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LSU Lady Tigers
LSU Lady Tigers athletic logo

University Louisiana State University
Conference SEC
Western Division
Location Baton Rouge, LA
Head Coach Yvette Girouard (9th year)
Home Stadium Tiger Park
(Capacity: 1,289)
Nickname Tigers
Colors Purple and Gold

             

WCWS Appearances
2001, 2004
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008
Conference Tournament Champions
1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2007
Conference Champions
1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004

The LSU Lady Tigers softball team represents Louisiana State University in NCAA Division I college softball. The team participates in the Southeastern Conference. They are currently coached by head coach Yvette Girouard and assistant coaches James DeFeo and Megan Smith. They play home games in Tiger Park. LSU has won five Southeastern Conference championships and have finished third at the Women's College World Series twice.

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History

LSU softball had its beginnings in 1979 with a team coached by Carol Smith. However, after only three seasons, LSU decided to disband its softball program. In 1997 the Southeastern Conference decided to begin sponsoring softball, partly to help member institutions to comply with Title IX. LSU softball was reborn and quickly became one of the best teams not only in the conference, but in the nation. Since 1997, LSU has won 5 regular season SEC championships and 5 SEC tournament championships, more than any other school in the conference. LSU has also appeared in two Women's College World Series and 10 NCAA tournaments.

LSU's Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Americans

Player Position Year(s)
Tara Asbill SS 2000
Ashlee Ducote 3B 1999, 2000
Stephanie Hastings 2B 2000
LaDonia Hughes OF 2004
Leslie Klein OF 2004, 2006, 2007
Killian Roessner C 2007
Jodi Otten 2B 1998
Trena Peel OF 2002
Kristin Schmidt P 2003, 2004
Britni Sneed P 2000, 2001, 2002
Emily Turner P 2006

Head Coaches

Name Years Record
Carol Smith 1978-1981 45-28 Overall
Cathy Compton 1997-1998 100-26 Overall, 41-12 SEC
Glenn Moore 1998-2000 117-25, 53-7 SEC
Yvette Girouard 2001-Present 407-119, 166-66 SEC

Year-by-Year Records

Season Coach Record Notes
1979 Carol Smith 16-7
1980 Carol Smith 15-9
1981 Carol Smith 14-12
No team from 1982-1996
1997 Cathy Compton 44-14 (18-6 SEC) SEC West Champion
1998 Cathy Compton (first 68 games)
Glenn Moore (last 4 games)
58-14 (23-6 SEC) SEC West Champion; NCAA Regionals
1999 Glenn Moore 56-10 (27-3 SEC) SEC Champion; SEC Tournament Champion; NCAA Regionals
2000 Glenn Moore 59-13 (26-4 SEC) SEC Champion; SEC Tournament Runner-Up
2001 Yvette Girouard 59-11 (26-4 SEC) SEC Champion; SEC Tournament Champion; Women's College World Series
2002 Yvette Girouard 56-11 (25-4 SEC) SEC Champion; SEC Tournament Champion; NCAA Regionals
2003 Yvette Girouard 50-18 (20-9 SEC) SEC Tournament Runner-Up; NCAA Regionals
2004 Yvette Girouard 57-12 (22-6 SEC) SEC Champion; SEC Tournament Champion; Women's College World Series
2005 Yvette Girouard 31-23 (12-18 SEC)
2006 Yvette Girouard 55-14 (22-8 SEC) NCAA Super Regionals
2007 Yvette Girouard 55-12 (22-6 SEC) SEC West Champion; SEC Tournament Champion; NCAA Super Regionals
2008 Yvette Girouard 44-18 (17-11 SEC) NCAA Regionals
2009 Yvette Girouard

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