Stowers Named SEC Runner of the Week
SEC Track Runner of the Week
BATON ROUGE – After hurdling to a personal best of 12.81 seconds in winning the women's 100-meter hurdles at the LSU Alumni Gold held Saturday at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium, Lady Tiger senior Jasmin Stowers was honored as the SEC Women's Runner of the Week in Tuesday's announcement by the Southeastern Conference office.
Sprint Relay Highlights LSU Alumni Gold Meet
Track & Field Holds LSU Alumni Gold
BATON ROUGE – The LSU Tigers debuted their top 4x100-meter relay team to rave reviews during Saturday's LSU Alumni Gold meet at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium as they sprinted to victory in a seasonal-best time of 38.90 seconds while emerging as a national championship contender in the event for the 2014 outdoor season.
Track & Field to Host Annual Alumni Gold Meet
Track & Field Hosts LSU Alumni Gold
BATON ROUGE – The LSU Track & Field program welcomes an outstanding field of teams and athletes to Baton Rouge this weekend that includes eight Top 25 teams in the latest NCAA rankings when they play host to their annual LSU Alumni Gold meet at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium with Saturday's afternoon session scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. CT.
LSU Athletes Added to Penn Relays Wall of Fame
Penn Relays Wall of Fame
BATON ROUGE – As the LSU Track & Field teams prepare for the 120th running of the Penn Relay Carnival in two weeks, Penn Relays organizers announced Monday that former LSU sprinter Cheryl Taplin and the Lady Tigers' 2003 shuttle hurdle relay team will be inducted into the meet's Wall of Fame as part of its induction Class of 2014.
Track's Jackson to Receive Jesse Owens Award
Jackson Win Jesse Owens Award
BATON ROUGE – Just one day after opening her 2014 outdoor season at LSU's "Battle on the Bayou," sophomore sprinter Jalea Jackson was honored for her performance in the classroom as this year's recipient of the Jesse Owens Athletic Award at the 29th-annual Black Scholars Award Program held at the LSU Student Union Theater on Sunday, April 6.