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SEC Indoors Commence Postseason Competition for T&F SEC Indoors Commence Postseason Competition for T&F
Track + Field 02/21/2019

The LSU track and field team will make its third trip of the season to Fayetteville, Ark., this weekend for the SEC Championships that will take place on Friday and Saturday. The women enter the meet ranked fourth nationally and the men are ranked fifth in the nation. The two-day meet that will be live streamed will take place at the Randal Tyson Track Center.

T&F Trio Receives SEC Awards T&F Trio Receives SEC Awards
Track + Field 02/19/2019

A trio of SEC honors were awarded to Kortnei Johnson (Women's Runner of the Week), Sha'Carri Richardson (Women's Freshman of the Week) and Mondo Duplantis (Men's Freshman of the Week) on Tuesday afternoon by the conference office.

Johnson Sprints to NCAA Lead in 60 Meters Johnson Sprints to NCAA Lead in 60 Meters
Track + Field 02/15/2019

Two of the fastest times in program history were run by Kortnei Johnson and Akanni Hislop on the straightaway at Carl Maddox Field House on Friday night at the LSU Twilight meet to close out the regular season portion of the LSU indoor schedule

T&F Hosts LSU Twilight on Friday T&F Hosts LSU Twilight on Friday
Track + Field 02/14/2019

One last tune up for the nationally ranked LSU track and field squad (No. 3 women and No. 5 men) - that's what the LSU Twilight will serve as for the Tigers on Friday at Carl Maddox Field House. This will be the last meet of the indoor regular season meet before the Tigers head to the SEC Championships (Feb. 22-23) and NCAA Championships (March 8-9).

Johnson, Richardson Rack Up SEC Accolades Johnson, Richardson Rack Up SEC Accolades
Track + Field 02/12/2019

Kortnei Johnson (Women's Co-Runner of the Week) and Sha'Carri Richardson (Women's Freshman of the Week) kept the SEC award train rolling for the LSU track and field program on Tuesday.

USTFCCCA Rankings USTFCCCA Rankings
Track + Field 02/11/2019

No. 3 and No. 5 those are the two rankings that currently describe the LSU track and field program. The women catapulted nine spots into the No. 3 slot, and the men maintained their position at No. 5 in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Rating Index that was released on Monday.

Flournoy, O'Donoghue Win Titles in Arkansas Flournoy, O'Donoghue Win Titles in Arkansas
Track + Field 02/09/2019

Jaron Flournoy (200 meter dash) and Abby O'Donoghue (high jump) were the event winners for the LSU track and field team on the final day of the Tyson Invitational at the Randal Tyson Track Center.

Johnson Claims 60m Dash Title at Tyson Invitational Johnson Claims 60m Dash Title at Tyson Invitational
Track + Field 02/08/2019

Kortnei Johnson claimed gold at the Tyson Invitational in the 60 meter dash at the Randal Tyson Track Center, and freshman Julia Palin clocked the second-fastest 5,000 meter time in school history at the Iowa State Classic (Ames, Iowa) on Friday.

Tigers Split to Arkansas and Iowa Meets Tigers Split to Arkansas and Iowa Meets
Track + Field 02/07/2019

For the second week in a row, the LSU track and field team will have student-athletes competing at two different meets. The largest batch of athletes are headed back to Fayetteville for the Tyson Invitational, while a few select distance runners are headed to the Iowa State Classic in Ames, Iowa.

Duplantis on The Bowerman Mid-Indoor List Duplantis on The Bowerman Mid-Indoor List
Track + Field 02/07/2019

Mondo Duplantis was named to The Bowerman Mid-Indoor Watch List on Thursday afternoon for his second-career appearance on the list.

LSU Recognizes Fall 2018 3.0 Honor Roll LSU Recognizes Fall 2018 3.0 Honor Roll
Classroom & Community 02/06/2019

LSU Recognizes Fall 2018 3.0 Honor Roll

Duplantis Named SEC Field Athlete of the Week Duplantis Named SEC Field Athlete of the Week
Track + Field 02/06/2019

Mondo Duplantis was named the Men's SEC Co-Field Athlete of the Week on Wednesday morning.

