Athletic Dept. - Archives 2017-18

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Two LSU Stars Announced In 2018 La. Sports HOF Class
Athletic Dept. 09/06/2017

NATCHITOCHES – Longtime 18-year Major League Baseball pitcher Russ Springer and nationally-known championship tennis coach at both LSU and UL Lafayette, Jerry Simmons, are the two with LSU ties that were announced Wednesday as part of the induction class for the 2018 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.

This Week on LSU Tiger Tracks
Athletic Dept. 09/05/2017

LSU Tiger Tracks airs at 7:30 p.m. CT on Cox Sports Television.

Sunday Night on LSU Sixty
Athletic Dept. 09/01/2017

LSU Sixty airs at 6 p.m. Sunday night on the LSU Sports Radio Network.

Nunez Named Director of Athletics at New Mexico
Athletic Dept. 08/31/2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Eddie Nuñez, who has spent the previous 14 years with LSU, most recently as the Deputy Director of Athletics, has been named as Director of Athletics for The University of New Mexico. UNM Interim President Chaouki Abdallah made the announcement Thursday.

LSU Announces Ticket Process for BYU Game
Football 08/29/2017

BATON ROUGE – LSU fans planning to attend Saturday's AdvoCare Kickoff Classic against BYU in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will be able to purchase tickets for the game starting Wednesday morning.

Tiger Tracks Makes 2017-18 Debut Wednesday Night
Athletic Dept. 08/29/2017

The first edition of LSU Tiger Tracks airs at 9:30 p.m. CT Wednesday on Cox Sports Television.

Play Register for the Tiger 10K, The 'Race Into Death Valley'
Athletic Dept. 08/28/2017

BATON ROUGE -- Registration is open for the inaugural Tiger10K set for Dec. 3, 2017. The multi-distance event will take place in and around LSU's campus with a finish on the 50-yard line of Tiger Stadium.

'LSU Sixty' Debuts Sunday at 6 p.m. CT
Athletic Dept. 08/26/2017

LSU 60 will air weekly through December 3 on the LSU Sports Radio Network.

Tickets On Sale Now for Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Athletic Dept. 08/25/2017

The LSU Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held on Friday, September 22, at the L'Auberge Baton Rouge Event Center.

A Letter from Joe Alleva
Athletic Dept. 08/21/2017

The beginning of the fall semester is my favorite time of year. It's when thousands of students take their first steps in a new and exciting chapter in their lives. And there is no better place in America to begin that journey than LSU.

Play Mike VII Enters His Newly Enhanced Habitat
Athletic Dept. 08/21/2017

BATON ROUGE -- On the first day of the fall 2017 semester, Mike VII officially began his reign on Monday, Aug. 21, according to Mike's attending veterinarian, Dr. David Baker.

First 'Ed Orgeron Shows' to Air from South Stadium Club
Football 08/17/2017

BATON ROUGE – Due to construction currently taking place at TJ Ribs on South Acadian Thruway, the first three editions of The Ed Orgeron Show will be held in the South Stadium Club at Tiger Stadium.

Meet Harvey - Prospective 'Mike VII' - Who's On-Campus
Athletic Dept. 08/16/2017

BATON ROUGE – It's move-in day at LSU. While students are moving into their residence halls, another new prospective member of the LSU community is also moving in this week – a possible new tiger mascot.

Play LSU Student-Athletes Assist at Move-In-Day
Athletic Dept. 08/16/2017

With the assistance of student-athletes from 14 programs, new students were able to efficiently move-in for the 2017-18 school year while experiencing the great spirit of LSU.

LSU Announces 'Skyline Club,' Football Ticket Packages
Football 08/16/2017

BATON ROUGE – The new Skyline Club, located atop the south deck of Tiger Stadium (diagram), is among several ticket opportunities being offered to LSU fans for the 2017 season.

Play 'Tiger 10K' to be Held Dec. 3, End Inside Tiger Stadium
Athletic Dept. 08/14/2017

BATON ROUGE -- LSU Athletics, in conjunction with SportsBR (formerly Baton Rouge Area Sports Foundation) and FRESHJUNKIE Racing, are combining to bring a new race to the LSU campus – the Tiger 10K – which will have runners finish the race at the 50-yard line in Tiger Stadium.

Twenty-Four Student-Athletes Among Summer Graduates
Athletic Dept. 08/04/2017

BATON ROUGE – Twenty-four LSU student-athletes received their college diploma on Friday as the university held its summer commencement at the Maravich Assembly Center.

University Identifies Possible Mike VII
Athletic Dept. 08/01/2017

David Baker, DVM, Ph.D., LSU's Attending Veterinarian, has identified a tiger at a rescue facility that could become Mike VII. This juvenile, male rescue tiger is currently 9 months old and weighs approximately 160 pounds. The tiger has both Siberian and Bengal characteristics.

LSU to be Featured on SEC Network Takeover
Athletic Dept. 07/29/2017

BATON ROUGE – LSU Athletics will take part in the third annual SEC Network Takeover beginning late Saturday and lasting through Sunday night.

LSU Announces Partnership with Aramark as Concessionaire
Athletic Dept. 07/25/2017

BATON ROUGE – As part of LSU's ongoing effort to enhance the fan experience at its athletic venues, the school announced it has partnered with Aramark to provide food and beverage services at all athletic facilities on campus.

Play PMAC to Add Largest Center Hung Videoboard in Nation
Athletic Dept. 07/20/2017

BATON ROUGE – The Maravich Center on the LSU campus will be home to the largest center hung videoboard in college basketball when the school completes installation of the new board later this month.

LSWA, CST Debut Louisiana Sports HOF TV Show Friday
Athletic Dept. 07/06/2017

NATCHITOCHES – The Louisiana Sports Writers Association and Cox Sports Television have joined forces again to present the highlights of the 2017 induction weekend for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame with the 90-minute telecast premiering Friday afternoon at 5:30 p.m. CT on CST, and also airing Sunday evening at 6:30 as the first of almost two dozen showings in July and August.