LSU responds to student athlete social media concerns

(Source: WAFB)
Published: Sep. 17, 2022 at 3:21 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 17, 2022 at 4:53 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - LSU Athletics is responding to concerns about one of their student athletes.

LSU Tigers posted the following statement to Twitter:

The university’s action comes after an intense backlash on social media following a tweet that surfaced where a young woman appears to be using a racial slur.

Some people have identified the young woman as a tennis player for the university. Officials at the school has not directly identified the student, nor have they tied the post to their statement that came out Saturday afternoon.

WAFB has reached out to LSU officials regarding more information on this matter, but we have not heard anything back.

This is a developing story check back for updates.

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