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  • Ragin' Cajuns Collapse In Ninth, Stunned By Georgia Southern In Extras

    Ragin' Cajuns Collapse In Ninth, Stunned By Georgia Southern In Extras

    Saturday, May 27 2017 9:11 AM EDT2017-05-27 13:11:53 GMT
    STATESBORO, Ga. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team saw its run of consecutive Sun Belt Tournament championships come to an end Friday night as the Cajuns were stunned by host Georgia Southern 7-6 in 11 innings at J.I. Clement Stadium. The Eagles (37-20) outhit the Ragin’ Cajuns (35-21-1) 13-8 in the contest with Logan Baldwin posting a game-high three hits with a home run and four RBI. Zach LaFleur, Kennon Fontenot and Handsome Monica each had two hit...
    STATESBORO, Ga. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team saw its run of consecutive Sun Belt Tournament championships come to an end Friday night as the Cajuns were stunned by host Georgia Southern 7-6 in 11 innings at J.I. Clement Stadium. The Eagles (37-20) outhit the Ragin’ Cajuns (35-21-1) 13-8 in the contest with Logan Baldwin posting a game-high three hits with a home run and four RBI. Zach LaFleur, Kennon Fontenot and Handsome Monica each had two hit...
  • Cajuns Lead Division I Softball With Three Academic All-Americans

    Cajuns Lead Division I Softball With Three Academic All-Americans

    Thursday, May 25 2017 10:04 PM EDT2017-05-26 02:04:37 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball seniors Haley Hayden, Alex Stewart and Kassidy Zeringue were each named to the 2017 Academic All-America® Division I softball team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Hayden represented the Ragin’ Cajuns on the first team. Both Stewart and Zeringue were second team selections. Zeringue is a second team Academic All-America® honoree for the second straight sea...
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball seniors Haley Hayden, Alex Stewart and Kassidy Zeringue were each named to the 2017 Academic All-America® Division I softball team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Hayden represented the Ragin’ Cajuns on the first team. Both Stewart and Zeringue were second team selections. Zeringue is a second team Academic All-America® honoree for the second straight sea...
  • Update: Wednesday's Games Canceled, Sun Belt Releases Updated Schedule

    Update: Wednesday's Games Canceled, Sun Belt Releases Updated Schedule

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:58:40 GMT
    Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad KempPhoto Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad Kemp

    STATESBORO, Ga. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team’s opening round game of the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Tournament against host Georgia Southern at J.I. Clements Stadium has been moved up to 2:30 p.m. CT on Wednesday. The game was moved up in an effort by the league to get all games scheduled through Wednesday completed and get back on schedule after Tuesday’s games were canceled due to weather in Statesboro. The Ragin' Cajuns game can still be ...

    STATESBORO, Ga. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team’s opening round game of the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Tournament against host Georgia Southern at J.I. Clements Stadium has been moved up to 2:30 p.m. CT on Wednesday. The game was moved up in an effort by the league to get all games scheduled through Wednesday completed and get back on schedule after Tuesday’s games were canceled due to weather in Statesboro. The Ragin' Cajuns game can still be ...

  • Rain Cancels First Day Of Sun Belt Baseball Tournament

    Rain Cancels First Day Of Sun Belt Baseball Tournament

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 12:03 PM EDT2017-05-23 16:03:00 GMT
    Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad KempPhoto Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp

    The same weather that caused problems in the Baton Rouge softball regional this weekend is making its presence felt in Statesboro, Ga.   

    The same weather that caused problems in the Baton Rouge softball regional this weekend is making its presence felt in Statesboro, Ga.   

  • Spring Meetings Help Draw Football Divisions, 2018-19 Championships

    Spring Meetings Help Draw Football Divisions, 2018-19 Championships

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 11:38 AM EDT2017-05-23 15:38:00 GMT
    POINT CLEAR, Ala. – Backed by record revenues, the best Group of Five bowl record this past season, and firm stability in membership, the Sun Belt Conference concluded its annual Spring Meeting on a high note Monday.   “This year’s meeting had on display a level of solidarity that was uplifting,” said Sun Belt Commissioner Karl Benson.  “The coaches and administrators in attendance have developed bonds that unite the conference throughout its 12...
    POINT CLEAR, Ala. – Backed by record revenues, the best Group of Five bowl record this past season, and firm stability in membership, the Sun Belt Conference concluded its annual Spring Meeting on a high note Monday.   “This year’s meeting had on display a level of solidarity that was uplifting,” said Sun Belt Commissioner Karl Benson.  “The coaches and administrators in attendance have developed bonds that unite the conference throughout its 12...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Season Concludes at Baton Rouge Regional

    Ragin' Cajuns Season Concludes at Baton Rouge Regional

    Monday, May 22 2017 6:33 PM EDT2017-05-22 22:33:44 GMT
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    Baton Rouge - In a Regional plagued by weather delays, Louisiana Softball's season has come to an end after a 5-1 loss to LSU. The Tigers advance to The Tallahassee Regional where they take on host team Florida State next weekend.

    Baton Rouge - In a Regional plagued by weather delays, Louisiana Softball's season has come to an end after a 5-1 loss to LSU. The Tigers advance to The Tallahassee Regional where they take on host team Florida State next weekend.

  • Four Cajuns Named To All-Sun Belt Team; Leger Tabbed Pitcher Of The Year

    Four Cajuns Named To All-Sun Belt Team; Leger Tabbed Pitcher Of The Year

    Monday, May 22 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-05-22 21:36:45 GMT
    Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad Kemp)Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad Kemp)
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Junior Gunner Leger highlighted four All-Sun Belt Conference selections for the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team as he was named the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Year, the league office announced on Monday. "Anytime you have a player that is picked by the peers in the conference for their hard work and effort it's a good thing," head coach Tony Robichaux said. "This is a game that is very tough to be good and consistent ...
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Junior Gunner Leger highlighted four All-Sun Belt Conference selections for the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team as he was named the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Year, the league office announced on Monday. "Anytime you have a player that is picked by the peers in the conference for their hard work and effort it's a good thing," head coach Tony Robichaux said. "This is a game that is very tough to be good and consistent ...
  • UL And LSU Meet For Regional Final, With A Weather Twist

    Louisiana And LSU Meet For Regional Final, With A Weather Twist

    Monday, May 22 2017 12:00 PM EDT2017-05-22 16:00:18 GMT

    It’s another chapter in the UL and LSU softball rivalry, but today has a different twist.  

    It’s another chapter in the UL and LSU softball rivalry, but today has a different twist.  

  • Ragin' Cajuns Drop Late Night Game To LSU, Meet Again Today

    Ragin' Cajuns Drop Late Night Game To LSU, Meet Again Today

    Monday, May 22 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-05-22 13:03:54 GMT
    BATON ROUGE – No. 18 LSU extended the NCAA Softball Baton Rouge Regional to a winner-take-all contest on Monday with a 6-1 win over 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball late Sunday evening at Tiger Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (47-7) and Tigers (44-19) will meet at 1 p.m. on Monday with a trip to the NCAA Tallahassee Super Regional up for grabs. Louisiana will seek to advance to the NCAA Super Regional round for the sixth consecutive season. “I believe we&...
    BATON ROUGE – No. 18 LSU extended the NCAA Softball Baton Rouge Regional to a winner-take-all contest on Monday with a 6-1 win over 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball late Sunday evening at Tiger Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (47-7) and Tigers (44-19) will meet at 1 p.m. on Monday with a trip to the NCAA Tallahassee Super Regional up for grabs. Louisiana will seek to advance to the NCAA Super Regional round for the sixth consecutive season. “I believe we&...
  • Louisiana's Craighton Named SBC Student-Athlete Of The Year; Horst Named To SBC Leadership Team

    Louisiana's Craighton Named SBC Student-Athlete Of The Year; Horst Named To SBC Leadership Team

    Sunday, May 21 2017 10:09 PM EDT2017-05-22 02:09:39 GMT
    Louisiana OF Aleah Craighton (Photo Credit: Sun Belt Sports Media Info)Louisiana OF Aleah Craighton (Photo Credit: Sun Belt Sports Media Info)
    POINT CLEAR, Ala. – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns softball standout Aleah Craighton was named the Sun Belt Conference Female Student-Athlete of the Year while football's Grant Horst was named to the SBC Leadership Team as the top student-athletes and athletic departments were honored on Sunday as the conference hosted an Honors Reception as part of its annual spring meetings. Appalachian State and Louisiana were awarded with the Institutional Graduation Rate Award as the two institut...
    POINT CLEAR, Ala. – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns softball standout Aleah Craighton was named the Sun Belt Conference Female Student-Athlete of the Year while football's Grant Horst was named to the SBC Leadership Team as the top student-athletes and athletic departments were honored on Sunday as the conference hosted an Honors Reception as part of its annual spring meetings. Appalachian State and Louisiana were awarded with the Institutional Graduation Rate Award as the two institut...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Overcome Weather, LSU To Advance To Regional Final

    Ragin' Cajuns Overcome Weather, LSU To Advance To Regional Final

    Sunday, May 21 2017 1:42 AM EDT2017-05-21 05:42:47 GMT

    BATON ROUGE – In a game that featured two weather delays that totaled six-plus hours, 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball battled back to defeat No. 18 LSU, 4-2, and advance to the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Championship Round.

    BATON ROUGE – In a game that featured two weather delays that totaled six-plus hours, 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball battled back to defeat No. 18 LSU, 4-2, and advance to the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Championship Round.

  • Sun Belt Tourney Field Announced, Cajuns Open With Host Georgia Southern

    Sun Belt Tourney Field Announced, Cajuns Open With Host Georgia Southern

    Saturday, May 20 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-05-21 03:06:00 GMT
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    NEW ORLEANS – The seeds and matchups for this week's 2017 Sun Belt Conference Baseball Championship, hosted at J.I. Clements Stadium on the campus of Georgia Southern University, have been determined following the conclusion of the conference's regular season on Saturday evening. The tournament begins on Tuesday, May 23, and ends with the championship game on Sunday, May 28. All games of the tournament will be available on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app. The tournament format comb...
    NEW ORLEANS – The seeds and matchups for this week's 2017 Sun Belt Conference Baseball Championship, hosted at J.I. Clements Stadium on the campus of Georgia Southern University, have been determined following the conclusion of the conference's regular season on Saturday evening. The tournament begins on Tuesday, May 23, and ends with the championship game on Sunday, May 28. All games of the tournament will be available on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app. The tournament format comb...
  • Harris Dominates To Complete Sweep Of ULM

    Harris Dominates To Complete Sweep Of ULM

    Saturday, May 20 2017 7:49 PM EDT2017-05-20 23:49:49 GMT
    Louisiana LHP Hogan Harris (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana LHP Hogan Harris (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)
    MONROE, La. – Sophomore left-hander Hogan Harris was dominant on the mound Saturday as the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team defeated ULM 6-3 to complete the sweep at Warhawk Field. The win is the fourth straight for the Cajuns and increases the win streak against the Warharks to 22 consecutive games. “Hogan is getting better every time that he goes out,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “Today he was able to stay in his lane from the first throu...
    MONROE, La. – Sophomore left-hander Hogan Harris was dominant on the mound Saturday as the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team defeated ULM 6-3 to complete the sweep at Warhawk Field. The win is the fourth straight for the Cajuns and increases the win streak against the Warharks to 22 consecutive games. “Hogan is getting better every time that he goes out,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “Today he was able to stay in his lane from the first throu...
  • Louisiana-LSU Softball To Resume Tonight At Tiger Park

    Louisiana-LSU Softball To Resume Tonight At Tiger Park

    Saturday, May 20 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-05-20 23:43:54 GMT

    The rain has finally stopped in Baton Rouge and the regional is ready to roll on.  Louisiana and No. 13 LSU will resume play tonight. after two lengthy weather delays.  Resumption is scheduled for 7:27pm from Tiger Park. When the game is back underway, the Ragin' Cajuns will be up to bat in the top of the fourth inning.  LSU leads 2-0 after scoring runs in the first and third innings. The winner of tonight's game moves on to the regional championship game.  Start...

    The rain has finally stopped in Baton Rouge and the regional is ready to roll on.  Louisiana and No. 13 LSU will resume play tonight. after two lengthy weather delays.  Resumption is scheduled for 7:27pm from Tiger Park. When the game is back underway, the Ragin' Cajuns will be up to bat in the top of the fourth inning.  LSU leads 2-0 after scoring runs in the first and third innings. The winner of tonight's game moves on to the regional championship game.  Start...

  • Stewart's No-Hitter Highlights Day One in Baton Rouge Regional

    Stewart's No-Hitter Highlights Day One in Baton Rouge Regional

    Friday, May 19 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-05-20 03:19:06 GMT
    BATON ROUGE – Alex Stewart pitched the third NCAA postseason no-hitter in Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball history in a 6-0 win over McNeese on Friday at Tiger Park in the opening round of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional. With the win, No. 14 Louisiana (46-6) advanced to the 12 p.m. winner’s bracket final contest on Saturday to face the LSU-Fairfield winner. Stewart (26-3, 1.57 ERA), who pitched shutout softball for the seventh time in the past eight starts, reti...
    BATON ROUGE – Alex Stewart pitched the third NCAA postseason no-hitter in Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball history in a 6-0 win over McNeese on Friday at Tiger Park in the opening round of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional. With the win, No. 14 Louisiana (46-6) advanced to the 12 p.m. winner’s bracket final contest on Saturday to face the LSU-Fairfield winner. Stewart (26-3, 1.57 ERA), who pitched shutout softball for the seventh time in the past eight starts, reti...
  • Robbins' Slam Helps Ragin' Cajuns Blowout ULM, 16-2

    Robbins' Slam Helps Ragin' Cajuns Blowout ULM, 16-2

    Friday, May 19 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-05-19 14:34:21 GMT

    MONROE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team exploded offensively on Thursday night defeating ULM 16-2 in the series opener at Warhawk Field to extend the Cajuns win streak to 20 games against the Warhawks.

    MONROE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team exploded offensively on Thursday night defeating ULM 16-2 in the series opener at Warhawk Field to extend the Cajuns win streak to 20 games against the Warhawks.

  • Five Softball Cajuns Named NFCA All-Region

    Five Softball Cajuns Named NFCA All-Region

    Thursday, May 18 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-05-18 23:43:37 GMT
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    LAFAYETTE – 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball had five student-athletes named to the 2017 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division I All-Central Region Team, the organization announced Thursday. Aleah Craighton, Haley Hayden and DJ Sanders were the Ragin' Cajuns' representatives on the NFCA All-Central Region First Team. Lexie Comeaux was a second team selection and Alex Stewart received third-team honors. Click here to access the entire 201...
    LAFAYETTE – 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball had five student-athletes named to the 2017 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division I All-Central Region Team, the organization announced Thursday. Aleah Craighton, Haley Hayden and DJ Sanders were the Ragin' Cajuns' representatives on the NFCA All-Central Region First Team. Lexie Comeaux was a second team selection and Alex Stewart received third-team honors. Click here to access the entire 201...
  • Bartley Travels To Far East For Reach USA Friendship Tour

    Bartley Travels To Far East For Reach USA Friendship Tour

    Thursday, May 18 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-05-18 23:41:51 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball player Frank Bartley is a part of a 10-member collegiate team that is currently on a two-week tour of China, competing against Chinese professional teams.  Bartley, a Baton Rouge native who will be a senior for the Ragin’ Cajuns in 2017-18, is part of the 2017 Reach USA Friendship Tour of the Far East.  The cultural exchange trip will allow the team to experience international basketball, learn abo...
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball player Frank Bartley is a part of a 10-member collegiate team that is currently on a two-week tour of China, competing against Chinese professional teams.  Bartley, a Baton Rouge native who will be a senior for the Ragin’ Cajuns in 2017-18, is part of the 2017 Reach USA Friendship Tour of the Far East.  The cultural exchange trip will allow the team to experience international basketball, learn abo...
  • Ragin' Cajuns To Compete In Inaugural Cayman Islands Classic

    Ragin' Cajuns To Compete In Inaugural Cayman Islands Classic

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-05-17 22:43:29 GMT
    GEORGE TOWN, CAYMAN ISLANDS – Global Sports Management, in conjunction with Caymax Sports Ltd., has announced that Buffalo, Louisiana, Richmond and South Dakota State will round out the eight-team field for the inaugural Cayman Islands Classic college basketball tournament that will be held Nov. 20-22, 2017. Those schools will join three teams which competed in 2017 post-season play —Cincinnati, Iowa, Wyoming — along with UAB in the tournament. Louisiana, which fin...
    GEORGE TOWN, CAYMAN ISLANDS – Global Sports Management, in conjunction with Caymax Sports Ltd., has announced that Buffalo, Louisiana, Richmond and South Dakota State will round out the eight-team field for the inaugural Cayman Islands Classic college basketball tournament that will be held Nov. 20-22, 2017. Those schools will join three teams which competed in 2017 post-season play —Cincinnati, Iowa, Wyoming — along with UAB in the tournament. Louisiana, which fin...
  • Ticket Info For This Weekend's Baton Rouge Regional

    Ticket Info For This Weekend's Baton Rouge Regional

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 12:43 PM EDT2017-05-16 16:43:50 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – Ticket sales for the NCAA Softball Baton Rouge Regional, scheduled for May 19-21 at Tiger Park on the LSU campus, begin on Wednesday, May 17. Tickets can be purchased through the LSU Athletics Office at (800) 960-8587 or (225) 578-2184. Tickets will also be available at LSUtix.net. All-session tournament tickets will be on sale on Wednesday. Prices range from $40-60 dollars for reserved seating. Outfield bleachers/Tiger Terrace for adults are $25 and outfield ...
    LAFAYETTE – Ticket sales for the NCAA Softball Baton Rouge Regional, scheduled for May 19-21 at Tiger Park on the LSU campus, begin on Wednesday, May 17. Tickets can be purchased through the LSU Athletics Office at (800) 960-8587 or (225) 578-2184. Tickets will also be available at LSUtix.net. All-session tournament tickets will be on sale on Wednesday. Prices range from $40-60 dollars for reserved seating. Outfield bleachers/Tiger Terrace for adults are $25 and outfield ...
  • Road To OKC Begins In Baton Rouge: Cajuns Sent To LSU's Regional

    Road To OKC Begins In Baton Rouge: Cajuns Sent To LSU's Regional

    Sunday, May 14 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-05-15 03:49:06 GMT

    Garth Brooks is scheduled to play in Lafayette next month but it's the Ragin' Cajuns softball team that will be calling Baton Rouge.

