In Mainieri's Tiger debut, LSU posted a sweep over St. Mary's, winning 4-3 on Friday, 7-6 on Saturday and 6-2 on Sunday.
Yvette Girouard's softball team,
ranked No. 7 in the nation, posted a 6-0 mark en route to claiming the Easton
Tiger Classic on the LSU campus. The Tiger softball team outscored their
opponents 37 to 6 in six games, which included a 7-2 victory over
John Brady's men's basketball team
kept its chance alive for an SEC Western Division title with a 71-67 win over
Pokey Chatman's Lady Tiger
basketball team came up just short of beating fourth-ranked
Down 72-69 with 6.7 seconds to play, LSU's Porsha Phillips foot was on the three-point line when her would-be tying jumper swished the net at the buzzer, allowing the Huskies to escape with the 72-71 victory.
Phillips stepped back to shoot but her right foot was still on the three-point line as she released the high-arching jumper. Officials reviewed and upheld the call on the court of a two-point basket.
Earlier in the week, the Lady
Tigers remained in contention for the conference title with a 79-66 win over
The 21st-ranked men's tennis team
opened its dual match season with three shutouts over Southern, Centenary and
Southern Miss, while the Lady Tigers beat
D-D Breaux's 12th-ranked gymnastics team posted an impressive 195.575 to 194.275 victory over
The LSU swimming and diving team continued its impressive season with a pair of sixth-place finishes at the Southeastern Conference Championships this weekend. The LSU men, ranked No. 23, registered 276 points to record its best finish in the conference meet since the 2001 season.
The Lady Tiger swimming and diving team accumulated 254.5 points on its way to a sixth place finish, which marks the highest for the program since the 2002 meet.
The LSU football team also had a big week as they put together a recruiting class that was ranked as high as No. 2 in the nation.