All Sports - Archives 2017-18

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Thomas, Thompson Show Out in Jamaica Thomas, Thompson Show Out in Jamaica
Track + Field 06/25/2018

Jahnoy Thompson (200 meter dash) and Damion Thomas (110 meter hurdles) both wowed the crowds with wins in their respective events at National Stadium.

Johnson Named Director of Player Development Johnson Named Director of Player Development
Women's Basketball 06/25/2018

BATON ROUGE Nikki Fargas has announced the hiring of Ashley Johnson as director of player development. The former Ashley Thomas made four appearances in the Women's Final Four with the Lady Tigers.

Cabrera Named Louisiana Freshman of the Year Cabrera Named Louisiana Freshman of the Year
Baseball 06/24/2018

LSU outfielder/designated hitter Daniel Cabrera has been voted the Louisiana Freshman of the Year by the Louisiana Sportswriters Association (LSWA).

Hobbs Wins 100m Dash Title at USATF Championships Hobbs Wins 100m Dash Title at USATF Championships
Track + Field 06/22/2018

Aleia Hobbs sprinted down the straightaway at Drake Stadium in 10.91 seconds to claim her first career USATF outdoor national title on Friday night.

Mainieri Begins USA Coaching Assignment on Sunday Mainieri Begins USA Coaching Assignment on Sunday
Baseball 06/22/2018

LSU coach Paul Mainieri will arrive on Sunday at the USA Baseball training center in Cary, N.C., to begin his assignment as head coach of the 2018 USA Collegiate National Team.

Volleyball Releases 2018 Schedule Volleyball Releases 2018 Schedule
Volleyball 06/22/2018

BATON ROUGE With volleyball season just around the corner, LSU volleyball head coach Fran Flory released the 2018 schedule, which features 12 matches inside the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Baggett Named NHSCA Girls' Golf Athlete of the Year Baggett Named NHSCA Girls' Golf Athlete of the Year
Women's Golf 06/22/2018

INDIANAPOLIS - Incoming freshman Presley Baggett has been named the 2017-18 National Girls' Golf Athlete of the Year by the National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA).

Seay Joins Women's Basketball Team Seay Joins Women's Basketball Team
Women's Basketball 06/21/2018

BATON ROUGE LSU women's basketball coach Nikki Fargas has announced the addition of junior college transfer Karli Seay to the Lady Tigers program for the 2018-19 season.

Gagne Named PING Third Team All-American Gagne Named PING Third Team All-American
Men's Golf 06/21/2018

The Golf Coaches Association of America announced on Thursday that rising senior Luis Gagne is a third team PING All-American.

Attuso Named COSIDA Academic All-American Attuso Named COSIDA Academic All-American
Track + Field 06/21/2018

LSU track and field long jumper Jace Attuso has been named to the 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-America Men's Cross Country/Track & Field Third Team on Thursday.

Cati Leak Named Assistant for Beach Volleyball Cati Leak Named Assistant for Beach Volleyball
Beach Volleyball 06/21/2018

Cati Leak, who helped lead the LSU beach volleyball team to its first appearance at the NCAA Championship in 2017, has returned to the squad as an assistant coach, LSU coach Russell Brock announced on Thursday.

Barber Named USA Boys Golfer of the Year Barber Named USA Boys Golfer of the Year
Men's Golf 06/20/2018

Garrett Barber, a member of LSU's heralded 2018 recruiting class, was named the 2018 All-USA Boys Golfer of the Year on Tuesday.

Football Caravan Radio Event to be Held at Walk On's in Metairie Football Caravan Radio Event to be Held at Walk On's in Metairie
Football 06/20/2018

BATON ROUGE The LSU Tiger Football Caravan, featuring head coach Ed Orgeron along with offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger and defensive coordinator Dave Aranda, will make its final tour stop next Thursday, June 28 at the Walk-On's in Metairie.

Tigers in Action at Three Meets This Weekend Tigers in Action at Three Meets This Weekend
Track + Field 06/20/2018

Eighteen current and former LSU track and field athletes will be competing at three different meets this weekend USATF Championships, Jamaica Championships, and the Trinidad Championships.

Watson Wins Gold Glove Award Watson Wins Gold Glove Award
Baseball 06/20/2018

LSU sophomore centerfielder Zach Watson was named to the 2018 ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Award Team.

Newton Named Florida Player of the Year Newton Named Florida Player of the Year
Soccer 06/19/2018

Incoming midfielder Abbey Newton was named the Florida 2017-18 Gatorade State Girls Soccer Player of the Year on Monday.

Women's Tennis Adds Transfer Bridges Women's Tennis Adds Transfer Bridges
Women's Tennis 06/18/2018

BATON ROUGE --- Co-head coaches Julia Sell and Michael Sell have announced the addition of transfer Taylor Bridges to the 2018-19 LSU women's tennis team.

Blake, Woodward and Norris Impress at Junior Meets Blake, Woodward and Norris Impress at Junior Meets
Track + Field 06/18/2018

LSU had three junior competitors earn their spot at the 2018 IAAF U20 World Championships in July.

LSU's WBCA First-Team All-Americans LSU's WBCA First-Team All-Americans
Women's Basketball 06/18/2018

The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-America team is the oldest and most prestigious All-America squad in women's basketball since it began in 1975. LSU has had six players account for 10 WBCA All-America honors, including Joyce Walker, Seimone Augustus and Sylvia Fowles, who are the only three players with multiple honors during their LSU careers.

Lady Tigers in the McDonald's All-American Game Lady Tigers in the McDonald's All-American Game
Women's Basketball 06/18/2018

LSU women's basketball has produced nine McDonald's All-Americans since the inaugural girl's game in 2001.

Gagne Collects Low Amateur Honors at U.S. Open Gagne Collects Low Amateur Honors at U.S. Open
Men's Golf 06/17/2018

Luis Gagne of the LSU men's golf team fired a final round 74 on Sunday at the U.S. Open to earn a share of the low amateur title with Matt Parziale.

Burns and Gagne Make Cut at U.S. Open Burns and Gagne Make Cut at U.S. Open
Men's Golf 06/15/2018

After two days of play at the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Country Club, Sam Burns and Luis Gagne both finished inside the cut line and will get to play the weekend at the U.S. Open.

Martingayle, Ferguson & Quinn At SEC Meetings Martingayle, Ferguson & Quinn At SEC Meetings
Classroom & Community 06/15/2018

Three LSU student-athletes recently travelled to Destin, Florida, to attend the Southeastern Conference Spring Meetings.

CCACSA Names June 2018 Students of the Month CCACSA Names June 2018 Students of the Month
Classroom & Community 06/15/2018

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 June.

Tigers in Baseball Collegiate Summer Leagues Tigers in Baseball Collegiate Summer Leagues
Baseball 06/15/2018

Members of LSU's baseball team have begun departing for destinations throughout the country to play in summer collegiate leagues.