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Marshall, Humphrey Shine at U23 NACAC Championships Marshall, Humphrey Shine at U23 NACAC Championships
Track + Field 07/06/2019

Tonea Marshall and Brittley Humphrey both earned medals for USA at the 2019 U23 NACAC Championships in Queretaro, Mexico.

LSU Racks Up LSWA Awards in T&F LSU Racks Up LSWA Awards in T&F
Track + Field 07/06/2019

Top seven NCAA Outdoor finishes by LSU this season put the Tigers front and center on this year's LSWA Track and Field honors list.

Mondo Wins Diamond League Event at Prefontaine Classic Mondo Wins Diamond League Event at Prefontaine Classic
Track + Field 07/01/2019

Mondo Duplantis picked up his first Diamond League win in the pole vault as a professional on Sunday as he cleared 19' 5.50" (5.93 meters) at the Prefontaine Classic at Cobb Track and Angell Field on the campus of Stanford University.

Track and Field Accepting Tryout Applications Track and Field Accepting Tryout Applications
Track + Field 06/28/2019

The LSU track and field program is accepting applications from LSU students who have an interest in joining the track and field team for the 2020 season from now until Friday, July 26.

JuVaughn Harrison Reaches Historic Heights - and Lengths JuVaughn Harrison Reaches Historic Heights - and Lengths
Track + Field 06/24/2019

JuVaughn Harrison Reaches Historic Heights - and Lengths

The Bowerman -- Fan Vote The Bowerman -- Fan Vote
Track + Field 06/21/2019

Sha'Carri Richardson and Mondo Duplantis are finalists for The Bowerman. It is the most coveted collegiate track and field honor. Fans have their chance to help out Richardson and Duplantis via the fan vote that runs from now until June 27. Fans are allowed to vote up to five times per day with a valid email address.

Mondo Named Finalist for The Bowerman Mondo Named Finalist for The Bowerman
Track + Field 06/20/2019

Mondo Duplantis became the first man in LSU track and field history to be named a finalist for The Bowerman the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced on Thursday. Duplantis is one of three finalists with Florida's Grant Holloway and Texas Tech's Divine Oduduru.

Richardson Tabbed as Finalist for The Bowerman Richardson Tabbed as Finalist for The Bowerman
Track + Field 06/19/2019

Richardson Tabbed as Finalist for The Bowerman

Duplantis & Harrison - Semifinalists for The Bowerman Duplantis & Harrison - Semifinalists for The Bowerman
Track + Field 06/13/2019

Mondo Duplantis and JuVaughn Harrison were announced as two of 10 semifinalists for The Bowerman on Thursday afternoon. Duplantis and Harrison make LSU the only program with two semifinalists on the men's side.

Richardson Named Semifinalist for The Bowerman Richardson Named Semifinalist for The Bowerman
Track + Field 06/12/2019

Sha'Carri Richardson became the third woman in LSU track and field history to be named a semifinalist for The Bowerman on Wednesday afternoon. Richardson is one of ten women track and field athletes around the country to be named to the list.

Richardson, Harrison Named Outdoor Athletes of the Year Richardson, Harrison Named Outdoor Athletes of the Year
Track + Field 06/11/2019

Freshman sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson and sophomore JuVaughn Harrison of LSU's track and field program have been named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association national outdoor athletes in their respective disciplines the USTFCCCA announced on Tuesday afternoon. Richardson is the Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year and Harrison ins the Men's Field Athlete of the Year.

Dear LSU: A Letter From Mondo Dear LSU: A Letter From Mondo
Track + Field 06/10/2019

Dear LSU: A Letter From Mondo

Women Finish 3rd at NCAA's, Richardson Sets NCAA Record Women Finish 3rd at NCAA's, Richardson Sets NCAA Record
Track + Field 06/08/2019

LSU sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson of Dallas, Texas, set two U20 world records on Saturday at the NCAA Championships with personal bests of 10.75 in the 100 meters and 22.17 in the 200 meters.

Harrison Wins 2nd National Title at NCAA Championships Harrison Wins 2nd National Title at NCAA Championships
Track + Field 06/07/2019

Uncharted territory. That's where JuVaughn Harrison went on Friday night on day three of the NCAA Championships at Mike A. Myers Stadium. Harrison became the first man in NCAA Outdoor Championships history, a meet that dates back to 1921, to win both the long and high jump national titles at the same meet.

