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  • 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
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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...

  • Women's Hoops Falls To Troy In SBC Championship

    Women's Hoops Falls To Troy In SBC Championship

    Monday, March 13 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-03-13 04:04:50 GMT

    The Ragin Cajuns Women's Basketball Team's run at their first Sun Belt Tournament Title has come to an end.

    NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns women’s basketball team’s run in the Sun Belt Tournament fell just short as the Cajuns dropped a 78-64 decision to Troy in the Championship game on Sunday at Lakefront Arena.

  • 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
    Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana SID/Brad Kemp)Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana SID/Brad Kemp)
    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

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns women’s basketball team jumped out to a fast start and didn’t look back on the way to defeating Texas State 62-43 on Thursday at the Cajundome. Louisiana (17-9, 11-6 SBC) used 20 points from Jaylyn Gordon while Nekia Jones added 12 points to help the Cajuns secure an important Sun Belt Conference win. Texas State (16-12, 11-6 SBC) is now tied with Louisiana in fourth place in the Sun Belt standings with one game remaini...

    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns women’s basketball team jumped out to a fast start and didn’t look back on the way to defeating Texas State 62-43 on Thursday at the Cajundome. Louisiana (17-9, 11-6 SBC) used 20 points from Jaylyn Gordon while Nekia Jones added 12 points to help the Cajuns secure an important Sun Belt Conference win. Texas State (16-12, 11-6 SBC) is now tied with Louisiana in fourth place in the Sun Belt standings with one game remaini...

  • Ragin' Cajuns Release 2017 Football Schedule, Two Primetime Games Highlight Slate

    Ragin' Cajuns Release 2017 Football Schedule, Two Primetime Games Highlight Slate

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 11:30 AM EST2017-03-01 16:30:42 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – A rugged non-conference schedule which includes trips to SEC opponents Texas A&M and Ole Miss, a pair of nationally-televised Sun Belt Conference games in October and six games against schools that appeared in a post-season bowl highlight the 2017 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football schedule that was released by the conference office on Wednesday. 

    LAFAYETTE – A rugged non-conference schedule which includes trips to SEC opponents Texas A&M and Ole Miss, a pair of nationally-televised Sun Belt Conference games in October and six games against schools that appeared in a post-season bowl highlight the 2017 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football schedule that was released by the conference office on Wednesday. 

  • No. 16 Louisiana leaves Natchitoches with extra innings victory

    No. 16 Louisiana leaves Natchitoches with extra innings victory

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 12:33 AM EST2017-03-01 05:33:37 GMT

    The 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team rallied with a three-run 12th inning.

    The 16th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team rallied with a three-run 12th inning.

  • DJ Sanders given Sun Belt weekly honors, again

    DJ Sanders given Sun Belt weekly honors, again

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 9:34 PM EST2017-03-01 02:34:12 GMT
    Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)Louisiana SS DJ Sanders (Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information Department/Brad Kemp)

    She’s the first Ragin’ Cajuns softball player since Lexie Elkins in 2015 to claim multiple player of the week honors from the Sun Belt in a single season.

    She’s the first Ragin’ Cajuns softball player since Lexie Elkins in 2015 to claim multiple player of the week honors from the Sun Belt in a single season.

  • Bartley Paces Ragin' Cajuns To 4th Straight Win At App State, 77-62

    Bartley Paces Ragin' Cajuns To 4th Straight Win At App State, 77-62

    Monday, February 27 2017 10:45 PM EST2017-02-28 03:45:37 GMT
    BOONE, N.C. – Frank Bartley scored a game-high 21 points to lead four players in double figures and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team used an 18-1 run in the second half to pull away and defeat Appalachian State, 77-62, in a Sun Belt Conference men’s basketball game on Monday at the Holmes Center. Jay Wright added 15 points for Louisiana (18-11, 8-8 SBC), which won its fourth straight game and finished the regular-season with a winning record o...
    BOONE, N.C. – Frank Bartley scored a game-high 21 points to lead four players in double figures and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team used an 18-1 run in the second half to pull away and defeat Appalachian State, 77-62, in a Sun Belt Conference men’s basketball game on Monday at the Holmes Center. Jay Wright added 15 points for Louisiana (18-11, 8-8 SBC), which won its fourth straight game and finished the regular-season with a winning record o...
  • Cajuns' Cruz Valle In Medalist Hunt At Louisiana Classics

    Cajuns' Cruz Valle In Medalist Hunt At Louisiana Classics

    Monday, February 27 2017 10:43 PM EST2017-02-28 03:43:30 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns senior golfer Fernando Cruz Valle continued his hot play at the 32nd annual Louisiana Classics carding a 36-hole score of 6-under par (138) on Monday to finish in a tie for second at the par-72, 7,098-yard Oakbourne Country Club. Cruz Valle is two shots back of leader Ian Holt of Kent State who recorded a two-round score of 8-under (136) including a tournament-low 18-hole score of 65 (-7) in the morning round. The Woodlands, T...
    LAFAYETTE, La. – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns senior golfer Fernando Cruz Valle continued his hot play at the 32nd annual Louisiana Classics carding a 36-hole score of 6-under par (138) on Monday to finish in a tie for second at the par-72, 7,098-yard Oakbourne Country Club. Cruz Valle is two shots back of leader Ian Holt of Kent State who recorded a two-round score of 8-under (136) including a tournament-low 18-hole score of 65 (-7) in the morning round. The Woodlands, T...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Head To South Texas To Face UT Rio Grande Valley

    Ragin' Cajuns Head To South Texas To Face UT Rio Grande Valley

    Monday, February 27 2017 4:48 PM EST2017-02-27 21:48:14 GMT
    EDINBURG, Texas – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s tennis team begins a week of matches on the road beginning Tuesday when it visits UT Rio Grande Valley in a 2 p.m. match at the Orville I. Cox Tennis Center. Louisiana (9-4) opens the week in south Texas facing UTRGV (2-9) before competing in the H-E-B Tournament of Champions that begins Friday in Corpus Christi, Texas.  The Ragin’ Cajuns return to action for the first time after dropping a 4-1 contest ...
    EDINBURG, Texas – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s tennis team begins a week of matches on the road beginning Tuesday when it visits UT Rio Grande Valley in a 2 p.m. match at the Orville I. Cox Tennis Center. Louisiana (9-4) opens the week in south Texas facing UTRGV (2-9) before competing in the H-E-B Tournament of Champions that begins Friday in Corpus Christi, Texas.  The Ragin’ Cajuns return to action for the first time after dropping a 4-1 contest ...
  • Cajuns Split On Final Day Of Mardi Gras Invitational

    Cajuns Split On Final Day Of Mardi Gras Invitational

    Sunday, February 26 2017 11:59 PM EST2017-02-27 04:59:56 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – No. 16-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball closed the Mardi Gras Invitational at Lamson Park with a split on Sunday, falling to Bradley on a late-game home run and posting a run-rule win over Mississippi Valley.   Maria Schroder's two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning pulled Bradley ahead 2-1, which was the final margin for the Braves (9-6). That answered a bases-loaded RBI single by Louisiana's Kelli Martinez which had broken a scorel...
    LAFAYETTE – No. 16-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball closed the Mardi Gras Invitational at Lamson Park with a split on Sunday, falling to Bradley on a late-game home run and posting a run-rule win over Mississippi Valley.   Maria Schroder's two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning pulled Bradley ahead 2-1, which was the final margin for the Braves (9-6). That answered a bases-loaded RBI single by Louisiana's Kelli Martinez which had broken a scorel...
  • Louisiana Falls In Series Finale At Sam Houston State, 8-3

