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Seven More Tigers Punch Tickets to NCAA Championships Seven More Tigers Punch Tickets to NCAA Championships
Track + Field 05/24/2019

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.

Tigers Begin NCAA East Prelims With 4 NCAA Qualifiers Tigers Begin NCAA East Prelims With 4 NCAA Qualifiers
Track + Field 05/23/2019

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 NCAA Journey Begins for T&F The NCAA Journey Begins for T&F
Track + Field 05/22/2019

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 CCACSA Names May 2019 Student-Athletes of the Month
Classroom & Community 05/21/2019

CCACSA Names May 2019 Student-Athletes of the Month

Hobbs Wins 100 Meter Diamond League Race in Shanghai Hobbs Wins 100 Meter Diamond League Race in Shanghai
Track + Field 05/18/2019

Aleia Hobbs won the 100 meter dash at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on Saturday in China.

Mondo Remains on The Bowerman Watch List Mondo Remains on The Bowerman Watch List
Track + Field 05/16/2019

Mondo Duplantis was named to The Bowerman Watch List for the seventh straight time on Thursday afternoon.

T&F Qualifies 39 for NCAA East Prelims T&F Qualifies 39 for NCAA East Prelims
Track + Field 05/16/2019

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.

Richardson Makes First Appearance on The Bowerman Richardson Makes First Appearance on The Bowerman
Track + Field 05/15/2019

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.

Mondo Named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week Mondo Named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week
Track + Field 05/14/2019

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 Best Visuals - 2019 SEC Track & Field Championships The Best Visuals - 2019 SEC Track & Field Championships
Track + Field 05/13/2019

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.

LSU T&F Alumni Shine on World Stage LSU T&F Alumni Shine on World Stage
Track + Field 05/12/2019

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.

SEC CHAMPS! Men's Track & Field Takes the TitlePlay SEC CHAMPS! Men's Track & Field Takes the Title
Track + Field 05/11/2019

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.

Harrison Completes SEC Indoor/Outdoor High Jump Sweep Harrison Completes SEC Indoor/Outdoor High Jump Sweep
Track + Field 05/10/2019

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.

Norris Scores, 11 Athletes Qualify for Finals at SECs Norris Scores, 11 Athletes Qualify for Finals at SECs
Track + Field 05/09/2019

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.

SEC Outdoor Championships on Deck for T&F SEC Outdoor Championships on Deck for T&F
Track + Field 05/08/2019

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.

LHSAA Schedule Update - May 4 LHSAA Schedule Update - May 4
Track + Field 05/03/2019

Revised schedule for May 4, 2019 at the LHSAA State Championships

Mondo Makes Appearance No. 6 on The Bowerman Mondo Makes Appearance No. 6 on The Bowerman
Track + Field 05/02/2019

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).

Richardson, Duplantis Continue SEC Award Haul Richardson, Duplantis Continue SEC Award Haul
Track + Field 04/30/2019

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 Awarded With USTFCCCA Athlete of the Week Mondo Awarded With USTFCCCA Athlete of the Week
Track + Field 04/30/2019

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.

T&F Rankings - Men Hold at No. 2, Women Up to No. 5 T&F Rankings - Men Hold at No. 2, Women Up to No. 5
Track + Field 04/29/2019

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.

Mondo Clears 2nd Highest Height in NCAA Outdoor History Mondo Clears 2nd Highest Height in NCAA Outdoor History
Track + Field 04/27/2019

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.

T&F Hosts Home Finale - LSU Invitational T&F Hosts Home Finale - LSU Invitational
Track + Field 04/26/2019

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.

LSU Claims Four SEC Athlete of the Week Honors in T&F LSU Claims Four SEC Athlete of the Week Honors in T&F
Track + Field 04/23/2019

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 CCACSA Announces April 2019 Students of the Month
Classroom & Community 04/22/2019

CCACSA Announces April 2019 Students of the Month

T&F Rankings — April 22 T&F Rankings — April 22
Track + Field 04/22/2019

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.