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Duplantis & Harrison - Semifinalists for The Bowerman Duplantis & Harrison - Semifinalists for The Bowerman
Track + Field 06/13/2019

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.

Richardson Named Semifinalist for The Bowerman Richardson Named Semifinalist for The Bowerman
Track + Field 06/12/2019

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.

Richardson, Harrison Named Outdoor Athletes of the Year Richardson, Harrison Named Outdoor Athletes of the Year
Track + Field 06/11/2019

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 Dear LSU: A Letter From Mondo
Track + Field 06/10/2019

Dear LSU: A Letter From Mondo

Women Finish 3rd at NCAA's, Richardson Sets NCAA Record Women Finish 3rd at NCAA's, Richardson Sets NCAA Record
Track + Field 06/08/2019

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.

Harrison Wins 2nd National Title at NCAA Championships Harrison Wins 2nd National Title at NCAA Championships
Track + Field 06/07/2019

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.

Richardson Makes U20 World History Richardson Makes U20 World History
Track + Field 06/06/2019

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.

Harrison Wins Long Jump National Title Harrison Wins Long Jump National Title
Track + Field 06/05/2019

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.

Richardson - Appearance No. 2 on Bowerman Watch List Richardson - Appearance No. 2 on Bowerman Watch List
Track + Field 06/04/2019

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.

T&F Ready to Finish Strong at NCAAs T&F Ready to Finish Strong at NCAAs
Track + Field 06/04/2019

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.

Mondo On Pre-NCAA Championships Bowerman Watch List Mondo On Pre-NCAA Championships Bowerman Watch List
Track + Field 06/03/2019

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.

Duplantis, Shaver, and Lane Recognized by USTFCCCA Duplantis, Shaver, and Lane Recognized by USTFCCCA
Track + Field 05/31/2019

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 T&F Athletes Make All-SEC Teams Eighteen T&F Athletes Make All-SEC Teams
Track + Field 05/30/2019

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.

Bourque, Martingayle Named to SEC Community Service Team Bourque, Martingayle Named to SEC Community Service Team
Track + Field 05/29/2019

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.

Richardson Named USATF Athlete of the Week Richardson Named USATF Athlete of the Week
Track + Field 05/29/2019

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.

Duplantis, Richardson, Shaver Haul in SEC Awards Duplantis, Richardson, Shaver Haul in SEC Awards
Track + Field 05/28/2019

The LSU track and field program picked up three Southeastern Conference awards for the outdoor season on Tuesday as the conference announced that Mondo Duplantis was named the Men's Field Athlete of the Year and Men's Freshman Field Athlete of the Year while Sha'Carri Richardson was named the Women's Freshman Runner of the Year, and head coach Dennis Shaver earned Coach of the Year honors on the men's side.

10 Individuals, 3 Relays Advance to NCAA Championships 10 Individuals, 3 Relays Advance to NCAA Championships
Track + Field 05/25/2019

The LSU track and field program had a successful final day of the NCAA East Prelims on Saturday at Hodges Stadium as 10 individuals and three relays secured spots at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 5-8/Austin, Texas).

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.