    Louisiana Falls In Series Finale At Sam Houston State, 8-3

    Sunday, February 26 2017 5:32 PM EST2017-02-26 22:32:56 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas – A four-run fifth inning was the difference on Sunday as the 13th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team dropped the series finale against No. 18 Sam Houston State 8-3 at Don Sanders Stadium. “You have to pitch against momentum, and we didn’t do that today,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “You have to set a good tempo against a team like this. We did that the first two nights, but we just couldn’t set ...
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas – A four-run fifth inning was the difference on Sunday as the 13th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team dropped the series finale against No. 18 Sam Houston State 8-3 at Don Sanders Stadium. “You have to pitch against momentum, and we didn’t do that today,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “You have to set a good tempo against a team like this. We did that the first two nights, but we just couldn’t set ...
  • LSU Baseball Sweep Maryland, 9-5

    LSU Baseball Sweep Maryland, 9-5

    Sunday, February 26 2017 4:40 PM EST2017-02-26 21:40:55 GMT
    BATON ROUGE – The LSU baseball team defeated Maryland, 9-5, to earn its first series sweep of the season Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the win, LSU improved to 7-1 on the season while Maryland fell to 1-5. Sophomore right-hander Caleb Gilbert entered in relief for the Tigers in the fifth inning and earned the win, his first of the season. He fired two innings and struck out a career-high six batters. Hunter Newman entered in the...
    BATON ROUGE – The LSU baseball team defeated Maryland, 9-5, to earn its first series sweep of the season Sunday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. With the win, LSU improved to 7-1 on the season while Maryland fell to 1-5. Sophomore right-hander Caleb Gilbert entered in relief for the Tigers in the fifth inning and earned the win, his first of the season. He fired two innings and struck out a career-high six batters. Hunter Newman entered in the...
  • Denham Guides Ragin' Cajuns Past Maryland

    Denham Guides Ragin' Cajuns Past Maryland

    Saturday, February 25 2017 11:18 PM EST2017-02-26 04:18:49 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – No. 16 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball extended its winning streak to six games on Saturday as Alyssa Denham tossed a three-hit shutout in a 3-0 win over Maryland in the Mardi Gras Invitational at Lamson Park. The Ragin' Cajuns (10-3) conclude play in the Mardi Gras Invitational on Sunday facing Bradley at 11:15 a.m. and Mississippi Valley at 1:30 p.m. The games can be heard in the Lafayette area on ESPN 1420-AM and worldwide on the RadioPup app. A live v...
    LAFAYETTE – No. 16 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball extended its winning streak to six games on Saturday as Alyssa Denham tossed a three-hit shutout in a 3-0 win over Maryland in the Mardi Gras Invitational at Lamson Park. The Ragin' Cajuns (10-3) conclude play in the Mardi Gras Invitational on Sunday facing Bradley at 11:15 a.m. and Mississippi Valley at 1:30 p.m. The games can be heard in the Lafayette area on ESPN 1420-AM and worldwide on the RadioPup app. A live v...
  • Cajuns Baseball Defeats Sam Houston State 6-1 To Clinch Series

    Cajuns Baseball Defeats Sam Houston State 6-1 To Clinch Series

    Saturday, February 25 2017 10:19 PM EST2017-02-26 03:19:09 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas – The 13th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team had a breakout day at the plate as the squad pounded out 13 hits to defeat No. 18 Sam Houston State 6-1 to clinch the series on Saturday at Don Sanders Stadium.   "Hopefully this is a good sign that we are putting things together and getting on the same page offensively," head coach Tony Robichaux said. "We left some runners on early, but our players stayed the course and...
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas – The 13th-ranked Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team had a breakout day at the plate as the squad pounded out 13 hits to defeat No. 18 Sam Houston State 6-1 to clinch the series on Saturday at Don Sanders Stadium.   "Hopefully this is a good sign that we are putting things together and getting on the same page offensively," head coach Tony Robichaux said. "We left some runners on early, but our players stayed the course and...
  • Bartley, Ragin' Cajuns Hold Off Coastal Carolina, 79-77

    Bartley, Ragin' Cajuns Hold Off Coastal Carolina, 79-77

    Saturday, February 25 2017 8:08 PM EST2017-02-26 01:08:31 GMT
    Louisiana G Frank Bartley (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/UL Sport Information)Louisiana G Frank Bartley (Photo Credit: Brad Kemp/UL Sport Information)
    CONWAY, S.C. – Frank Bartley scored a team-high 19 points, hitting a pair of free throws with 17.0 seconds remaining, to give the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns a 79-77 victory against Coastal Carolina in a Sun Belt Conference men’s basketball game on Saturday at the HTC Center. Johnathan Stove added 14 points and Justin Miller 13 as Louisiana (17-11, 7-8 SBC) used an 18-0 run early in the first half in winning its third straight game. Coastal Carolina, which was led Jayle...
    CONWAY, S.C. – Frank Bartley scored a team-high 19 points, hitting a pair of free throws with 17.0 seconds remaining, to give the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns a 79-77 victory against Coastal Carolina in a Sun Belt Conference men’s basketball game on Saturday at the HTC Center. Johnathan Stove added 14 points and Justin Miller 13 as Louisiana (17-11, 7-8 SBC) used an 18-0 run early in the first half in winning its third straight game. Coastal Carolina, which was led Jayle...
  • Cajuns Drop Heartbreaker At Coastal Carolina, 71-68

    Cajuns Drop Heartbreaker At Coastal Carolina, 71-68

    Saturday, February 25 2017 7:33 PM EST2017-02-26 00:33:04 GMT
    Conway, S.C. – Senior guard Ced Gibson matched her career-high with 26 points to lead Coastal Carolina to a 71-68 win over the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team on Saturday at the HTC Center.   Louisiana (16-9, 10-6 SBC) had its five-game win streak snapped and now sits in fifth place in the Sun Belt Conference standings with two games remaining in the regular season.   Coastal Carolina (12-15, 7-10 SBC) took a 66-63 lead when Kennedy Archer made a t...
    Conway, S.C. – Senior guard Ced Gibson matched her career-high with 26 points to lead Coastal Carolina to a 71-68 win over the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team on Saturday at the HTC Center.   Louisiana (16-9, 10-6 SBC) had its five-game win streak snapped and now sits in fifth place in the Sun Belt Conference standings with two games remaining in the regular season.   Coastal Carolina (12-15, 7-10 SBC) took a 66-63 lead when Kennedy Archer made a t...
  • No. 16 Ragin' Cajuns Explode Late Past Dartmouth

