Houston Franks, formerly of Mississippi State, has been chosen by LSU track and field head coach Dennis Shaver to lead LSU's middle distance, distance, and cross country squads headed into the 2019-20 season and beyond.
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.
CCACSA Announces March 2019 Students of the Month
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.
Both the women's and men's cross country teams at LSU have been recognized by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for their performance in the classroom last fall.
Fifty-three LSU students were named to the 2018 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll by Commissioner Greg Sankey. The Fall accolades recognize the sports of cross country, football, soccer and volleyball.
LSU Recognizes Fall 2018 3.0 Honor Roll
Monica Dibildox (women's golf) and Dajour Braxton (track and field) are representing LSU at the 2018 SEC Career Tour, which began Tuesday in Atlanta and will run through Thursday.
The LSU women's cross country team matched the best finish in school history at the NCAA South Central Regional on Friday at the Dale Watts Cross Country Course. The women placed eight with a team score of 262 points.
The LSU men's and women's cross country teams are returning back to action to compete in the NCAA South Central Regional after a two week break. The Tigers and Lady Tigers are headed to College Station, Texas, for the regional meet at the Dales Watts Course.
Julia Palin led the way for the LSU women's cross country team on Friday at the Indian Pines Golf Course on her way to a 36th-place finish to help the Lady Tigers finish 11th at the SEC Championships.
Cross Country Begins Postseason With SEC Championships
The LSU women's cross country team checked in at No. 4 in USTFCCCA South Central Regional rankings on Monday after its performance at the Arturo Barrios Invitational over the weekend.
Harrison Martingayle and Julia Palin led the LSU men's and women's squads at the inaugural Arturo Barrios Invitational on Saturday morning at the Dale Watts Cross Country Course.
BATON ROUGE - The LSU cross country squads will be competing at the inaugural Arturo Barrios Invitational in College Station, Texas, on Saturday at the Dale Watts Cross Country Course. The meet will consist of 28 teams which includes three nationally ranked schools, four SEC programs, and six Big 12 teams.
Julia Palin and Eric Coston were LSU's top finishers on Friday at 63rd annual Joe Piane Invitational.
The LSU women's and men's cross country teams will be traveling to South Bend, Ind., for the 63rd annual Joe Piane Invitational on Friday; the meet will be held at the Burke Golf Course.
Julia Palin was named the SEC Freshman Runner of the Week on Tuesday afternoon after her performance at the LSU Invitational on Saturday (Sept. 15).
The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes recognizes five student-athletes for their academic achievements and one for community service each month.
Baton Rouge, La.- The LSU women's cross country team won the 2018 LSU Invitational with a team score of 25. This is the Lady Tigers' second team win of the season.
The LSU men's and women's cross country teams will host the annual LSU Invitational on Saturday morning at Highland Park. The women's race is at 7:30 a.m. and the men will follow at 8:10 a.m.
The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes introduced its recent class of 3.0 Student-Athletes at halftime of the LSU football game on Saturday night.
The LSU women's cross country team opened up it's 2018 cross country season with a win at the McNeese Opener with 29 team points.
Cross Country Begins Season at McNeese Opener
BATON ROUGE, La. – The 2018-19 season for LSU's student-athletes kicked off on Sunday with the Academic Excellence Gala sponsored by TAF, CCACSA and the LSU Athletics Department.