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'Tiger 10K' to be Held Dec. 2; Register July 23 'Tiger 10K' to be Held Dec. 2; Register July 23
Athletic Dept. 07/20/2018

BATON ROUGE -- LSU Athletics, in conjunction with SportsBR (formerly Baton Rouge Area Sports Foundation) and FRESHJUNKIE Racing, are excited to open registration for the second-annual Tiger 10K.

Track and Field/Cross Country Adds Five to Roster Track and Field/Cross Country Adds Five to Roster
Track + Field 07/20/2018

The LSU track and field and cross country program is pleased to announce the additions of Katy-Ann McDonald, Lisa Gunnarsson, Molly McHale, Adam Wise and Tripp Marcus for the 2018-19 season.

Moreau Named to Mackey Award Watch List Moreau Named to Mackey Award Watch List
Football 07/20/2018

BATON ROUGE LSU senior Foster Moreau has been named to the John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List, the Friends of John Mackey announced Friday.

Baby Cakes to Retire Number 31 in Pontiff's Honor Baby Cakes to Retire Number 31 in Pontiff's Honor
Baseball 07/20/2018

The New Orleans Baby Cakes will retire Wally Pontiff's jersey number 31 during a ceremony on Friday, July 27 when the Baby Cakes host the Tacoma Rainiers.

Hambrick Named NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee Hambrick Named NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee
Gymnastics 07/19/2018

Hambrick Named NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee

Soccer Releases Home Schedule for 2018 Soccer Releases Home Schedule for 2018
Soccer 07/19/2018

The LSU soccer team announced its 2018 home schedule on Thursday. LSU soccer fans will have nine opportunities to catch the Lady Tigers in action at the LSU Soccer Stadium.

Burns Earns PGA Tour Card Burns Earns PGA Tour Card
Men's Golf 07/18/2018

After finishing third at the Utah Championship last weekend, former LSU golfer Sam Burns has officially earned his PGA Tour card for the 2018-19 season.

Celaya-Hernandez Shines on International Stage Celaya-Hernandez Shines on International Stage
Swimming + Diving 07/18/2018

BATON ROUGE Record-setting LSU diver Juan Celaya-Hernandez has continued to excel at various international competitions this summer.

Bregman, Nola Excel in All-Star Game Bregman, Nola Excel in All-Star Game
Baseball 07/17/2018

Alex Bregman hit the game-winning homer for the AL, and Aaron Nola fired a scoreless inning for the NL in Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game in Washington, D.C.

Augustus & Fowles Named 2018 WNBA All-Stars Augustus & Fowles Named 2018 WNBA All-Stars
Women's Basketball 07/17/2018

BATON ROUGE LSU women's basketball legends Seimone Augustus and Sylvia Fowles have been named 2018 WNBA All-Stars

Volleyball Named to 2017-18 AVCA Academic Honor Roll Volleyball Named to 2017-18 AVCA Academic Honor Roll
Volleyball 07/17/2018

BATON ROUGE The LSU volleyball team was recognized for its effort in the classroom by earning the AVCA Team Academic Award, the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced.

Beach Volleyball Receives AVCA Team Academic Award Beach Volleyball Receives AVCA Team Academic Award
Beach Volleyball 07/17/2018

BATON ROUGE For the third straight season, the LSU beach volleyball team was one of just 23 beach teams that received the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 season, the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced.

IAAF U20 World Championships -- Visual Recap IAAF U20 World Championships -- Visual Recap
Track + Field 07/16/2018

The LSU track and field team had seven representatives compete at the 2018 IAAF U20 World Championships last week. The athletes combined to win three world titles and five medals overall.

Mabrey Named Director of Women's Basketball Recruiting Mabrey Named Director of Women's Basketball Recruiting
Women's Basketball 07/16/2018

BATON ROUGE LSU women's basketball head coach Nikki Fargas has announced the hiring of Michaela Mabrey to the position of director of recruiting.

Watson Homers as USA Concludes Summer Tour Watson Homers as USA Concludes Summer Tour
Baseball 07/15/2018

Zach Watson (LSU) hit a home run, but it wasn't enough Cuba defeated the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team in the final game of its summer tour, 15-4, at Estadio Latinoamericano on Saturday.

Former Tiger Michael Venus Makes Big Run at Wimbledon Former Tiger Michael Venus Makes Big Run at Wimbledon
Men's Tennis 07/14/2018

LONDON Former LSU tennis player Michael Venus continued his dominance on the doubles court to reach the finals of the Wimbledon's Gentlemen's Doubles competition with partner Raven Klaasen but fell to Mike Bryan and Jack Sock, 6-3, 6-7(7), 6-3, 5-7, 7-5 in the finals on Centre Court Saturday evening at the England Lawn and Croquet Club.

Duplantis Grabs U20 World Championship in Pole Vault Duplantis Grabs U20 World Championship in Pole Vault
Track + Field 07/14/2018

Mondo Duplantis cleared 5.82 meters (19-1.00) to claim gold while setting a championship record on Saturday morning at Ratina Stadium in Finland at the 2018 IAAF U20 World Championships.

Coppola and Nuss Finish Fifth at FISU Championships Coppola and Nuss Finish Fifth at FISU Championships
Beach Volleyball 07/13/2018

MUNICH, Germany Claire Coppola and Kristen Nuss finished a successful week at the FISU World University Championships as they won their match for fifth place on Friday.

Norris is U20 World Champion Norris is U20 World Champion
Track + Field 07/13/2018

A rising sophomore at LSU, Jake Norris of Great Britain was crowned the 2018 IAAF U20 World Champion in the hammer throw on Friday.

Women's Tennis Adds Transfer Paris Corley Women's Tennis Adds Transfer Paris Corley
Women's Tennis 07/13/2018

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

Cabrera Homers as U.S. Blanks Cuba on Friday Cabrera Homers as U.S. Blanks Cuba on Friday
Baseball 07/13/2018

The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team posted a 2-0 win over Cuba on Friday in Havana.

Coppola and Nuss to Compete for Fifth Place in Germany Coppola and Nuss to Compete for Fifth Place in Germany
Beach Volleyball 07/12/2018

MUNICH, Germany After the FISU World University Championships began with 32 pairs from 29 countries, Claire Coppola and Kristen Nuss will have the opportunity to place fifth overall after falling in the quarterfinals against Canada.

Thomas Claims World U20 Title Thomas Claims World U20 Title
Track + Field 07/12/2018

Damion Thomas cleared 10 39-inch hurdles at Ratina Stadium in 13.16 seconds to claim his first-career world title on Thursday.

Lidback Competes In Inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open Lidback Competes In Inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open
Women's Golf 07/12/2018

BATON ROUGE Former LSU women's golf great Jenny Lidback will be competing at the first ever U.S. Senior Women's Open at the Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Illinois, this week.

Hess Leads U.S. in Shutout Win Over Cuba Hess Leads U.S. in Shutout Win Over Cuba
Baseball 07/11/2018

Three pitchers combined on a three-hit shutout as the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team won for the second consecutive day, defeating Cuba, 3-0, at Estadio Latinoamericano on Wednesday.