LSU gets ready for Super Tiger Weekend

Super Tiger Weekend, three days of LSU athletics that will see 14 events held on campus, kicks off on Friday with events ranging from softball practice, to a gymnastics meet, to indoor track and field and swimming and diving.

In all, nine of LSU's 20 teams will be in action, totaling 35 hours of action, over the three-day period.

LSU softball starts the weekend with a 2 p.m. practice that is open to the public at Tiger Park. LSU's nationally-ranked indoor track and field teams then host the Bayou Bengal Invitational at the Maddox Field House. The field events start at 3 p.m. followed by the running events at 6 p.m.

Swimming and diving competes against Rice and Houston at 4 p.m. in the LSU Natatorium and the eighth-ranked gymnastics team host Michigan State at 7 p.m. in the Maravich Center to wrap up the day.

Saturday's events begin at 9 a.m. with 23rd-ranked women's tennis team at the Robinson Tennis Stadium as the Lady Tigers take on Southern. Both baseball and softball will be holding open practices at 10 a.m. at Alex Box Stadium and Tiger Park respectively.

At noon, action continues on the tennis courts as the 12th-ranked Tiger tennis team hosts Southeastern Louisiana followed by another women's match, also against Southeastern Louisiana at 1 p.m. Swimming and Diving continues at 2 p.m. against Delta State and Louisiana-Monroe at the LSU Natatorium. Also at 2 p.m., the men's basketball team welcomes Mississippi State to the Maravich Center for an SEC Western Division match up with half-time entertainment by Quick Change.

Men's tennis ends Saturday's action with matches against Centenary at 4 p.m. and Southern at 7 p.m.

On Sunday, LSU's No. 1-ranked women's basketball team plays host to Auburn at 2 p.m. at the Maravich Assembly Center. The contest will also feature Dania of the Quick Change halftime act as well as serving as the Advocate Bookmark Game.

Tickets for all events can be purchased through the LSU Athletic Ticket office by calling (225) 578-2184 or (800) 960-TKTS. Tickets can also be purchase on the Internet at

Super Tiger Weekend (Jan. 28-30) - List of Events
Friday, Jan. 28
2 p.m.       LSU softball - open practice (Tiger Park)
3 p.m.       Indoor track and field Bayou Bengal Invitational (Maddox Field House)
4 p.m.       Swimming and diving vs. Rice and Houston (LSU Natatorium)
7 p.m.       Gymnastics vs. Michigan State (Maravich Center)
Saturday, Jan. 29
9 a.m.       Women's tennis vs. Southern (Robinson Stadium)
10 a.m.      LSU baseball - open practice (Alex Box Stadium)
10 a.m.      LSU softball - open practice (Tiger Park)
Noon         Men's tennis vs. Southeastern Louisiana (Robinson Stadium)
1 p.m.       Women's tennis vs. Southeastern Louisiana (Robinson Stadium)
2 p.m.       Men's basketball vs. Mississippi State (Maravich Center)
2 p.m.       Swimming and diving vs. Delta State and UL-Monroe (Natatorium)
4 p.m.       Men's tennis vs. Centenary (Robinson Stadium)
7 p.m.       Men's tennis vs. Southern (Robinson Stadium)
Sunday, Jan. 30
2 p.m.       Women's basketball vs. Auburn (Maravich Center)

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