Duplantis Crowned National Athlete of the Week Duplantis Crowned National Athlete of the Week
Track + Field 02/05/2019

Fresh off his Carl Maddox Field House record and 2019 world leading mark of 5.87 meters (19' 3"), Mondo Duplantis has been named the Division I Men's National Athlete of the Week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Price Wins 60 Meter Hurdle Title at New Mexico Meet Price Wins 60 Meter Hurdle Title at New Mexico Meet
Track + Field 02/02/2019

Arthur Price headlined the final day of the New Mexico Collegiate Classic for the LSU track and field squad out in New Mexico at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Duplantis Registers No. 2 Indoor All-Time NCAA MarkPlay Duplantis Registers No. 2 Indoor All-Time NCAA Mark
Track + Field 02/01/2019

Mondo Duplantis delivered an epic performance to the hometown crowd on day two of the Bayou Bengal Invitational at the Carl Maddox Field House on Friday night.

Walbrook in Second in Heptathlon Walbrook in Second in Heptathlon
Track + Field 01/31/2019

RC Walbrook tallied 2,762 points through the first four events of the heptathlon on day one of the 2019 Bayou Bengal Invitational at the Carl Maddox Field House to sit in second place.

Tigers Host First Home Meet of 2019 Tigers Host First Home Meet of 2019
Track + Field 01/31/2019

It will be a split squad weekend for the LSU track and field squad as the team hosts the 2019 Bayou Bengal at the Carl Maddox Field House, and a number of sprinters and hurdlers will head out west to Albuquerque, N.M., for the New Mexico Collegiate Classic.

Gunnarsson and Duplantis Claim SEC Awards Gunnarsson and Duplantis Claim SEC Awards
Track + Field 01/29/2019

Fresh off the two best pole vaulting performances in LSU history, Lisa Gunnarsson (Women's Co-Field Athlete of the Week) and Mondo Duplantis (Male Field Athlete of the Week) were recognized by the Southeastern Conference for their exceptional performances in their Purple and Gold debuts.

Farrow Goes Low in 800 Meter Run Farrow Goes Low in 800 Meter Run
Track + Field 01/26/2019

The LSU track and field team closed out the Razorback Invitational on Saturday with some solid performances at the Randal Tyson Indoor Track Center.

Gunnarsson, Duplantis Set School Records in Pole Vault Gunnarsson, Duplantis Set School Records in Pole Vault
Track + Field 01/25/2019

Lisa Gunnarsson and Mondo Duplantis, both pole vaulters who were debuting for the LSU track and field team at the Razorback Invitational, set school records on Friday evening at the Randal Tyson Indoor Track Center.

Razorback Invitational on Deck for Track & Field Razorback Invitational on Deck for Track & Field
Track + Field 01/24/2019

The nationally ranked LSU track and field program is headed to Fayetteville, Arkansas, for the Razorback Invitational that will take place this Friday and Saturday at the Randal Tyson Indoor Track Center. The meet will be streamed on WatchESPN both days, and Saturday's afternoon portion of the meet will air live on the SEC Network.

T&F Notebook -- January 22 T&F Notebook -- January 22
Track + Field 01/22/2019

It's been quite a busy past 24 hours for the LSU track and field team as Kortnei Johnson and JuVaughn Harrison earned SEC accolades, Mondo Duplantis was named the Swedish Sportsman of the Year for 2018, and the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its first regular season rankings.

CCACSA Student-Athletes of the Month - January 2019 CCACSA Student-Athletes of the Month - January 2019
Classroom & Community 01/22/2019

The CCACSA recognizes six athletes for scholastic & community achievements each month.

Three Tigers Register Leading NCAA Marks in Lubbock Three Tigers Register Leading NCAA Marks in Lubbock
Track + Field 01/18/2019

What an evening it was for the LSU track and field team in Lubbock, Texas, on Friday night at the Texas Tech Sports Performance Center as a number of world, NCAA and LSU marks were set by the superstars wearing the Purple and Gold.

T&F Heads West to Red Raider Open T&F Heads West to Red Raider Open
Track + Field 01/16/2019

The LSU track and field team is headed to Lubbock, Texas, for meet No. 2 of the indoor season as it takes on the Red Raider Open on Friday, January 18 at the Texas Tech Sports Performance Center.