    No. 16 Ragin' Cajuns Explode Late Past Dartmouth

    Friday, February 24 2017 11:45 PM EST2017-02-25 04:45:06 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – Haley Hayden went 3-for-4 at the plate, driving in three runs and belting her second home run in as many days, and No. 16-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball built a 6-1 lead after three innings and defeated Dartmouth, 12-5, on Friday in the Mardi Gras Invitational at Lamson Park. Louisiana (9-3) will face Big 10-member Maryland (2-9) on Saturday at 3 p.m. The game can be heard in the Lafayette area on ESPN 1420-AM and worldwide on the RadioPup app. A live...
    LAFAYETTE – Haley Hayden went 3-for-4 at the plate, driving in three runs and belting her second home run in as many days, and No. 16-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball built a 6-1 lead after three innings and defeated Dartmouth, 12-5, on Friday in the Mardi Gras Invitational at Lamson Park. Louisiana (9-3) will face Big 10-member Maryland (2-9) on Saturday at 3 p.m. The game can be heard in the Lafayette area on ESPN 1420-AM and worldwide on the RadioPup app. A live...
  • Leger, Moore Sparkles As Ragin' Cajuns Take Opener vs. Sam Houston State

    Leger, Moore Sparkles As Ragin' Cajuns Take Opener vs. Sam Houston State

    Friday, February 24 2017 11:42 PM EST2017-02-25 04:42:40 GMT
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas – Juniors Gunner Leger and Dylan Moore combined to toss a two-hit shutout as the 13th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team took down 18th-ranked Sam Houston State 2-0 on Friday night at Don Sanders Stadium. The shutout is the second of the season for the Cajuns (2-2), and marks the second time in the last four years that Louisiana has posted two shutouts in the first four contests. “Tonight we got some timely hitting, and that’s...
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas – Juniors Gunner Leger and Dylan Moore combined to toss a two-hit shutout as the 13th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team took down 18th-ranked Sam Houston State 2-0 on Friday night at Don Sanders Stadium. The shutout is the second of the season for the Cajuns (2-2), and marks the second time in the last four years that Louisiana has posted two shutouts in the first four contests. “Tonight we got some timely hitting, and that’s...
  • Gimme Five! Louisiana Pushes Win Streak At App State

    Gimme Five! Louisiana Pushes Win Streak At App State

    Thursday, February 23 2017 11:46 PM EST2017-02-24 04:46:13 GMT

    Boone, N.C. – Jaylyn Gordon and Troi Swain scored 17 points each and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns survived a furious second half rally to defeat Appalachian State 68-58 on Thursday at the George M. Holmes Convocation Center. Louisiana (16-8, 10-5 SBC), which has now won five straight games, only trailed when the score was 2-0, but saw their 12-point lead dwindle to one in the fourth quarter. 

    Boone, N.C. – Jaylyn Gordon and Troi Swain scored 17 points each and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns survived a furious second half rally to defeat Appalachian State 68-58 on Thursday at the George M. Holmes Convocation Center. Louisiana (16-8, 10-5 SBC), which has now won five straight games, only trailed when the score was 2-0, but saw their 12-point lead dwindle to one in the fourth quarter. 

  • Ragin' Cajuns Softball Uses Power In Day One Of Mardi Gras Invite

    Ragin' Cajuns Softball Uses Power In Day One Of Mardi Gras Invite

    Thursday, February 23 2017 11:43 PM EST2017-02-24 04:43:35 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – Haley Hayden, Aleah Craighton and Daniella Chavez each launched home runs in a opening-game 9-3 victory over Drake before Chavez and DJ Sanders keyed the No. 16-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns softball team in the nightcap of a 14-2 win over Bowling Green during the opening day of the 2017 Mardi Gras Invitational on Thursday at Lamson Park. Louisiana (8-3) returns to action on Friday, hosting Dartmouth (7-4) at 3:45 p.m.

    LAFAYETTE – Haley Hayden, Aleah Craighton and Daniella Chavez each launched home runs in a opening-game 9-3 victory over Drake before Chavez and DJ Sanders keyed the No. 16-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns softball team in the nightcap of a 14-2 win over Bowling Green during the opening day of the 2017 Mardi Gras Invitational on Thursday at Lamson Park. Louisiana (8-3) returns to action on Friday, hosting Dartmouth (7-4) at 3:45 p.m.

  • Ragin' Cajuns Football Season Ticket Renewals Underway

    Ragin' Cajuns Football Season Ticket Renewals Underway

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 11:07 AM EST2017-02-22 16:07:09 GMT
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    The renewal process for Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football season tickets is currently underway and fans are encouraged to renew their tickets for the 2017 season by April 17.  

    The renewal process for Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football season tickets is currently underway and fans are encouraged to renew their tickets for the 2017 season by April 17.  

  • Louisiana Bats Go Cold Again At Nicholls State, 3-1

    Louisiana Bats Go Cold Again At Nicholls State, 3-1

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 11:48 PM EST2017-02-22 04:48:46 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    THIBODAUX, La. – The 13th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team couldn’t overcome miscues Tuesday night as the squad dropped a 3-1 decision to Nicholls in a non-conference game at Ray. E Didier Field. “If you take away the three runs we gave them, it’s a 1-0 game and we come away with a win,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “As bad as we were at the plate, it was a winnable game. It wasn’t a pretty game, but you have to find...
    THIBODAUX, La. – The 13th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team couldn’t overcome miscues Tuesday night as the squad dropped a 3-1 decision to Nicholls in a non-conference game at Ray. E Didier Field. “If you take away the three runs we gave them, it’s a 1-0 game and we come away with a win,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “As bad as we were at the plate, it was a winnable game. It wasn’t a pretty game, but you have to find...
  • Denham Wins National Award, Ragin' Cajuns Sweep Sun Belt Weekly Honors

    Denham Wins National Award, Ragin' Cajuns Sweep Sun Belt Weekly Honors

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 6:21 PM EST2017-02-21 23:21:39 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – Both DJ Sanders and Alyssa Denham played a key role in No. 16 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball’s series win over Top 5-ranked Alabama last weekend at Lamson Park and were rewarded for their efforts by the Sun Belt Conference in the release of the weekly awards on Tuesday. Sanders, who closed the series with back-to-back multiple-hit games highlighted by two home runs in the series clincher on Sunday, was named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week. ...

    LAFAYETTE – Both DJ Sanders and Alyssa Denham played a key role in No. 16 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball’s series win over Top 5-ranked Alabama last weekend at Lamson Park and were rewarded for their efforts by the Sun Belt Conference in the release of the weekly awards on Tuesday. Sanders, who closed the series with back-to-back multiple-hit games highlighted by two home runs in the series clincher on Sunday, was named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week. ...

