Seven athletes wearing the Purple and Gold clinched their spots at the 2019 NCAA Track and Field Championships on day two of the NCAA East Preliminaries at Hodges Stadium Friday night. Sha'Carri Richardson ran a stunning 10.99 in her 100 meter race to advance to the NCAA Championships; it was a time that has only been run by one other freshman in NCAA history.
Kenan Jones, Rayvon Grey, JuVaughn Harrison, and Mondo Duplantis all secured their spots at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Championships with quality performances on day one of the NCAA East Preliminaries on Thursday at Hodges Stadium.
The LSU track and field team is set for its second postseason meet of the outdoor season with the NCAA East Preliminaries taking place this week in Jacksonville, Fla., at the University of North Florida's Hodges Stadium Thursday through Saturday. LSU will have 39 athletes making the trip to the Sunshine State with hopes of advancing to the NCAA Championships that will take place in June.
CCACSA Names May 2019 Student-Athletes of the Month
Aleia Hobbs won the 100 meter dash at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on Saturday in China.
Mondo Duplantis was named to The Bowerman Watch List for the seventh straight time on Thursday afternoon.
Thirty-nine LSU track and field athletes have qualified to compete at the 2019 NCAA East Preliminaries in Jacksonville, Florida. The East Prelims will take place May 23-25 at the University of North Florida and will serve as the preliminary rounds of the NCAA Championships that will be hosted in June.
LSU track and field freshman sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson made her first-career appearance on The Bowerman Watch List Wednesday afternoon. Richardson was named to the post-conference edition of the watch list.
To no surprise, Mondo Duplantis has been named the USTFCCCA Division I Athlete for his collegiate record setting performance this past weekend at the SEC Championships.
The LSU men's track and field team claimed its 23rd Southeastern Conference outdoor championship on Saturday night at John McDonnell Field with 105 points.
The LSU track and field program was represented abundantly on the world stage at the 2019 IAAF World Relays that took place in Yokohama, Japan. Five former Tigers represented the United States, and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake ran for Great Britain.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- The LSU men's track and field team claimed its 23rd Southeastern Conference outdoor championship on Saturday night at John McDonnell Field with 105 points.
JuVaughn Harrison amassed 18 points for LSU on day two of the SEC Championships with brilliant performances in the high and long jump on Friday evening at John McDonnell Field.
Points from Jake Norris (hammer throw) and a bunch of qualifying, that's what sums up day one of the SEC Outdoor Championships for the LSU track and field program at John McDonnell Field on Thursday.
The 2019 edition of the SEC Outdoor Championships will take place Thursday through Saturday, May 9-11, at John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville, Ark. The three-day meet will feature some of the best athletes in the nation in what is considered the best track and field conference in America.
Revised schedule for May 4, 2019 at the LHSAA State Championships
Freshman LSU pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis made his sixth-straight appearance on The Bowerman Watch List on Thursday afternoon. Duplantis is one of 10 male athletes on the pre-conference championships list, and he is only one of three male athletes to be on all six ‘The Bowerman' watch lists this year with Grant Holloway (Florida) and Divine Oduduru (Texas Tech).
For the second week in a row, Sha'Carri Richardson and Mondo Duplantis have been picked as SEC Athletes of the Week in their respective categories. The conference office announced on Tuesday that Richardson was the SEC Women's Freshman of the Week and Duplantis was the SEC Men's Field Athlete of the Week.
Mondo Duplantis has been named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association Division I Athlete of the Week, the organization announced Tuesday morning.
Using a bevy of top-10 NCAA standards, the LSU men's and women's track and field teams both positioned themselves in the top five of the U.S. Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association ratings index on Monday (April 29). The men check in at the No. 2 spot for the third-straight week, and the women moved back up to No. 5.
Nineteen feet, five a three quarters of an inch. That's the height that freshman sensation Mondo Duplantis cleared on Saturday afternoon in the pole vault at the LSU Invitational to etch his name in the LSU and NCAA record books.
The nationally ranked LSU track and field program will host its final home meet of the year on Saturday - the LSU Invitational. Eight LSU athletes that own top-10 NCAA marks will be in action including the likes of Rayvon Grey, the NCAA indoor long jump champion, and Tonea Marshall, the NCAA leader in the 100 meter hurdles. Admission is free for all fans at Bernie Moore Track Stadium.
Tonea Marshall (Women's Runner of the Week), Jaron Flournoy (Men's Co-Runner of the Week), Sha'Carri Richardson (Women's Freshman of the Week) and Mondo Duplantis (Men's Freshman of the Week) were all awarded with SEC honors on Tuesday afternoon.
CCACSA Announces April 2019 Students of the Month
The LSU men's track and field team has moved up to No. 2 in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association ratings index that was released on Monday (April 22). The women check in at No. 8.