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Gnat Named Corbett Award Winner
Gymnastics 07/26/2017

BATON ROUGE Ashleigh Gnat, a 17-time All-American, four-time Southeastern Conference event champion and the 2017 NCAA Floor Exercise Champion, has been named the female winner of the James J. Corbett Award by the Greater New Orleans Sports Award Committee, the Allstate Sugar Bowl announced Wednesday.

Swimming Tabs Olympian Milorad Cavic As Assistant
Swimming + Diving 07/25/2017

BATON ROUGE- Olympian and World Champion Milorad "Milo" Cavic has been hired as the newest assistant head coach for the LSU swimming program, announced swimming head coach Dave Geyer on Tuesday.

LSU Announces Partnership with Aramark as Concessionaire
Athletic Dept. 07/25/2017

BATON ROUGE As part of LSU's ongoing effort to enhance the fan experience at its athletic venues, the school announced it has partnered with Aramark to provide food and beverage services at all athletic facilities on campus.

Football Home Opener will be a Night Game
Football 07/25/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU's 2017 home opener against Chattanooga on September 9 will be under the lights in the Tiger Stadium as the game will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. CT, the Southeastern Conference announced on Tuesday.

Gymnastics Announces 2018 Schedule
Gymnastics 07/24/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU gymnastics program, the defending Southeastern Conference regular season and tournament champions, and head coach D-D Breaux announced the 2018 schedule Monday afternoon.

Former LSU Golfer Sam Burns Finishes T6 In PGA Event
Men's Golf 07/23/2017

OPELIKA, Alabama Former LSU All-America golfer Sam Burns, who is expected to turn pro in September, gave fans a good look at the possibilities ahead as the Shreveport native posted some amazing numbers in his appearance as an amateur at this weekend's PGA Barbasol Championship.

Stevenson Receives Major League Call-Up
Baseball 07/23/2017

Andrew Stevenson becomes the 15th LSU Major Leaguer produced by coach Paul Mainieri.

Former LSU Golfer, Sam Burns, In PGA Event Contention
Men's Golf 07/22/2017

BATON ROUGE Former LSU All-America and 2016-17 national golfer of the year Sam Burns of Shreveport, is in contention for a PGA title as the amateur posted a second straight 66 at the Barbasol Championships at the Grand National Lakes Course in Opelika, Alabama.

Shanice Norton Completes Play In FIBA Championship
Women's Basketball 07/21/2017

BATON ROUGE -- LSU junior Shanice Norton recently completed play in her third FIBA European Championships, this time representing Great Britain in the FIBA U20 Women's European Championships Division B.

Key, Guice Named Players to Watch for Walter Camp Award
Football 07/21/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU running back Derrius Guice and linebacker Arden Key have been selected as two of forty "players to watch" for the 2017 Walter Camp Player of the Year Award, the Walter Camp Foundation announced Friday.

Volleyball Announces 2017 Schedule
Volleyball 07/21/2017

BATON ROUGE With less than five weeks until the opening match of the season, LSU volleyball head coach Fran Flory released the 2017 schedule, which features 10 matches inside the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Klotz Breaks World Record For Team USA At Deaflympics
Swimming + Diving 07/20/2017

Klotz Breaks World Record At Deaflympics

Soccer, Volleyball Publications Win National Awards
Soccer 07/20/2017

BATON ROUGE With teams soon reporting back to campus for preseason practice ahead of the 2017 season, LSU's soccer and volleyball teams were recently honored by the College Sports Information Directors of America for producing two of the nation's top media guides for their respective sports in 2016.

PMAC to Add Largest Center Hung Videoboard in Nation
Athletic Dept. 07/20/2017

BATON ROUGE The Maravich Center on the LSU campus will be home to the largest center hung videoboard in college basketball when the school completes installation of the new board later this month.

Guice Named Preseason Candidate for Doak Walker Award
Football 07/20/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU junior running back Derrius Guice has been named a preseason candidate for the 2017 Doak Walker Award, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum released Thursday.

LSU Baseball Looking Forward to 2018
Baseball 07/19/2017

The Tigers begin fall practice on September 24 and open the 2018 season on February 16 against Notre Dame in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Profiles of New Baseball Players for the 2018 Season
Baseball 07/19/2017

Profiles of New Baseball Players for the 2018 Season

Ed Orgeron Heads to ESPN "Car Wash"
Football 07/18/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron will travel to Bristol, Connecticut and spend Wednesday on ESPN's campus for the "Car Wash". Orgeron will participate in nearly 25 interviews during his trip to the Worldwide Leader in Sports.

Etling, Key Named to Watch Lists
Football 07/18/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU quarterback Danny Etling has been named to the Wuerffel Trophy Watch list and linebacker Arden Key has been named to the Butkus Award Watch List, the two organizations announced Tuesday.

LSU to Face Michigan in Maui; Ticket Packages Available
Men's Basketball 07/18/2017

BATON ROUGE Officials of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational announced on Tuesday that the LSU Tigers will face Michigan in their 2017 tournament opening game on Monday, Nov. 20, at the Lahaina Civic Center on the island of Maui in Hawaii.

Breaux Named Outstanding Coach of the Year
Gymnastics 07/17/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU gymnastics head coach D-D Breaux has been named the most Outstanding College Coach in Louisiana by the Greater New Orleans Sports Award Committee, the Allstate Sugar Bowl announced Monday.

Hobbs Receives Amateur Award from Sugar Bowl
Track + Field 07/17/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU's SEC Champion and All-American sprinter Aleia Hobbs was recognized by the Greater New Orleans Sports Awards Committee in conjunction with the Allstate Sugar Bowl once again on Monday with the title of Outstanding Female Amateur of New Orleans for the 2016-17 athletic season.

Track & Field Dominates LSWA Awards for 2017
Track + Field 07/17/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU seniors Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake and Rebekah Wales, junior Mikiah Brisco and freshman Ruby Stauber joined head coach Dennis Shaver as major award winners for 2017 as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association announced its postseason track and field awards over the weekend.

Guice Added to Paul Hornung Watch List
Football 07/17/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU running back Derrius Guice has been named to the Paul Hornung Award Watch List, the Louisville Sports Commission announced Monday.

Cui Posts Top-20 Finish At FINA World Championships
Swimming + Diving 07/14/2017

BUDAPEST, Hungary- LSU All-American diver Lizzie Cui opened up the 2017 FINA World Championships with a strong showing as a representative of her native country of New Zealand, posting a top-20 finish