All Sports - Archives 2016-17

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Women’s Tennis to End Home Stand Against Aggies
Women's Tennis 03/24/2017

BATON ROUGE --- The No. 16 LSU women's tennis team will end their three-match SEC home stand against the No. 20 Texas A&M Aggies at the LSU Tennis Complex Saturday.

IN FOCUS: Antoine Duplantis
Baseball 03/24/2017

Ever since he could remember, sophomore outfielder Antoine Duplantis wanted to don the colors of LSU. It runs through his veins and like a true Tiger, he bleeds purple and gold.

Men's Tennis Falls at Georgia, 4-1
Men's Tennis 03/23/2017

ATHENS, Ga. – After clinching the doubles point, the LSU men's tennis team fell short at Georgia, 4-1, Thursday evening at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex. With the loss, the Tigers fall to 5-12 on the season while Georgia improves to 10-6.

Beach Volleyball Prepped For Horned Frog Challenge
Beach Volleyball 03/23/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – The No. 8 ranked LSU beach volleyball team (6-5) travels to Fort Worth, Texas this weekend to take part in the Horned Frog Challenge on the TCU Courts on Friday and Saturday.

Celaya-Hernandez, Suchla Earn All-America Honors
Swimming + Diving 03/23/2017

INDIANAPOLIS- Freshman Juan Celaya-Hernandez and senior Andrew Suchla received Honorable Mention All-America honors on one-meter after finishing ninth and 14th respectfully on day two.

LSU Women's Tiger Classic Sets 36 Holes Friday
Women's Golf 03/23/2017

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tiger Golf Classic will tee off on Friday, marking the 35th time in 36 years that the LSU women's golf team has hosted a spring event on a Baton Rouge course.

Play Softball Opens SEC Home Slate With Georgia
Softball 03/23/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – The No. 12 LSU softball team opens its league home slate this weekend, welcoming the No. 16 Georgia Bulldogs for a three-game series at Tiger Park beginning Friday evening at 6 p.m.

Gnat, Breaux Earn Southeastern Conference Honors
Gymnastics 03/23/2017

BATON ROUGE – Head coach D-D Breaux and senior Ashleigh Gnat of the LSU gymnastics team were each recognized for their outstanding seasons and named the Southeastern Conference coach and specialist of the year, the conference office announced Thursday.

Holdsclaw Speaks to LSU Student-Athletes
Classroom & Community 03/23/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. – In sports, sometimes the greatest injuries are the ones that don't show on the surface. In the modern day era of college sports, physical injuries are only one part of the game. The second part, deals with the mental health of the student-athletes.

Gnat Named Finalist for AAI Senior Award
Gymnastics 03/23/2017

BATON ROUGE – LSU gymnastics senior Ashleigh Gnat has been named one of seven finalists for the 2017 AAI Award, which is given to the most outstanding senior female gymnast in the country, it was announced Thursday.

Track & Field Duo Nominated for HERO of the Week
Track + Field 03/23/2017

BATON ROUGE – Fan voting is underway for this week's HERO Sports NCAA Division I Track & Field HERO of the Week awards as sophomore Dajour Braxton and senior Travia Jones are nominated for the men's and women's awards, respectively, following their outdoor opener at the Louisiana Classics last weekend.

No. 4 Tigers Travel to Face No. 11 Florida
Baseball 03/23/2017

No. 4 LSU (17-5, 3-0 SEC) opens a three-game SEC sies at 6 p.m. CT Friday in Gainesville, Fla., as the Tigers meet the 11th-ranked Florida Gators (14-8, 0-3 SEC) at McKethan Stadium.

Play Baseball Defeats Southeastern Louisiana, 8-2
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.