UL athletics seeking nominations for Ragin’ Cajuns Hall of Fame

University of Louisiana at Lafayette has had an incredible amount of talented student-athletes spend their college careers donning the black and red. The athletics department at UL is now ready to celebrate the newest batch of former standout athletes with the next class of Ragin’ Cajun Athletics Hall of Fame members. As announced via ragincajuns.com, Hall of Fame nominations — which includes student athletes, coaches … Continue reading UL athletics seeking nominations for Ragin’ Cajuns Hall of Fame

Here’s your chance to decide LA Tech’s All-Decade football team

The Louisiana Tech athletics department opened voting for its All-Decade football squad today. On the LA Tech website, fans have the opportunity to vote for one quarterback, two running backs, three receivers and five offensive linemen on the offensive side of the ball and five defensive linemen, two linebackers and five defensive backs on the other side of the ball. Special teams voting includes two … Continue reading Here’s your chance to decide LA Tech’s All-Decade football team

Tulane’s Pellerin signs with Yankees

Connor Pellerin became the second Tulane University baseball player in the last week or so to join the Major League Baseball ranks. Pellerin made the decision to forgo his senior season after signing a contract with the New York Yankees. After going undrafted in the annual MLB Draft, Pellerin was one of five undrafted right-handed college pitchers signed by the Yankees, the team announced yesterday. … Continue reading Tulane’s Pellerin signs with Yankees

Former LSU RB Faulk included on 2021 College Football HOF ballot

It’s been a few years since the 44-year-old Lafayette native put on his cleats and football helmet, but Kevin Faulk’s time to shine has made its return. After four successful seasons donning the purple and gold at Louisiana State University (1995-98), the First Team All-American running back went on to win three Super Bowl championships over his 13-year professional career with the New England Patriots. … Continue reading Former LSU RB Faulk included on 2021 College Football HOF ballot

UL’s Young signs pro contract with Orioles

Over 24.2 innings pitched, Brandon Young allowed just a trio of earned runs in his four appearances this spring. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette ace will now get his chance to prove himself at the professional level. The 6-6/210-pound right handed ace went undrafted in the five-round MLB Draft, but was given the opportunity to sign a free agent contract with the Baltimore Orioles. … Continue reading UL’s Young signs pro contract with Orioles

Oklahoma’s Eke transfers to UL

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette football and track & field teams both landed a new student-athlete at the same time. Former University of Oklahoma track star Golden Eke III announced his transfer to UL via his Twitter account at 3:33 p.m. (central time) Saturday afternoon. The Golden Child is back 🤫🔥#Comitted #GeauxCajuns #cULture pic.twitter.com/mIe7HPAO1Q — Golden Eke III (@DaGold3nChild) June 13, 2020 Eke, a … Continue reading Oklahoma’s Eke transfers to UL

UL’s Cantrelle selected in 5th round of MLB Draft

The shortened 2020 college baseball season didn’t stop Hayden Cantrelle from grabbing the attention of MLB scouts. The University of Louisiana shortstop was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the fifth round (151st overall pick) of the 2020 MLB Draft Thursday night. Cantrelle hit just .136 in his 17 starts as a junior this spring, but led the team with 10 runs, stole four bags … Continue reading UL’s Cantrelle selected in 5th round of MLB Draft

MLB Draft Day 2: LSU’s Henry, Cabrera selected in 2nd round

Day 2 of the annual MLB Draft kicked off this evening. With zero LSU Tigers being taken in last night’s first round, it didn’t take long into the night before a Tiger was taken off the board Thursday. The defending champion Washington Nationals selected LSU right-hander Cole Henry with the 55th overall pick. Just seven picks later, Henry’s teammate Daniel Cabrera was nabbed by the … Continue reading MLB Draft Day 2: LSU’s Henry, Cabrera selected in 2nd round

17 Ragin’ Cajuns named to Athlon Sports’ preseason All-Conference team

Athlon Sports released its annual preseason All-Sun Belt Conference football squad, highlighted by 17 University of Louisiana at Lafayette players. The 17 includes five First Team selections and is tied with Appalachian State for the most selections in the conference. Running back Elijah Mitchell and offensive lineman Max Mitchell earned First Team selections on offense, while linebacker Joe Dillon, punter Rhys Byrnes and punt returner … Continue reading 17 Ragin’ Cajuns named to Athlon Sports’ preseason All-Conference team

LSU’s Gunnarsson named to Academic All-District team

Louisiana State University athletics announced this afternoon, via LSUSports.net, that a member of the women’s track & field team has been honored as a CoSIDA Academic All-District team selection. Lisa Gunnarsson, a junior LSU T&F member, was named to the team by earning a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) as a mechanical engineering major. Earlier this year, she became the second pole vaulter in program … Continue reading LSU’s Gunnarsson named to Academic All-District team