    Garth Brooks is scheduled to play in Lafayette next month but it's the Ragin' Cajuns softball team that will be calling Baton Rouge.

  • Four Run Frame Helps Cajuns Secure Series vs. Texas State

    Four Run Frame Helps Cajuns Secure Series vs. Texas State

    Sunday, May 14 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-05-14 23:28:49 GMT
    Louisiana OF Steven Sensley (Photo: KATC)Louisiana OF Steven Sensley (Photo: KATC)
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team used a four-run fourth inning to defeat Texas State 4-3 to take the series in the final home game of the season at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park on Sunday. The series victory is the ninth of the season for the Cajuns (32-20-1, 16-10-1 Sun Belt) and snaps a streak of two straight series losses in conference play. “Our defense has been good all year, and I think that’s been abl...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team used a four-run fourth inning to defeat Texas State 4-3 to take the series in the final home game of the season at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park on Sunday. The series victory is the ninth of the season for the Cajuns (32-20-1, 16-10-1 Sun Belt) and snaps a streak of two straight series losses in conference play. “Our defense has been good all year, and I think that’s been abl...
  • Louisiana Softball To Host Selection Show Watch Party

    Louisiana Softball To Host Selection Show Watch Party

    Sunday, May 14 2017 10:43 AM EDT2017-05-14 14:43:32 GMT
    Fans of the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns softball team are invited to watch the NCAA Regional Selection Show with the team on Sunday (May 14) at 8 p.m. at Pizza Village (2340 Kaliste Saloom Rd.).  The Division I Softball Committee will unveil its selections for the 2017 NCAA Division I Softball Championship at 9 p.m. on ESPN2. NCAA Regionals are scheduled for Friday-Sunday, May 19-21 at campus sites. The 64-team field will be selected from 283 NCAA Division I institutions spons...
    Fans of the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns softball team are invited to watch the NCAA Regional Selection Show with the team on Sunday (May 14) at 8 p.m. at Pizza Village (2340 Kaliste Saloom Rd.).  The Division I Softball Committee will unveil its selections for the 2017 NCAA Division I Softball Championship at 9 p.m. on ESPN2. NCAA Regionals are scheduled for Friday-Sunday, May 19-21 at campus sites. The 64-team field will be selected from 283 NCAA Division I institutions spons...
  • Bobcats Rally Late To Even Series With Cajuns, 8-4

    Bobcats Rally Late To Even Series With Cajuns, 8-4

    Saturday, May 13 2017 11:56 PM EDT2017-05-14 03:56:13 GMT
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    LAFAYETTE, La. – Texas State rallied for five runs in the final two innings on Saturday night as the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team fell 8-4 to the Bobcats to even the series at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The Bobcats (25-26, 11-15 Sun Belt) outhit the Ragin’ Cajuns (31-20-1, 15-10-1 Sun Belt) 14-6 in the contest with Jonathan Ortega and Jaylen Hubbard each going 3-for-5 at the plate. Hubbard had a game-high three RBI, while Orteg...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Texas State rallied for five runs in the final two innings on Saturday night as the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team fell 8-4 to the Bobcats to even the series at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The Bobcats (25-26, 11-15 Sun Belt) outhit the Ragin’ Cajuns (31-20-1, 15-10-1 Sun Belt) 14-6 in the contest with Jonathan Ortega and Jaylen Hubbard each going 3-for-5 at the plate. Hubbard had a game-high three RBI, while Orteg...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Roll To SBC Tournament Title

    Ragin' Cajuns Roll To SBC Tournament Title

    Saturday, May 13 2017 6:09 PM EDT2017-05-13 22:09:22 GMT
    Louisiana 1B Corin Voinche (Photo: Sun Belt Sports)Louisiana 1B Corin Voinche (Photo: Sun Belt Sports)
    TROY, Ala. – 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball collected a second straight Sun Belt Conference Tournament championship and the 14th overall in program history with a 12-0 (5 inn.) win over Texas State on Saturday at the Troy Softball Complex. With the win, and the Sun Belt's automatic bid, the Ragin' Cajuns (45-6) secured the program's 19th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance and 27th overall in the last 28 seasons. Louisiana will continue to be part of a gr...
    TROY, Ala. – 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball collected a second straight Sun Belt Conference Tournament championship and the 14th overall in program history with a 12-0 (5 inn.) win over Texas State on Saturday at the Troy Softball Complex. With the win, and the Sun Belt's automatic bid, the Ragin' Cajuns (45-6) secured the program's 19th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance and 27th overall in the last 28 seasons. Louisiana will continue to be part of a gr...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Rally For Wild Win Over Texas State, 8-7

    Ragin' Cajuns Rally For Wild Win Over Texas State, 8-7

    Saturday, May 13 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-05-13 04:14:16 GMT
    Louisiana 3B Joe Robbins (Photo Credit: UL Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana 3B Joe Robbins (Photo Credit: UL Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team bested Texas State 8-7 on Friday night in a back-and-forth affair at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to open the final home series of the year. The win is the third straight for the Cajuns and improves the club to 31-19-1 overall and 15-9-1 in the Sun Belt Conference, while Texas State drops to 24-26 on the season and 10-15 in league play.

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team bested Texas State 8-7 on Friday night in a back-and-forth affair at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to open the final home series of the year. The win is the third straight for the Cajuns and improves the club to 31-19-1 overall and 15-9-1 in the Sun Belt Conference, while Texas State drops to 24-26 on the season and 10-15 in league play.

  • Louisiana Meets Texas State In Sun Belt Softball Tournament Final

    Louisiana Meets Texas State In Sun Belt Softball Tournament Final

    Saturday, May 13 2017 12:10 AM EDT2017-05-13 04:10:10 GMT
    Louisiana RHP Alex Stewart (Photo Credit: Sun Belt Sports Media Info)Louisiana RHP Alex Stewart (Photo Credit: Sun Belt Sports Media Info)

    TROY, Ala. – No. 14-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball will attempt to claim the program's 14th Sun Belt Tournament championship when they face Texas State at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 in the championship game of the 2017 event at the Troy Softball Complex on the campus of Troy University. The winner of the Ragin’ Cajuns-Bobcats contest will receive the Sun Belt Conference's automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament which begins with the regional round May 19-21. The ...

    TROY, Ala. – No. 14-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball will attempt to claim the program's 14th Sun Belt Tournament championship when they face Texas State at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 in the championship game of the 2017 event at the Troy Softball Complex on the campus of Troy University. The winner of the Ragin’ Cajuns-Bobcats contest will receive the Sun Belt Conference's automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament which begins with the regional round May 19-21. The ...

  • Craighton Carries Ragin' Cajuns To SBC Tournament Final

    Craighton Carries Ragin' Cajuns To SBC Tournament Final

    Friday, May 12 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-05-12 20:20:07 GMT
    Louisiana OF Aleah Craighton (Photo Credit: Sun Belt Sports Media Info)Louisiana OF Aleah Craighton (Photo Credit: Sun Belt Sports Media Info)
    TROY, Ala. – 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball will play for the 2017 Sun Belt Tournament championship at 1 p.m. on Saturday after defeating Texas State 5-2 in the winner’s bracket final on Friday at the Troy Softball Complex. The Ragin’ Cajuns (44-6), who advanced to the championship game for the fourth straight year and 16th time overall in the 18-year history of the event, will learn who their opponent in the championship contest will be followin...
    TROY, Ala. – 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball will play for the 2017 Sun Belt Tournament championship at 1 p.m. on Saturday after defeating Texas State 5-2 in the winner’s bracket final on Friday at the Troy Softball Complex. The Ragin’ Cajuns (44-6), who advanced to the championship game for the fourth straight year and 16th time overall in the 18-year history of the event, will learn who their opponent in the championship contest will be followin...
  • 41 Student-Athletes Earn Degrees During #RaginGrad Ceremonies

    41 Student-Athletes Earn Degrees During #RaginGrad Ceremonies

    Friday, May 12 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-05-12 20:15:45 GMT
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    LAFAYETTE – A total of 41 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns student-athletes were awarded their college degree on Friday as the University held its spring commencement ceremonies at the Cajundome. The 41 graduates represented 14 of the Ragin’ Cajuns 16 Division I programs with women’s soccer player Lindsey Brammer (Speech Pathology) and women’s track and field athlete Claire Hodges (Petroleum Engineering) each graduating summa cum laude. Eight student-athletes &n...
    LAFAYETTE – A total of 41 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns student-athletes were awarded their college degree on Friday as the University held its spring commencement ceremonies at the Cajundome. The 41 graduates represented 14 of the Ragin’ Cajuns 16 Division I programs with women’s soccer player Lindsey Brammer (Speech Pathology) and women’s track and field athlete Claire Hodges (Petroleum Engineering) each graduating summa cum laude. Eight student-athletes &n...
  • Louisiana Hosts Texas State To Close Out Home Slate

    Louisiana Hosts Texas State To Close Out Home Slate

    Thursday, May 11 2017 9:40 PM EDT2017-05-12 01:40:42 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to close out the 2017 home slate this weekend with a three-game series against Texas State at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park starting Friday at 6 p.m. The series with the Bobcats wraps up an eight-game homestand for the Cajuns at Russo Park. Game two of the series is slated for Saturday with a 6 p.m. first pitch. The two teams will close out the weekend with the series finale on Sunday ...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to close out the 2017 home slate this weekend with a three-game series against Texas State at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park starting Friday at 6 p.m. The series with the Bobcats wraps up an eight-game homestand for the Cajuns at Russo Park. Game two of the series is slated for Saturday with a 6 p.m. first pitch. The two teams will close out the weekend with the series finale on Sunday ...
  • Louisiana Tangles With South Alabama In SBC Tournament Opener

    Louisiana Tangles With South Alabama In SBC Tournament Opener

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-05-11 03:50:00 GMT
    TROY, Ala. – No. 14 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball is set to face South Alabama at 10 a.m., on Thursday, May 11 in its opening contest at the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Softball Tournament at the Troy Softball Complex on the campus of Troy University. South Alabama (34-18) advanced to meet the top-seeded Ragin' Cajuns (42-6) in the opening game of the winner's bracket with a 5-0 win over UTA during Wednesday's opening round. The Louisiana-South Alabama matchup will be broadcas...
    TROY, Ala. – No. 14 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball is set to face South Alabama at 10 a.m., on Thursday, May 11 in its opening contest at the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Softball Tournament at the Troy Softball Complex on the campus of Troy University. South Alabama (34-18) advanced to meet the top-seeded Ragin' Cajuns (42-6) in the opening game of the winner's bracket with a 5-0 win over UTA during Wednesday's opening round. The Louisiana-South Alabama matchup will be broadcas...
  • Sanders Named Top 10 Finalist For National Award

    Sanders Named Top 10 Finalist For National Award

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 11:48 PM EDT2017-05-11 03:48:35 GMT
    Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: UL Sports Info Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: UL Sports Info Department/Brad Kemp)
    OKLAHOMA CITY – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball junior shortstop DJ Sanders was named a Top 10 Finalist for the 2017 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, the organization announced on Wednesday. Click here for the complete list of the Top 10 Finalists for the 2017 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Award. The USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, which is considered the most prestigious honor in Division I women's collegiate softball...
    OKLAHOMA CITY – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball junior shortstop DJ Sanders was named a Top 10 Finalist for the 2017 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, the organization announced on Wednesday. Click here for the complete list of the Top 10 Finalists for the 2017 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Award. The USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, which is considered the most prestigious honor in Division I women's collegiate softball...
  • Lee Shines As Ragin' Cajuns Knock Down McNeese State, 4-1

    Lee Shines As Ragin' Cajuns Knock Down McNeese State, 4-1

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-05-11 03:46:50 GMT
    Louisiana RHP Nick Lee (Photo Credit: UL Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana RHP Nick Lee (Photo Credit: UL Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team defeated McNeese 4-1 on Wednesday night behind a strong performance by sophomore right-hander Nick Lee at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to complete the season sweep of the Cowboys. “I was glad for Nick Lee. He needed tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “He kind of got pulled out of the starting rotation and then sometimes you wonder why am I going through what I am...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team defeated McNeese 4-1 on Wednesday night behind a strong performance by sophomore right-hander Nick Lee at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to complete the season sweep of the Cowboys. “I was glad for Nick Lee. He needed tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “He kind of got pulled out of the starting rotation and then sometimes you wonder why am I going through what I am...
  • R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Set For Dec. 16 Noon Kickoff

    R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Set For Dec. 16 Noon Kickoff

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 12:32 PM EDT2017-05-10 16:32:00 GMT
    Ragin' Cajuns fall short to USM in the New Orleans BowlRagin' Cajuns fall short to USM in the New Orleans Bowl
    NEW ORLEANS (May 10, 2017) – R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl officials and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation confirmed today the 2017 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl will kick off on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 12 p.m. CST. The game will be televised on ESPN and broadcast on ESPN Radio. Celebrating its 17th anniversary, the New Orleans Bowl will host teams from the Sun Belt Conference and Conference USA at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. “The R+L Carriers N...
    NEW ORLEANS (May 10, 2017) – R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl officials and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation confirmed today the 2017 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl will kick off on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 12 p.m. CST. The game will be televised on ESPN and broadcast on ESPN Radio. Celebrating its 17th anniversary, the New Orleans Bowl will host teams from the Sun Belt Conference and Conference USA at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. “The R+L Carriers N...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Women's Basketball To Play in 2017 Preseason WNIT

    Ragin' Cajuns Women's Basketball To Play in 2017 Preseason WNIT

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 12:08 PM EDT2017-05-10 16:08:06 GMT
    Louisiana F Simone Fields (Photo Credit: SunBeltSports.org)Louisiana F Simone Fields (Photo Credit: SunBeltSports.org)
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team has been selected to participate in the 24th annual Preseason WNIT, as tournament officials announced the 16-team tournament field on Wednesday.   The Ragin' Cajuns are coming off their third-straight 20-win season and advanced to the Sun Belt Championship game for only the third time in program history. Louisiana last appeared in the Preseason WNIT in 2005.   The November event features a three-...
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team has been selected to participate in the 24th annual Preseason WNIT, as tournament officials announced the 16-team tournament field on Wednesday.   The Ragin' Cajuns are coming off their third-straight 20-win season and advanced to the Sun Belt Championship game for only the third time in program history. Louisiana last appeared in the Preseason WNIT in 2005.   The November event features a three-...
  • Louisiana Takes Down Louisiana Tech 3-1 In The Midweek

    Louisiana Takes Down Louisiana Tech 3-1 In The Midweek

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-05-10 15:06:30 GMT
    Louisiana OF Kennon Fontenot (Photo Credit: UL Sports Info. Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana OF Kennon Fontenot (Photo Credit: UL Sports Info. Department/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team picked up a 3-1 victory over Louisiana Tech in a non-conference midweek game at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park on Tuesday night. “Again we got pitching, defense and timely hitting tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “That’s the script. The question is, how many times can you do that in a 56-game schedule. If you could do that in every game, I’m not say...

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team picked up a 3-1 victory over Louisiana Tech in a non-conference midweek game at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park on Tuesday night. “Again we got pitching, defense and timely hitting tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “That’s the script. The question is, how many times can you do that in a 56-game schedule. If you could do that in every game, I’m not say...

  • Sanders Grabs Top Honor, Eight Cajuns Named All-Sun Belt

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 9:26 PM EDT2017-05-10 01:26:06 GMT
    Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp)Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp)
    TROY, Ala. – DJ Sanders was named the top player, Alyssa Denham received the highest recognition among freshmen and 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball led the way with eight players selected to the 2017 All-Sun Belt Conference Team that was unveiled on Tuesday at the Sun Belt Tournament banquet inside Trojan Arena. Sanders, the Sun Belt Player of the Year, and Denham, the Sun Belt Freshman of the Year, were selected to the All-Sun Belt First Team along with pi...
    TROY, Ala. – DJ Sanders was named the top player, Alyssa Denham received the highest recognition among freshmen and 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball led the way with eight players selected to the 2017 All-Sun Belt Conference Team that was unveiled on Tuesday at the Sun Belt Tournament banquet inside Trojan Arena. Sanders, the Sun Belt Player of the Year, and Denham, the Sun Belt Freshman of the Year, were selected to the All-Sun Belt First Team along with pi...
  • Louisiana Baseball Set For Final Midweek Games

    Louisiana Baseball Set For Final Midweek Games

    Monday, May 8 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-05-09 01:17:26 GMT
    Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad KempPhoto Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad Kemp
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team continues its eight-game hometand this week with a pair of midweek games against in-state foes Louisiana Tech and McNeese at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to wrap up non-conference play for the 2017 season. The Cajuns (28-19-1, 14-9-1 Sun Belt) open the week against the Bulldogs (32-15) on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Russo Park. Following the matchup with La Tech, Louisiana will host the Cowboys...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team continues its eight-game hometand this week with a pair of midweek games against in-state foes Louisiana Tech and McNeese at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to wrap up non-conference play for the 2017 season. The Cajuns (28-19-1, 14-9-1 Sun Belt) open the week against the Bulldogs (32-15) on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Russo Park. Following the matchup with La Tech, Louisiana will host the Cowboys...
  • Louisiana Earns Top Seed In Sun Belt Softball Tournament

    Louisiana Earns Top Seed In Sun Belt Softball Tournament

    Monday, May 8 2017 11:41 AM EDT2017-05-08 15:41:17 GMT
    Louisiana OF Haley Hayden (Photo Credit: UL Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana OF Haley Hayden (Photo Credit: UL Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)
    LAFAYETTE – 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball is scheduled to begin play in the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Tournament on Thursday, May 11 at 10 a.m. at the Troy Softball Complex on the Troy University campus in Troy, Ala. The Sun Belt Conference office unveiled the official tournament schedule on Sunday following the completion of regular season play. The tournament is scheduled for Wednesday-Saturday, May 10-13 with the winner claiming the league's automatic bid into ...
    LAFAYETTE – 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball is scheduled to begin play in the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Tournament on Thursday, May 11 at 10 a.m. at the Troy Softball Complex on the Troy University campus in Troy, Ala. The Sun Belt Conference office unveiled the official tournament schedule on Sunday following the completion of regular season play. The tournament is scheduled for Wednesday-Saturday, May 10-13 with the winner claiming the league's automatic bid into ...
  • Craighton Helps Cajuns To Sweep Of ULM

