LSU Lady Tigers track and field
|LSU Lady Tigers track and field|
|University||Louisiana State University|
|Location||Baton Rouge, LA|
|Head Coach||Dennis Shaver (10th year)|
|Indoor Facility||Carl Maddox Field House
|Outdoor Facility||Bernie Moore Track Stadium
|Colors||Purple and Gold
|Women Indoor National Championships|
|1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004|
|Women Outdoor National Championships|
|1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2008|
|Outdoor NCAA Appearance|
|Indoor Conference Champions|
|1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2007, 2008, 2011|
|Outdoor Conference Champions|
|1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1996, 2007, 2008. 2010, 2011, 2012|
The LSU Lady Tigers track and field program is the premier women's track and field program in the NCAA, winning more NCAA championships than any other school in history. The Lady Tigers have won a total of 25 NCAA championships (11 indoor, 14 outdoor). The closest school is Texas with 10 total championships. The Lady Tiger program began in 1980. They won their first NCAA championship in 1987 under head coach Sam Seemes. The following year Pat Henry took over the program and led the team to an unprecedented 11 straight NCAA outdoor championships, the most consecutive NCAA titles by a women's team in any NCAA sport. In 2004, Dennis Shaver became the LSU Lady Tigers head coach. He coached the team to the 2008 NCAA outdoor championship.
|Year||SEC Indoor||NCAA Indoor||SEC Outdoor||NCAA Outdoor|
Carl Maddox Field House
Carl Maddox Field House built in 1975 is the indoor track and field home arena for the LSU Lady Tigers and LSU Tigers track and field teams. The arena has a seating capacity of 3,000. The field house features a 200-meter unbanked track, elevated jump runways, a variety of throwing areas and multiple high jump and vaulting areas. In 1998, the arena was renamed in honor of former LSU Athletic Director Carl Maddox.
Bernie Moore Track Stadium
Bernie Moore Track Stadium built in 1969 is the outdoor track and field home stadium for the LSU Lady Tigers and LSU Tigers track and field teams. The stadium has a seating capacity of 5,680. In 1971, the stadium was renamed after former LSU football and track & field coach, Bernie Moore. Moore coached the LSU Track and Field teams for 18 years (1930–47) and led the Tigers to their first NCAA National Championship in 1933 as well as 12 SEC crowns.
Bernie Moore Track Stadium weight room
Opened in January 2003, the weight room is for the LSU Tigers track and field and LSU Lady Tigers track and field team's. The LSU track and field weight room is a 2,000 square foot facility designed for an Olympic style lifting program. Located adjacent to the track, the weight room features 10 multi-purpose power stations, 5 dumbbell stations, 4 power racks, 5 sets of competition plates, 10 competition Olympic bars, 2 multi-purpose racks, an assortment of selectorized machines and 2 televisions for multimedia presentations.
|1982||Murrell "Boots" Garland|