CCACSA Announces March 2019 Students of the Month
The first batch of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association rankings came out on Monday (March 18), and it has the women of LSU ranked third nationally, while the men check in at No. 9.
Aleia Hobbs has been named a finalist for the AAU Sullivan Award, an honor given each year to the nation's best amateur athlete. Fans can vote once per day from Monday, March 18, until Friday, March 22.
The LSU track and field team won 10 titles on day two of the Louisiana Classics to close out their season-opening outdoor meet at the Ragin' Cajuns Track Complex on Saturday afternoon.
Andre Girouard threw the javelin a personal-best distance of 213' 8" on Friday at the Ragin' Cajuns Track Complex to claim his first title of the 2019 season.
The LSU track and field team will open up its 2019 outdoor season this weekend with a trip to Lafayette, La., for the Louisiana Classics. The University of Louisiana-Lafayette will host the meet at the Ragin' Cajuns Track Complex.
Mondo Duplantis made his fourth appearance on The Bowerman Watch List on Thursday afternoon. Duplantis stayed on the list thanks to his first-ever NCAA title last weekend at the NCAA Championships in Birmingham, Alabama.
The LSU track and field program will host its annual Alumni Weekend this year on April 19-20 around the LSU Alumni Gold meet, which will take place on April 20 at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium.
Fans can vote from Monday (March 11) until Friday (March 15).
The LSU men's track and field team registered its best finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships since 2006 with a third-place showing at the national meet at the Birmingham CrossPlex. The Tigers tallied 31 points on the way to the third place finish.
After day one of the NCAA Indoor Championships, the LSU men's track and field squad sits atop the team leaderboard with 20 points thanks to event titles from Rayvon Grey (long jump) and Mondo Duplantis (pole vault).
The LSU track and field team is sending 21 athletes (11 women, 10 men) to the 2019 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham, Alabama. The two-day meet will be hosted at the Birmingham CrossPlex on Friday and Saturday (March 8-9). The meet will be streamed on WatchESPN Friday and Saturday (links below). The national meet will be aired on ESPN Sunday, March 10, at 6 p.m. CT, and a re-air of the tape-delayed footage will be shown on ESPNU Monday night at 8 p.m. CT.
Fourteen members of the LSU track and field team earned SEC honors during the indoor season. Five athletes – Mondo Duplantis (pole vault), Abby O'Donoghue (high jump), JuVaughn Harrison (high jump), Rayvon Grey (long jump) and Kortnei Johnson (60m dash) – all were named to the first team for winning SEC titles in their event.
Add SEC Men's Field Athlete of the Year and Men's Freshman Field Athlete of the Year honors to the growing list of Mondo Duplantis' accomplishments since he began collegiate competition with LSU track and field in late January.
One day after being named to The Bowerman Watch List for the third time this season, freshman phenom Mondo Duplantis has been named the USTFCCCA South Central Field Athlete of the Year for the indoor season.
Fresh off the collegiate record and his first SEC title, LSU freshman pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis made his third appearance on The Bowerman Watch List on Thursday afternoon.
Kortnei Johnson of the third-ranked LSU women's track and field team has been named to The Bowerman Pre-NCAA Indoor Watch List.
T&F Advances 22 Athletes to NCAA Championships
The LSU track and field team will enter next week's NCAA Championships ranked as the third and fourth best teams in the nation according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
The LSU track and field team finished out the SEC Championships with a third-place finish (78 points) on the men's side and a fifth-place showing (58 points) by the women at the Randal Tyson Track Center on Saturday.
The LSU track and field squad had two champions on day one of the SEC Indoor Championships at the Randal Tyson Track Center. Mondo Duplantis (pole vault) and Rayvon Grey (long jump) secured titles in their respective events.
For the second straight year, LSU men's cross country student-athlete Harrison Martingayle has been elected as the Vice Chair of the Southeastern Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
The LSU track and field team will make its third trip of the season to Fayetteville, Ark., this weekend for the SEC Championships that will take place on Friday and Saturday. The women enter the meet ranked fourth nationally and the men are ranked fifth in the nation. The two-day meet that will be live streamed will take place at the Randal Tyson Track Center.
A trio of SEC honors were awarded to Kortnei Johnson (Women's Runner of the Week), Sha'Carri Richardson (Women's Freshman of the Week) and Mondo Duplantis (Men's Freshman of the Week) on Tuesday afternoon by the conference office.
Two of the fastest times in program history were run by Kortnei Johnson and Akanni Hislop on the straightaway at Carl Maddox Field House on Friday night at the LSU Twilight meet to close out the regular season portion of the LSU indoor schedule