    Craighton Helps Cajuns To Sweep Of ULM

    Sunday, May 7 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-05-07 21:51:32 GMT
    Louisiana OF Aleah Craighton (KNOE)Louisiana OF Aleah Craighton (KNOE)
    MONROE – Aleah Craighton homered twice and Alex Stewart pitched a shutout for a fourth consecutive start as 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball closed the regular season with an 8-0 (6 inn.) win over ULM on Sunday at Geo-Surfaces Field. Louisiana (42-6, 23-1 Sun Belt) completed the series sweep of ULM (29-26, 11-16 Sun Belt) – the fifth straight season sweeping the series. The Ragin’ Cajuns entered the day with the series win in hand, the 37th consecu...
    MONROE – Aleah Craighton homered twice and Alex Stewart pitched a shutout for a fourth consecutive start as 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball closed the regular season with an 8-0 (6 inn.) win over ULM on Sunday at Geo-Surfaces Field. Louisiana (42-6, 23-1 Sun Belt) completed the series sweep of ULM (29-26, 11-16 Sun Belt) – the fifth straight season sweeping the series. The Ragin’ Cajuns entered the day with the series win in hand, the 37th consecu...
  • Cajuns Collapse In 8th Inning, Drop Series To Georgia Southern

    Cajuns Collapse In 8th Inning, Drop Series To Georgia Southern

    Sunday, May 7 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-05-07 21:17:55 GMT
    Photo Credit: KATCPhoto Credit: KATC
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team fell 9-1 in the rubber game against Georgia Southern on Sunday at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park as the Cajuns have dropped back-to-back series for the first time since 2015. “We’ve been hit with some adversity, so now we have to try and work through it,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “This is where hopefully your leadership kicks in. The guys are going to have to...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team fell 9-1 in the rubber game against Georgia Southern on Sunday at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park as the Cajuns have dropped back-to-back series for the first time since 2015. “We’ve been hit with some adversity, so now we have to try and work through it,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “This is where hopefully your leadership kicks in. The guys are going to have to...
  • Cajuns' Bats Struggle, Georgia Southern Evens Series

    Cajuns' Bats Struggle, Georgia Southern Evens Series

    Saturday, May 6 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-05-07 03:59:52 GMT
    Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad KempPhoto Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team dropped a close 6-5 decision to Georgia Southern on Saturday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to even the series. The loss drops the Cajuns to 28-18-1 on the season and 14-8-1 in Sun Belt play, while the Eagles improve to 31-16 overall and 14-9 in the league. “We had opportunities tonight and couldn’t cash them in, and then our pitching staff let a couple innings get aw...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team dropped a close 6-5 decision to Georgia Southern on Saturday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to even the series. The loss drops the Cajuns to 28-18-1 on the season and 14-8-1 in Sun Belt play, while the Eagles improve to 31-16 overall and 14-9 in the league. “We had opportunities tonight and couldn’t cash them in, and then our pitching staff let a couple innings get aw...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Sets SBC Win Mark In Saturday Sweep Of ULM

    Ragin' Cajuns Sets SBC Win Mark In Saturday Sweep Of ULM

    Saturday, May 6 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-05-07 03:54:59 GMT
    MONROE – 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball opened its final Sun Belt Conference series of the 2017 season with a 4-0, 6-5 doubleheader sweep of ULM on Saturday at Geo-Surfaces Field on the ULM campus. With the sweep, Louisiana (41-6, 22-1 Sun Belt) reached 40 wins for the 19th straight season – a streak that dates back to 1999 – and for the 27th time overall in the 37-year history of the program. The Ragin’ Cajuns also extended their streak o...
    MONROE – 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball opened its final Sun Belt Conference series of the 2017 season with a 4-0, 6-5 doubleheader sweep of ULM on Saturday at Geo-Surfaces Field on the ULM campus. With the sweep, Louisiana (41-6, 22-1 Sun Belt) reached 40 wins for the 19th straight season – a streak that dates back to 1999 – and for the 27th time overall in the 37-year history of the program. The Ragin’ Cajuns also extended their streak o...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Get Back To Form With Shutout Of Georgia Southern

    Ragin' Cajuns Get Back To Form With Shutout Of Georgia Southern

    Friday, May 5 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-05-06 03:07:05 GMT
    Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad Kemp)Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team posted its ninth shutout of the year as the Cajuns blanked Georgia Southern 3-0 on Friday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to open an eight-game homestand. 

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team posted its ninth shutout of the year as the Cajuns blanked Georgia Southern 3-0 on Friday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to open an eight-game homestand. 

  • Trio of Cajuns Receive CoSIDA Academic All-District™ Recognition

    Trio of Cajuns Receive CoSIDA Academic All-District™ Recognition

    Thursday, May 4 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-05-05 03:41:29 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – The senior trio of Haley Hayden, Alex Stewart and Kassidy Zeringue represented 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball on the 2016-17 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA)  Academic All-District™ softball team, the organization announced on Thursday. The award recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. The Academic All-District™ team is ...
    LAFAYETTE – The senior trio of Haley Hayden, Alex Stewart and Kassidy Zeringue represented 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball on the 2016-17 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA)  Academic All-District™ softball team, the organization announced on Thursday. The award recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. The Academic All-District™ team is ...
  • Moore Named To 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District Baseball Teams

    Moore Named To 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District Baseball Teams

    Thursday, May 4 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-05-04 20:22:43 GMT
    Louisiana RHP Dylan Moore (KATC)Louisiana RHP Dylan Moore (KATC)
    LAFAYETTE, La. – For the second straight season, Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball junior Dylan Moore has been tabbed to the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Baseball Teams as he was named to the District 6 Team, the organization announced on Thursday. The teams recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. "It's always an honor and a privilege for yo...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – For the second straight season, Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball junior Dylan Moore has been tabbed to the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Baseball Teams as he was named to the District 6 Team, the organization announced on Thursday. The teams recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. "It's always an honor and a privilege for yo...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Drop Doubleheader, Swept By UTA

    Ragin' Cajuns Drop Doubleheader, Swept By UTA

    Monday, May 1 2017 9:12 AM EDT2017-05-01 13:12:05 GMT
    Louisiana head coach Tony Robichaux (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info./Brad Kemp)Louisiana head coach Tony Robichaux (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info./Brad Kemp)
    ARLINGTON, Texas – The 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team came up empty handed in a doubleheader against UT Arlington falling 10-2 and 9-3 on Sunday at Clay Gould Ballpark to get swept in a series for the first time since 2013. “In a long season you’ll catch a bad game here and there, and what you try to stay away from is a bad weekend,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “We ran into one of those this weekend, and we need to shake...
    ARLINGTON, Texas – The 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team came up empty handed in a doubleheader against UT Arlington falling 10-2 and 9-3 on Sunday at Clay Gould Ballpark to get swept in a series for the first time since 2013. “In a long season you’ll catch a bad game here and there, and what you try to stay away from is a bad weekend,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “We ran into one of those this weekend, and we need to shake...
  • Stewart Sizzles As Cajuns Close Home Portion In Style

    Stewart Sizzles As Cajuns Close Home Portion In Style

    Sunday, April 30 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-04-30 21:49:23 GMT
    Louisiana RHP Alex Stewart (KATC)Louisiana RHP Alex Stewart (KATC)
    LAFAYETTE – 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball closed out the home portion of the 2017 schedule on Sunday with an 8-0 (5 inn.) win over Coastal Carolina at Lamson Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (39-6, 20-1 Sun Belt), who entered the day with the series win after 9-0 and 13-4 wins in five innings on Saturday, completed the series sweep of the Chanticleers (29-22, 7-16) in the first-ever meeting between the two programs. Senior Alex Stewart (20-3, 1.92 ERA) struck...
    LAFAYETTE – 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball closed out the home portion of the 2017 schedule on Sunday with an 8-0 (5 inn.) win over Coastal Carolina at Lamson Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (39-6, 20-1 Sun Belt), who entered the day with the series win after 9-0 and 13-4 wins in five innings on Saturday, completed the series sweep of the Chanticleers (29-22, 7-16) in the first-ever meeting between the two programs. Senior Alex Stewart (20-3, 1.92 ERA) struck...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Roll To 15th Sun Belt Title On Senior Day

    Ragin' Cajuns Roll To 15th Sun Belt Title On Senior Day

    Saturday, April 29 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-04-30 02:00:02 GMT
    Louisiana C Lexie Comeaux (KATC)Louisiana C Lexie Comeaux (KATC)
    LAFAYETTE – 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball captured the 2017 Sun Belt Conference championship on Senior Day at Lamson Park following a 9-0 (5 inn.), 13-4 (5 inn.) doubleheader sweep of Coastal Carolina. The Ragin' Cajuns (38-6, 19-1 Sun Belt) earned the program's fourth consecutive Sun Belt Conference championship and 15th in the 17 seasons of league competition since 2001. Louisiana also clinched the No. 1 seed – and bye from first round play –...
    LAFAYETTE – 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball captured the 2017 Sun Belt Conference championship on Senior Day at Lamson Park following a 9-0 (5 inn.), 13-4 (5 inn.) doubleheader sweep of Coastal Carolina. The Ragin' Cajuns (38-6, 19-1 Sun Belt) earned the program's fourth consecutive Sun Belt Conference championship and 15th in the 17 seasons of league competition since 2001. Louisiana also clinched the No. 1 seed – and bye from first round play –...
  • Elijah McGuire Ships Up To Big Apple, Drafted By NY Jets

    Elijah McGuire Ships Up To Big Apple, Drafted By NY Jets

    Saturday, April 29 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-04-30 01:02:00 GMT
    Louisiana RB Elijah McGuire (Courtesy: Ragin' Cajuns Sports Info/Brad Kemp)Louisiana RB Elijah McGuire (Courtesy: Ragin' Cajuns Sports Info/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns running back Elijah McGuire is finally fulfilling his dream of playing in the National Football League.

    The Houma, La., native and all-time leader Ragin’ Cajuns football history in all-purpose yards, touchdowns and points scored, was selected on Saturday in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the New York Jets. 

    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns running back Elijah McGuire is finally fulfilling his dream of playing in the National Football League.

    The Houma, La., native and all-time leader Ragin’ Cajuns football history in all-purpose yards, touchdowns and points scored, was selected on Saturday in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the New York Jets. 

  • UTA Snaps Cajuns Streak At Nine

    UTA Snaps Cajuns Streak At Nine

    Saturday, April 29 2017 12:25 AM EDT2017-04-29 04:25:54 GMT
    Louisiana's Steven Sensley Watches A Home Run (Photo Credit: UL Sports Info Dept./Brad Kemp)Louisiana's Steven Sensley Watches A Home Run (Photo Credit: UL Sports Info Dept./Brad Kemp)
    ARLINGTON, Texas (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team dropped a 5-4 decision in the series opener at UT Arlington on Friday night at Clay Gould Ballpark to snap the squad’s nine-game win streak. The Cajuns (27-15-1, 13-5-1 Sun Belt) and Mavericks (24-17, 14-5 Sun Belt) will take Saturday off due to impending weather and resume the series on Sunday with an 11 a.m. doubleheader. Both games...
    ARLINGTON, Texas (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team dropped a 5-4 decision in the series opener at UT Arlington on Friday night at Clay Gould Ballpark to snap the squad’s nine-game win streak. The Cajuns (27-15-1, 13-5-1 Sun Belt) and Mavericks (24-17, 14-5 Sun Belt) will take Saturday off due to impending weather and resume the series on Sunday with an 11 a.m. doubleheader. Both games...
  • Cajuns Softball Senior Day Festivities Moved To Saturday

    Cajuns Softball Senior Day Festivities Moved To Saturday

    Thursday, April 27 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-04-28 00:32:43 GMT
    Louisiana OF Haley Hayden (Photo Credit: UL Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana OF Haley Hayden (Photo Credit: UL Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball has moved its Senior Day ceremony up to Saturday due to the possibility of inclement weather on Sunday.

    LAFAYETTE (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball has moved its Senior Day ceremony up to Saturday due to the possibility of inclement weather on Sunday.

  • Cajuns Closer Dylan Moore On Midseason Watch For National Award

    Cajuns Closer Dylan Moore On Midseason Watch For National Award

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-04-26 22:35:42 GMT
    Louisiana RHP Dylan Moore (KATC)Louisiana RHP Dylan Moore (KATC)

    Louisiana’s Dylan Moore has been named to the midseason award watch list for NCBWA’s Stopper of the Year Award.  Moore is one forty pitchers on the list for the honor given annually to the country’s top relief pitcher.

    Louisiana’s Dylan Moore has been named to the midseason award watch list for NCBWA’s Stopper of the Year Award.  Moore is one forty pitchers on the list for the honor given annually to the country’s top relief pitcher.

  • Elfrid Payton Named Finalist For NBA Cares Award, Vote For Elfrid To Win

    Elfrid Payton Named Finalist For NBA Cares Award, Vote For Elfrid To Win

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-04-26 20:00:13 GMT
    Magic Guard Elfrid Payton (Photo Credit: Magic.com)Magic Guard Elfrid Payton (Photo Credit: Magic.com)
    ORLANDO (Orlando Magic/NBA) – At every community event he participated in this season – which was many and often – Elfrid Payton would always say how grateful he is to be in a position to help others. In between all the hard work in the gym to improve his basketball performance, Payton made a concerted effort to give back to the community and make a huge difference in people’s lives. His devotion to assisting others never went unnoticed either. He was na...
    ORLANDO (Orlando Magic/NBA) – At every community event he participated in this season – which was many and often – Elfrid Payton would always say how grateful he is to be in a position to help others. In between all the hard work in the gym to improve his basketball performance, Payton made a concerted effort to give back to the community and make a huge difference in people’s lives. His devotion to assisting others never went unnoticed either. He was na...
  • Louisiana's Game Tonight With McNeese State Postponed

    Louisiana's Game Tonight With McNeese State Postponed

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 3:27 PM EDT2017-04-26 19:27:30 GMT
    Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad KempPhoto Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – Due to impending weather in the Lafayette area on Wednesday night, the midweek tilt scheduled for April 26 at Russo Park between the No. 20 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team and No. 27 McNeese has been postponed till May 10 at 6 p.m. After consulting the National Weather Service, officials from both schools determined that the lightning and severe weather associated with the incoming co...
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – Due to impending weather in the Lafayette area on Wednesday night, the midweek tilt scheduled for April 26 at Russo Park between the No. 20 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team and No. 27 McNeese has been postponed till May 10 at 6 p.m. After consulting the National Weather Service, officials from both schools determined that the lightning and severe weather associated with the incoming co...
  • Robbins' Slam Helps Ragin' Cajuns Rout Texas For 9th Straight

    Robbins' Slam Helps Ragin' Cajuns Rout Texas For 9th Straight

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-04-26 04:07:39 GMT
    Joe Robbins knocks grand slam in Louisiana's 8-1 win (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Joe Robbins knocks grand slam in Louisiana's 8-1 win (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)

    SUGAR LAND, Texas (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team used a six-run second inning to defeat Texas 8-1 Tuesday night at Constellation field to extend the Cajuns win streak to nine games. “We knew we needed a changeup guy on the mound with all the lefties that they had in the lineup, and Evan (Guillory) did a great job,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “Jevin (Huval) was...

    SUGAR LAND, Texas (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team used a six-run second inning to defeat Texas 8-1 Tuesday night at Constellation field to extend the Cajuns win streak to nine games. “We knew we needed a changeup guy on the mound with all the lefties that they had in the lineup, and Evan (Guillory) did a great job,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “Jevin (Huval) was...

  • UL Football Indefinitely Suspends 13 Players

    UL Football Indefinitely Suspends 13 Players

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:23 PM EDT2017-04-26 03:23:23 GMT
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    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Department of Athletics and head football coach Mark Hudspeth announced Tuesday evening the indefinite suspension of 13 players from the football team for a violation of team rules.  The following players have been suspended indefinitely: Matthew Barnes, Joe Dillon, Robert Hunt, Denarius Howard, Jarvis Jeffries, LaDarrius Kidd, Terik Miller, Damar’ren Mitch...

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Department of Athletics and head football coach Mark Hudspeth announced Tuesday evening the indefinite suspension of 13 players from the football team for a violation of team rules.  The following players have been suspended indefinitely: Matthew Barnes, Joe Dillon, Robert Hunt, Denarius Howard, Jarvis Jeffries, LaDarrius Kidd, Terik Miller, Damar’ren Mitch...

  • Ex-Cajun Shawn Long Named To All-NBDL Team

    Ex-Cajun Shawn Long Named To All-NBDL Team

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-04-25 20:47:46 GMT
    Photo Credit: Philadelphia 76ers OnlinePhoto Credit: Philadelphia 76ers Online

    While the D-League may be a thing of the past for Shawn Long, the former Ragin’ Cajun honored by the NBA’s developmental league.  Long honored as an All-NBDL second team member in the league’s year end awards. 

    While the D-League may be a thing of the past for Shawn Long, the former Ragin’ Cajun honored by the NBA’s developmental league.  Long honored as an All-NBDL second team member in the league’s year end awards. 

  • DJ Sanders Earns Sun Belt, National Honors

    DJ Sanders Earns Sun Belt, National Honors

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-04-25 20:09:41 GMT
    Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana SID/Brad Kemp)Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana SID/Brad Kemp)

    DJ Sanders continues her award haul this season with the best of the spring.  The Ragin’ Cajuns slugger was named Sun Belt Conference as well as NFCA National player of the week honors. It was quality over quantity for the shortstop.  Sanders was only able to swing the bat six times but reached base safely five of those at-bats.  Four of those hits were home runs and Sanders drove in a total of 10 runs. She reached base safely in 14 of 15 plate appearances and s...

    DJ Sanders continues her award haul this season with the best of the spring.  The Ragin’ Cajuns slugger was named Sun Belt Conference as well as NFCA National player of the week honors. It was quality over quantity for the shortstop.  Sanders was only able to swing the bat six times but reached base safely five of those at-bats.  Four of those hits were home runs and Sanders drove in a total of 10 runs. She reached base safely in 14 of 15 plate appearances and s...

  • Louisiana Faces Tough Mid-Week With Texas, McNeese State

    Louisiana Faces Tough Mid-Week With Texas, McNeese State

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-04-25 03:37:10 GMT
    Louisiana RHP Dylan Moore (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana RHP Dylan Moore (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE, La. – Riding a season-high eight-game win streak, the 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team will open its second straight five-game week with a pair of midweek contests starting with a 6:30 p.m. contest against Texas on Tuesday at Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas. Following the matchup with the Longhorns, the Cajuns will return home to host No. 27 McNeese in a 6 p.m. non-conference game at Russo Park.   Fans can listen to both gam...