  • Cajuns Football Begins Spring Drills March 7, Red-White Game Set For April 8

    Cajuns Football Begins Spring Drills March 7, Red-White Game Set For April 8

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 5:27 PM EST2017-02-21 22:27:06 GMT
    The 2017 season for Louisiana football will unofficially kick off March 7 with the start of spring practice.  The Ragin’ Cajuns unveiled their spring plans via social media.  The month of drills end with the annual Red-White Spring Game that is set for April 8 at 12:00PM from Cajun Field. The Cajuns will hold 10 practices and three scrimmages before their annual spring game.  Louisiana enters the seventh campaign under the direction of Mark Hudspeth.  The R...
    The 2017 season for Louisiana football will unofficially kick off March 7 with the start of spring practice.  The Ragin’ Cajuns unveiled their spring plans via social media.  The month of drills end with the annual Red-White Spring Game that is set for April 8 at 12:00PM from Cajun Field. The Cajuns will hold 10 practices and three scrimmages before their annual spring game.  Louisiana enters the seventh campaign under the direction of Mark Hudspeth.  The R...
  • Rain Halts Louisiana-SLU Baseball In 11th Inning

    Rain Halts Louisiana-SLU Baseball In 11th Inning

    Monday, February 20 2017 11:38 PM EST2017-02-21 04:38:33 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    HAMMOND, La. – With the score tied at 4-all in the bottom of the 11th inning, heavy rains rolled into the Hammond area forcing the matchup between the 13th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team and Southeastern Louisiana to be suspended on Monday night at Alumni Field. The contest will be resumed on March 29 when the two teams meet again at Alumni Field for a 6 p.m. game. The Lions jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first when Schwaner deliv...
    HAMMOND, La. – With the score tied at 4-all in the bottom of the 11th inning, heavy rains rolled into the Hammond area forcing the matchup between the 13th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team and Southeastern Louisiana to be suspended on Monday night at Alumni Field. The contest will be resumed on March 29 when the two teams meet again at Alumni Field for a 6 p.m. game. The Lions jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first when Schwaner deliv...
  • Louisiana and Alabama Open Series With Twinbill Split

    Louisiana and Alabama Open Series With Twinbill Split

    Saturday, February 18 2017 10:32 PM EST2017-02-19 03:32:52 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – No. 18 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball and No. 4 Alabama split a doubleheader on Saturday as a three-game weekend series got underway at Lamson Park.   Sydney Littlejohn and Alexis Osorio combined for a three-hit shutout in Game 1 as the Crimson Tide picked up a 3-0 win. Alabama grabbed hold of the lead with a solo home run in the first inning from Peyton Grantham and the pitching made the lead stand.   Beth Ashley and Lexie Comeaux both hom...
    LAFAYETTE – No. 18 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball and No. 4 Alabama split a doubleheader on Saturday as a three-game weekend series got underway at Lamson Park.   Sydney Littlejohn and Alexis Osorio combined for a three-hit shutout in Game 1 as the Crimson Tide picked up a 3-0 win. Alabama grabbed hold of the lead with a solo home run in the first inning from Peyton Grantham and the pitching made the lead stand.   Beth Ashley and Lexie Comeaux both hom...
  • At The Buzzer! Stove Wins It For the Cajuns, 85-84

    At The Buzzer! Stove Wins It For the Cajuns, 85-84

    Saturday, February 18 2017 8:19 PM EST2017-02-19 01:19:24 GMT

    After Louisiana erased a 12-point second half deficit, Ragin' Cajun senior Jonathan Stove hit a half-court, buzzer-beating, game-winning shot to shock Louisiana Monroe. 

    After Louisiana erased a 12-point second half deficit, Ragin' Cajun senior Jonathan Stove hit a half-court, buzzer-beating, game-winning shot to shock Louisiana Monroe. 

  • Brodhead Sets Program Record For Wins As Cajuns Defeat ULM, 65-59

    Brodhead Sets Program Record For Wins As Cajuns Defeat ULM, 65-59

    Saturday, February 18 2017 6:11 PM EST2017-02-18 23:11:38 GMT

    Monroe, La. – Louisiana women's basketball head coach Garry Brodhead set the program record for all-time wins as the Ragin' Cajuns defeated ULM 65-59 on Saturday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.   Brodhead, who is in his fifth season at the helm, passed J. Kelley Hall (2002-2007) with 87 wins as head coach.   Louisiana (15-8, 9-5 SBC) used 21 points from Simone Fields and 13 points from Jaylyn Gordon to come from behind in the second half.

    Monroe, La. – Louisiana women's basketball head coach Garry Brodhead set the program record for all-time wins as the Ragin' Cajuns defeated ULM 65-59 on Saturday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.   Brodhead, who is in his fifth season at the helm, passed J. Kelley Hall (2002-2007) with 87 wins as head coach.   Louisiana (15-8, 9-5 SBC) used 21 points from Simone Fields and 13 points from Jaylyn Gordon to come from behind in the second half.

  • No. 13 Louisiana Falls In Season Opener To Murray State

    No. 13 Louisiana Falls In Season Opener To Murray State

    Saturday, February 18 2017 5:40 PM EST2017-02-18 22:40:32 GMT

    HAMMOND, La. – The 13th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team was stymied by Murray State pitching in the 2017 season opener as the squad fell 2-0 on Saturday afternoon at the Tangi Tourism Baseball Classic at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. “Our at bats need to get better,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “We struck out too much in the game. We played good defense and had some good quality pitching. It’s early and you see other gr...

    HAMMOND, La. – The 13th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team was stymied by Murray State pitching in the 2017 season opener as the squad fell 2-0 on Saturday afternoon at the Tangi Tourism Baseball Classic at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. “Our at bats need to get better,” head coach Tony Robichaux said. “We struck out too much in the game. We played good defense and had some good quality pitching. It’s early and you see other gr...

  • Ragin' Cajuns, Warhawks To Face Off in Saturday Matinee

    Ragin' Cajuns, Warhawks To Face Off in Saturday Matinee

    Friday, February 17 2017 11:14 PM EST2017-02-18 04:14:31 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    MONROE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team returns to action on Saturday, facing Sun Belt Conference rival ULM in a 2 p.m. contest at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. The game can be heard in the Lafayette area on KHXT 107.9-FM, along with access to the internet via the Radio Pup app. The game will also be streamed live on ESPN3. Louisiana (15-11, 5-8 SBC) snapped a four-game losing streak last Monday with a convincing 87-61 decision over South Alabama. Bryce W...
    MONROE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team returns to action on Saturday, facing Sun Belt Conference rival ULM in a 2 p.m. contest at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. The game can be heard in the Lafayette area on KHXT 107.9-FM, along with access to the internet via the Radio Pup app. The game will also be streamed live on ESPN3. Louisiana (15-11, 5-8 SBC) snapped a four-game losing streak last Monday with a convincing 87-61 decision over South Alabama. Bryce W...
  • Rain Delays Start of Top 25 Series With Alabama

    Rain Delays Start of Top 25 Series With Alabama

    Friday, February 17 2017 6:39 PM EST2017-02-17 23:39:37 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – Persistent rain show showers on Friday afternoon canceled the opening game of the Top 25 series between No. 18 Louisiana and No. 4 Alabama at Lamson Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (4-2) and Crimson Tide (6-0) will now open their three-game weekend series with a 1 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday. Steve Peloquin will call the action on SportsRadio ESPN 1420-AM and a free live web stream will be available on RaginCajuns.com. Tickets purchased for Saturday’s reg...
    LAFAYETTE – Persistent rain show showers on Friday afternoon canceled the opening game of the Top 25 series between No. 18 Louisiana and No. 4 Alabama at Lamson Park. The Ragin’ Cajuns (4-2) and Crimson Tide (6-0) will now open their three-game weekend series with a 1 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday. Steve Peloquin will call the action on SportsRadio ESPN 1420-AM and a free live web stream will be available on RaginCajuns.com. Tickets purchased for Saturday’s reg...
  • Louisiana Readies For Top 25 Clash With Alabama At Lamson Park

    Louisiana Readies For Top 25 Clash With Alabama At Lamson Park

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 6:49 PM EST2017-02-15 23:49:37 GMT

    LAFAYETTE – No. 18-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball is set to host No. 4 Alabama in a Top 25 weekend series at Lamson Park that is scheduled for Friday-Sunday, Feb. 17-19. The series begins Friday at 5 p.m., and continues with single games on Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. This is the Crimson Tide’s first visit to Lamson Park since March 2003. 