Richardson Makes U20 World History Richardson Makes U20 World History
Track + Field 06/06/2019

LSU's Sha'Carri Richardson accomplished a feat that no sprinter in world history has ever done. Nobody. Richardson ran times of 10.99 in the 100 meters and 20.37 in the 200 meters to become the first U20 woman in world history to run sub 11 seconds in the 100 meters and sub 23.4 seconds in the 200 meters in one day on Thursday at the Mike A. Myers Stadium on day two of the NCAA Championships. Add in seven scoring opportunities and a school record, and that that fully encompasses the kind of evening that the LSU women's track and field team had on its first day of competition at NCAAs.

Harrison Wins Long Jump National Title Harrison Wins Long Jump National Title
Track + Field 06/05/2019

JuVaughn Harrison used a personal best long jump of 26' 11" (8.20 meters) to win his first-career national title on Wednesday evening at Mike A. Myers Stadium on day one of the NCAA Championships.

Richardson - Appearance No. 2 on Bowerman Watch List Richardson - Appearance No. 2 on Bowerman Watch List
Track + Field 06/04/2019

Freshman sensation Sha'Carri Richardson made her second career appearance on The Bowerman Watch List on Tuesday afternoon two days before she begins competition at the NCAA Championships.

T&F Ready to Finish Strong at NCAAs T&F Ready to Finish Strong at NCAAs
Track + Field 06/04/2019

The LSU track and field team has advanced 23 athletes (13 men & 10 women) to the NCAA Championships that will take place this week at the Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas, June 5-8. Wednesday and Friday will feature action on the men's side, while the women will compete on Thursday and Saturday.

Mondo On Pre-NCAA Championships Bowerman Watch List Mondo On Pre-NCAA Championships Bowerman Watch List
Track + Field 06/03/2019

As the collegiate track and field season nears to a close, Mondo Duplantis has been named to The Bowerman Watch List for the pre-NCAA Championships edition of the list that features the top-10 collegiate track and field athletes in the nation.

Duplantis, Shaver, and Lane Recognized by USTFCCCA Duplantis, Shaver, and Lane Recognized by USTFCCCA
Track + Field 05/31/2019

It's been a week of many awards for the LSU track and field program and it continued on Friday with Mondo Duplantis (Men's Field Athlete of the Year), Dennis Shaver (Men's Head Coach of the Year), and Todd Lane (Men's Assistant Coach of the Year) racking up honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association in the South Central region.

Eighteen T&F Athletes Make All-SEC Teams Eighteen T&F Athletes Make All-SEC Teams
Track + Field 05/30/2019

Eighteen athletes on the LSU track and field team earned All-SEC honors for their performances at the SEC Championships in mid-May. A total of 12 athletes earned first-team accolades, an additional four garnered second-team honors, and four freshman were named to the all-freshman team.

Bourque, Martingayle Named to SEC Community Service Team Bourque, Martingayle Named to SEC Community Service Team
Track + Field 05/29/2019

Hannah Bourque and Harrison Martingayle were named to the SEC Community Service Team on Wednesday for the sports of men's and women's track and field and cross country.

Richardson Named USATF Athlete of the Week Richardson Named USATF Athlete of the Week
Track + Field 05/29/2019

LSU sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson was named the USATF Athlete of the Week on Wednesday afternoon the association announced. The full release from the USATF can be found below. Richardson will be running in the 100 meters, 200 meters, and 4x100 meter relay next week at the NCAA Championships.

Duplantis, Richardson, Shaver Haul in SEC Awards Duplantis, Richardson, Shaver Haul in SEC Awards
Track + Field 05/28/2019

The LSU track and field program picked up three Southeastern Conference awards for the outdoor season on Tuesday as the conference announced that Mondo Duplantis was named the Men's Field Athlete of the Year and Men's Freshman Field Athlete of the Year while Sha'Carri Richardson was named the Women's Freshman Runner of the Year, and head coach Dennis Shaver earned Coach of the Year honors on the men's side.

10 Individuals, 3 Relays Advance to NCAA Championships 10 Individuals, 3 Relays Advance to NCAA Championships
Track + Field 05/25/2019

The LSU track and field program had a successful final day of the NCAA East Prelims on Saturday at Hodges Stadium as 10 individuals and three relays secured spots at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 5-8/Austin, Texas).