    LAFAYETTE, La. – Riding a season-high eight-game win streak, the 20th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team will open its second straight five-game week with a pair of midweek contests starting with a 6:30 p.m. contest against Texas on Tuesday at Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas. Following the matchup with the Longhorns, the Cajuns will return home to host No. 27 McNeese in a 6 p.m. non-conference game at Russo Park.   Fans can listen to both gam...

  • Strong start and finish allows Cajuns to complete sweep

    Strong start and finish allows Cajuns to complete sweep

    Sunday, April 23 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-04-23 23:30:53 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball produced another big-run first inning and received two home runs from Aleah Craighton in a 14-6 (5 inn.) win over Georgia State in the series finale on Sunday at Lamson Park.

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball produced another big-run first inning and received two home runs from Aleah Craighton in a 14-6 (5 inn.) win over Georgia State in the series finale on Sunday at Lamson Park.

  • Sensley lifts Louisiana to sweep of Little Rock

    Sensley lifts Louisiana to sweep of Little Rock

    Sunday, April 23 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-04-23 23:24:08 GMT

    LITTLE ROCK, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Junior Steven Sensley's two-run homer in the ninth inning lifted the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team to a 5-3 win over Little Rock in the series finale on Sunday at Gary Hogan Field as the Cajuns picked up their eighth straight victory and second sweep in conference play.

    LITTLE ROCK, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Junior Steven Sensley's two-run homer in the ninth inning lifted the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team to a 5-3 win over Little Rock in the series finale on Sunday at Gary Hogan Field as the Cajuns picked up their eighth straight victory and second sweep in conference play.

  • UL baseball sweeps Little Rock in doubleheader

    UL baseball sweeps Little Rock in doubleheader

    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-04-23 02:12:20 GMT

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team extended its win streak to seven games as the Cajuns swept Little Rock, 9-4 and 7-4, in a doubleheader on Saturday at Gary Hogan Field.

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team extended its win streak to seven games as the Cajuns swept Little Rock, 9-4 and 7-4, in a doubleheader on Saturday at Gary Hogan Field.

  • Cajuns offense explodes again in sweep of Georgia State

    Cajuns offense explodes again in sweep of Georgia State

    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:11 PM EDT2017-04-23 02:11:33 GMT
    Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp)Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department) – DJ Sanders added three more home runs to her nation-leading total and Lexie Comeaux posted seven RBI during 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball’s 19-4 (5 inn.)

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department) – DJ Sanders added three more home runs to her nation-leading total and Lexie Comeaux posted seven RBI during 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball’s 19-4 (5 inn.)

  • Louisiana's Series Opener At Little Rock Postponed, Doubleheader Schedule For Saturday

    Louisiana's Series Opener At Little Rock Postponed, Doubleheader Schedule For Saturday

    Friday, April 21 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:27:12 GMT
    Thanks to inclement weather expected in the Little Rock area, the Ragin’ Cajuns and Trojans will play two on Saturday.   Tonight’s series opener is postponed with a twinbill slated to start Saturday at 1:00PM from Gary Hogan Field. It will mark the third straight year that Louisiana and Little Rock play a doubleheader in their seriers.  Last year, the Cajuns and Trojans split a double-dip at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field.  In 2015, Little Rock s...
    Thanks to inclement weather expected in the Little Rock area, the Ragin’ Cajuns and Trojans will play two on Saturday.   Tonight’s series opener is postponed with a twinbill slated to start Saturday at 1:00PM from Gary Hogan Field. It will mark the third straight year that Louisiana and Little Rock play a doubleheader in their seriers.  Last year, the Cajuns and Trojans split a double-dip at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field.  In 2015, Little Rock s...
  • Cajuns Baseball Takes Win Streak To Little Rock

    Cajuns Baseball Takes Win Streak To Little Rock

    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-04-20 19:59:18 GMT
    THE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Friday-Sunday, April 21-23, 2017 Location: Little Rock, Ark. Site: Gary Hogan Field (2,550) Times: 6:00 p.m. (Fri) | 2:00 p.m. (Sat) | 1:00 p.m. (Sun) Opponent: Little Rock (14-23, 6-9 Sun Belt) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: None Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Friday: LHP Gunner Leger (LA) vs. RHP Cory Malcom (LR) Saturday: RHP Nick Lee (LA) vs. RHP Ryan ...
    THE WEEKEND SERIES Dates: Friday-Sunday, April 21-23, 2017 Location: Little Rock, Ark. Site: Gary Hogan Field (2,550) Times: 6:00 p.m. (Fri) | 2:00 p.m. (Sat) | 1:00 p.m. (Sun) Opponent: Little Rock (14-23, 6-9 Sun Belt) Radio: News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM Television: None Live Stats/Video: www.RaginCajuns.com   STARTING PITCHERS Friday: LHP Gunner Leger (LA) vs. RHP Cory Malcom (LR) Saturday: RHP Nick Lee (LA) vs. RHP Ryan ...
  • Denham Named Finalist for NFCA Freshman of the Year

    Denham Named Finalist for NFCA Freshman of the Year

    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-04-20 19:57:12 GMT
    Louisiana RHP Alyssa DenhamLouisiana RHP Alyssa Denham
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball pitcher Alyssa Denham has been named one of the finalists for the Schutt Sports/NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year award, which will be presented prior to the start of the 2016 NCAA Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City. The Pearland (Texas) High product is part of a group of 25 select athletes in consideration for the award. This year’s finalists hail from 22 different universities, while the g...
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball pitcher Alyssa Denham has been named one of the finalists for the Schutt Sports/NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year award, which will be presented prior to the start of the 2016 NCAA Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City. The Pearland (Texas) High product is part of a group of 25 select athletes in consideration for the award. This year’s finalists hail from 22 different universities, while the g...
  • No. 17 UL Softball Starts Strong, Fends Off No. 4 Texas A&M, 11-9

    No. 17 UL Softball Starts Strong, Fends Off No. 4 Texas A&M, 11-9

    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-04-20 14:34:56 GMT
    Louisiana OF Haley Hayden (Photo Credit: UL Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana OF Haley Hayden (Photo Credit: UL Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)
    COLLEGE STATION, Texas – An 11-run scoring spree over the first three innings, led by a career-high seven RBI from Haley Hayden, carried 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball to an 11-9 win over No. 4 Texas A&M Wednesday evening at the Aggie Softball Complex. Hayden launched a grand slam in the second inning to increase Louisiana’s lead to 6-0, then hit a three-run double to cap off a five-run third inning that upped the lead to 11-2. The Aggies (37-5) a...
    COLLEGE STATION, Texas – An 11-run scoring spree over the first three innings, led by a career-high seven RBI from Haley Hayden, carried 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball to an 11-9 win over No. 4 Texas A&M Wednesday evening at the Aggie Softball Complex. Hayden launched a grand slam in the second inning to increase Louisiana’s lead to 6-0, then hit a three-run double to cap off a five-run third inning that upped the lead to 11-2. The Aggies (37-5) a...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Roll SLU For Fifth Straight Win

    Ragin' Cajuns Roll SLU For Fifth Straight Win

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:56 PM EDT2017-04-20 03:56:35 GMT
    Louisiana's Brad Antchak and Wyatt Marks (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana's Brad Antchak and Wyatt Marks (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team extended its win streak to five games as the Cajuns defeated Southeastern Louisiana 9-2 on Wednesday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (23-14-1) outhit the Lions (22-14) 14-7 in the game with Brad Antchak, Steven Sensley and Kennon Fontenot each registering three hits in the contest. Both Antchak an...
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team extended its win streak to five games as the Cajuns defeated Southeastern Louisiana 9-2 on Wednesday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (23-14-1) outhit the Lions (22-14) 14-7 in the game with Brad Antchak, Steven Sensley and Kennon Fontenot each registering three hits in the contest. Both Antchak an...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Down Tulane 1-0 In Pitching Duel

    Ragin' Cajuns Down Tulane 1-0 In Pitching Duel

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:02 AM EDT2017-04-19 04:02:24 GMT
    Louisiana RHP Dylan Moore (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana RHP Dylan Moore (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team notched its eighth shutout of the season on Tuesday night as the Cajuns blanked Tulane 1-0 at Turchin Stadium to extend their win streak to a season-best four straight games.

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team notched its eighth shutout of the season on Tuesday night as the Cajuns blanked Tulane 1-0 at Turchin Stadium to extend their win streak to a season-best four straight games.

  • Denham, Sanders Make It Sun Belt Sweep On Weekly Honor Roll

    Denham, Sanders Make It Sun Belt Sweep On Weekly Honor Roll

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-04-19 03:19:02 GMT
    Louisiana RHP Alyssa DenhamLouisiana RHP Alyssa Denham
    LAFAYETTE, LA (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball swept the latest weekly awards handed out by the Sun Belt Conference as DJ Sanders was named Player of the Week and Alyssa Denham received Pitcher of the Week. Sanders posted four hits, all home runs, hit two grand slams in one game and piled up 14 RBI during a four-game week for the Ragin’ Cajuns. She hit .400 for the week and delivered three gr...
    LAFAYETTE, LA (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball swept the latest weekly awards handed out by the Sun Belt Conference as DJ Sanders was named Player of the Week and Alyssa Denham received Pitcher of the Week. Sanders posted four hits, all home runs, hit two grand slams in one game and piled up 14 RBI during a four-game week for the Ragin’ Cajuns. She hit .400 for the week and delivered three gr...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For In-State Rematches

    Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For In-State Rematches

    Monday, April 17 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-04-18 03:13:06 GMT
    Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad KempPhoto Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – Coming off of a sweep of Arkansas State, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team will open a span of two consecutive five-game weeks with a pair of midweek games against in-state foes starting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. when the Cajuns head to New Orleans, La. to face Tulane at Turchin Stadium. Following the matchup with the Green Wave (18-18, 7-2 American), the Ragin’ Cajuns (21-14-1, 10...
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – Coming off of a sweep of Arkansas State, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team will open a span of two consecutive five-game weeks with a pair of midweek games against in-state foes starting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. when the Cajuns head to New Orleans, La. to face Tulane at Turchin Stadium. Following the matchup with the Green Wave (18-18, 7-2 American), the Ragin’ Cajuns (21-14-1, 10...
  • Wyatt Marks Earns Sun Belt Weekly Honors

    Wyatt Marks Earns Sun Belt Weekly Honors

    Monday, April 17 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-04-17 21:57:40 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – Junior right-hander Wyatt Marks became the second Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball player to be named Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week this season after dominating on the mound over the weekend to help guide the Cajuns to a sweep of Arkansas State, the league office announced on Monday. 

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – Junior right-hander Wyatt Marks became the second Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball player to be named Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week this season after dominating on the mound over the weekend to help guide the Cajuns to a sweep of Arkansas State, the league office announced on Monday. 

  • Bobcats slip by Ragin' Cajuns in extra-innings finale

    Bobcats slip by Ragin' Cajuns in extra-innings finale

    Saturday, April 15 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-04-16 00:50:43 GMT
    SAN MARCOS, Texas (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Texas State claimed an extra-innings pitcher's duel from 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball, sneaking out a 2-1 win in eight innings in Saturday's series finale at Bobcat Stadium.   Texas State's Bailee Carter opened the bottom of the eighth with a double down the right field line, snapping a string of 11 straight retired by Louisiana's Alyssa Denham. Carter later scored the winning run when Jaelyn Yo...
    SAN MARCOS, Texas (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Texas State claimed an extra-innings pitcher's duel from 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball, sneaking out a 2-1 win in eight innings in Saturday's series finale at Bobcat Stadium.   Texas State's Bailee Carter opened the bottom of the eighth with a double down the right field line, snapping a string of 11 straight retired by Louisiana's Alyssa Denham. Carter later scored the winning run when Jaelyn Yo...
  • Robbins provides walk-off winner as Cajuns baseball sweeps Arkansas State

    Robbins provides walk-off winner as Cajuns baseball sweeps Arkansas State

    Saturday, April 15 2017 8:48 PM EDT2017-04-16 00:48:52 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department) – Senior Joe Robbins came through with the walk-off squeeze bunt in the ninth as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball completed the sweep of Arkansas State with a 3-2 victory on Saturday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department) – Senior Joe Robbins came through with the walk-off squeeze bunt in the ninth as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball completed the sweep of Arkansas State with a 3-2 victory on Saturday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.

  • Cajuns Cruise In Robichaux's 1,100th Win

    Cajuns Cruise In Robichaux's 1,100th Win

    Saturday, April 15 2017 8:58 AM EDT2017-04-15 12:58:40 GMT
    Louisiana's Steven Sensley Watches A Home Run (Photo Credit: UL Sports Info Dept./Brad Kemp)Louisiana's Steven Sensley Watches A Home Run (Photo Credit: UL Sports Info Dept./Brad Kemp)
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team scored in all but two innings on Friday night to defeat Arkansas State 13-2 and claim the series at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The series victory is the seventh of the year for the Ragin’ Cajuns who are unbeaten in 17 straight series. Junior Steven Sensley had a career day at the plate going 2-for-2 with a pair of home runs and reached base in all five plate appearances. Sensl...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team scored in all but two innings on Friday night to defeat Arkansas State 13-2 and claim the series at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The series victory is the seventh of the year for the Ragin’ Cajuns who are unbeaten in 17 straight series. Junior Steven Sensley had a career day at the plate going 2-for-2 with a pair of home runs and reached base in all five plate appearances. Sensl...
  • Sanders' Slams Helps Cajuns Softball Past Texas State In Twinbill

    Sanders' Slams Helps Cajuns Softball Past Texas State In Twinbill

    Saturday, April 15 2017 8:54 AM EDT2017-04-15 12:54:26 GMT
    Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana SID/Brad Kemp)Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana SID/Brad Kemp)

    SAN MARCOS, Texas (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release)– DJ Sanders produced three home runs, highlighted by two grand slams in the nightcap, and 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball extended its season-best winning streak to 15 games with an 8-1, 12-4 (6 inn.) sweep of Texas State on Good Friday at Bobcat Stadium. The Ragin’ Cajuns (32-5, 14-0 Sun Belt) captured the series victory from the Bobcats (30-10, 11-5 Sun Belt), extending the sc...

    SAN MARCOS, Texas (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release)– DJ Sanders produced three home runs, highlighted by two grand slams in the nightcap, and 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball extended its season-best winning streak to 15 games with an 8-1, 12-4 (6 inn.) sweep of Texas State on Good Friday at Bobcat Stadium. The Ragin’ Cajuns (32-5, 14-0 Sun Belt) captured the series victory from the Bobcats (30-10, 11-5 Sun Belt), extending the sc...

  • Leger Shines, Ragin' Cajuns Shutout Arkansas State 8-0

    Leger Shines, Ragin' Cajuns Shutout Arkansas State 8-0

    Thursday, April 13 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-04-14 03:55:03 GMT
    Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team got another stellar performance on the mound from left-hander Gunner Leger Thursday night as the Cajuns shutout Arkansas State 8-0 in the series opener at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The win improves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 19-14-1 on the season and 8-4-1 in the Sun Belt. Louisiana now has seven shutouts on the year, which...
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team got another stellar performance on the mound from left-hander Gunner Leger Thursday night as the Cajuns shutout Arkansas State 8-0 in the series opener at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The win improves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 19-14-1 on the season and 8-4-1 in the Sun Belt. Louisiana now has seven shutouts on the year, which...
  • Cajuns' Slugger DJ Sanders Named Finalist For National Award

    Cajuns' Slugger DJ Sanders Named Finalist For National Award

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-04-13 02:01:30 GMT
    Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp)Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE, LA (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball junior shortstop DJ Sanders was one of the 25 finalists named for the 2017 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, USA Softball announced on Wednesday.

    LAFAYETTE, LA (Louisiana Sports Information Department Press Release) – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball junior shortstop DJ Sanders was one of the 25 finalists named for the 2017 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, USA Softball announced on Wednesday.

  • Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For Clash With Arkansas State

    Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For Clash With Arkansas State

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-04-13 00:21:39 GMT
    Louisiana 2B Brenn Conrad (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana 2B Brenn Conrad (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE, La. – After facing four straight opponents from the east division in Sun Belt Conference play, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team will face its first west division opponent this weekend as the Cajuns host Arkansas State in a three-game series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park starting Thursday at 6 p.m. 

    LAFAYETTE, La. – After facing four straight opponents from the east division in Sun Belt Conference play, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team will face its first west division opponent this weekend as the Cajuns host Arkansas State in a three-game series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park starting Thursday at 6 p.m. 

  • Louisiana's Roydell Brown To Leave Men's Basketball Program

    Louisiana's Roydell Brown To Leave Men's Basketball Program

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-04-12 21:57:30 GMT
    Louisiana forward Roydell Brown (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad Kemp)Louisiana forward Roydell Brown (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad Kemp)
    The offseason officially begins this week for Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball.   Roydell Brown plans to transfer from the program after spending one season with the team.  The news was confirmed through the university. The Helen Cox High product started ten games this season early in the season as Jonathan Stove rehabbed from an injury.  Brown played in all but one game this season but saw his role diminish after Stove’s return to the line-up. Th...
    The offseason officially begins this week for Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball.   Roydell Brown plans to transfer from the program after spending one season with the team.  The news was confirmed through the university. The Helen Cox High product started ten games this season early in the season as Jonathan Stove rehabbed from an injury.  Brown played in all but one game this season but saw his role diminish after Stove’s return to the line-up. Th...
  • Louisiana's Gunner Leger Named To Golden Spikes Midseason Award Watch

    Louisiana's Gunner Leger Named To Golden Spikes Midseason Award Watch

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-04-12 20:20:04 GMT
    Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/UL Sports Information)Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/UL Sports Information)
    DURHAM, N.C. – Junior left-hander Gunner Leger became the first Louisiana player since Blake Trahan in 2015 to be named to the Golden Spikes Award watch list as USA Baseball released its 40-player midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Wednesday. Presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation, the 40th Golden Spikes Award will be presented on June 29 in Los Angeles. The midseason watch list features 40 of the nation's top amateur players from the college ran...
    DURHAM, N.C. – Junior left-hander Gunner Leger became the first Louisiana player since Blake Trahan in 2015 to be named to the Golden Spikes Award watch list as USA Baseball released its 40-player midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Wednesday. Presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation, the 40th Golden Spikes Award will be presented on June 29 in Los Angeles. The midseason watch list features 40 of the nation's top amateur players from the college ran...
  • LSU holds on for a 3-2 win over Louisiana

    LSU holds on for a 3-2 win over Louisiana

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-04-12 03:50:40 GMT

    METAIRIE, La. - For the fourth year in a row, LSU tops Louisiana in the Wally Pontiff Jr. Baseball Classic, this time with a 3-2 victory.

