Track + Field - Archives 2018

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Honors Aplenty for Duplantis Honors Aplenty for Duplantis
Track + Field 07/03/2018

Duplantis has been named 2017-18 All-USA Boys National Track and Field Athlete of the Year and Gatorade Louisiana Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year over the last two weeks.

Mitchell-Blake Repeats as 200 Meter British Champion Mitchell-Blake Repeats as 200 Meter British Champion
Track + Field 07/02/2018

Former LSU sprinter Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake claimed his second straight British 200 meter dash title on Sunday at the 2018 British Athletic Championships at Alexander Stadium.

Track and Field Accepting Tryout Applications Track and Field Accepting Tryout Applications
Track + Field 06/29/2018

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 2019 season from now until Friday, July 27.

Fifty-Nine Student-Athletes on SEC Honor Roll Fifty-Nine Student-Athletes on SEC Honor Roll
Athletic Dept. 06/27/2018

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Fifty-nine LSU student-athletes were named to the 2018 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll on Wednesday by Commissioner Greg Sankey. The Spring accolades recognize the sports of baseball, golf, softball, tennis, track & field and beach volleyball.

Thomas, Thompson Show Out in Jamaica Thomas, Thompson Show Out in Jamaica
Track + Field 06/25/2018

Jahnoy Thompson (200 meter dash) and Damion Thomas (110 meter hurdles) both wowed the crowds with wins in their respective events at National Stadium.

Hobbs Wins 100m Dash Title at USATF Championships Hobbs Wins 100m Dash Title at USATF Championships
Track + Field 06/22/2018

Aleia Hobbs sprinted down the straightaway at Drake Stadium in 10.91 seconds to claim her first career USATF outdoor national title on Friday night.

Attuso Named COSIDA Academic All-American Attuso Named COSIDA Academic All-American
Track + Field 06/21/2018

LSU track and field long jumper Jace Attuso has been named to the 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-America Men's Cross Country/Track & Field Third Team on Thursday.

Tigers in Action at Three Meets This Weekend Tigers in Action at Three Meets This Weekend
Track + Field 06/20/2018

Eighteen current and former LSU track and field athletes will be competing at three different meets this weekend USATF Championships, Jamaica Championships, and the Trinidad Championships.

Blake, Woodward and Norris Impress at Junior Meets Blake, Woodward and Norris Impress at Junior Meets
Track + Field 06/18/2018

LSU had three junior competitors earn their spot at the 2018 IAAF U20 World Championships in July.

Martingayle, Ferguson & Quinn At SEC Meetings Martingayle, Ferguson & Quinn At SEC Meetings
Classroom & Community 06/15/2018

Three LSU student-athletes recently travelled to Destin, Florida, to attend the Southeastern Conference Spring Meetings.

Four Tigers to Compete at USATF Junior Championships Four Tigers to Compete at USATF Junior Championships
Track + Field 06/15/2018

JuVaughn Blake, Abby O'Donoghue, Jurnee Woodward and Milan Young will compete at the USATF Junior Championships this weekend in Indiana.

Hobbs A Semifinalist for The Bowerman Hobbs A Semifinalist for The Bowerman
Track + Field 06/13/2018

Another big honor came in on Wednesday for LSU superstar Aleia Hobbs. She was announced as a semifinalist for The Bowerman.

Hobbs Named USTFCCCA Track Athlete of the Year Hobbs Named USTFCCCA Track Athlete of the Year
Track + Field 06/13/2018

LSU sprinter Aleia Hobbs was named the 2018 USTFCCCA Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year on Wednesday, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association of America announced.

Hobbs, 4x100m Relay Claim National Titles Hobbs, 4x100m Relay Claim National Titles
Track + Field 06/09/2018

The LSU women's track field team scored 41 points on the final day of competition at Hayward Field to earn a sixth place finish at the 2018 NCAA Championships on Saturday.

Tigers Finish Eighth at NCAA Championships Tigers Finish Eighth at NCAA Championships
Track + Field 06/09/2018

The LSU men's track and field team scored 17 points on the final day of the men's competition at the 2018 NCAA Championships to finish in a tie for eighth place with a total of 28 points.

Tigers Advance Six Individuals, Two Relays to Finals Tigers Advance Six Individuals, Two Relays to Finals
Track + Field 06/07/2018

The No. 7 LSU women's track and field team had six individuals and two relays punch their tickets to Saturday's finals on day two of the NCAA Championships at Hayward Field.

Norris Sets School Record in Hammer Throw Norris Sets School Record in Hammer Throw
Track + Field 06/06/2018

Freshman hammer thrower Jake Norris registered the best toss of his career, a 240 foot, 3 inch throw, that broke an eight-year old school record to highlight day one of the NCAA Championships.

Track and Field Ready for NCAA Championships Track and Field Ready for NCAA Championships
Track + Field 06/05/2018

The No. 7 LSU women's and No. 8 LSU men's track and field teams are set to take on the 2018 NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore., this Wednesday through Saturday at the historic Hayward Field.