    LAFAYETTE – No. 18-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball is set to host No. 4 Alabama in a Top 25 weekend series at Lamson Park that is scheduled for Friday-Sunday, Feb. 17-19. The series begins Friday at 5 p.m., and continues with single games on Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. This is the Crimson Tide’s first visit to Lamson Park since March 2003. 

  • UL's Kelli Martinez Named Sun Belt Hitter Of The Week

    UL's Kelli Martinez Named Sun Belt Hitter Of The Week

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 3:38 PM EST2017-02-14 20:38:02 GMT
    Louisiana OF Kelli Martinez (Photo Courtesy: UL Sports Information/Brad Kemp)Louisiana OF Kelli Martinez (Photo Courtesy: UL Sports Information/Brad Kemp)

    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball’s Kelli Martinez was the recipient of the first Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week award for the 2017 season, the conference office announced on Tuesday. Martinez led all players in the 31st Annual Louisiana Classics with nine hits, picking up a hit in all six games and totaling three multiple-hit games. She finished the season-opening weekend event 9-for-19 at the plate for a .474 average with six runs scored

    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball’s Kelli Martinez was the recipient of the first Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week award for the 2017 season, the conference office announced on Tuesday. Martinez led all players in the 31st Annual Louisiana Classics with nine hits, picking up a hit in all six games and totaling three multiple-hit games. She finished the season-opening weekend event 9-for-19 at the plate for a .474 average with six runs scored

  • Washington, Wright Help Ragin' Cajuns Snap Skid In Win vs. USA

    Washington, Wright Help Ragin' Cajuns Snap Skid In Win vs. USA

    Monday, February 13 2017 11:44 PM EST2017-02-14 04:44:34 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – Bryce Washington recorded his 19th double-double of the season, senior Jay Wright became the 44th player in school history to reach the 1,000-point mark and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns snapped a four-game losing skid with an impressive 87-61 win over South Alabama on Monday at the Cajundome. Frank Bartley added 10 points while reserve post player Larenz Stalcup scored eight points, grabbed a season-high nine rebounds and blocked a season-best four shots as Lou...
    LAFAYETTE – Bryce Washington recorded his 19th double-double of the season, senior Jay Wright became the 44th player in school history to reach the 1,000-point mark and the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns snapped a four-game losing skid with an impressive 87-61 win over South Alabama on Monday at the Cajundome. Frank Bartley added 10 points while reserve post player Larenz Stalcup scored eight points, grabbed a season-high nine rebounds and blocked a season-best four shots as Lou...
  • Simone Fields Named Sun Belt Player Of The Week

    Simone Fields Named Sun Belt Player Of The Week

    Monday, February 13 2017 5:06 PM EST2017-02-13 22:06:25 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana junior forward Simone Fields was named the Sun Belt Conference’s Player of the Week in a release by the conference office on Monday. Fields led Louisiana (14-8, 8-5 SBC) with a game-high 24 points while shooting a perfect 10-for-10 from the floor in an 80-72 win over Troy on Saturday. She shot 4-for-6 (.667) from the free throw line. Fields added five rebounds, two assists and two steals in the win for the Ragin’ Cajuns. 

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana junior forward Simone Fields was named the Sun Belt Conference’s Player of the Week in a release by the conference office on Monday. Fields led Louisiana (14-8, 8-5 SBC) with a game-high 24 points while shooting a perfect 10-for-10 from the floor in an 80-72 win over Troy on Saturday. She shot 4-for-6 (.667) from the free throw line. Fields added five rebounds, two assists and two steals in the win for the Ragin’ Cajuns. 

  • Louisiana Football Fills Out 2018 Schedule With Grambling State

    Louisiana Football Fills Out 2018 Schedule With Grambling State

    Monday, February 13 2017 3:51 PM EST2017-02-13 20:51:52 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Department of Athletics announced on Monday that it has filled its 2018 non-conference football schedule as it will open the season against in-state opponent Grambling at Cajun Field. The game between Louisiana and Grambling, a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference, will be the first-ever meeting between the schools on the gridiron and is scheduled for Sept. 1, 2018. The Ragin’ Cajuns will host New Mexico State (date ...
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Department of Athletics announced on Monday that it has filled its 2018 non-conference football schedule as it will open the season against in-state opponent Grambling at Cajun Field. The game between Louisiana and Grambling, a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference, will be the first-ever meeting between the schools on the gridiron and is scheduled for Sept. 1, 2018. The Ragin’ Cajuns will host New Mexico State (date ...
  • Cajuns Fall in Final Two Games of Louisiana Classics

    Cajuns Fall in Final Two Games of Louisiana Classics

    Sunday, February 12 2017 10:10 PM EST2017-02-13 03:10:41 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – Southern Miss held off a late rally by No. 11 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball in Game 1 and executed a comeback of their own in Game 2 on the final day of the 31st Annual Louisiana Classics at Lamson Park.   In the first game of the afternoon, USM (4-2) opened a 3-0 lead with a three-run home run from Lauren Holifield in the second inning. Starting pitcher Jillian Johnson preserved the lead until Louisiana (4-2) began chipping away starting with an RBI double b...
    LAFAYETTE – Southern Miss held off a late rally by No. 11 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Softball in Game 1 and executed a comeback of their own in Game 2 on the final day of the 31st Annual Louisiana Classics at Lamson Park.   In the first game of the afternoon, USM (4-2) opened a 3-0 lead with a three-run home run from Lauren Holifield in the second inning. Starting pitcher Jillian Johnson preserved the lead until Louisiana (4-2) began chipping away starting with an RBI double b...
  • Marlin Ejected, Cajuns Dejected After 100-88 Loss To Troy

    Marlin Ejected, Cajuns Dejected After 100-88 Loss To Troy

    Sunday, February 12 2017 12:51 AM EST2017-02-12 05:51:14 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – Jordan Varnado scored 31 points and grabbed six rebounds while Troy earned its first victory over the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns in four years with a 100-88 victory in a Sun Belt Conference men’s basketball game on Saturday at the Cajundome. Jeremy Hollimon came off the bench to score 25 for Troy (13-12, 5-8 SBC), which snapped a seven-game losing streak to Louisiana (14-11, 4-9 SBC). The win was the for the Trojans over the Ragin’ Cajuns since a 71-5...
    LAFAYETTE – Jordan Varnado scored 31 points and grabbed six rebounds while Troy earned its first victory over the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns in four years with a 100-88 victory in a Sun Belt Conference men’s basketball game on Saturday at the Cajundome. Jeremy Hollimon came off the bench to score 25 for Troy (13-12, 5-8 SBC), which snapped a seven-game losing streak to Louisiana (14-11, 4-9 SBC). The win was the for the Trojans over the Ragin’ Cajuns since a 71-5...
  • Late-Inning Heroics Highlight Day Two of Louisiana Classics