    METAIRIE, La. - For the fourth year in a row, LSU tops Louisiana in the Wally Pontiff Jr. Baseball Classic, this time with a 3-2 victory.

  • Sanders' Slam Jumpstarts Cajuns Win Over Southeastern

    Sanders' Slam Jumpstarts Cajuns Win Over Southeastern

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-04-12 02:33:05 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – A grand slam by DJ Sanders in the first inning opened the scoring and 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball went on to post a 13-5 (5 inn.) win over Southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday at Lamson Park.   Sanders' slam was part of a six-run first inning that built an early cushion, then Haley Hayden doubled and Daniella Chavez singled driving home two runs apiece in a seven-run third in...
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – A grand slam by DJ Sanders in the first inning opened the scoring and 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball went on to post a 13-5 (5 inn.) win over Southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday at Lamson Park.   Sanders' slam was part of a six-run first inning that built an early cushion, then Haley Hayden doubled and Daniella Chavez singled driving home two runs apiece in a seven-run third in...
  • LSWA Selects Stewart for Pitcher of the Week Honors

    LSWA Selects Stewart for Pitcher of the Week Honors

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 10:02 PM EDT2017-04-12 02:02:45 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department) – Alex Stewart started in the pitching circle setting the tone for both of the Ragin' Cajuns shutouts in the weekend series with Troy at Lamson Park and on Tuesday was awarded Louisiana Sportswriters Association (LSWA) Softball Pitcher of the Week honors.

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department) – Alex Stewart started in the pitching circle setting the tone for both of the Ragin' Cajuns shutouts in the weekend series with Troy at Lamson Park and on Tuesday was awarded Louisiana Sportswriters Association (LSWA) Softball Pitcher of the Week honors.

  • Craighton named Sun Belt Player of the Week

    Craighton named Sun Belt Player of the Week

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-04-11 20:47:13 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS, La. - (Sun Belt Conference Release) Aleah Craighton (Louisiana, Junior, OF, Biology/Pre-Med) Aleah Craighton hit three home runs – one in each game of the series – as part of a five-hit effort in the Ragin’ Cajuns three-game sweep of Troy which extended the team’s winning streak to 12 games.

    NEW ORLEANS, La. - (Sun Belt Conference Release) Aleah Craighton (Louisiana, Junior, OF, Biology/Pre-Med) Aleah Craighton hit three home runs – one in each game of the series – as part of a five-hit effort in the Ragin’ Cajuns three-game sweep of Troy which extended the team’s winning streak to 12 games.

  • Ragin' Cajuns, Tigers Meet In New Orleans

    Ragin' Cajuns, Tigers Meet In New Orleans

    Monday, April 10 2017 5:53 PM EDT2017-04-10 21:53:17 GMT

    METAIRIE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to face No. 9 LSU in the annual Wally Pontiff Jr. Classic on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Shrine on Airline. The two teams are squaring off in the contest for the third consecutive year. Fans can watch the game live on Cox Sports Television (CST), channel 37 on Cox and channel 35 on LUS, with Lyn Rollins, Ronnie Rantz and Kate Adams on the call. The game will also be simulcast on ESPN3.com and the WatchESPN app. ...

    METAIRIE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to face No. 9 LSU in the annual Wally Pontiff Jr. Classic on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Shrine on Airline. The two teams are squaring off in the contest for the third consecutive year. Fans can watch the game live on Cox Sports Television (CST), channel 37 on Cox and channel 35 on LUS, with Lyn Rollins, Ronnie Rantz and Kate Adams on the call. The game will also be simulcast on ESPN3.com and the WatchESPN app. ...

  • Cajuns extend win streak, grab series sweep of Troy

    Cajuns extend win streak, grab series sweep of Troy

    Sunday, April 9 2017 7:49 PM EDT2017-04-09 23:49:08 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, LA. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball remained undefeated in Sun Belt Conference play and extended its season-high winning streak to 12 games with an 11-0 (5 inn.) win over Troy on Sunday at Lamson Park.

    LAFAYETTE, LA. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball remained undefeated in Sun Belt Conference play and extended its season-high winning streak to 12 games with an 11-0 (5 inn.) win over Troy on Sunday at Lamson Park.

  • Former Ragin' Cajun's son a special part of Spring Game

    Former Ragin' Cajun's son a special part of Spring Game

    Sunday, April 9 2017 6:12 PM EDT2017-04-09 22:12:01 GMT
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    Lafayette - As he scored a 50 yard touchdown at the UL Spring Game, 14 year old Timothy Cotton wasn't thinking about his battle with lymphoma. He was thinking about his late father and former Ragin' Cajun great Kenyon Cotton. 

    Lafayette - As he scored a 50 yard touchdown at the UL Spring Game, 14 year old Timothy Cotton wasn't thinking about his battle with lymphoma. He was thinking about his late father and former Ragin' Cajun great Kenyon Cotton. 

  • Rubber Game Between Louisiana and Coastal Carolina Ends In Tie, 7-7

    Rubber Game Between Louisiana and Coastal Carolina Ends In Tie, 7-7

    Sunday, April 9 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-04-09 20:22:43 GMT
    CONWAY, S.C. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – The rubber match of the series between the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team and No. 26 Coastal Carolina ended in a tie on Sunday as both teams plated two runs in the ninth and the game was called due to travel restrictions at Springs Brooks Stadium.   The tie moves the Cajuns to 18-13-1 overall and 7-4-1 in the Sun Belt, while the Chanticleers are now 20-11-1 on the year and 8-3-1 in league play. The result sna...
    CONWAY, S.C. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – The rubber match of the series between the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team and No. 26 Coastal Carolina ended in a tie on Sunday as both teams plated two runs in the ninth and the game was called due to travel restrictions at Springs Brooks Stadium.   The tie moves the Cajuns to 18-13-1 overall and 7-4-1 in the Sun Belt, while the Chanticleers are now 20-11-1 on the year and 8-3-1 in league play. The result sna...
  • Bartley Top Newcomer; Cajuns Land Three All-LSWA Picks

    Bartley Top Newcomer; Cajuns Land Three All-LSWA Picks

    Sunday, April 9 2017 11:49 AM EDT2017-04-09 15:49:18 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, LA. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Senior Jay Wright earned a spot on the first team and Frank Bartley was selected as the Newcomer of the Year as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team placed three players on the 2016-17 Louisiana Sports Writers Association Men's College Basketball Team that was released on Saturday.   Bryce Washington joined Bartley as a third-team selection as Louisiana placed the most pl...
    LAFAYETTE, LA. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Senior Jay Wright earned a spot on the first team and Frank Bartley was selected as the Newcomer of the Year as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team placed three players on the 2016-17 Louisiana Sports Writers Association Men's College Basketball Team that was released on Saturday.   Bryce Washington joined Bartley as a third-team selection as Louisiana placed the most pl...
  • Louisiana takes two from Troy in return to Lamson Park

    Louisiana takes two from Troy in return to Lamson Park

    Saturday, April 8 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-04-09 02:00:21 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Aleah Craighton homered in both games, part of a four-hit effort, and the pitching staff limited Troy to one run and six hits over 12 innings as 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball claimed a 3-1, 11-0 (5 inn.) doubleheader sweep on Saturday at Lamson Park.

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Aleah Craighton homered in both games, part of a four-hit effort, and the pitching staff limited Troy to one run and six hits over 12 innings as 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball claimed a 3-1, 11-0 (5 inn.) doubleheader sweep on Saturday at Lamson Park.

  • Davis sharp as Red defeats White in Ragin' Cajuns Spring Game

    Davis sharp as Red defeats White in Ragin' Cajuns Spring Game

    Saturday, April 8 2017 8:10 PM EDT2017-04-09 00:10:53 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Jordan Davis completed 11 of 14 passes for 174 yards and a touchdown while Jordan Wright, Trey Ragas and Dion Ray each scored on rushing touchdowns to lead the Red team to a 28-7 win over the White in the annual Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Red-White Spring Game on Saturday at Cajun Field.

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Jordan Davis completed 11 of 14 passes for 174 yards and a touchdown while Jordan Wright, Trey Ragas and Dion Ray each scored on rushing touchdowns to lead the Red team to a 28-7 win over the White in the annual Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Red-White Spring Game on Saturday at Cajun Field.

  • Coastal Carolina Rallies For Four Runs In Ninth To Defeat Louisiana, 9-8

    Coastal Carolina Rallies For Four Runs In Ninth To Defeat Louisiana, 9-8

    Saturday, April 8 2017 7:33 PM EDT2017-04-08 23:33:16 GMT
    CONWAY, S.C. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – No. 26 Coastal Carolina rallied for four runs in the bottom of the ninth to defeat the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team 9-8 on Saturday afternoon to even the series at Springs Brooks Stadium.   With one out in the ninth and the bases loaded, the Chanticleers (20-11, 8-3 Sun Belt) got a walk-off, two-run single to left centerfield from Cory Wood.   "We were trying to get the same thing as we had last n...
    CONWAY, S.C. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – No. 26 Coastal Carolina rallied for four runs in the bottom of the ninth to defeat the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team 9-8 on Saturday afternoon to even the series at Springs Brooks Stadium.   With one out in the ninth and the bases loaded, the Chanticleers (20-11, 8-3 Sun Belt) got a walk-off, two-run single to left centerfield from Cory Wood.   "We were trying to get the same thing as we had last n...
  • Gordon first team All-Louisiana, Fields on third team

    Gordon first team All-Louisiana, Fields on third team

    Saturday, April 8 2017 2:23 PM EDT2017-04-08 18:23:48 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team had two players named to the All-Louisiana Women's Basketball Teams, as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association announced on Friday.

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team had two players named to the All-Louisiana Women's Basketball Teams, as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association announced on Friday.

  • Leger Outduels Cunningham As Cajuns Shutout Chanticleers

    Leger Outduels Cunningham As Cajuns Shutout Chanticleers

    Friday, April 7 2017 10:58 PM EDT2017-04-08 02:58:40 GMT

    CONWAY, S.C. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Junior left-hander Gunner Leger outdueled right-hander Alex Cunninham Friday night as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team shutout No. 26 Coastal Carolina 1-0 in the series opener at Springs Brooks Stadium.

    CONWAY, S.C. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – Junior left-hander Gunner Leger outdueled right-hander Alex Cunninham Friday night as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team shutout No. 26 Coastal Carolina 1-0 in the series opener at Springs Brooks Stadium.

  • UL's Red-White Scrimmage set for Saturday

    UL's Red-White Scrimmage set for Saturday

    Friday, April 7 2017 1:24 PM EDT2017-04-07 17:24:34 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football fans can take advantage of food, football and fun on Saturday, April 8 when the annual Red-White Scrimmage takes place at Cajun Field. Activities include fun jumps, a petting zoo, and face painting near Gate C, along with laser tag on the east concourse and the Kids McDash to start the game. Fans can also enjoy boiled crawfish (five pounds for $20) on the south concourse.

    Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football fans can take advantage of food, football and fun on Saturday, April 8 when the annual Red-White Scrimmage takes place at Cajun Field. Activities include fun jumps, a petting zoo, and face painting near Gate C, along with laser tag on the east concourse and the Kids McDash to start the game. Fans can also enjoy boiled crawfish (five pounds for $20) on the south concourse.

  • Division Leaders Square Off In Sun Belt Showdown

    Division Leaders Square Off In Sun Belt Showdown

    Thursday, April 6 2017 9:27 PM EDT2017-04-07 01:27:47 GMT
    Louisiana's Brenn Conrad (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Departrment/Brad Kemp)Louisiana's Brenn Conrad (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Departrment/Brad Kemp)

    CONWAY, S.C. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team is set to face the defending national champion No. 26 Coastal Carolina in a three-game series that pits the two division leaders in the Sun Belt Conference against each other starting Friday night at 5 p.m. CT at Springs Brooks Stadium. Game two of the series is scheduled for 1 p.m. CT on Saturday, while the series finale was bumped up to a 10 a.m. CT start due to travel. Friday’s contest will be broadca...

    CONWAY, S.C. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team is set to face the defending national champion No. 26 Coastal Carolina in a three-game series that pits the two division leaders in the Sun Belt Conference against each other starting Friday night at 5 p.m. CT at Springs Brooks Stadium. Game two of the series is scheduled for 1 p.m. CT on Saturday, while the series finale was bumped up to a 10 a.m. CT start due to travel. Friday’s contest will be broadca...

  • Ragin' Cajuns Impress Scouts At NFL Pro Day

    Ragin' Cajuns Impress Scouts At NFL Pro Day

    Thursday, April 6 2017 9:18 PM EDT2017-04-07 01:18:30 GMT
    Elijah McGuireElijah McGuire
    LAFAYETTE – Fourteen former Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns, highlighted by record-setting running back Elijah McGuire, worked out for scouts from 24 NFL teams on Thursday during Pro Day at the Moncla Indoor Practice Facility. McGuire, who finished as the school’s all-time leader in all-purpose yards and total touchdowns, only took part in individual position drills after having a successful week last month at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis.  He was joined at Pro Day...
    LAFAYETTE – Fourteen former Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns, highlighted by record-setting running back Elijah McGuire, worked out for scouts from 24 NFL teams on Thursday during Pro Day at the Moncla Indoor Practice Facility. McGuire, who finished as the school’s all-time leader in all-purpose yards and total touchdowns, only took part in individual position drills after having a successful week last month at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis.  He was joined at Pro Day...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Offense Explodes Past Nicholls, 18-2

    Ragin' Cajuns Offense Explodes Past Nicholls, 18-2

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-04-05 03:55:41 GMT
    Louisiana's Steven Sensley (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana's Steven Sensley (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team pounded out a season-high 21 hits on Tuesday night as the Cajuns routed Nicholls 18-2 to close out a four-game homestand at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park.

    LAFAYETTE, La. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team pounded out a season-high 21 hits on Tuesday night as the Cajuns routed Nicholls 18-2 to close out a four-game homestand at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park.

  • Daniella Chavez Earns Sun Belt Weekly Honors

    Daniella Chavez Earns Sun Belt Weekly Honors

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-04-05 03:51:51 GMT
    Louisiana DP Daniella Chavez (Photo Courtesy: UL Sports Information Dept./Brad Kemp)Louisiana DP Daniella Chavez (Photo Courtesy: UL Sports Information Dept./Brad Kemp)
    LAFAYETTE (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release)– Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball’s Daniella Chavez was named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week on Tuesday for her key contributions in last weekend’s Georgia Southern series. Chavez, a junior transfer from Kansas, received her first weekly award from the Sun Belt and the second overall in her career (Big 12 Player of the Week, Feb. 16, 2016). The Ragin' Cajuns have now claimed six of the ei...
    LAFAYETTE (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release)– Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball’s Daniella Chavez was named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week on Tuesday for her key contributions in last weekend’s Georgia Southern series. Chavez, a junior transfer from Kansas, received her first weekly award from the Sun Belt and the second overall in her career (Big 12 Player of the Week, Feb. 16, 2016). The Ragin' Cajuns have now claimed six of the ei...
  • Louisiana's Jay Wright Named To National Defensive All-American Team

    Louisiana's Jay Wright Named To National Defensive All-American Team

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 2:31 PM EDT2017-04-04 18:31:46 GMT
    Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad KempPhoto Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad Kemp

    In his three year tenure, Jay Wright cemented himself as one of the premiere defenders in the Sun Belt Conference.  This year, the senior pushed his defensive skills to the national stage. 

    In his three year tenure, Jay Wright cemented himself as one of the premiere defenders in the Sun Belt Conference.  This year, the senior pushed his defensive skills to the national stage. 

  • Opening Day In Acadiana! Local Products In The Minor And Major Leagues

    Opening Day In Acadiana! Local Products In The Minor And Major Leagues

    Monday, April 3 2017 1:48 PM EDT2017-04-03 17:48:02 GMT
    MGN ONLINEMGN ONLINE

    It's another year of baseball and another season for plenty of Acadiana area standouts.  Here's a compiled list of all local high school and Ragin' Cajuns in the minor leagues and Major League Baseball to start the 2017 season. Local/UL Minor League Pitchers UL LHP Jordan Harrison – Class AA Montgomery (Rays) Notre Dame HS/UL RHP Austin Robichaux – Class A (Full) Burlington (Angels) Breaux Bridge HS LHP Chaz Hebert – Class AA Trenton (Yankees) UL RHP Eric...

    It's another year of baseball and another season for plenty of Acadiana area standouts.  Here's a compiled list of all local high school and Ragin' Cajuns in the minor leagues and Major League Baseball to start the 2017 season. Local/UL Minor League Pitchers UL LHP Jordan Harrison – Class AA Montgomery (Rays) Notre Dame HS/UL RHP Austin Robichaux – Class A (Full) Burlington (Angels) Breaux Bridge HS LHP Chaz Hebert – Class AA Trenton (Yankees) UL RHP Eric...

  • Cajuns pull away early, take series finale from Eagles

    Cajuns pull away early, take series finale from Eagles

    Sunday, April 2 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-04-02 22:05:46 GMT

    STATESBORO, Ga. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball opened the series finale against Georgia Southern with three consecutive two-run innings and went on to claim a 6-2 win on Sunday at Eagle Field to complete the series sweep.

    STATESBORO, Ga. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball opened the series finale against Georgia Southern with three consecutive two-run innings and went on to claim a 6-2 win on Sunday at Eagle Field to complete the series sweep.

