All Sports - Archives 2016-17

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Play Quinn Walk-Off Home Runs Seals Softball Win
Softball 04/23/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. LSU senior infielder Constance Quinn broke a scoreless deadlock in the bottom of the seventh inning with a solo home run in the first at-bat of the frame to earn a 1-0 victory for No. 16 LSU over No. 11 Tennessee Sunday afternoon at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge.

Men's Golf Falls to Alabama in SEC Quarters
Men's Golf 04/23/2017

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. Despite sophomore Luis Gagne putting the Tigers on the board with a 3-and-2 victory over Steven Setterstrom, the third-ranked and No. 3-seeded LSU Men's Golf team fell to No. 6 seed Alabama, 3.5-1.5, in its match play quarterfinal Sunday to close out the 2017 SEC Men's Golf Championships.

Lightning Forces Spring Game Indoors; White Wins, 26-7
Football 04/22/2017

BATON ROUGE -- With four minutes left in the first half, the 2017 National L Club Spring Game was moved indoors due to lightning near in Tiger Stadium with the Purple leading White, 7-3.

Beach Volleyball Falls To FIU In Semifinals At CCSA's
Beach Volleyball 04/22/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The No. 7-ranked LSU beach volleyball team falls in the semifinals to Florida International.

Play Cherry, Mitchell-Blake Headline Alumni Gold
Track + Field 04/22/2017

BATON ROUGE Michael Cherry won the men's 400-meter dash with a personal best of 44.77 seconds in his season-opening race before Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake claimed the men's 200 meters with a time of 20.15 in his season opener to highlight Saturday's LSU Alumni Gold held at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium.

Gallagher Posts 2-Under on Day 2 of SEC Women's Golf
Women's Golf 04/22/2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. LSU's Kathleen Gallagher posted a five-birdie round of 2-under 70 on Saturday in the SEC Women's Championship at the Greystone Country Club Legacy Course.

Softball Falls to Tennessee, 6-4
Softball 04/22/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. In a wild first inning that saw a combined six runs scored, the No. 16 LSU softball team once again had the lead over No. 11 Tennessee, but the Volunteer offense would not quit and turned a two-run deficit into a two run lead by scoring four unanswered runs in an eventual 6-4 win over the Tigers to claim the series.

Men's Golf Locks Up No. 3 Seed in SEC Match Play
Men's Golf 04/22/2017

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. The No. 3-ranked LSU Tigers closed out stroke-play qualifying at the 2017 SEC Men's Golf Championships with a 5-under par round of 275 on Saturday to lock up the No. 3 seed in match play and set up a quarterfinal match No. 6 seed and No. 36-ranked Alabama on Sunday beginning at 7:20 a.m. CT.

LSU Advances to CCSA Semi; Match Moved to Saturday
Beach Volleyball 04/22/2017

EMERSON, Ga.- The No. 7-ranked LSU beach volleyball team advanced to the semifinals of the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association Conference Championships after defeating Charleston and No. 9 GSU.

Track & Field Hosts Annual Team Banquet
Track + Field 04/21/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU Track & Field program held its seventh-annual Team Awards and Alumni Recognition Banquet on Friday night at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel in which 19 student-athletes received awards for their performance in competition, in the classroom and in the community during the 2015-16 athletic season.

Play LSU Evens Series with 4-3 Win Over Kentucky
Baseball 04/21/2017

Antoine Duplantis' RBI single in the eighth inning completed LSU's comeback from a 3-0 deficit and lifted the eighth-ranked Fighting Tigers to a 4-3 victory over No. 10 Kentucky.

Softball Drops Opener to Tennessee, 6-3
Softball 04/21/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. In a see-saw battle to open the series, the No. 16 LSU softball team and the No. 11 Tennessee Volunteers traded blows early, but the visitors would strike last and hold on for a 6-3 win over the Tigers Friday night in Baton Rouge.

Men's Golf Fourth in SEC Championship Opener
Men's Golf 04/21/2017

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. Sophomore All-American Luis Gagne wrapped up Friday's opener at the 2017 SEC Men's Golf Championships in a tie for fourth place individually at 3-under par for the day to lead No. 3 LSU into sole possession of fourth place in the team standings at 2-over par at Sea Island Golf Club's Seaside Course.

Lewis Breaks Freshman Record in Loss to Vandy
Women's Tennis 04/21/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --- Despite a career-best win from freshman Jade Lewis, the LSU women's tennis team dropped an intensely competitive quarterfinal match to top-seeded Vanderbilt by a score of 4-2 at the Currey Tennis Center Friday.

Three LSU Lady Tigers Post +1 at SEC Championships
Women's Golf 04/21/2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. The LSU women posted a good round of 6-over 294 and stands in ninth after the first round of the SEC Women's Golf Championship at the Greystone Legacy Course Friday.

Play Baseball Drops Game One of DH at Kentucky
Baseball 04/21/2017

LEXINGTON, Ky. Luke Becker came off the bench to hit two home runs, including a grand slam, and Riley Mahan went 5-for-5 to power Kentucky to a 12-5 victory over LSU in the opener of a three-game Southeastern Conference baseball series Friday.

Play Football Spring Game Format, Schedule Announced
Football 04/21/2017

LSU will wrap up its first spring under head coach Ed Orgeron on Saturday night when the Tigers host the National L Club Spring Game presented by Tony Chachere's in Tiger Stadium.

Tigers Take Two to Open CCSA Championship
Beach Volleyball 04/21/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. - Riding one of the longest winning streaks in LSU athletics history, the No. 7-ranked LSU beach volleyball team (24-5) collected their 22nd-consecutive victory, defeating UAB and FAU

Track & Field to Host Annual Alumni Gold
Track + Field 04/21/2017

BATON ROUGE Fans attending Saturday's LSU Alumni Gold meet at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium on Saturday afternoon ahead of the National L-Club Spring Football Game later that night are in for a treat as the very best of the LSU Track & Field program past and present will be on display in the annual competition.

Former Tiger Palubinskas On All-Aussie College Team
Men's Basketball 04/21/2017

BATON ROUGE One of the stars of Coach Dale Brown's first teams at LSU has been named a starter for an All-Time NCAA Australian College Basketball Team by The Pick and Roll (

Valle Costa Sends LSU to SEC Quarterfinals
Women's Tennis 04/20/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --- Joana Valle Costa clinched a 4-3 victory for the No. 21 LSU women's tennis team over No. 17 Texas A&M in the second round of the SEC Tournament at the Currey Tennis Center Thursday.

Beach Volleyball Prepped For Conference Championship
Beach Volleyball 04/20/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The No. 7-ranked LSU beach volleyball team will open up championship season Friday at the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association Conference Championship.

Play Softball Hosts Tennessee This Weekend
Softball 04/20/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The No. 16 LSU softball team returns to SEC play this weekend, hosting the No. 11 Tennessee Volunteers for a three-game series in Baton Rouge this Friday-Sunday at Tiger Park.

Runion Repeats as Strickland Award Finalist
Men's Golf 04/20/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU's Garrett Runion has been named a finalist for the Jan Strickland Award for the second-straight season as the Golf Coaches Association of America announced its six candidates Thursday for the prestigious award recognizing the nation's top assistant coach in college golf each season.

Brock, Coppola and Nuss Collect CCSA Postseason Awards
Beach Volleyball 04/20/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. LSU beach volleyball head coach Russell Brock was voted the 2017 Coastal Collegiate Sports Association Coach of the Year, the conference announced Thursday.