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Richardson Falls in Singles Round of 64 Richardson Falls in Singles Round of 64
Women's Tennis 05/23/2018

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. --- LSU women's tennis freshman Eden Richardson fell in the opening round of the NCAA Division I Women's Singles Championships at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex Wednesday morning.

Former Lady Tiger Wendi Widdle Jones Dies Former Lady Tiger Wendi Widdle Jones Dies
Women's Basketball 05/23/2018

BATON ROUGE Former LSU women's basketball player Wendi Widdle Jones passed away on Wednesday morning following a battle with cancer, at the age of 48.

Baseball Earns First-Round SEC Tournament WinPlay Baseball Earns First-Round SEC Tournament Win
Baseball 05/22/2018

Antoine Duplantis collected three hits and two RBI Tuesday night as LSU posted an 8-5 win over Mississippi State in the opening round of the SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.

Tigers Take Big Crew to NCAA East Preliminaries Tigers Take Big Crew to NCAA East Preliminaries
Track + Field 05/22/2018

The LSU track and field team will have 30 athletes (17 women and 13 men) in action this Thursday through Saturday (May 24-26) at the NCAA East Preliminaries in Tampa, Fla.

Former LSU Hoops Star, Simmons, Named All-NBA Rookie Former LSU Hoops Star, Simmons, Named All-NBA Rookie
Men's Basketball 05/22/2018

BATON ROUGE Former LSU national Freshman of the Year Ben Simmons, now of the Philadelphia 76ers, was one of two players unanimously selected to the 2017-18 NBA All-Rookie First Team after receiving first-place votes on all 100 ballots from a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.

NCAA Singles, Doubles Draws Announced NCAA Singles, Doubles Draws Announced
Women's Tennis 05/22/2018

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. --- The draws for the NCAA Division I Women's Individual Championships, including LSU women's tennis representatives Eden Richardson and Jessica Golovin, were announced Tuesday afternoon.

Traffic and Parking Notifications for Cannon Service Traffic and Parking Notifications for Cannon Service
Football 05/22/2018

BATON ROUGE LSU issued parking and traffic notifications to those coming to campus tomorrow for Billy Cannon's visitation and funeral service.

Public Visitation, Funeral for Cannon to be Held at LSU Public Visitation, Funeral for Cannon to be Held at LSU
Football 05/21/2018

BATON ROUGE Billy Cannon's visitation and funeral will be held on Wednesday at the Maravich Center on the LSU campus and will be open to the public, the Cannon family announced on Monday.

Three Tigers Earn Recognition From SEC Baseball Coaches Three Tigers Earn Recognition From SEC Baseball Coaches
Baseball 05/21/2018

BATON ROUGE, La. Three LSU baseball players earned postseason awards from the Southeastern Conference Monday in a vote of the league's head coaches.

Six Selected as CCACSA Student-Athletes of the Month Six Selected as CCACSA Student-Athletes of the Month
Classroom & Community 05/21/2018

BATON ROUGE The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes honored six student-athletes for their academic achievements and community service for the month of May.

Richardson Named ITA Rookie of the Year Richardson Named ITA Rookie of the Year
Women's Tennis 05/21/2018

BATON ROUGE --- LSU women's tennis freshman Eden Richardson was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Rookie of the Year for the Southern region, the ITA announced Monday.

Football Signs Graduate Transfer QB Joe Burrow Football Signs Graduate Transfer QB Joe Burrow
Football 05/21/2018

BATON ROUGE LSU officially added graduate transfer quarterback Joe Burrow to the 2018 roster as the school received his signed institutional athletics financial aid agreement and the Southeastern Conference Grant-in-Aid Agreement, head coach Ed Orgeron announced.

Baseball to Open SEC Tournament Tuesday in Hoover Baseball to Open SEC Tournament Tuesday in Hoover
Baseball 05/21/2018

Mississippi State Bulldogs (31-24, 15-15 SEC) vs. LSU Fighting Tigers (33-23, 15-15 SEC) SEC Tournament Hoover, Ala.

May 21 LSU Baseball Report May 21 LSU Baseball Report
Baseball 05/21/2018

-LSU finished the regular season 15-15 in the SEC, and the Tigers are the No. 8 seed in this week's SEC Tournament ... LSU meets No. 9 seed Mississippi State in a first-round single-elimination game at 4:30 p.m. CT Tuesday.

LSU Defeats UL-Lafayette, Advances to Super RegionalPlay LSU Defeats UL-Lafayette, Advances to Super Regional
Softball 05/20/2018

BATON ROUGE The LSU softball team advanced to the Super Regional in the NCAA Tournament with a 3-1 win over UL-Lafayette on Sunday afternoon in Tiger Park.

Football Legend Billy Cannon Dies at 80 Football Legend Billy Cannon Dies at 80
Football 05/20/2018

BATON ROUGE LSU legend Billy Cannon passed away peacefully in his home early Sunday morning at the age of 80.

Richardson Wins Three Titles at Final Prep Meet Richardson Wins Three Titles at Final Prep Meet
Track + Field 05/19/2018

Future LSU sprinter Sha'carri Richardson led her Carter High School team to a state title last weekend at the UIL 4A State Championships hosted in Austin, Texas, with an impressive three gold medals.

Baseball Drops SEC Regular Season Finale at Auburn Baseball Drops SEC Regular Season Finale at Auburn
Baseball 05/19/2018

AUBURN, Ala. - The No. 22 Auburn baseball team exploded for 14 runs on 16 hits to take the series against the LSU baseball team Saturday afternoon at Plainsman Park.

LSU Shuts Out Houston, Advances to Regional FinalPlay LSU Shuts Out Houston, Advances to Regional Final
Softball 05/19/2018

BATON ROUGE -- The LSU softball team shut out the Houston Cougars, 1-0 in game three of the Baton Rouge Regional in Tiger Park on Saturday afternoon.

LSU Run-Rules Fordham in Five Innings, 9-0Play LSU Run-Rules Fordham in Five Innings, 9-0
Softball 05/18/2018

BATON ROUGE -- The LSU softball team run-ruled the Fordham Rams, 9-0, in five innings to begin the NCAA Tournament on Friday night in Tiger Park.

Baseball Defeats Auburn 6-2; Evens SeriesPlay Baseball Defeats Auburn 6-2; Evens Series
Baseball 05/18/2018

AUBURN, Ala. A four-run sixth inning by LSU pushed the Tigers past No. 22 Auburn, 6-2, at Plainsman Park Friday night.

SEC-Best Nine Teams Earn Academic Awards from NCAA SEC-Best Nine Teams Earn Academic Awards from NCAA
Athletic Dept. 05/18/2018

BATON ROUGE A record nine LSU teams the most of any school in the Southeastern Conference received a NCAA Public Recognition Award this week for its exceptional work in the classroom as part of the NCAA's Academic Performance Program.

Baseball Falls in Game 1 at Auburn, 11-4 Baseball Falls in Game 1 at Auburn, 11-4
Baseball 05/17/2018

Shortstop Will Holland collected four hits and two RBI, and freshman right-hander Tanner Burns worked six innings to lead Auburn to an 11-4 win over LSU at Plainsman Park.

Barber Recipient of Byron Nelson International Award Barber Recipient of Byron Nelson International Award
Men's Golf 05/17/2018

Garrett Barber will be recognized as one of the world's top junior golfers this weekend at the 50th Anniversary AT&T Byron Nelson tournament in Dallas at the Trinity Forest Golf Club.

Coppola and Nuss Take Home AVCA All-America Honors Coppola and Nuss Take Home AVCA All-America Honors
Beach Volleyball 05/17/2018

Following an outstanding season in which they went 31-7 on Court 1, Claire Coppola and Kristen Nuss became the first LSU players to be named AVCA Beach All-Americans, the association announced Thursday.