  • Cajuns Surge Past Jaguars To Take Series

    Cajuns Surge Past Jaguars To Take Series

    Sunday, April 2 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-04-02 21:39:03 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – (Louisiana SID Release) The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team used a four-run fourth inning to surge past South Alabama with a 10-2 victory on Sunday at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to claim the squad’s sixth series of the year. The series victory is the 15th straight overall for the Cajuns (16-12, 6-3 Sun Belt) dating back to the 2016 and includes 11 straight conference series wins. “I thou...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – (Louisiana SID Release) The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team used a four-run fourth inning to surge past South Alabama with a 10-2 victory on Sunday at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to claim the squad’s sixth series of the year. The series victory is the 15th straight overall for the Cajuns (16-12, 6-3 Sun Belt) dating back to the 2016 and includes 11 straight conference series wins. “I thou...
  • Cajuns Offense Overwhelms Eagles Leading to Sweep

    Cajuns Offense Overwhelms Eagles Leading to Sweep

    Saturday, April 1 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-04-02 02:56:51 GMT
    STATESBORO, Ga. – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball produced double digit totals in runs and hits in both games of Saturday's Sun Belt Conference doubleheader with Georgia Southern at Eagle Field and captured a 15-0 (5 inn.), 10-2 (6 inn.) sweep.   Louisiana (25-5, 8-0 Sun Belt) piled up 13 hits in reaching 15 runs in the opener. In the backend of the twinbill, the Ragin' Cajuns added 10 more runs and 11 hits to the day's ledger.   Lexie Comeaux, DJ San...
    STATESBORO, Ga. – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball produced double digit totals in runs and hits in both games of Saturday's Sun Belt Conference doubleheader with Georgia Southern at Eagle Field and captured a 15-0 (5 inn.), 10-2 (6 inn.) sweep.   Louisiana (25-5, 8-0 Sun Belt) piled up 13 hits in reaching 15 runs in the opener. In the backend of the twinbill, the Ragin' Cajuns added 10 more runs and 11 hits to the day's ledger.   Lexie Comeaux, DJ San...
  • South Alabama blanks Louisiana baseball to even series

    South Alabama blanks Louisiana baseball to even series

    Saturday, April 1 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-04-02 02:44:49 GMT

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team was shutout for the second time this season at home as the Cajuns fell 6-0 to South Alabama Saturday night to even the series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.

    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team was shutout for the second time this season at home as the Cajuns fell 6-0 to South Alabama Saturday night to even the series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.

  • Cajuns Pummel South Alabama, 11-1

    Cajuns Pummel South Alabama, 11-1

    Friday, March 31 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-04-01 03:38:29 GMT
    Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/UL Sports Information)Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/UL Sports Information)

    Tony Robichaux said the Ragin' Cajuns needed to flush Wednesday's pair of losses to Southeastern Louisiana and that's exactly what the Cajuns did.

    Tony Robichaux said the Ragin' Cajuns needed to flush Wednesday's pair of losses to Southeastern Louisiana and that's exactly what the Cajuns did.

  • A Challenge Pitched For Louisiana's Baseball Stadium

    A Challenge Pitched For Louisiana's Baseball Stadium

    Friday, March 31 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-03-31 20:16:28 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) - The Ragin' Cajuns Athletic Foundation announced today a fundraising campaign for renovations to M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park in the form of a challenge.   The Home Run Challenge is seeking 500 donors of $100 or more by Aug. 15 for the Russo Park Stadium Project. Upon reaching that goal, the campaign will secure an additional $100,000 in challenge gifts from supporters.   "This campaig...
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) - The Ragin' Cajuns Athletic Foundation announced today a fundraising campaign for renovations to M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park in the form of a challenge.   The Home Run Challenge is seeking 500 donors of $100 or more by Aug. 15 for the Russo Park Stadium Project. Upon reaching that goal, the campaign will secure an additional $100,000 in challenge gifts from supporters.   "This campaig...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For Critical Series vs. South Alabama

    Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For Critical Series vs. South Alabama

    Thursday, March 30 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-03-30 20:59:35 GMT
    Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad KempPhoto Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team returns to Sun Belt Conference play this weekend as the squad hosts South Alabama in a three-game series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park starting Friday at 6 p.m. Game two of the series is set for 6 p.m. on Saturday, while the series finale will get underway at 1 p.m. on Sunday. All three games of the series can be heard on News ...
    LAFAYETTE, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team returns to Sun Belt Conference play this weekend as the squad hosts South Alabama in a three-game series at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park starting Friday at 6 p.m. Game two of the series is set for 6 p.m. on Saturday, while the series finale will get underway at 1 p.m. on Sunday. All three games of the series can be heard on News ...
  • Louisiana Baseball Suffers Pair Of Tough Setbacks At Southeastern

    Louisiana Baseball Suffers Pair Of Tough Setbacks At Southeastern

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-03-30 03:22:14 GMT
    Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)

    HAMMOND, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team dropped a pair of contests at Southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday night falling 5-4 on a walk-off homer in the 14th inning of the resumed game before losing 15-3 in the nightcap at Alumni Field. 

    HAMMOND, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Department Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team dropped a pair of contests at Southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday night falling 5-4 on a walk-off homer in the 14th inning of the resumed game before losing 15-3 in the nightcap at Alumni Field. 

  • Elfrid Payton Honored By NBA For Community Work

    Elfrid Payton Honored By NBA For Community Work

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-03-29 20:44:42 GMT
    Magic Guard Elfrid Payton (Photo Credit: Magic.com)Magic Guard Elfrid Payton (Photo Credit: Magic.com)
    While former Ragin’ Cajun Elfrid Payton has become more well known for his play on the court, the NBA star is now being recognized for what he does off of it. The NBA has announced that Payton is the February recipient of the NBA Cares Community Assist Award.  The honor is given in recognition for his work to encourage Orlando area youth in their development, fitness and wellness.  Payton recently launched a 10-week after-school program at a community center in Orla...
    While former Ragin’ Cajun Elfrid Payton has become more well known for his play on the court, the NBA star is now being recognized for what he does off of it. The NBA has announced that Payton is the February recipient of the NBA Cares Community Assist Award.  The honor is given in recognition for his work to encourage Orlando area youth in their development, fitness and wellness.  Payton recently launched a 10-week after-school program at a community center in Orla...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Hands McNeese State First Home Loss

    Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Hands McNeese State First Home Loss

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-03-29 02:45:52 GMT
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    LAKE CHARLES, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team got another stellar outing on the mound from freshman right-hander Jack Burk as the Cajuns handed McNeese their first loss of the season at home with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night at Joe Miller Ballpark. The win moves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 14-9 on the season, while the Cowboys (18-7) saw their 14-game win streak at home come to an end. “Jack...
    LAKE CHARLES, La. (Louisiana Sports Information Release) – The 21st-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team got another stellar outing on the mound from freshman right-hander Jack Burk as the Cajuns handed McNeese their first loss of the season at home with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night at Joe Miller Ballpark. The win moves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 14-9 on the season, while the Cowboys (18-7) saw their 14-game win streak at home come to an end. “Jack...
  • DJ Sanders Earns Third SBC Weekly Award This Season

    DJ Sanders Earns Third SBC Weekly Award This Season

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-03-28 19:34:10 GMT
    Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp)Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp)

    For the third time this season, DJ Sanders is named Sun Belt Conference player of the week.  The junior shortstop continued her power surge for the Ragin’ Cajuns during a road sweep of South Alabama this weekend. 

    For the third time this season, DJ Sanders is named Sun Belt Conference player of the week.  The junior shortstop continued her power surge for the Ragin’ Cajuns during a road sweep of South Alabama this weekend. 

  • Louisiana Set For Another Busy Week With Road Trips To McNeese State, SE Louisiana

    Louisiana Set For Another Busy Week With Road Trips To McNeese State, SE Louisiana

    Monday, March 27 2017 7:37 PM EDT2017-03-27 23:37:14 GMT
    Louisiana head coach Tony Robichaux (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info./Brad Kemp)Louisiana head coach Tony Robichaux (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info./Brad Kemp)

    LAKE CHARLES, La. – Coming off of a five-game week that saw the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team win its fifth straight series, the squad will undergo another busy week starting with a 6 p.m. midweek contest on Tuesday against McNeese at Joe Miller Ballpark.

    LAKE CHARLES, La. – Coming off of a five-game week that saw the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team win its fifth straight series, the squad will undergo another busy week starting with a 6 p.m. midweek contest on Tuesday against McNeese at Joe Miller Ballpark.

  • Cajuns Finish Series Sweep in Mobile on Sunday

    Cajuns Finish Series Sweep in Mobile on Sunday

    Sunday, March 26 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-03-27 02:08:15 GMT
    MOBILE, Ala. – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball collected a series sweep of South Alabama on Sunday at Jaguar Field with a 4-2 win in the resumption of Game 2 of the series and a 9-4 win in the series finale. The Ragin’ Cajuns (23-5, 6-0 Sun Belt) extended their school and Sun Belt Conference record of consecutive conference series won to 31 straight (dates back to March 2013). The sweep of the Jaguars (19-12, 2-7 Sun Belt) was the first in Mobile sinc...
    MOBILE, Ala. – 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball collected a series sweep of South Alabama on Sunday at Jaguar Field with a 4-2 win in the resumption of Game 2 of the series and a 9-4 win in the series finale. The Ragin’ Cajuns (23-5, 6-0 Sun Belt) extended their school and Sun Belt Conference record of consecutive conference series won to 31 straight (dates back to March 2013). The sweep of the Jaguars (19-12, 2-7 Sun Belt) was the first in Mobile sinc...
  • Cajuns Baseball Powers Past Troy To Take Series, 7-2

    Cajuns Baseball Powers Past Troy To Take Series, 7-2

    Sunday, March 26 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-03-26 22:05:00 GMT
    TROY, Ala. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team jumped out to an early lead and didn’t look back as the Cajuns defeated Troy 7-2 on Sunday at Riddle-Pace Field to claim the club’s fifth straight series win this season. The victory moves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 13-9 on the year and 4-2 in Sun Belt play, while the Trojans fall to 13-10 on the season and 3-3 in the league. Louisiana posted double-digit hits for the second time on t...
    TROY, Ala. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team jumped out to an early lead and didn’t look back as the Cajuns defeated Troy 7-2 on Sunday at Riddle-Pace Field to claim the club’s fifth straight series win this season. The victory moves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 13-9 on the year and 4-2 in Sun Belt play, while the Trojans fall to 13-10 on the season and 3-3 in the league. Louisiana posted double-digit hits for the second time on t...
  • Louisiana Rally Falls Short In 7-5 Defeat At Troy

    Louisiana Rally Falls Short In 7-5 Defeat At Troy

    Saturday, March 25 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-03-25 23:40:33 GMT
    TROY, Ala. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team rallied for three runs in the ninth but saw its comeback bid come up short with the tying run on first base as the Cajuns fell 7-5 to Troy on Saturday to even the series at Riddle-Pace Field.   “We had a chance to get off of the field and we didn’t turn the double play,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “We wanted those runs late to mean something. When you don’t ge...
    TROY, Ala. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team rallied for three runs in the ninth but saw its comeback bid come up short with the tying run on first base as the Cajuns fell 7-5 to Troy on Saturday to even the series at Riddle-Pace Field.   “We had a chance to get off of the field and we didn’t turn the double play,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “We wanted those runs late to mean something. When you don’t ge...
  • Monica Lifts Cajuns To 6-5 Win At Troy; Moore Sets Sun Belt Saves Record

    Monica Lifts Cajuns To 6-5 Win At Troy; Moore Sets Sun Belt Saves Record

    Friday, March 24 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-03-25 03:38:06 GMT
    TROY, Ala. – Junior catcher Handsome Monica came through with the game-winning double in the ninth as the 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns defeated Troy 6-5 to open the series Friday night at Riddle-Pace Field. The victory improves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 12-8 on the season and 3-1 in Sun Belt Conference play, while Troy falls to 12-9 overall and 2-2 in the league. “Our hitters picked up Gunner (Leger) tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. ...
    TROY, Ala. – Junior catcher Handsome Monica came through with the game-winning double in the ninth as the 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns defeated Troy 6-5 to open the series Friday night at Riddle-Pace Field. The victory improves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 12-8 on the season and 3-1 in Sun Belt Conference play, while Troy falls to 12-9 overall and 2-2 in the league. “Our hitters picked up Gunner (Leger) tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. ...
  • Start Time Changed for Saturday's Doubleheader in Mobile

    Start Time Changed for Saturday's Doubleheader in Mobile

    Friday, March 24 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-03-25 03:15:45 GMT
    MOBILE, Ala. - The start time for the Sun Belt Conference series-opening doubleheader featuring 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball and South Alabama on Saturday at Jaguar Field has been moved up to 11 a.m. due to expected inclement weather in the late-afternoon to evening hours. The Ragin' Cajuns (20-5, 3-0 Sun Belt) and Jaguars (19-9, 2-4 Sun Belt) were originally slated to begin play at 1 p.m. Sunday's series finale is still scheduled for a 1 p.m. start time. All ...
    MOBILE, Ala. - The start time for the Sun Belt Conference series-opening doubleheader featuring 17th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball and South Alabama on Saturday at Jaguar Field has been moved up to 11 a.m. due to expected inclement weather in the late-afternoon to evening hours. The Ragin' Cajuns (20-5, 3-0 Sun Belt) and Jaguars (19-9, 2-4 Sun Belt) were originally slated to begin play at 1 p.m. Sunday's series finale is still scheduled for a 1 p.m. start time. All ...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Spring Football Practice Report #7

    Ragin' Cajuns Spring Football Practice Report #7

    Thursday, March 23 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-03-24 03:58:46 GMT
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    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team held a light workout for veterans on Thursday with redshirts and newcomers getting extra individual work during the team’s seventh workout of spring practice on Thursday at the Ragin’ Cajuns Practice Facility. The Ragin’ Cajuns spent two hours on the field in ideal conditions as they continued the installation of their offensive and defensive packages. Two days after holding its first scrimmage of the...
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team held a light workout for veterans on Thursday with redshirts and newcomers getting extra individual work during the team’s seventh workout of spring practice on Thursday at the Ragin’ Cajuns Practice Facility. The Ragin’ Cajuns spent two hours on the field in ideal conditions as they continued the installation of their offensive and defensive packages. Two days after holding its first scrimmage of the...
  • Cajuns Baseball Returns To Sun Belt Action At Troy

    Cajuns Baseball Returns To Sun Belt Action At Troy

    Thursday, March 23 2017 4:14 PM EDT2017-03-23 20:14:24 GMT
    TROY, Ala. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team will look to win its fifth straight weekend series of the season as the squad continues conference play with a three-game series at Troy starting Friday at 6 p.m. at Riddle-Pace Field. Game two of the series is slated for 3 p.m. on Saturday, while the teams will close out the weekend on Sunday at 1 p.m. All three games can be heard live on News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM with Jay Walker and Jeff Schneider...
    TROY, Ala. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team will look to win its fifth straight weekend series of the season as the squad continues conference play with a three-game series at Troy starting Friday at 6 p.m. at Riddle-Pace Field. Game two of the series is slated for 3 p.m. on Saturday, while the teams will close out the weekend on Sunday at 1 p.m. All three games can be heard live on News Talk 96.5 KPEL-FM with Jay Walker and Jeff Schneider...
  • No. 15 Louisiana Can't Overcome Slow Start, Falls To Tulane

    No. 15 Louisiana Can't Overcome Slow Start, Falls To Tulane

    Thursday, March 23 2017 9:55 AM EDT2017-03-23 13:55:03 GMT
    Louisiana 3B Joe Robbins (Photo Credit: UL Sports Info/Brad Kemp)Louisiana 3B Joe Robbins (Photo Credit: UL Sports Info/Brad Kemp)
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team saw its comeback bid come up short against Tulane as the Cajuns fell 6-4 on Wednesday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The loss marks the first time the Ragin’ Cajuns (11-8) have lost in consecutive games this season. Louisiana also saw its home record fall to 7-4, while the Green Wave won their third straight contest to improve to 8-13. “You have to always...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team saw its comeback bid come up short against Tulane as the Cajuns fell 6-4 on Wednesday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. The loss marks the first time the Ragin’ Cajuns (11-8) have lost in consecutive games this season. Louisiana also saw its home record fall to 7-4, while the Green Wave won their third straight contest to improve to 8-13. “You have to always...
  • Bryce Washington Named To NABC All-District Team

    Bryce Washington Named To NABC All-District Team

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 2:39 PM EDT2017-03-22 18:39:01 GMT
    Photo Credit: UL Sports Information/Brad KempPhoto Credit: UL Sports Information/Brad Kemp
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball standout Bryce Washington earned his first postseason honor of the 2016-17 season when he was named on Wednesday to the NABC All-District team. Washington, who was named a second-team selection, finished as the Sun Belt Conference leader for the second straight year in field goal percentage, finishing 173-for-287 (.603) from the floor. Washington finished as the lone SBC player to average a double-double, scoring ...
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball standout Bryce Washington earned his first postseason honor of the 2016-17 season when he was named on Wednesday to the NABC All-District team. Washington, who was named a second-team selection, finished as the Sun Belt Conference leader for the second straight year in field goal percentage, finishing 173-for-287 (.603) from the floor. Washington finished as the lone SBC player to average a double-double, scoring ...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Can't Overcome Miscues, Blanked By Houston 4-0

    Ragin' Cajuns Can't Overcome Miscues, Blanked By Houston 4-0

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 10:59 PM EDT2017-03-22 02:59:42 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team couldn’t overcome some early defensive miscues as the Cajuns were shutout by Houston 4-0 on Tuesday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. “Jack (Burk) did a great job for us tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “It was a great second outing for him. He gave us a chance to win, and that’s what our pitching staff does. We just have to do a be...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team couldn’t overcome some early defensive miscues as the Cajuns were shutout by Houston 4-0 on Tuesday night at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. “Jack (Burk) did a great job for us tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “It was a great second outing for him. He gave us a chance to win, and that’s what our pitching staff does. We just have to do a be...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Hold First Scrimmage Of Spring Camp

    Ragin' Cajuns Hold First Scrimmage Of Spring Camp

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-03-22 02:55:45 GMT
    Louisiana QB Jordan Davis - Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad KempLouisiana QB Jordan Davis - Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Info/Brad Kemp
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team saw its first live action of spring practice on Tuesday, holding a nearly 75-play situational scrimmage at Cajun Field. Jordan Davis connected with Michael Jacquet on a scoring pass for the Ragin’ Cajuns offense while Dion Ray capped a scoring drive with a TD run. Defensively, T.J. Posey returned an interception for a touchdown with Taboris Lee recording a pair of sacks and Chaiziere Malbrue three tackles for los...
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football team saw its first live action of spring practice on Tuesday, holding a nearly 75-play situational scrimmage at Cajun Field. Jordan Davis connected with Michael Jacquet on a scoring pass for the Ragin’ Cajuns offense while Dion Ray capped a scoring drive with a TD run. Defensively, T.J. Posey returned an interception for a touchdown with Taboris Lee recording a pair of sacks and Chaiziere Malbrue three tackles for los...
  • Ragin' Cajuns athletic director getting to know residents in Acadia Parish

    Ragin' Cajuns athletic director getting to know residents in Acadia Parish

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-03-21 22:44:11 GMT
    The new Ragin' Cajuns athletic director is getting to know residents in Acadia Parish.The new Ragin' Cajuns athletic director is getting to know residents in Acadia Parish.

