Late Free Throws Doom LSU at UGA
Men's Basketball 02/25/2017

ATHENS, Ga. Free throws in the final seconds doomed LSU Saturday night at Stegeman Coliseum as LSU fell to Georgia, 82-80.

Lady Tigers Win Three Titles in SEC Indoor Finale
Track + Field 02/25/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Senior Jada Martin and junior Aleia Hobbs swept SEC sprint titles in the 60-meter and 200-meter dashes and the Lady Tigers captured the women's 4x400-meter relay crown to highlight 14 All-SEC performances in Saturday's finale at the 2017 SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships hosted by Vanderbilt.

Play Poche' Allows One Hit in Shutout of Maryland
Baseball 02/25/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. Jared Poche' tossed eight more innings of no-hit baseball before finally surrendering his first hit of the season in the ninth inning, and the Tigers were impressive at the plate as well, defeating Maryland 14-0.

Lady Tigers Host Commodores On Senior Day
Women's Basketball 02/25/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. --- It's the final home game for Lady Tiger seniors Jasmine Rhodes, Rina Hill and Alexis Hyder as LSU hosts Vanderbilt in the final regular-season game on Sunday. Tipoff is slated for 12 p.m., at the PMAC.

Softball Defeats Long Beach State, 13-0
Softball 02/24/2017

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. The No. 7 LSU softball team extended its winning streak to 11 games as the Tigers defeated Long Beach State 13-0 in five innings Friday night at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Palm Springs.

Jackson Leads Scorers on SEC Indoor Day 1
Track + Field 02/24/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Senior Johnnie Jackson enjoyed his first All-SEC performance with a silver-medal-winning second place finish in the weight throw, and LSU's athletes combined for 21 qualifying performances on the track to highlight Friday's opener at the 2017 SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility.

Play Baseball Opens Series Against Terps with a 6-1 Win
Baseball 02/24/2017

BATON ROUGE Junior right-hander Alex Lange struck out a season-high 12 batters in six innings pitched and Michael Papierski hit a three-run home run as LSU defeated Maryland, 6-1, Friday night in Game 1 of the series at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Play Gymnastics Remains Unbeaten in SEC with Win
Gymnastics 02/24/2017

AUBURN, Ala. The second-ranked LSU gymnastics team remained undefeated against Southeastern Conference competition with a 197.675-196.100 victory over No. 14 Auburn Friday evening at Auburn Arena.

Play LSU Travels To Georgia For SEC Saturday Tilt
Men's Basketball 02/24/2017

ATHENS, GEORGIA LSU will not have played since the first game of this SEC week on Tuesday. Georgia will take the court 45 hours after a Thursday night game at Alabama.

SEC Gives Back to University Employee Flood Victims
Athletic Dept. 02/24/2017

BATON ROUGE The Southeastern Conference delivered a check in the amount of $100,000 to LSU this week to assist University employees who suffered losses during the catastrophic flood that impacted Baton Rouge and surrounding communities last August.

IN FOCUS: Michael Papierski
Baseball 02/24/2017

Michael Papierski is always one of the first to work out and the last to leave the stadium. Quiet and reserved, he does not say much but, instead, lets his work ethic shine for a game he loves.