After beating cancer, Thomas Smith of California received over 40 scholarship offers from elite swimming programs across the country. Attracted to the community-based culture of LSU, Smith found himself calling Baton Rouge.
The LSU gymnastics team has earned the top seed in the 2019 Southeastern Conference Championships, according to the league office. As a result, the gymnastics team has jumped to No. 3 in the National Qualifying Score (NQS) Rankings.
The fifth-ranked LSU gymnastics team (7-3, 2-3 SEC) scored a season-high 197.650 to defeat the 15th ranked Missouri Tigers in front of a crowd of 11,047 fans inside the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Sunday afternoon.
The fifth-ranked LSU gymnastics team put up a strong team road score of 197.250 to take down No. 4 Utah, No. 15 Missouri and No. 26 Stanford at the GymQuarters Mardi Gras Invitational Friday night at the Family Arena.
Despite struggling in the postseason since 2014, it looks like LSU wants to keep women's basketball head coach Nikki Fargas around for a while. According to Tiger Rag, athletic director Joe Alleva is recommending a three-year extension for Fargas.
The LSU women's 4 x 100 meter relay team set the Hayward Field and NCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championships record Thursday in Eugene, Oregon by running a 42.09, which is the second fastest collegiate time ever.