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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.

March 21 National Softball Rankings
Softball 03/21/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. - The LSU softball team moved up one spot in each of the major national polls on Tuesday, sitting at No. 12 in the NFCA poll and No. 11 in the USA Softball Collegiate Top 25.

Play Softball Opens Home Stand With Nicholls Tuesday
Softball 03/20/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The No. 13 LSU softball team opens an eight-game home string with the Nicholls Colonels Tuesday night at 6 p.m. at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge.

Softball Splits on Saturday at Rock Chalk Challenge
Softball 03/18/2017

LAWRENCE, Kan. LSU junior pitcher Allie Walljasper pulled the double on Saturday against Southeast Missouri State as her two-run home run gave LSU the lead back in the fifth, while also earning the victory in the circle in defeating the Redhawks 7-3 to end play in the Rock Chalk Challenge in Lawrence.

Softball Blitzes Jayhawks, 10-2
Softball 03/17/2017

LAWRENCE, Kan. Holding on to a slim, one-run lead after four innings, a two-run home run from the bat of freshman Sydney Springfield in the top of the fifth gave the No. 13 LSU softball team enough of a cushion and momentum to score more and defeat the Kansas Jayhawks 10-2 in six innings Friday afternoon at Arrocha Ballpark at Rock Chalk Park.

Softball Downs Mavs, 7-0
Softball 03/17/2017

LAWRENCE, Kan. Just over 12 hours after leaving the field in Wichita, the No. 13 LSU softball team took to the field again for the start of the Rock Chalk Challenge in Lawrence and scored six runs in the first two innings to eventually cruise to a 7-0 win over the Omaha Mavericks Friday morning at Arrocha Ballpark.

Softball Earns 4-3 Comeback Win Against Shockers
Softball 03/16/2017

WICHITA, Kan. Trailing 3-1 midway through the game the No. 13 LSU softball team scored three unanswered runs in each of the final three frames, powered by a Sydney Springfield solo home run in the top of the eighth to help seal the team's 4-3 comeback win over the Wichita State Shockers Thursday night at Wilkins Stadium in Wichita.

Play Sunflower State Showdowns up Next for Softball
Softball 03/15/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The No. 13 LSU softball team will play five games in three days this week when the Tigers close out non-conference weekend play by taking on the Wichita State Shockers Thursday and taking part in the Rock Chalk Challenge at the University of Kansas Friday and Saturday.

March 14 National Softball Rankings
Softball 03/14/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. - The LSU softball team checks in at No. 13 in the latest NFCA Coaches Poll, while staying put at No. 12 in this week's edition of the USA Softball Collegiate Top 25.

Softball Drops Finale to Auburn, 5-4
Softball 03/12/2017

AUBURN, Ala. - The No. 12 LSU softball team fell to the No. 2 Auburn Tigers 5-4 on Sunday to close out the series.

Softball Run-Rules Auburn, 8-0
Softball 03/12/2017

AUBURN, Ala. LSU senior Sahvanna Jaquish set the program's career RBI mark, while junior pitcher Carley Hoover fired a three-hit shutout as the No. 12 Tigers run-ruled the No. 2 Auburn Tigers in the second game of the series, 8-0, Sunday in the first game of a doubleheader at Jane B. Moore Field.

Softball at Auburn Postponed, DH Set for Sunday
Softball 03/11/2017

AUBURN, Ala. Game two of the series between the No. 12 LSU softball team and the No. 2 Auburn was postponed Saturday due to weather and will be made up as a doubleheader beginning Sunday at 12 p.m. CT at Jane B. Moore Field.

Softball Drops Opener to Auburn, 5-4
Softball 03/10/2017

AUBURN, Ala. The No. 12 LSU softball team took the lead twice in Friday's Southeastern Conference opener against No. 2 Auburn, but the team would not be able to hold on to either in dropping the contest 5-4 Friday evening at Jane B. Moore Field.

Tiger Park to Host 2017 NPF Championship Series
Softball 03/10/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. National Pro Fastpitch announced today the 2017 Championship Series will be held at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge, LA and will take place August 17-20. Tiger Park is the home field of the LSU softball team and is a popular NCAA venue for its design and fan friendly atmosphere.

Play Softball Opens SEC Play at Auburn
Softball 03/09/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The No. 12 LSU softball team opens SEC play this weekend, traveling to face the No. 2 Auburn Tigers in a three-game series this Friday-Sunday at Jane B. Moore Field.

March 7 National Softball Rankings
Softball 03/07/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. - Coming off of a 6-1 week, the LSU softball team checked in at No. 12 in both of the major national polls this week ahead of a big SEC clash to open league play against No. 2 Auburn this weekend.

Walljasper Named LSWA Pitcher of the Week
Softball 03/07/2017

BATON ROUGE An amazing hitting display by Lexie Comeaux of UL-Lafayette and two pitching wins for Allie Walljasper of LSU earned the pair the Louisiana Sports Writers Association selection as state softball players of the week.

Play Softball Closes Invitational With Sweep
Softball 03/05/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The No. 13 LSU softball team finished a grueling weekend of six games by earning an 11-1 victory over the Troy Trojans in six innings to close play at the 2017 LSU Invitational Sunday at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge with a sweep.

Play Softball Splits Day Two of Invitational
Softball 03/04/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. With two outs it looked like the Saturday LSU Invitational opener for the No. 13 Tigers softball team was about to go to its fifth scoreless inning, but the Tigers were able to plate three runs in the frame and it would be all the team needed in a 3-0 win over the Illinois Fighting Illini.

Play Softball Sweeps Day One of LSU Invitational
Softball 03/03/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU junior pitcher Carley Hoover threw a two-hitter while Emily Griggs earned three of LSU's eight hits in a 5-1 win over Florida Atlantic to earn a sweep of day one action at the LSU Invitational Friday at Tiger Park.

Softball Hosts LSU Invitational This Weekend
Softball 03/02/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The No. 13 LSU softball team returns home this weekend to play host to the six-team LSU invitational this Friday-Sunday at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge.

Landry, Smith Earn LSWA Honors
Softball 03/01/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU and UL-Lafayette combined to share in the first selection of state college softball players announced on Wednesday for play through Feb. 26.

Softball Defeats Golden Eagles, 4-2
Softball 02/28/2017

HATTIESBURG, Miss. The No. 13 LSU softball team got a seven strikeout performance from Sydney Smith in the circle and came back from a one-run deficit by scoring two runs in the fourth and fifth inning to defeat the Southern Miss Golden Eagles 4-2 Tuesday evening in Hattiesburg.

Softball Takes on Southern Miss Tuesday
Softball 02/27/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The LSU softball team returns to action on Tuesday evening, traveling to take on the Southern Miss Golden Eagles in Hattiesburg with first pitch scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Southern Miss Softball Complex.

Softball Drops Pair at Mary Nutter Classic
Softball 02/26/2017

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. Trailing for most of the game and facing a three-run deficit with one out left remaining, the No. 7 LSU softball team got a big hit from Sahvanna Jaquish to tie the game in the seventh but would fall in a nail-biter 6-5 to the No. 6 UCLA Bruins in eight innings Saturday night at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic.