Softball - Archives 2017

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Play Softball Sweeps Purple & Gold Challenge
Softball 02/19/2017

BATON ROUGE - LSU's Carley Hoover flirted with her second no-hitter of the week as she held the Central Arkansas Bears to just a single hit as the Tigers defeated the Bears 2-0 to seal a clean sweep for the squad in the Purple & Gold Challenge.

Softball Downs Bears, Eagles in 'Challenge'
Softball 02/18/2017

BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team scored wins over Georgia Southern and Central Arkansas on Saturday at the Purple & Gold Challenge by scores of 10-1 and 9-2.

Purple & Gold Opener for Softball Postponed
Softball 02/17/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The opening game of the 2017 Purple & Gold Challenge featuring the Georgia Southern Eagles and the No. 7 LSU softball team Friday evening was postponed due to rain and will be made up Sunday.

Play Purple & Gold Challenge; Opener Pushed Back
Softball 02/16/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The No. 7 LSU softball team closes out its season-long 10-game home stand this weekend hosting the Purple & Gold Challenge against Central Arkansas and Georgia Southern at Tiger Park.

Play Hoover No-Hits Louisiana Tech in Win
Softball 02/15/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. LSU junior pitcher Carley Hoover tossed her second career no-hitter and the program's 38th all-time as the Tigers defeated the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters 5-0 Wednesday night in Tiger Park.

Softball Hosts Louisiana Tech Wednesday
Softball 02/14/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The No. 7 LSU softball team will return to action on Wednesday hosting the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters at 6 p.m. at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge.

Feb. 14 Softball National Rankings
Softball 02/14/2017

BATON ROUGE - LSU remained in the top 10 of both national polls on Tuesday, clocking in at No. 7 in the NFCA Poll and No. 8 in the USA Softball Poll.

2017 Softball Promotions Schedule Released
Softball 02/13/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. Promotions for the 2017 LSU softball season have been announced, revealing the season-long and game-by-game promotions for the upcoming year at Tiger Park.

Play Softball Defeats Cowgirls, 5-2
Softball 02/12/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. A two-run home run in the first by the Oklahoma State Cowgirls put the No. 4 LSU softball team in an early hole, but a three-run third for the Tigers gave the team its first and only lead that it would not relinquish for the rest of the game to earn the 5-2 victory and close out play in the Tiger Classic.

Play Softball Sweeps Saturday at Tiger Classic
Softball 02/11/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. Looking to bounce back after splitting the opening day of play in the Tiger Classic, the No. 4 LSU softball team was down by a run and struggling to get anything going offensively before a spark of life to tie the game late led to a walk-off single from Shemiah Sanchez in the seventh to defeat McNeese State and send the Tigers to a Saturday sweep of action.

Play Softball Splits on Opening Day of Tiger Classic
Softball 02/10/2017

In the season opening game for the fourth-ranked Tigers, the LSU softball team turned on the bats and would need just three innings to jump out to a big lead and coast in a 14-2 win over the Oklahoma State Cowgirls at Tiger Park.

Play Softball Opens Season Friday With Tiger Classic
Softball 02/09/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The No. 4 LSU softball team opens the 2017 regular season on Friday afternoon, taking part in the Tiger Classic against McNeese State, Oklahoma State and Penn State at Tiger Park this Friday-Sunday.

This Week on LSU Tiger Tracks
Softball 02/07/2017

LSU Tiger Tracks, a program highlighting various aspects of the university and its athletic department, can be seen at 9 p.m. CT Wednesday on Cox Sports Television.

Play Softball Holds Annual Media Day
Softball 02/06/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The LSU softball team held its annual media day on Monday in the conference room of the LSU Athletics Administration Building on campus, as head coach Beth Torina and select student-athletes met with the media to preview the 2017 season and upcoming season-opener on Friday.

Hoover, Jaquish on USA Softball POY 'Watch List'
Softball 02/01/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. LSU junior Carley Hoover and senior Sahvanna Jaquish were named to the 2017 USA Softball Player of the Year Top 50 "Watch List" the organization announced on Wednesday afternoon.

Softball Earns Top Five Preseason Ranking
Softball 01/31/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. A little over a week away from the start of the 2017 season, the LSU softball team learned on Tuesday that the team will begin the new campaign ranked in the top five of both major national polls as the NFCA has LSU tied for fourth, while USA Softball has the Tigers at No. 5.

Hoover, Jaquish, Landry Named Preseason All-SEC
Softball 01/25/2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. LSU seniors Sahvanna Jaquish and Bailey Landry, along with junior Carley Hoover have been named to the 2017 Preseason All-SEC team the league announced Wednesday morning.

Softball Single-Game Tickets on Sale
Softball 01/23/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. Single-game tickets for the 2017 LSU softball season are currently on sale through the LSU ticket office and online at

CCACSA Announces Student-Athletes of the Month
Classroom & Community 01/20/2017

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

Softball Picked Third in SEC Preseason Poll
Softball 01/18/2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. The 2017 SEC Softball Preseason Coaches' Poll was released Wednesday afternoon, and the league's coaches have predicted the LSU softball team to finish in a tie for third place the conference announced.

Play Softball Continues Prep for 2017 Season
Softball 01/17/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. - As the LSU softball team heads into its second full week of practice in preparation for the 2017 regular season, head coach Beth Torina and players met with the media to talk about starting practice and looking forward to the upcoming 2017 campaign.

Softball's Doyle Selected for JWNT Training Team
Softball 01/03/2017

CLEARWATER, Fla. LSU freshman infielder Amanda Doyle has been selected as one of 24 athletes to continue training for the USA Softball Junior Women's National Team the organization announced on Tuesday.

Getting to Know: Michal Cunningham
Softball 12/21/2016

In the last of a series getting to know the LSU softball freshman class, we learn a little bit more about Michal Cunningham

Getting to Know: Maribeth Gorsuch
Softball 12/19/2016

In the sixth of a series getting to know the LSU softball freshman class, we learn a little bit more about Maribeth Gorsuch

Getting to Know: Sydney Sprinfield
Softball 12/16/2016

In the fifth of a series getting to know the LSU softball freshman class, we learn a little bit more about Sydney Springfield