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A Letter of Thanks From Joe Alleva
Athletic Dept. 06/28/2017

These past two weeks in Omaha have reminded all of us there are simply no fans as passionate and enthusiastic as LSU fans. Once again Omaha was draped in purple and gold as our baseball team continued to prove why LSU is the top program in college baseball year after year.

Forty-Six on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
Athletic Dept. 06/28/2017

BATON ROUGE Forty-six LSU student-athletes not only adapted to the NCAA Division I level as key contributors to their programs in competition during the 2016-17 athletic season, but also made the easy transition to the classroom and earned selections to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll on Wednesday.

Lowe Column: It All Ends For LSU Baseball
Baseball 06/27/2017

At 10:25, the 2016-17 LSU Athletic Calendar came to a close in a 6-1 loss to Florida in the CWS. I really hated writing that.

Play Miscues Plague LSU in CWS Finals Loss
Baseball 06/27/2017

OMAHA, Neb. -- LSU lost in the College World Series championship for the first time program history on Tuesday, as Florida took advantage of the Tigers' mistakes and won its first title, 6-1.

Former Lady Tiger, LaSondra Barrettt, Joins LSU Staff
Women's Basketball 06/27/2017

BATON ROUGE LaSondra Barrett, one of the most versatile players in LSU women's basketball history, has returned to the school and her Lady Tiger team in the newly created position of Director of Player Development, LSU Lady Tiger Head Coach Nikki Fargas announced.

Play Florida Edges LSU in Game 1 of CWS Finals, 4-3
Baseball 06/26/2017

OMAHA, Neb. -- Behind a 12-strikeout performance from Brady Singer (9-5), Florida held off the LSU Baseball team in game 1 of the best-of-three 2017 College World Series finals on Monday, 4-3, at TD Ameritrade Park.

Lowe Column: Let's Play Three
Baseball 06/26/2017

BATON ROUGE Okay. Everyone back off the ledge. I know some of you are there are LSU lost, 4-3, to Florida Monday night in the opener of the championship series in Omaha.

Will Wade Takes Part In SEC Hoops Teleconference
Men's Basketball 06/26/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU men's basketball coach Will Wade joined the other Southeastern Conference basketball coaches in the annual summer teleconference conducted on Monday by the league. Here are some of Coach Wade's comments to the media on the call:

Track & Field Adds World Qualifiers in Caribbean
Track + Field 06/26/2017

BATON ROUGE While five LSU athletes secured their spot on Team USA at the USA Track & Field Championships in Sacramento this weekend, three other program alums booked their tickets to London for the 2017 IAAF World Championships in Athletics with qualifying performances in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago.

Former LSU Hoops Star, Garrett Temple, Elected To NBPA
Men's Basketball 06/26/2017

BATON ROUGE Former LSU star and veteran NBA player Garrett Temple of Baton Rouge has recently been elected to a three-year term as Vice President of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA).

Seventy Tigers on Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
Athletic Dept. 06/26/2017

BATON ROUGE In a spring season in which LSU's athletic programs have accounted for six top-10 NCAA finishes in competition, 70 student-athletes were also honored Monday for their efforts in the classroom over the past year with selections to the 2017 Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll.

Duncan, Lipsey Win USATF Silver Medals in Finale
Track + Field 06/25/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Former LSU teammates Kimberlyn Duncan and Charlene Lipsey became teammates once again Sunday at the 2017 USA Track & Field Championships as both earned a spot on Team USA heading to the IAAF World Championships as silver medalists on the final day of competition at Hornet Stadium.

Play LSU Begins Quest for Seventh CWS Title
Baseball 06/25/2017

LSU (52-18) begins a quest for its seventh national championship at 6 p.m. CT Monday when the Tigers face Florida (50-19) in Game 1 of the College World Series Finals at TD Ameritrade Park.

Get Social: What You Missed Saturday @LSUbaseball
Baseball 06/25/2017

OMAHA, Neb. - If you're not following @LSUbaseball on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, do it now! Throw in SoundCloud for audio highlights and always list to the game free online or in our apps at LSUsports.net/live.

Former Tiger Brown Qualifies for Team USA
Track + Field 06/24/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Former LSU All-American Rodney Brown will make his return to the IAAF World Championships in Athletics later this summer after earning his spot on Team USA with a bronze-medal-winning third-place finish in the men's discus final held Saturday afternoon at Sacramento State's Hornet Stadium.

Play Gilbert, 'Gorilla Ball' Put LSU in CWS Title Series
Baseball 06/24/2017

OMAHA, Neb. -- LSU hit three home runs while Caleb Gilbert and the Tigers pitching staff plowed down No. 1 Oregon State (56-6) for the second-straight day to advance to the College World Series Championship final series, 6-1, on Saturday afternoon.

Hobbs Seventh in First USATF 100-Meter Final
Track + Field 06/23/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. LSU's junior All-American Aleia Hobbs capped an outstanding 2017 season on Friday night by lining up in her first career 100-meter final at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships where she earned a seventh-place finish on the second day of action at Sacramento State's Hornet Stadium.

Play Lange, Hess Pitch LSU Past No. 1 Beavers, 3-1
Baseball 06/23/2017

OMAHA, Neb. -- LSU starter Alex Lange and freshman reliever Zack Hess combined to throw a two-hitter against top-ranked Oregon State and bring the Tigers within a game of the College World Series final, 3-1, on Friday afternoon at TD Ameritrade Stadium Omaha.

Lowe: Four For LSU At Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame
Athletic Dept. 06/23/2017

NATCHITOCHES Notes and quotes from a wet Friday here as events are underway for Saturday's induction of the 2017 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame ...

Gagne Earns PING All-America Honors
Men's Golf 06/23/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU's Luis Gagne cashed in on an outstanding sophomore season with the Tigers on Thursday by earning PING Honorable Mention All-American honors for the second year in a row as he was named by the Golf Coaches Association of America among the top players in all of college golf.

Wales, Jackson Medal on Day 1 at USATF Outdoors
Track + Field 06/22/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Senior All-Americans Johnnie Jackson and Rebekah Wales climbed the medal podium in Thursday's opener at the 2017 USA Track & Field Championships as Jackson scored the silver medal in the men's hammer throw and Wales won the bronze medal in the women's javelin at Hornet Stadium.

LSU Faces Oregon State in CWS Rematch
Baseball 06/22/2017

LSU (50-18) seeks to move one step closer to the College World Series Finals when the Tigers face Oregon State (56-4) at 2 p.m. CT Friday at TD Ameritrade Park.

Gymnastics Coach D-D Breaux Now A Hall of Famer
Gymnastics 06/22/2017

If she'd been born in another era, Sara "D-D" Breaux might have been on some western frontier somewhere, carving out a homestead for herself and her family where others might have said it couldn't be done or given up.

Track & Field Athletes Set for USATF Championships
Track + Field 06/21/2017

BATON ROUGE The Road to London for the 2017 IAAF World Championships in Athletics rolls through Sacramento, California, this weekend as a total of 16 LSU athletes past and present will line up against the best athletes in the United States at the USA Track & Field Championships beginning Thursday at Hornet Stadium.

Play Poche's Record-Setting Win Puts LSU in 'Final Four'
Baseball 06/21/2017

OMAHA, Neb. -- LSU senior Jared Poche' put the Tigers in the semifinal round of the 2017 College World Series with a record-setting 39th career victory, 7-4, over Florida State on Wednesday night at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha.