Krystal Faircloth is in her second year as Publications Director for the LSU Athletics Publications Office. Her responsibilities include overseeing the visual brand identity of LSU Athletics along with the design of print, web, interactive, apparel, social media, environmental signage and any other projects for all varsity sports.
Faircloth, 30, previously assisted the publications office as graphic design coordinator for seven years while being the primary graphic designer for the Tiger Athletic Foundation. Prior to that, she worked as a student assistant in the LSU Athletics department for two years before earning her bachelor’s degree in graphic design in May 2006.
She has produced 23 media guides that have finished among the top five in the nation in the annual CoSIDA publications contest. Her 2006 men’s tennis guide, 2009 & 2011 baseball guides and 2009 & 2011 track and field guides were all awarded “Best Cover” honors. More recently, her 2012 and 2013 baseball guides were awarded back-to-back “Best in the Nation.”
Formerly Krystal Bennett, she is married to Jordan Faircloth, a former LSU baseball pitcher who played under both Skip Bertman and Smoke Laval. She is a Haughton, La., native and a graduate of Haughton High School.