Track & Field Accepting Tryout Applications
T&F Tryout Applications
BATON ROUGE – With preparations for the 2017 season already underway, members of the LSU Track & Field coaching staff are now accepting applications through Wednesday, July 27, from all aspiring college cross country and track and field stars wishing to take part in fall tryouts for the men's and women's teams.
Cherry, Howell Win NACAC U-23 Medals
Tigers Win NACAC U-23 Medals
BATON ROUGE – LSU's Michael Cherry and Renard Howell brought back three medals from the North American, Central American & Caribbean Under-23 Championships this weekend as Cherry won gold in the 4x400-meter relay and silver in the 400-meter dash for the United States and Howell won silver in the 4x100-meter relay for Jamaica.
Forbes Win Diamond League Title in Monaco
Forbes Wins Diamond League Event
BATON ROUGE – Just two weeks after earning a spot on Jamaica's Olympic team for the second time, former LSU NCAA Champion long jumper Damar Forbes captured his second career IAAF Diamond League long jump title when he jumped a seasonal best of 27 feet, 0 inches at Friday's Monaco Herculis meeting at the Stade Louis II.
Mitchell-Blake Named to GB's Olympic Team
Mitchell-Blake Named to Team GB
BATON ROUGE – The British Olympic Association announced Wednesday that LSU's junior sprinter Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake is among 80 track and field athletes competing for Team GB at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August as he will run the 200-meter dash and join the 4x100-meter relay pool in his Olympics debut.
Track & Field Athletes Win LSWA Awards
LSWA T&F Awards Announced
BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Sports Writers Association has announced its top college track and field honorees from this past year and athletes from LSU, Southeastern and UL-Lafayette were selected in a vote of state track media relations personnel.