    The new Ragin' Cajuns athletic director is getting to know residents in Acadia Parish. 

    The new Ragin' Cajuns athletic director is getting to know residents in Acadia Parish. 

  • Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For Busy Schedule That Begins With Tulane

    Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Set For Busy Schedule That Begins With Tulane

    Monday, March 20 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-03-20 23:40:58 GMT
    Louisiana OF Ishmael Edward (Courtesy: Louisiana Sports Info. Department)Louisiana OF Ishmael Edward (Courtesy: Louisiana Sports Info. Department)
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to open a five-game week with a pair of midweek contests at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park starting with a matchup against Houston on Tuesday at 6 p.m. The Cajuns also will host Tulane on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Russo Park. The contest with the Green Wave was originally scheduled for April 18, but due to a rainout in New Orleans, La. earlier this month the game was moved up to ...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team is set to open a five-game week with a pair of midweek contests at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park starting with a matchup against Houston on Tuesday at 6 p.m. The Cajuns also will host Tulane on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Russo Park. The contest with the Green Wave was originally scheduled for April 18, but due to a rainout in New Orleans, La. earlier this month the game was moved up to ...
  • Cajuns Complete Sweep With Power Surge from Sanders

    Cajuns Complete Sweep With Power Surge from Sanders

    Sunday, March 19 2017 7:03 PM EDT2017-03-19 23:03:09 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – Powered by two home runs and a career-high seven RBI from DJ Sanders, 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball completed a three-game Sun Belt Conference sweep of UTA with an 11-2 (6 inn.) win on Sunday at Lamson Park.   Sanders belted a grand slam in the third inning to open a 5-0 lead and later hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning to cap off the scoring for Louisiana (20-5, 3-0 Sun Belt) and end the game early by the run rule.   Alyssa Denha...
    LAFAYETTE – Powered by two home runs and a career-high seven RBI from DJ Sanders, 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball completed a three-game Sun Belt Conference sweep of UTA with an 11-2 (6 inn.) win on Sunday at Lamson Park.   Sanders belted a grand slam in the third inning to open a 5-0 lead and later hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning to cap off the scoring for Louisiana (20-5, 3-0 Sun Belt) and end the game early by the run rule.   Alyssa Denha...
  • Monica Lifts Cajuns Baseball To Series Win Over Appalachian State

    Monica Lifts Cajuns Baseball To Series Win Over Appalachian State

    Sunday, March 19 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-03-19 22:17:17 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Junior catcher Handsome Monica came through with a walk-off squeeze bunt in the ninth as the 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team defeated Appalachian State 4-3 on Sunday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park to claim the squads fourth straight series victory of the year.   "I told him (Handsome) on the on deck circle that the situation for a squeeze could present itself and to be ready," head coach T...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Junior catcher Handsome Monica came through with a walk-off squeeze bunt in the ninth as the 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team defeated Appalachian State 4-3 on Sunday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park to claim the squads fourth straight series victory of the year.   "I told him (Handsome) on the on deck circle that the situation for a squeeze could present itself and to be ready," head coach T...
  • Louisiana Sweeps UTA in Sun Belt-Opening Doubleheader

    Louisiana Sweeps UTA in Sun Belt-Opening Doubleheader

    Saturday, March 18 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-03-19 02:36:39 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball began Sun Belt Conference play on Saturday with a 6-5, 6-2 doubleheader sweep of UTA at Lamson Park.   The sweep gave the Ragin' Cajuns (19-5, 2-0 Sun Belt) the series victory, extending the school and Sun Belt record of consecutive conference series won to 30 straight. The streak began in March 2013 with a sweep of FIU.   Haley Hayden posted three RBI on a solo home run and two-run triple and Aleah Cra...
    LAFAYETTE – 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball began Sun Belt Conference play on Saturday with a 6-5, 6-2 doubleheader sweep of UTA at Lamson Park.   The sweep gave the Ragin' Cajuns (19-5, 2-0 Sun Belt) the series victory, extending the school and Sun Belt record of consecutive conference series won to 30 straight. The streak began in March 2013 with a sweep of FIU.   Haley Hayden posted three RBI on a solo home run and two-run triple and Aleah Cra...
  • Mountaineers Power Past Cajuns To Even Series

    Mountaineers Power Past Cajuns To Even Series

    Saturday, March 18 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-03-19 00:21:35 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Appalachian State slugged four home runs on Saturday as the 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team fell to the Mountaineers 12-4 to even the series at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. “Nick (Lee) didn’t have his best stuff today, and they came up with a couple critical hits that put us in a hole early,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “We didn’t do a good job of much today besides defensivel...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Appalachian State slugged four home runs on Saturday as the 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team fell to the Mountaineers 12-4 to even the series at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. “Nick (Lee) didn’t have his best stuff today, and they came up with a couple critical hits that put us in a hole early,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “We didn’t do a good job of much today besides defensivel...
  • Louisiana Shuts Out Appalachian State To Open Sun Belt Play

    Louisiana Shuts Out Appalachian State To Open Sun Belt Play

    Friday, March 17 2017 11:02 PM EDT2017-03-18 03:02:48 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team got another stellar outing from junior left-hander Gunner Leger as the Cajuns shutout Appalachian State 3-0 on Friday night in the Sun Belt Conference opener at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. “I thought for a minute we were going to let them hang around, but (Steven) Sensley got into one and that gave us the room we needed to close this one out,” head coa...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team got another stellar outing from junior left-hander Gunner Leger as the Cajuns shutout Appalachian State 3-0 on Friday night in the Sun Belt Conference opener at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. “I thought for a minute we were going to let them hang around, but (Steven) Sensley got into one and that gave us the room we needed to close this one out,” head coa...
  • Shawn Long Signs With 76ers

    Shawn Long Signs With 76ers

    Thursday, March 16 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-03-16 20:02:21 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA, PA – MARCH 16, 2017 – The Philadelphia 76ers today announced that the team has signed forward-center Shawn Long. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Long first signed a 10-day contract with the Sixers on March 6 after being called up from the Delaware 87ers, the Sixers’ NBA Development League affiliate. He has appeared in four NBA games, averaging five points and three rebounds in eight minutes per game. In 39 ga...
    PHILADELPHIA, PA – MARCH 16, 2017 – The Philadelphia 76ers today announced that the team has signed forward-center Shawn Long. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Long first signed a 10-day contract with the Sixers on March 6 after being called up from the Delaware 87ers, the Sixers’ NBA Development League affiliate. He has appeared in four NBA games, averaging five points and three rebounds in eight minutes per game. In 39 ga...
  • Louisiana Falls To Louisiana Tech In 13 Innings

    Louisiana Falls To Louisiana Tech In 13 Innings

    Thursday, March 16 2017 12:51 AM EDT2017-03-16 04:51:44 GMT
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    RUSTON, La. – Louisiana Tech third baseman Chase Lunceford came up with the game-winning walk-off double in the bottom of the 13th inning as the 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team fell to the Bulldogs 6-5 in extra innings on Wednesday night at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park. “I’m very proud of Jack Burk tonight, he gave us a chance to win tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “He could have let a good hitting team lik...
    RUSTON, La. – Louisiana Tech third baseman Chase Lunceford came up with the game-winning walk-off double in the bottom of the 13th inning as the 14th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team fell to the Bulldogs 6-5 in extra innings on Wednesday night at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park. “I’m very proud of Jack Burk tonight, he gave us a chance to win tonight,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “He could have let a good hitting team lik...
  • LSWA Honors Leger, Poche, Schwaner As Players Of The Week

    LSWA Honors Leger, Poche, Schwaner As Players Of The Week

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-03-15 21:19:30 GMT
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    LAFAYETTE – Southeastern Louisiana’s Taylor Schwaner, LSU’s Jared Poche and UL Lafayette’s Gunner Leger were honored as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association College Baseball Players of the Week following their respective performances on the diamond.  The players are nominated by their respective baseball sports information directors and voted on by a panel of statewide media members.  LSWA HITTER OF THE WEEK Taylor Schwaner, SLU Third baseman Ta...
    LAFAYETTE – Southeastern Louisiana’s Taylor Schwaner, LSU’s Jared Poche and UL Lafayette’s Gunner Leger were honored as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association College Baseball Players of the Week following their respective performances on the diamond.  The players are nominated by their respective baseball sports information directors and voted on by a panel of statewide media members.  LSWA HITTER OF THE WEEK Taylor Schwaner, SLU Third baseman Ta...
  • Louisiana's Leger Earns Another Weekly Sun Belt Honor

    Louisiana's Leger Earns Another Weekly Sun Belt Honor

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-03-14 21:51:22 GMT
    Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/UL Sports Information)Louisiana LHP Gunner Leger (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/UL Sports Information)
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – After not being selected once in his first two seasons with the Louisiana baseball team, junior left-hander Gunner Leger has garnered back-to-back Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week honors following his dominant performance against Saint Peter’s, the league office announced on Tuesday. Collegiate Baseball Newspaper also honored Leger as he was tabbed one of ten National Players of the Week. Leger joins Evan Guillory (2016) and Kyle Clement (20...
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – After not being selected once in his first two seasons with the Louisiana baseball team, junior left-hander Gunner Leger has garnered back-to-back Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week honors following his dominant performance against Saint Peter’s, the league office announced on Tuesday. Collegiate Baseball Newspaper also honored Leger as he was tabbed one of ten National Players of the Week. Leger joins Evan Guillory (2016) and Kyle Clement (20...
  • UL women's basketball team declines WBI invitation, cites injuries

    UL women's basketball team declines WBI invitation, cites injuries

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-03-14 15:07:48 GMT
    Tuesday, March 14 2017 11:08 AM EDT2017-03-14 15:08:09 GMT

    The UL women's basketball team's season is over. The university and Coach Garry Brodhead announced this morning that it would not accept an invitation to the Women's Basketball Invitational--a tournament they've won in each of the last two years. This announcement comes two days after the Cajuns lost in the finals of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament, falling to Troy 79-71 in the championship game. "After consulting with our university administration, our medical staff, and at...

    The UL women's basketball team's season is over. The university and Coach Garry Brodhead announced this morning that it would not accept an invitation to the Women's Basketball Invitational--a tournament they've won in each of the last two years. This announcement comes two days after the Cajuns lost in the finals of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament, falling to Troy 79-71 in the championship game. "After consulting with our university administration, our medical staff, and at...

  • UL Men's Basketball Declines Post Season Invitation

    UL Men's Basketball Declines Post Season Invitation

    Sunday, March 12 2017 9:55 PM EDT2017-03-13 01:55:35 GMT
    The following is a statement from Ragin' Cajuns head coach Bob Marlin on postseason: "After consulting earlier today with our University administration, (Director of Athletics) Bryan Maggard and Athletic Trainer BJ Duplantis, I have decided to decline our invitation to participate in the 2017 CollegeInsider.com Tournament. (Senior guard) Jay Wright suffered an ankle injury versus Little Rock in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament and (junior forward) Bryce Washington is getting ...
    The following is a statement from Ragin' Cajuns head coach Bob Marlin on postseason: "After consulting earlier today with our University administration, (Director of Athletics) Bryan Maggard and Athletic Trainer BJ Duplantis, I have decided to decline our invitation to participate in the 2017 CollegeInsider.com Tournament. (Senior guard) Jay Wright suffered an ankle injury versus Little Rock in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament and (junior forward) Bryce Washington is getting ...
  • Cajuns Baseball Blanks Saint Peter’s To Sweep Series

    Cajuns Baseball Blanks Saint Peter’s To Sweep Series

    Sunday, March 12 2017 7:36 PM EDT2017-03-12 23:36:47 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team posted its second shutout of the weekend as the Cajuns blanked Saint Peter’s 4-0 on Sunday afternoon at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to complete the series sweep. The victory moves the Raign’ Cajuns to 9-4 on the year, while the Peacocks fall to 0-4. The series sweep is the first of the year for Louisiana who has won all three of its series in 2017. Sophomore...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team posted its second shutout of the weekend as the Cajuns blanked Saint Peter’s 4-0 on Sunday afternoon at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park to complete the series sweep. The victory moves the Raign’ Cajuns to 9-4 on the year, while the Peacocks fall to 0-4. The series sweep is the first of the year for Louisiana who has won all three of its series in 2017. Sophomore...
  • Louisiana's Jay Wright Named To Sun Belt Conference All-Tournament Team

    Louisiana's Jay Wright Named To Sun Belt Conference All-Tournament Team

    Sunday, March 12 2017 7:33 PM EDT2017-03-12 23:33:26 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS – After averaging 25.5 points in a pair of games during last week’s Sun Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament, Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns guard Jay Wright was named to the All-Tournament team on Sunday. Wright, a senior from Rincon, Ga., scored 24 points for Louisiana in a first round win over Little Rock before scoring 27 points with four steals in a quarterfinal loss to Georgia State. Wright was joined on the all-tournament team by Texas State...
    NEW ORLEANS – After averaging 25.5 points in a pair of games during last week’s Sun Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament, Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns guard Jay Wright was named to the All-Tournament team on Sunday. Wright, a senior from Rincon, Ga., scored 24 points for Louisiana in a first round win over Little Rock before scoring 27 points with four steals in a quarterfinal loss to Georgia State. Wright was joined on the all-tournament team by Texas State...
  • Cajuns Upset Top Seed Little Rock, Advance To SBC Finals

    Cajuns Upset Top Seed Little Rock, Advance To SBC Finals

    Saturday, March 11 2017 11:20 PM EST2017-03-12 04:20:39 GMT

    Despite losing both meetings to Little Rock in the regular season, Louisiana won the game that mattered most.  

    Despite losing both meetings to Little Rock in the regular season, Louisiana won the game that mattered most.  

  • UL Baseball Takes Down Peacocks 6-1 To Win Series

    UL Baseball Takes Down Peacocks 6-1 To Win Series

    Saturday, March 11 2017 9:47 PM EST2017-03-12 02:47:34 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team got another quality start from sophomore right-hander Nick Lee as the Cajuns defeated Saint Peter's 6-1 on Saturday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park to claim the squad's third series of the year.   Lee allowed just one run on three hits in six innings to improve to 4-0 on the year. The Longville, La., native struck out five while allowing just one free pass.   Junio...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team got another quality start from sophomore right-hander Nick Lee as the Cajuns defeated Saint Peter's 6-1 on Saturday at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park to claim the squad's third series of the year.   Lee allowed just one run on three hits in six innings to improve to 4-0 on the year. The Longville, La., native struck out five while allowing just one free pass.   Junio...
  • Leger Dominates As Cajuns Shutout Saint Peter’s To Open Series

    Leger Dominates As Cajuns Shutout Saint Peter’s To Open Series

    Saturday, March 11 2017 12:26 AM EST2017-03-11 05:26:01 GMT
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    LAFAYETTE, La. – Junior left-hander Gunner Leger came one batter away from a no-hitter on Friday night as the 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team shutout Saint Peter’s 10-0 in the series opener at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. After retiring the first 21 batters that he faced, Leger took his no-hit bid into the ninth inning, and with two outs pinch hitter Brian Turton blooped a single to centerfield to pick up the only hit ...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Junior left-hander Gunner Leger came one batter away from a no-hitter on Friday night as the 15th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team shutout Saint Peter’s 10-0 in the series opener at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park. After retiring the first 21 batters that he faced, Leger took his no-hit bid into the ninth inning, and with two outs pinch hitter Brian Turton blooped a single to centerfield to pick up the only hit ...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Come Up Short Against Georgia State In SBC Tourney, 86-76

    Ragin' Cajuns Come Up Short Against Georgia State In SBC Tourney, 86-76

    Friday, March 10 2017 11:49 PM EST2017-03-11 04:49:39 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS – Jay Wright scored 18 of his game-high 27 points in the second half, but Georgia State used a 19-6 run in the first half and held off a late rally by the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns, 86-76, in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball Championships at Lakefront Arena.   Freshman D' Marcus Simonds scored 17 points to lead four players in double figures as No. 2-seeded Georgia State (20-11) advanced to face the Georgia Southern-Troy winn...
    NEW ORLEANS – Jay Wright scored 18 of his game-high 27 points in the second half, but Georgia State used a 19-6 run in the first half and held off a late rally by the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns, 86-76, in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball Championships at Lakefront Arena.   Freshman D' Marcus Simonds scored 17 points to lead four players in double figures as No. 2-seeded Georgia State (20-11) advanced to face the Georgia Southern-Troy winn...
  • Baylor Fends Off Louisiana's Push in Final Frames

    Baylor Fends Off Louisiana's Push in Final Frames

    Thursday, March 9 2017 11:38 PM EST2017-03-10 04:38:56 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball came storming back in the latter stages of Thursday’s midweek Top 25 matchup at Lamson Park with No. 15 Baylor, but fell just short as the visiting Bears held on to win 5-4. Louisiana (17-5) entered the bottom of the sixth inning trailing 3-0 and with two swings were within a run. Aleah Craighton and DJ Sanders led off with back-to-back solo home runs top put the pressure on Baylor’s Kelsee Selman. S...
    LAFAYETTE – 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball came storming back in the latter stages of Thursday’s midweek Top 25 matchup at Lamson Park with No. 15 Baylor, but fell just short as the visiting Bears held on to win 5-4. Louisiana (17-5) entered the bottom of the sixth inning trailing 3-0 and with two swings were within a run. Aleah Craighton and DJ Sanders led off with back-to-back solo home runs top put the pressure on Baylor’s Kelsee Selman. S...
  • Women's Hoops Advances To SBC Semifinals

    Women's Hoops Advances To SBC Semifinals

    Thursday, March 9 2017 7:54 PM EST2017-03-10 00:54:32 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS – Simone Fields made a floater in the lane with 0.9 seconds left and the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team defeated Texas State 66-64 in the Sun Belt Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday at Lakefront Arena.   No. 5-seeded Louisiana (19-10, 11-7 SBC) advances to face No. 1-seeded Little Rock in the semifinals on Saturday at 5 p.m.   No. 4-seeded Texas State (16-14, 11-7 SBC) tied the game 64-64 on a 3-pointer from the corner by Kaitli...
    NEW ORLEANS – Simone Fields made a floater in the lane with 0.9 seconds left and the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team defeated Texas State 66-64 in the Sun Belt Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday at Lakefront Arena.   No. 5-seeded Louisiana (19-10, 11-7 SBC) advances to face No. 1-seeded Little Rock in the semifinals on Saturday at 5 p.m.   No. 4-seeded Texas State (16-14, 11-7 SBC) tied the game 64-64 on a 3-pointer from the corner by Kaitli...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Softball: Sun Belt Conference Series at App State Canceled

    Ragin' Cajuns Softball: Sun Belt Conference Series at App State Canceled

    Thursday, March 9 2017 4:02 PM EST2017-03-09 21:02:53 GMT
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    Due to severe weather concerns in the Boone, N.C., area this weekend, 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball's scheduled Sun Belt Conference series at Appalachian State has been canceled. 

