With conference titles in baseball and men’s golf, the LSU men captured the Southeastern Conference All-Sports title for 2014-15, which was compiled this year by GateHouse Media.
The SEC All-Sports title is the first for the LSU men since 1996-97. The LSU women finished third this year in the all-sports standings. Overall, LSU came in third behind No. 1 Florida and No. 2 Texas A&M.
VALE COSTA SET FOR NCAA SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIPS: In Waco, Texas, LSU’s Joana Vale Costa takes on 12th-ranked Joana Eidukonyte of Clemson in the first round of the NCAA Singles Championships at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Baylor’s Hurd Tennis Center.
Vale Costa was an at-large selection and became the first Lady Tiger since Megan Falcon in 2009 to be selected for the individual championships. The sophomore is also just the sixth Lady Tiger to be selected for the singles championships
The Lisbon, Portugal native finished the year 31-12 and was named to the All-SEC first team after 17-9 record overall and 8-4 in conference play. By surpassing 30 wins this season, Vale Costa became just the 15th player in school history to reach the mark.
The winner will move on to the second round of the tournament and face either Catherine Harrison of UCLA or Francesca Fusinato of Virginia Tech