    Late-Inning Heroics Highlight Day Two of Louisiana Classics

    Sunday, February 12 2017 12:31 AM EST2017-02-12 05:31:55 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – No. 11 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball staged a pair of late-inning comebacks to capture wins over DePaul and Ball State on Saturday in the 31st Annual Louisiana Classics at Lamson Park. Daniella Chavez delivered a two-run RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Ragin' Cajuns to a walk-off 4-3 win over DePaul in the opener. Kelli Martinez fueled a four-run sixth inning with a two-run single as Louisiana erased a 3-1 deficit i...
    LAFAYETTE – No. 11 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball staged a pair of late-inning comebacks to capture wins over DePaul and Ball State on Saturday in the 31st Annual Louisiana Classics at Lamson Park. Daniella Chavez delivered a two-run RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Ragin' Cajuns to a walk-off 4-3 win over DePaul in the opener. Kelli Martinez fueled a four-run sixth inning with a two-run single as Louisiana erased a 3-1 deficit i...
  • Cajuns Take Down Troy In SBC Action, 80-72

    Cajuns Take Down Troy In SBC Action, 80-72

    Saturday, February 11 2017 11:18 PM EST2017-02-12 04:18:01 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – Simone Fields scored 24 points and Troi Swain added 18 points to lead the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns to an 80-72 win over Troy on Saturday at the Cajundome. Louisiana (14-8, 8-5 SBC) is now on a three-game winning streak as the Cajuns approach the final stretch of Sun Belt Conference play. The Cajuns led 7-6 when Swain knocked down a three-pointer with 4:19 left in the first quarter.    Troy (16-7, 9-3 SBC) trailed 14-10 after Claresa Banks made two fr...
    LAFAYETTE – Simone Fields scored 24 points and Troi Swain added 18 points to lead the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns to an 80-72 win over Troy on Saturday at the Cajundome. Louisiana (14-8, 8-5 SBC) is now on a three-game winning streak as the Cajuns approach the final stretch of Sun Belt Conference play. The Cajuns led 7-6 when Swain knocked down a three-pointer with 4:19 left in the first quarter.    Troy (16-7, 9-3 SBC) trailed 14-10 after Claresa Banks made two fr...
  • No. 11 Louisiana Softball Cruises On Opening Day

    No. 11 Louisiana Softball Cruises On Opening Day

    Friday, February 10 2017 11:53 PM EST2017-02-11 04:53:34 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – No. 11 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball kicked off a season-opening 23-game homestand and play in the 31st Annual Louisiana Classics at Lamson Park on Friday with a pair of 9-1 victories over DePaul and Iowa State. The Ragin’ Cajuns (2-0) used timely hitting, plate discipline and an unyielding effort from their starting pitchers in collecting the sweep. The Ragin’ Cajuns’ day began with Alex Stewart holding DePaul to one hit over five in...
    LAFAYETTE – No. 11 Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball kicked off a season-opening 23-game homestand and play in the 31st Annual Louisiana Classics at Lamson Park on Friday with a pair of 9-1 victories over DePaul and Iowa State. The Ragin’ Cajuns (2-0) used timely hitting, plate discipline and an unyielding effort from their starting pitchers in collecting the sweep. The Ragin’ Cajuns’ day began with Alex Stewart holding DePaul to one hit over five in...
  • Gordon Shines In Louisiana Blowout Of South Alabama

    Gordon Shines In Louisiana Blowout Of South Alabama

    Thursday, February 9 2017 10:46 PM EST2017-02-10 03:46:02 GMT
    LAFAYETTE- Jaylyn Gordon scored 29 points and Simone Fields added 14 points to lead the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns to a 62-38 win over South Alabama on Thursday at the Cajundome. Louisiana (13-8, 7-5 SBC) took a 7-4 lead when Gordon knocked down a three-pointer with 7:15 left in the first quarter. South Alabama (7-15, 2-9 SBC) didn’t have much of an answer to the Cajuns fast-paced offense and trailed 18-10 at the end of the first frame. The Cajuns led 28-17 after Nekia Jon...
    LAFAYETTE- Jaylyn Gordon scored 29 points and Simone Fields added 14 points to lead the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns to a 62-38 win over South Alabama on Thursday at the Cajundome. Louisiana (13-8, 7-5 SBC) took a 7-4 lead when Gordon knocked down a three-pointer with 7:15 left in the first quarter. South Alabama (7-15, 2-9 SBC) didn’t have much of an answer to the Cajuns fast-paced offense and trailed 18-10 at the end of the first frame. The Cajuns led 28-17 after Nekia Jon...
  • Cajuns Softball Set To Unveil New Lineup In Friday's Opener

    Cajuns Softball Set To Unveil New Lineup In Friday's Opener

    Thursday, February 9 2017 4:59 PM EST2017-02-09 21:59:21 GMT
    Preseason Sun Belt Player Of The Year Aleah Craighton (Photo Courtesy: Brad Kemp/Louisiana Sports Info.)Preseason Sun Belt Player Of The Year Aleah Craighton (Photo Courtesy: Brad Kemp/Louisiana Sports Info.)
    LAFAYETTE – Long before the days to the start of the 2017 season began to dwindle down, the No. 11-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns softball team was well-versed with the task laid before them. A heralded group of sluggers – namely Sara Corbello, Lexie Elkins, Shellie Landry and Kelsey Vincent – was departing after the 2016 season’s final out was recorded. That group powered the nation’s leading home run club two years running. “This team ...
    LAFAYETTE – Long before the days to the start of the 2017 season began to dwindle down, the No. 11-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns softball team was well-versed with the task laid before them. A heralded group of sluggers – namely Sara Corbello, Lexie Elkins, Shellie Landry and Kelsey Vincent – was departing after the 2016 season’s final out was recorded. That group powered the nation’s leading home run club two years running. “This team ...
  • Ragin' Cajuns Softball: Take a Kid to the Game Offered for Opening Day

    Ragin' Cajuns Softball: Take a Kid to the Game Offered for Opening Day

    Wednesday, February 8 2017 2:10 PM EST2017-02-08 19:10:39 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns softball fans have the opportunity to "Take a Kid to the Game" this Friday for Opening Day of the 2017 season at Lamson Park.  

    Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns softball fans have the opportunity to "Take a Kid to the Game" this Friday for Opening Day of the 2017 season at Lamson Park.  

