Two members of the LSU track and field program won titles at the U20 Pan American Games on Friday and Saturday at the National Stadium while representing the United States.
The LSU track and field program had 12 athletes earn USTFCCCA First Team All-America honors following the conclusion of the 2019 outdoor season.
Tonea Marshall and Brittley Humphrey both earned medals for USA at the 2019 U23 NACAC Championships in Queretaro, Mexico.
Top seven NCAA Outdoor finishes by LSU this season put the Tigers front and center on this year's LSWA Track and Field honors list.
Mondo Duplantis picked up his first Diamond League win in the pole vault as a professional on Sunday as he cleared 19' 5.50" (5.93 meters) at the Prefontaine Classic at Cobb Track and Angell Field on the campus of Stanford University.
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 2020 season from now until Friday, July 26.
JuVaughn Harrison Reaches Historic Heights - and Lengths
Sha'Carri Richardson and Mondo Duplantis are finalists for The Bowerman. It is the most coveted collegiate track and field honor. Fans have their chance to help out Richardson and Duplantis via the fan vote that runs from now until June 27. Fans are allowed to vote up to five times per day with a valid email address.
Mondo Duplantis became the first man in LSU track and field history to be named a finalist for The Bowerman the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced on Thursday. Duplantis is one of three finalists with Florida's Grant Holloway and Texas Tech's Divine Oduduru.
Richardson Tabbed as Finalist for The Bowerman
Mondo Duplantis and JuVaughn Harrison were announced as two of 10 semifinalists for The Bowerman on Thursday afternoon. Duplantis and Harrison make LSU the only program with two semifinalists on the men's side.
Sha'Carri Richardson became the third woman in LSU track and field history to be named a semifinalist for The Bowerman on Wednesday afternoon. Richardson is one of ten women track and field athletes around the country to be named to the list.
Freshman sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson and sophomore JuVaughn Harrison of LSU's track and field program have been named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association national outdoor athletes in their respective disciplines the USTFCCCA announced on Tuesday afternoon. Richardson is the Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year and Harrison ins the Men's Field Athlete of the Year.
Dear LSU: A Letter From Mondo
LSU sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson of Dallas, Texas, set two U20 world records on Saturday at the NCAA Championships with personal bests of 10.75 in the 100 meters and 22.17 in the 200 meters.
Uncharted territory. That's where JuVaughn Harrison went on Friday night on day three of the NCAA Championships at Mike A. Myers Stadium. Harrison became the first man in NCAA Outdoor Championships history, a meet that dates back to 1921, to win both the long and high jump national titles at the same meet.
LSU's Sha'Carri Richardson accomplished a feat that no sprinter in world history has ever done. Nobody. Richardson ran times of 10.99 in the 100 meters and 20.37 in the 200 meters to become the first U20 woman in world history to run sub 11 seconds in the 100 meters and sub 23.4 seconds in the 200 meters in one day on Thursday at the Mike A. Myers Stadium on day two of the NCAA Championships. Add in seven scoring opportunities and a school record, and that that fully encompasses the kind of evening that the LSU women's track and field team had on its first day of competition at NCAAs.
JuVaughn Harrison used a personal best long jump of 26' 11" (8.20 meters) to win his first-career national title on Wednesday evening at Mike A. Myers Stadium on day one of the NCAA Championships.
Freshman sensation Sha'Carri Richardson made her second career appearance on The Bowerman Watch List on Tuesday afternoon two days before she begins competition at the NCAA Championships.
The LSU track and field team has advanced 23 athletes (13 men & 10 women) to the NCAA Championships that will take place this week at the Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas, June 5-8. Wednesday and Friday will feature action on the men's side, while the women will compete on Thursday and Saturday.
As the collegiate track and field season nears to a close, Mondo Duplantis has been named to The Bowerman Watch List for the pre-NCAA Championships edition of the list that features the top-10 collegiate track and field athletes in the nation.
It's been a week of many awards for the LSU track and field program and it continued on Friday with Mondo Duplantis (Men's Field Athlete of the Year), Dennis Shaver (Men's Head Coach of the Year), and Todd Lane (Men's Assistant Coach of the Year) racking up honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association in the South Central region.
Eighteen athletes on the LSU track and field team earned All-SEC honors for their performances at the SEC Championships in mid-May. A total of 12 athletes earned first-team accolades, an additional four garnered second-team honors, and four freshman were named to the all-freshman team.
Hannah Bourque and Harrison Martingayle were named to the SEC Community Service Team on Wednesday for the sports of men's and women's track and field and cross country.
LSU sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson was named the USATF Athlete of the Week on Wednesday afternoon the association announced. The full release from the USATF can be found below. Richardson will be running in the 100 meters, 200 meters, and 4x100 meter relay next week at the NCAA Championships.