LAKE CHARLES — LSU senior Andria Aguilar’s first-place finish helped the Lady Tigers continue their cross country winning streak on Saturday morning at McNeese State’s Cowboy Invitational, while the men posted a solid performance for third place.
The women scored 34 points, giving the Lady Tigers their second win of the season. Tulane finished 20 points behind the Lady Tigers.
McNeese State placed first in the men’s race with 31 points. The Tigers finished with 73 points, 42 points behind the Cowboys, for another top-five performance this season.
Aguilar finished in 17 minutes, 17.4 seconds and junior Morgan Schuetz placed third with a time of 17:27.7.
Schuetz and Aguilar also set the pace for the Lady Tigers last week, as Schuetz finished first and Aguilar followed at fifth place to help the women win the LSU Invitational.
Sophomore Chaiss Matthews and freshman Andrea Maxwell finished in the top 10 for the Lady Tigers.
Matthews finished ninth with a time of 18:11.6, while Maxwell placed 10th with a time of 18:17.4.
On the men’s side, senior Philip Primeaux led the Tigers for the third consecutive meet, clocking 19:29.2 for second place. Junior Travis Pope placed seventh with a time of 19:48.4.
LSU travels to Fayetteville, Arkansas, Saturday for the Chile Pepper Festival.
Freund reaches second round of ITA: In Tulsa, Oklahoam, LSU junior Andrew Korinek and freshman Simon Freund fell in the second round of prequalifying at the ITA All-American Championships at the Case Tennis Center.
Freund defeated Weber State junior Todd Fought 6-4-6-3 in the first round for his first college victory. Korinek advanced to the second round on a bye.
Owens falls in first round of All-American prequalifying: In Pacific Palisades, California, top seed Lynn Kiro of Texas Tech defeated LSU sophomore Abigail Owens 6-3, 7-5, was defeated in the first round of the Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championships prequalifying bracket
LSU’s Joana Vale Costa will play in the qualifying bracket Tuesday.
Tigers seek to end slide: The LSU soccer team will look to snap a four-game slide and pick up its first win in Southeastern Conference play at 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon when the Tigers host Arkansas at LSU Sccer Stadium.
Admission is free for LSU’s five remaining home matches, compliments of The Advocate.
The game will be televised on the SEC Network.
LSU (4-6-1, 0-2 SEC) is led by Jorian Baucom, who has five goals and three assists, and Summer Clark, who has five goals and two assists.
Arkansas (5-2-3, 1-0-1) is led by junior striker Ashleigh Ellenwood, who has four goals and seven assists.
LSU at Alabama: In Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the LSU volleyball takes on Alabama at 1 p.m. Sunday inside Foster Auditorium.
LSU (5-5, 0-1 Southeastern Conference) is led by Briana Holman with 148 kills and 61 blocks.
Malorie Prado has 399 assists and 101 digs. Haley Smith has 165 digs and 20 assists.
Alabama (13-2) is led by Krystal Rivers, who has 234 kills.