  • Ragin' Cajuns, Coastal Carolina Tabbed As Preseason SBC Favorites

    Ragin' Cajuns, Coastal Carolina Tabbed As Preseason SBC Favorites

    Wednesday, February 8 2017 11:41 AM EST2017-02-08 16:41:34 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – The three-time defending Sun Belt Conference tournament champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team was named the unanimous choice to win the SBC West Division title in the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Baseball Coaches’ Preseason Poll, the league office announced on Wednesday. Starting this season, the Sun Belt Conference has split into East and West Divisions for baseball. Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, ...
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – The three-time defending Sun Belt Conference tournament champion Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team was named the unanimous choice to win the SBC West Division title in the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Baseball Coaches’ Preseason Poll, the league office announced on Wednesday. Starting this season, the Sun Belt Conference has split into East and West Divisions for baseball. Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, ...
  • Baseball Season Ticket Holders Offered February Softball Package

    Baseball Season Ticket Holders Offered February Softball Package

    Tuesday, February 7 2017 7:34 PM EST2017-02-08 00:34:43 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Athletics Department is offering a February Softball Ticket Package exclusively to 2017 baseball season ticket holders as an opportunity to have fun in the sun at the ballpark prior to the first home baseball game. The $50 package includes a ticket to all 15 Ragin’ Cajuns softball games at Lamson Park in February, highlighted by the Top 25 weekend series with No. 7 Alabama set for Feb. 17-19. All tickets are general admission....
    LAFAYETTE – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Athletics Department is offering a February Softball Ticket Package exclusively to 2017 baseball season ticket holders as an opportunity to have fun in the sun at the ballpark prior to the first home baseball game. The $50 package includes a ticket to all 15 Ragin’ Cajuns softball games at Lamson Park in February, highlighted by the Top 25 weekend series with No. 7 Alabama set for Feb. 17-19. All tickets are general admission....
  • More Monday Blues: Ragin' Cajuns Rally But Fall Short At Georgia Southern

    More Monday Blues: Ragin' Cajuns Rally But Fall Short At Georgia Southern

    Monday, February 6 2017 10:40 PM EST2017-02-07 03:40:33 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS

    STATESBORO, Ga. – Mike Hughes scored six of his game-high 20 points in a 45-second span late in the second half to erase a late deficit and help Georgia Southern earn a 74-70 victory over the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns in a Sun Belt Conference men’s basketball game on Monday at Hanner Fieldhouse. Ike Smith scored 18 points and Tookie Brown 11 as Georgia Southern (16-8, 9-2 SBC) built a 15-point lead in the first half before Louisiana (14-10, 4-7 SBC) used a 15-2 run

    STATESBORO, Ga. – Mike Hughes scored six of his game-high 20 points in a 45-second span late in the second half to erase a late deficit and help Georgia Southern earn a 74-70 victory over the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns in a Sun Belt Conference men’s basketball game on Monday at Hanner Fieldhouse. Ike Smith scored 18 points and Tookie Brown 11 as Georgia Southern (16-8, 9-2 SBC) built a 15-point lead in the first half before Louisiana (14-10, 4-7 SBC) used a 15-2 run

  • Ex-Cajun Shawn Long Named To D-League All-Star Game

    Ex-Cajun Shawn Long Named To D-League All-Star Game

    Monday, February 6 2017 5:53 PM EST2017-02-06 22:53:10 GMT

    The homecoming party for Shawn Long will begin next week. The former Ragin’ Cajuns standout will return to Louisiana to be a part of NBA All-Star weekend as part of the East roster for the D-League All-Star game.  The showcase of the NBA’s developmental league will take place Saturday, February 18 inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Long currently ranks 11th in the D-League in points (20.6 per game) and 3rd in rebounds (11.2 per game).  He was named D-League

    The homecoming party for Shawn Long will begin next week. The former Ragin’ Cajuns standout will return to Louisiana to be a part of NBA All-Star weekend as part of the East roster for the D-League All-Star game.  The showcase of the NBA’s developmental league will take place Saturday, February 18 inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Long currently ranks 11th in the D-League in points (20.6 per game) and 3rd in rebounds (11.2 per game).  He was named D-League

  • Insurance commissioner: decision granting La. universities more than $2.7 M

    Insurance commissioner: decision granting La. universities more than $2.7 M

    Monday, February 6 2017 10:58 AM EST2017-02-06 15:58:35 GMT
    University of Louisiana at LafayetteUniversity of Louisiana at Lafayette

    Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon issued a press release announcing a court order on the dissolution of health maintenance organization which paves the way for almost three million dollars to be paid to six Louisiana universities including UL.  

    Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon issued a press release announcing a court order on the dissolution of health maintenance organization which paves the way for almost three million dollars to be paid to six Louisiana universities including UL.  

  • Valiant Comeback Falls Short For Cajuns At GSU, 85-82

    Valiant Comeback Falls Short For Cajuns At GSU, 85-82

    Saturday, February 4 2017 10:06 PM EST2017-02-05 03:06:04 GMT
    ATLANTA – Frank Bartley scored a career-high 31 points, highlighted by a 7-for-15 performance from behind the 3-point line, but D'Marcus Simonds hit a pair of free throws with 3.7 seconds remaining to lead Georgia State to an 85-82 victory over the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday at GSU Sports Arena.   Simonds scored a team-high 19 points as GSU (15-7, 8-2 SBC) won its seventh straight game and remained in a tie for first place in...
    ATLANTA – Frank Bartley scored a career-high 31 points, highlighted by a 7-for-15 performance from behind the 3-point line, but D'Marcus Simonds hit a pair of free throws with 3.7 seconds remaining to lead Georgia State to an 85-82 victory over the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday at GSU Sports Arena.   Simonds scored a team-high 19 points as GSU (15-7, 8-2 SBC) won its seventh straight game and remained in a tie for first place in...
  • Cold Shooting Cajuns Fall At Georgia Southern, 63-60

    Cold Shooting Cajuns Fall At Georgia Southern, 63-60

    Thursday, February 2 2017 11:12 PM EST2017-02-03 04:12:49 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    Statesboro, Ga. – Malachi Seraphin-Williams had a career-high 15 points, but the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns dropped a 63-60 decision to Georgia Southern on Thursday evening at Hanner Fieldhouse.   Georgia Southern (9-12, 5-5 SBC), which has won four of its past five games, jumped out to an early 7-0 lead with 8:16 left in the first quarter. The Eagles led 13-1 when Patrice Butler made a layup with 4:15 left in the first period.   Louisiana (11-8, 5-5 SBC) then went o...
    Statesboro, Ga. – Malachi Seraphin-Williams had a career-high 15 points, but the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns dropped a 63-60 decision to Georgia Southern on Thursday evening at Hanner Fieldhouse.   Georgia Southern (9-12, 5-5 SBC), which has won four of its past five games, jumped out to an early 7-0 lead with 8:16 left in the first quarter. The Eagles led 13-1 when Patrice Butler made a layup with 4:15 left in the first period.   Louisiana (11-8, 5-5 SBC) then went o...
  • Cajuns Baseball Places Quartet On Preseason All-SBC Squad

    Cajuns Baseball Places Quartet On Preseason All-SBC Squad

    Thursday, February 2 2017 1:47 PM EST2017-02-02 18:47:40 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS – A pair of seniors in Coastal Carolina’s Andrew Beckwith and Little Rock’s Dalton Thomas were chosen as the Sun Belt Baseball Preseason Pitcher and Player of the Year on Thursday, as voted on by the league’s 12 head coaches. The Sun Belt also announced the 14 student-athletes that earned 2017 Preseason Baseball All-Sun Belt Conference team selections. Beckwith and the Chanticleers join the Sun Belt for their inaugural season in the league, j...

