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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.

Coppola and Nuss Advance to Quarterfinals in Germany Coppola and Nuss Advance to Quarterfinals in Germany
Beach Volleyball 07/11/2018

MUNICH, Germany Claire Coppola and Kristen Nuss of the LSU beach volleyball team, representing America, continued their winning ways in bracket play at the FISU World University Championships as the duo defeated Japan on Wednesday to advance to the round of eight, where they will face a familiar foe.

LSU Hoops Opens With Charleston In AdvoCare Tourney LSU Hoops Opens With Charleston In AdvoCare Tourney
Men's Basketball 07/11/2018

BATON ROUGE ESPN Events announced the pairings and the bracket for the 2018 AdvoCare Invitational that LSU will be participating in Thanksgiving Weekend in Lake Buena Vista, Florida at the ESPN Wide World of Sports facility.

Forty-Five Tigers on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll Forty-Five Tigers on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
Classroom & Community 07/11/2018

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Forty-five LSU student-athletes were named to the 2017-18 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll on Wednesday by Commissioner Greg Sankey.

Baseball America Honors LSU Freshmen Baseball America Honors LSU Freshmen
Baseball 07/11/2018

LSU outfielder Daniel Cabrera and pitcher Ma'Khail Hilliard were named Wednesday to the Baseball America magazine Freshman All-America teams.

U.S. Rolls to 5-1 Win over Cuba in Havana U.S. Rolls to 5-1 Win over Cuba in Havana
Baseball 07/11/2018

The USA Team put together possibly its most complete game of the summer on Tuesday as it cruised to a dominating 5-1 victory in its series opener against Cuba at Estadio Latinoamericano.

Faucheux Has Unique Perspective On MLB All-Stars Faucheux Has Unique Perspective On MLB All-Stars
Baseball 07/10/2018

Henri Faucheux will have a unique angle on the MLB All-Star Game. Nobody else spent a year of college living with Aaron Nola and Alex Bregman, the LSU all-Americans about to appear in the contest.

Men's Golf Update  July 10 Men's Golf Update July 10
Men's Golf 07/10/2018

The midsummer update for LSU men's golf.

Coppola and Nuss Sweep Through Pool Play in Germany Coppola and Nuss Sweep Through Pool Play in Germany
Beach Volleyball 07/10/2018

MUNICH, Germany LSU beach volleyball pair Claire Coppola and Kristen Nuss won its final match of pool play at the FISU World University Championships Tuesday morning after defeating Japan and sweeping through pool play to advance in the tournament.

World U20 Championships World U20 Championships
Track + Field 07/10/2018

The LSU track and field team has six representatives (four current and two incoming) competing at the 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships this week in Tampere, Finland.

Japan Wins in 11 Innings; U.S. Heads to Cuba Japan Wins in 11 Innings; U.S. Heads to Cuba
Baseball 07/09/2018

In a fitting end to an extremely hard-fought series, Monday's finale between the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team and Japan took extra innings to decide with Japan claiming a 4-3 walk-off win in the 11th.

Men's Tennis Adds Transfer Joey Thomas Men's Tennis Adds Transfer Joey Thomas
Men's Tennis 07/09/2018

BATON ROUGE The LSU men's tennis team will add transfer Joey Thomas for the 2018-19 season co-head coaches Andy Brandi and Chris Brandi announced Monday.

Simmons Named Softball's Volunteer Coach Simmons Named Softball's Volunteer Coach
Softball 07/09/2018

BATON ROUGE Head coach Beth Torina and the LSU softball program announced the addition of Sandra Simmons as the volunteer assistant coach Monday afternoon.