    Due to severe weather concerns in the Boone, N.C., area this weekend, 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball's scheduled Sun Belt Conference series at Appalachian State has been canceled. 

  • Louisiana Heads To Quarterfinals After 78-71 Win Over Little Rock In SBC Tourney

    Louisiana Heads To Quarterfinals After 78-71 Win Over Little Rock In SBC Tourney

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 9:30 PM EST2017-03-09 02:30:42 GMT
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    NEW ORLEANS – Jay Wright scored 18 of his game-high 24 points in the second half and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns made 21 of 22 free throws in the final 5:44 to defeat Little Rock, 78-71, in the first round of the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Championship on Wednesday at Lakefront Arena. Justin Miller added 20 points, making his first seven shots of the game, while Bryce Washington added 12 points and Johnathan Stove 11 as No. 7-seeded Louisiana (21-11)...
    NEW ORLEANS – Jay Wright scored 18 of his game-high 24 points in the second half and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns made 21 of 22 free throws in the final 5:44 to defeat Little Rock, 78-71, in the first round of the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Championship on Wednesday at Lakefront Arena. Justin Miller added 20 points, making his first seven shots of the game, while Bryce Washington added 12 points and Johnathan Stove 11 as No. 7-seeded Louisiana (21-11)...
  • Cajuns To Face Tulane On March 22 At Russo Park; April 18 Contest Moved To New Orleans

    Cajuns To Face Tulane On March 22 At Russo Park; April 18 Contest Moved To New Orleans

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 4:28 PM EST2017-03-08 21:28:35 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – In order to make up the rained-out contest between the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team and Tulane, the Green Wave will make the trip to M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park for a 6 p.m. contest on March 22 while the April 18 contest has been moved to Turchin Field in New Orleans, La. Fans can use their Tulane tickets for the originally scheduled April 18 date to receive admission to the March 22 contest at Russo Park. First pitc...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – In order to make up the rained-out contest between the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team and Tulane, the Green Wave will make the trip to M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field at Russo Park for a 6 p.m. contest on March 22 while the April 18 contest has been moved to Turchin Field in New Orleans, La. Fans can use their Tulane tickets for the originally scheduled April 18 date to receive admission to the March 22 contest at Russo Park. First pitc...
  • Louisiana Women Rally To Win SBC Tourney Opener vs. ULM

    Louisiana Women Rally To Win SBC Tourney Opener vs. ULM

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 10:01 PM EST2017-03-08 03:01:35 GMT
    New Orleans – Simone Fields had a double-double with 19 points and 16 rebounds while Nekia Jones had 19 points and eight rebounds to lead the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns women’s basketball team to a 79-72 win over ULM on Tuesday in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament at Lakefront Arena. No. 5 seed Louisiana (18-10, 11-7 SBC) will face No. 4 seed Texas State (16-13, 11-7 SBC) on Thursday at 2 p.m. in the quarterfinals at Lakefront Arena. ULM (6-24, 3-1...
    New Orleans – Simone Fields had a double-double with 19 points and 16 rebounds while Nekia Jones had 19 points and eight rebounds to lead the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns women’s basketball team to a 79-72 win over ULM on Tuesday in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament at Lakefront Arena. No. 5 seed Louisiana (18-10, 11-7 SBC) will face No. 4 seed Texas State (16-13, 11-7 SBC) on Thursday at 2 p.m. in the quarterfinals at Lakefront Arena. ULM (6-24, 3-1...
  • Comeaux, Stewart Given Weekly Sun Belt Honors

    Comeaux, Stewart Given Weekly Sun Belt Honors

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 9:56 PM EST2017-03-08 02:56:51 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – No. 18-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball swept the weekly Sun Belt Conference awards for the second time in the past three weeks as sophomore catcher Lexie Comeaux and senior pitcher Alex Stewart were recognized by the league on Tuesday. Comeaux hit six home runs and posted 15 RBI during the Ragin' Cajuns Invitational, going 9-for-15 with eight extra base hits, in earing Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week honors. She finished the weekend strong, go...
    LAFAYETTE – No. 18-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball swept the weekly Sun Belt Conference awards for the second time in the past three weeks as sophomore catcher Lexie Comeaux and senior pitcher Alex Stewart were recognized by the league on Tuesday. Comeaux hit six home runs and posted 15 RBI during the Ragin' Cajuns Invitational, going 9-for-15 with eight extra base hits, in earing Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week honors. She finished the weekend strong, go...
  • Louisiana Set For SBC Tourney Opener vs. Little Rock

    Louisiana Set For SBC Tourney Opener vs. Little Rock

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 9:51 PM EST2017-03-08 02:51:55 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team opens play in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament on Wednesday when it faces defending regular-season and tournament champion Little Rock at Lakefront Arena. Tipoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. The game will be available on ESPN3 with Matt Stewart (pxp) and Bob Donewald (color) on the call. The game can be heard in the Lafayette area on KHXT 107.9-FM and ESPN 1420 AM, along with worldwide on the RadioPup app....
    NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team opens play in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament on Wednesday when it faces defending regular-season and tournament champion Little Rock at Lakefront Arena. Tipoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. The game will be available on ESPN3 with Matt Stewart (pxp) and Bob Donewald (color) on the call. The game can be heard in the Lafayette area on KHXT 107.9-FM and ESPN 1420 AM, along with worldwide on the RadioPup app....
  • Louisiana's Gunner Leger Named SBC Pitcher Of The Week

    Louisiana's Gunner Leger Named SBC Pitcher Of The Week

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 6:15 PM EST2017-03-07 23:15:19 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball junior left-hander Gunner Leger was named the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week after helping guide the Cajuns to a series win over Southern Miss this past weekend, the league office announced on Tuesday. “I’m glad for Gunner to be recognized for his hard work and effort,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “We know anytime we send him out on the mound he’s going to give us a chance ...
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball junior left-hander Gunner Leger was named the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week after helping guide the Cajuns to a series win over Southern Miss this past weekend, the league office announced on Tuesday. “I’m glad for Gunner to be recognized for his hard work and effort,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “We know anytime we send him out on the mound he’s going to give us a chance ...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Baseball, Softball Rained Out Today

    Ragin' Cajuns Baseball, Softball Rained Out Today

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 2:06 PM EST2017-03-07 19:06:19 GMT
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    Rain has thrown a curveball to both Ragin’ Cajuns diamond teams. Louisiana softball and baseball have both cancelled games schedule for Tuesday with the pending threat of severe weather throughout south Louisiana. 

    Rain has thrown a curveball to both Ragin’ Cajuns diamond teams. Louisiana softball and baseball have both cancelled games schedule for Tuesday with the pending threat of severe weather throughout south Louisiana. 

  • Cajuns' Wright Tabbed Defensive Player of the Year, Bartley Earns Newcomer For Sun Belt Awards

    Cajuns' Wright Tabbed Defensive Player of the Year, Bartley Earns Newcomer For Sun Belt Awards

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:17 PM EST2017-03-06 20:17:36 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team picked up a pair of individual honors on Monday as Jay Wright was named the Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Year with Frank Bartley named the SBC Newcomer of the Year as the 2017 All-SBC Men’s Basketball teams were released by the league office.

    NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team picked up a pair of individual honors on Monday as Jay Wright was named the Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Year with Frank Bartley named the SBC Newcomer of the Year as the 2017 All-SBC Men’s Basketball teams were released by the league office.

  • Cajuns' Jaylyn Gordon Named 1st Team All-Sun Belt

    Cajuns' Jaylyn Gordon Named 1st Team All-Sun Belt

    Monday, March 6 2017 11:46 AM EST2017-03-06 16:46:07 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS – Senior guard Jaylyn Gordon was named First Team All-Conference while junior forward Simone Fields was tabbed on the Second Team as the Sun Belt Conference announced its women’s basketball all-conference teams and individual awards on Monday.

    NEW ORLEANS – Senior guard Jaylyn Gordon was named First Team All-Conference while junior forward Simone Fields was tabbed on the Second Team as the Sun Belt Conference announced its women’s basketball all-conference teams and individual awards on Monday.

  • Lotief Collects Win No. 700, Cajuns Win Two on Sunday

    Lotief Collects Win No. 700, Cajuns Win Two on Sunday

    Sunday, March 5 2017 9:25 PM EST2017-03-06 02:25:17 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – Head coach Michael Lotief captured his 700th career win and 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball completed an undefeated run through the Ragin' Cajuns Invitational on Sunday at Lamson Park.   Louisiana (17-4) opened the day with an 18-0 (5 inn.) win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi which marked Lotief's momentous triumph. The Ragin' Cajuns followed up with a 14-4 (5 inn.) win over Alcorn to finish the tournament 6-0 and extend their current wi...
    LAFAYETTE – Head coach Michael Lotief captured his 700th career win and 18th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball completed an undefeated run through the Ragin' Cajuns Invitational on Sunday at Lamson Park.   Louisiana (17-4) opened the day with an 18-0 (5 inn.) win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi which marked Lotief's momentous triumph. The Ragin' Cajuns followed up with a 14-4 (5 inn.) win over Alcorn to finish the tournament 6-0 and extend their current wi...
  • Cajuns Baseball Falls In 11 Innings To Golden Eagles, 15-11

    Cajuns Baseball Falls In 11 Innings To Golden Eagles, 15-11

    Sunday, March 5 2017 9:24 PM EST2017-03-06 02:24:27 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Southern Miss scored four runs in the 11th inning as the 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team fell 15-11 in the series finale against the Golden Eagles on Sunday afternoon at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   "Even though we lost today we still had a 3-1 week," head coach Tony Robichaux said. "It's something we are going to have to build on. We had a chance to win an ugly game at the end there if ...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Southern Miss scored four runs in the 11th inning as the 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team fell 15-11 in the series finale against the Golden Eagles on Sunday afternoon at M.L. "Tigue" Moore Field at Russo Park.   "Even though we lost today we still had a 3-1 week," head coach Tony Robichaux said. "It's something we are going to have to build on. We had a chance to win an ugly game at the end there if ...
  • Sun Belt releases 2017 Women's Basketball Championship Seeds

    Sun Belt releases 2017 Women's Basketball Championship Seeds

    Sunday, March 5 2017 1:53 PM EST2017-03-05 18:53:49 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS - The seeds and pairings for the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Women's Basketball Championship, presented by First Bank and Trust, have been determined following the conclusion of the conference's regular-season slate of games Saturday evening. The tournament, hosted at Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, La., begins Tuesday, March 7 with the quarterfinal games scheduled for Thursday, March 9. The semifinals will take place on Saturday, March 11 and the championship game will be p...
    NEW ORLEANS - The seeds and pairings for the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Women's Basketball Championship, presented by First Bank and Trust, have been determined following the conclusion of the conference's regular-season slate of games Saturday evening. The tournament, hosted at Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, La., begins Tuesday, March 7 with the quarterfinal games scheduled for Thursday, March 9. The semifinals will take place on Saturday, March 11 and the championship game will be p...
  • 2017 Sun Belt Men’s Basketball Championship Bracket Announced

    2017 Sun Belt Men’s Basketball Championship Bracket Announced

    Sunday, March 5 2017 1:52 PM EST2017-03-05 18:52:51 GMT
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    NEW ORLEANS – The seeds and matchups for next week's 2017 Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball Championship, presented by First Bank and Trust and hosted at Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, La., have been determined following the conclusion of the conference's regular season on Saturday evening. The tournament begins on Wednesday, March 8, and ends with the championship game on Selection Sunday, March 12. All games of the tournament will be available on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN a...
    NEW ORLEANS – The seeds and matchups for next week's 2017 Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball Championship, presented by First Bank and Trust and hosted at Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, La., have been determined following the conclusion of the conference's regular season on Saturday evening. The tournament begins on Wednesday, March 8, and ends with the championship game on Selection Sunday, March 12. All games of the tournament will be available on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN a...
  • All-Around Effort Highlights UL's Sweep at Lamson Park

    All-Around Effort Highlights UL's Sweep at Lamson Park

    Saturday, March 4 2017 11:06 PM EST2017-03-05 04:06:09 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – The offense cranked six home runs and the pitching staff tossed 11 shutout innings on the day as No. 18-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball posted run-rule wins over North Dakota State and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Saturday in the Ragin' Cajuns Invitational at Lamson Park.   Louisiana (15-4) moved to 4-0 in the weekend event, which wraps up on Sunday, following a 15-0 (5 inn.) win over NDSU and a 8-0 (6 inn.) win over A&MCC.   The Ragin' Cajun...
    LAFAYETTE – The offense cranked six home runs and the pitching staff tossed 11 shutout innings on the day as No. 18-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball posted run-rule wins over North Dakota State and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Saturday in the Ragin' Cajuns Invitational at Lamson Park.   Louisiana (15-4) moved to 4-0 in the weekend event, which wraps up on Sunday, following a 15-0 (5 inn.) win over NDSU and a 8-0 (6 inn.) win over A&MCC.   The Ragin' Cajun...
  • Cajuns Fall To UTA On Senior Day, 79-76

    Cajuns Fall To UTA On Senior Day, 79-76

    Saturday, March 4 2017 10:07 PM EST2017-03-05 03:07:29 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns women’s basketball team stormed back from a 17-point deficit with 6:31 left in the game, but fell to UTA on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer, 79-76 on Saturday at the Cajundome. Louisiana (17-10, 11-7 SBC) tied the game 76-76 when Jaylyn Gordon connected on a deep 3-pointer with 10 seconds to go in the game. UTA (21-7, 14-4 SBC) then went the length of the floor and Shelby Richards made a 3-pointer from the corner to give the Maver...
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns women’s basketball team stormed back from a 17-point deficit with 6:31 left in the game, but fell to UTA on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer, 79-76 on Saturday at the Cajundome. Louisiana (17-10, 11-7 SBC) tied the game 76-76 when Jaylyn Gordon connected on a deep 3-pointer with 10 seconds to go in the game. UTA (21-7, 14-4 SBC) then went the length of the floor and Shelby Richards made a 3-pointer from the corner to give the Maver...
  • Louisiana Captures Southern Miss Series With 5-4 Victory

    Louisiana Captures Southern Miss Series With 5-4 Victory

    Saturday, March 4 2017 8:08 PM EST2017-03-05 01:08:30 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team used a two-run fifth inning to defeat Southern Miss on Saturday afternoon and capture its first home series of the season at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field. The win is the third straight for the Ragin’ Cajuns who are now 6-3 on the year and have won two straight weekend series. For the second straight contest there were over 5,000 fans in attendance at Russo Park with a crowd of 5,020 ...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team used a two-run fifth inning to defeat Southern Miss on Saturday afternoon and capture its first home series of the season at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field. The win is the third straight for the Ragin’ Cajuns who are now 6-3 on the year and have won two straight weekend series. For the second straight contest there were over 5,000 fans in attendance at Russo Park with a crowd of 5,020 ...
  • Russo Success: Louisiana Takes Down Southern Miss In Home Opener

    Russo Success: Louisiana Takes Down Southern Miss In Home Opener

    Friday, March 3 2017 11:51 PM EST2017-03-04 04:51:02 GMT
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    LAFAYETTE, La. – The No. 16 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team scored three unanswered runs to defeat Southern Miss 3-2 on Friday night in the squad’s debut at Russo Park in front of a packed house of 5,250. The victory improves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 5-3 on the year, while the Golden Eagles are handed their second defeat of 2017 to fall to 7-2. “It was just a great night for our fans,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. This all starts with th...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – The No. 16 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team scored three unanswered runs to defeat Southern Miss 3-2 on Friday night in the squad’s debut at Russo Park in front of a packed house of 5,250. The victory improves the Ragin’ Cajuns to 5-3 on the year, while the Golden Eagles are handed their second defeat of 2017 to fall to 7-2. “It was just a great night for our fans,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. This all starts with th...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Club Way Past Twinbill In Invite Opener

    Ragin' Cajuns Club Way Past Twinbill In Invite Opener

    Friday, March 3 2017 11:49 PM EST2017-03-04 04:49:15 GMT
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    LAFAYETTE – No. 18-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball captured two wins on Friday as the Ragin’ Cajuns Invitational got underway at Lamson Park. Macey Smith pitched four shutout innings and DJ Sanders and Daniella Chavez combined to go 5-for-5 with three home runs and four RBI in an 8-0 win over Alcorn in five innings. Haley Hayden posted three RBI and Louisiana received home runs from Kara Gremillion and Lexie Comeaux in producing an 8-2 win over North Dakota...
    LAFAYETTE – No. 18-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball captured two wins on Friday as the Ragin’ Cajuns Invitational got underway at Lamson Park. Macey Smith pitched four shutout innings and DJ Sanders and Daniella Chavez combined to go 5-for-5 with three home runs and four RBI in an 8-0 win over Alcorn in five innings. Haley Hayden posted three RBI and Louisiana received home runs from Kara Gremillion and Lexie Comeaux in producing an 8-2 win over North Dakota...
  • Jay Wright Carries Cajuns To Overtime Win vs. Texas State

    Jay Wright Carries Cajuns To Overtime Win vs. Texas State

    Friday, March 3 2017 10:14 AM EST2017-03-03 15:14:26 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – Senior Jay Wright scored all 21 of his points after halftime, including a stretch of 14 straight that help the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team rally from a nine-point deficit and earn a 94-84 overtime victory over Texas State in a Sun Belt Conference game on Thursday at the Cajundome.   Justin Miller and Bryce Washington each posted double-doubles as Louisiana (19-11, 9-8 SBC) trailed 63-54 with 6:36 remaining in regul...
    LAFAYETTE – Senior Jay Wright scored all 21 of his points after halftime, including a stretch of 14 straight that help the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball team rally from a nine-point deficit and earn a 94-84 overtime victory over Texas State in a Sun Belt Conference game on Thursday at the Cajundome.   Justin Miller and Bryce Washington each posted double-doubles as Louisiana (19-11, 9-8 SBC) trailed 63-54 with 6:36 remaining in regul...
  • Louisiana Women Roll Past Texas State

    Louisiana Women Roll Past Texas State

    Thursday, March 2 2017 11:51 PM EST2017-03-03 04:51:51 GMT

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