Following her 60-meter NCAA indoor national championship, LSU senior Aleia Hobbs was named to the Bowerman 2018 Women’s Post-Indoor Watch List.
Hobbs' time of 7.07 seconds set a collegiate record on March 10 in College Station, Texas.
The New Orleans native sat behind teammate Mikiah Brisco with the second-best 60-meter dash for the majority of the indoor season, but saved her best performance when it mattered most.
The three-time All-American will aim to carry momentum over to her final outdoor campaign of her collegiate career as the LSU Track & Field teams travel to Lafayette for the Louisiana Classics on Friday and Saturday.
Swimming and diving
CUI SET TO NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS: LSU junior Lizzie Cui is in Columbus, Ohio. preparing for the Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships. The diving events start Thursday and run through Saturday.
This will be Cui’s third time participating in the NCAA Championships. In her freshman season, Cui qualified on both springboards, where she finished 14th overall on three-meter and 45th on one-meter. Last season, Cui notched a fifth-place finish on one-meter, and took 17th on both three-meter and platform.
LADY TIGERS TO HOST ARKANSAS: The No. 43 LSU women’s tennis team will host the No. 33 Arkansas as SEC play continues at the LSU Tennis Complex at 4 p.m. Thursday.
After dropping their first two conference road matches to a pair of top-25 teams in Florida and South Carolina last week, the Tigers (10-4; 1-3 SEC) will return home where they boast a 9-1 record on the season. The Razorbacks (5-7, 1-2) own a 2-1 record on the road and have dropped their past two SEC matches to Kentucky and Vanderbilt.