    NEW ORLEANS – A pair of seniors in Coastal Carolina’s Andrew Beckwith and Little Rock’s Dalton Thomas were chosen as the Sun Belt Baseball Preseason Pitcher and Player of the Year on Thursday, as voted on by the league’s 12 head coaches. The Sun Belt also announced the 14 student-athletes that earned 2017 Preseason Baseball All-Sun Belt Conference team selections. Beckwith and the Chanticleers join the Sun Belt for their inaugural season in the league, j...

  • Aleah Craighton Named To Player Of The Year Watch

    Aleah Craighton Named To Player Of The Year Watch

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 7:33 PM EST2017-02-02 00:33:46 GMT
    Preseason Sun Belt Player Of The Year Aleah Craighton (Photo Courtesy: Brad Kemp/Louisiana Sports Info.)Preseason Sun Belt Player Of The Year Aleah Craighton (Photo Courtesy: Brad Kemp/Louisiana Sports Info.)
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball’s Aleah Craighton, an All-American performer in 2016, is among the 50 student-athletes named to the “Watch List” for the 2017 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award. Announced Wednesday by USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award enters its 16th season and recognizes outstanding athletic achievement by Division I ...
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball’s Aleah Craighton, an All-American performer in 2016, is among the 50 student-athletes named to the “Watch List” for the 2017 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award. Announced Wednesday by USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award enters its 16th season and recognizes outstanding athletic achievement by Division I ...
  • Missouri's Bryan Maggard named as UL Lafayette's AD

    Missouri's Bryan Maggard named as UL Lafayette's AD

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 2:49 PM EST2017-02-01 19:49:40 GMT
    UL Athletic Director Bryan Maggard / KATCUL Athletic Director Bryan Maggard / KATC

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  • A-State Catches Fire In 2nd Half, Deals Ragin' Cajuns 88-69 Set Back

    A-State Catches Fire In 2nd Half, Deals Ragin' Cajuns 88-69 Set Back

    Monday, January 30 2017 11:44 PM EST2017-01-31 04:44:39 GMT
    Photo Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad KempPhoto Credit: Louisiana Sports Information/Brad Kemp
    LAFAYETTE – Devin Carter scored 19 of his game-high 22 points in the second half and Arkansas State made 16 of its last 18 shots down the stretch to erase an eight-point deficit in the second half and defeat the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns, 88-69, in a Sun Belt Conference men’s basketball game on Monday at the Cajundome. Deven Simms came off the bench to score 20 points, including 18 in the second half, as Arkansas State (16-6, 7-2 SBC) earned its first victory in Lafay...
    LAFAYETTE – Devin Carter scored 19 of his game-high 22 points in the second half and Arkansas State made 16 of its last 18 shots down the stretch to erase an eight-point deficit in the second half and defeat the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns, 88-69, in a Sun Belt Conference men’s basketball game on Monday at the Cajundome. Deven Simms came off the bench to score 20 points, including 18 in the second half, as Arkansas State (16-6, 7-2 SBC) earned its first victory in Lafay...
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    Louisiana Softball Picked As Unanimous Favorites In Sun Belt

    Monday, January 30 2017 4:55 PM EST2017-01-30 21:55:19 GMT
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball was selected as the preseason Sun Belt Conference favorite for the 2017 season. The poll, released by the conference office on Monday, was voted upon by the league’s 10 head coaches. The Ragin’ Cajuns received all 10 of the first place votes in the SBC’s preseason poll and sat atop the ranking with 100 total points. Texas State, the opponent in last season’s SBC Tournament championship game, came in seco...
    LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball was selected as the preseason Sun Belt Conference favorite for the 2017 season. The poll, released by the conference office on Monday, was voted upon by the league’s 10 head coaches. The Ragin’ Cajuns received all 10 of the first place votes in the SBC’s preseason poll and sat atop the ranking with 100 total points. Texas State, the opponent in last season’s SBC Tournament championship game, came in seco...
  • Cajuns Fend Off Late Surge To Top Little Rock

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    Sunday, January 29 2017 11:04 AM EST2017-01-29 16:04:08 GMT

    Thanks to six players reaching double figures, the Ragin' Cajuns beat Little Rock 88-82 inside the Cajundome.   Frank Bartley IV led the way with a team-high 20 points on a night when the Cajuns shot 62-percent from the field.  Early on, Jereikus Davis was the go-to guy leading a 17-2 run in the first half.  Davis, who made his first career start, finished with 17 points on 7-10 shooting.   Louisiana (14-7, 4-4 SBC) will be back inside the Cajundome on Monday to ...

    Thanks to six players reaching double figures, the Ragin' Cajuns beat Little Rock 88-82 inside the Cajundome.   Frank Bartley IV led the way with a team-high 20 points on a night when the Cajuns shot 62-percent from the field.  Early on, Jereikus Davis was the go-to guy leading a 17-2 run in the first half.  Davis, who made his first career start, finished with 17 points on 7-10 shooting.   Louisiana (14-7, 4-4 SBC) will be back inside the Cajundome on Monday to ...

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    LAFAYETTE – Ronjanae DeGray scored 25 points and Sharde’ Collins added 23 points as SBC leader Little Rock earned an 82-64 win over the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns women’s basketball team on Saturday at the Cajundome. Louisiana (11-7, 5-4 SBC) raced out to an early 7-0 lead when Kimberly Burton made a layup with 8:16 left in the first quarter. Little Rock (15-6, 9-0 SBC) responded to tie the game 9-9 when DeGray connected on a jumper with 5:06 remaining in the pe...
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  • Cajuns Bounce Back In Win Over Arkansas State, 72-60

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    Thursday, January 26 2017 11:42 PM EST2017-01-27 04:42:18 GMT
    RAGIN CAJUNSRAGIN CAJUNS
    LAFAYETTE – Jasmine Thomas scored 21 points and Simone Fields added 14 points as the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns defeated Arkansas State 72-60 on Thursday at the Cajundome. Louisiana (11-6, 5-3 SBC) took an early 9-6 lead when Kimberly Burton made a layup with 4:08 left in the first quarter. Arkansas State (4-16, 2-6 SBC) cut the Cajuns lead to 15-11 at the end of the first period when Brittany Fowler connected on a jumper with six seconds left in the first frame. Jaylyn Go...
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    Monday, April 24 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-04-24 21:31:29 GMT

    A Ville Platte family is mourning the death of a loved one who was killed in the crossfire of a shootout.  Family members identify her as Kathy Weston. Weston was killed while leaving a convenience store in the 500 block of Chataignier Road Saturday night.    So far, no one has been arrested.  The crime scene where the shooting happened, is now the scene of a makeshift memorial for Weston.  "She was just a good person," Weston's sister Jessica sai...

    A Ville Platte family is mourning the death of a loved one who was killed in the crossfire of a shootout.  Family members identify her as Kathy Weston. Weston was killed while leaving a convenience store in the 500 block of Chataignier Road Saturday night.    So far, no one has been arrested.  The crime scene where the shooting happened, is now the scene of a makeshift memorial for Weston.  "She was just a good person," Weston's sister Jessica sai...

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