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22 Fall Graduates Honored at 'The Tribute'Play 22 Fall Graduates Honored at 'The Tribute'
Classroom & Community 12/13/2018

Twenty-two LSU student-athletes that are set to graduate on Friday were honored at The Tribute on Thursday night at the South Stadium Club inside Tiger Stadium.

Duplantis Awarded IAAF Male Rising Star Award Duplantis Awarded IAAF Male Rising Star Award
Track + Field 12/04/2018

Mondo Duplantis was named the 2018 IAAF Male Rising Star of the Year on Tuesday evening in Monaco as the best track and field athletes from across the globe came together for the annual awards ceremony.

Dibildox and Braxton Represent LSU at SEC Career Tour Dibildox and Braxton Represent LSU at SEC Career Tour
Track + Field 11/28/2018

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.

Norris Tabbed British Junior Male Athlete of the Year Norris Tabbed British Junior Male Athlete of the Year
Track + Field 11/28/2018

Jake Norris was tabbed as the British Junior Male Athlete of the Year on Friday (Nov. 23) by the British Athletics Writers Association for track and field.

Duplantis Named Finalist for IAAF Athlete of the Year Duplantis Named Finalist for IAAF Athlete of the Year
Track + Field 11/26/2018

LSU freshman pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis has been named as a finalist for the 2018 IAAF Male Athlete of the Year, the international track and field organization announced last Tuesday (Nov. 20).

Johnson, Harrison Win Individual Pentathlon Titles Johnson, Harrison Win Individual Pentathlon Titles
Track + Field 11/21/2018

Junior sprinter Cassondra Hall and sophomore jumper JuVaughn Harrison were the victors at the annual LSU pentathlon that is hosted the week of Thanksgiving every year on Tuesday afternoon at the Carl Maddox Field House. Hall scored 305 points to win her second straight title while Harrison tallied 374 points to claim his first title.

Duplantis Named 2018 European Men's Rising Star Duplantis Named 2018 European Men's Rising Star
Track + Field 10/26/2018

Freshman pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis was named the 2018 Men's European Co-Rising Star on Friday.

Schexnayder to Lead Strength Training for T&F Schexnayder to Lead Strength Training for T&F
Track + Field 09/20/2018

Boo Schexnayder is back in the Purple and Gold working with the LSU track and field program.

Palin Named SEC Freshman Runner of the Week Palin Named SEC Freshman Runner of the Week
Cross Country 09/18/2018

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).

LSU Recognizes Spring 2018 3.0 Student-Athletes LSU Recognizes Spring 2018 3.0 Student-Athletes
Classroom & Community 09/08/2018

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.

Watson Joins Track and Field Staff Watson Joins Track and Field Staff
Track + Field 08/20/2018

LSU track and field head coach Dennis Shaver announced the addition of assistant coach Greg Watson on Monday. Watson comes to Baton Rouge via Kansas State and he will coach LSU's throwers.

LSU Honors Student-Athletes At Academic Excellence Gala LSU Honors Student-Athletes At Academic Excellence Gala
Athletics 08/19/2018

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.

Duplantis Does It Again Duplantis Does It Again
Track + Field 08/12/2018

Mondo Duplantis broke his own junior world record with a clearance of 6.05 meters (19-10.25) on Sunday at the European Championships in Berlin, Germany.

The Best to Ever Do It The Best to Ever Do It
Track + Field 08/10/2018

The women's 4x100 meter relay has been excelling on another level over the past two years.

Track and Field Adds Abire to Program Track and Field Adds Abire to Program
Track + Field 08/07/2018

Head coach Dennis Shaver announced that Mercy Abire, a transfer from Oral Roberts, will be joining the LSU track and field program for the 2019 season.

Pfaff to be Inducted Into USTFCCCA Hall of Fame Pfaff to be Inducted Into USTFCCCA Hall of Fame
Track + Field 08/07/2018

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association of America announced on Tuesday that Dan Pfaff will be inducted into the USTFCCCA Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2018.