Bayou Brew 4/12: Spring Fling

Today, we're preparing for the Spring Football Game, baseball heads to Tennessee, and women's golf tees off at SEC's.

Good morning! Tiger fans can get a sneak peek at the 2024 football team, take in some SEC softball, and watch a beach volleyball tournament on campus all in one weekend!

What else did we pour into today’s Brew?

🏈 LSU hosts the National L Club Spring Football Game
⚾️ Baseball heads to Tennessee
🐯 And much, much more!

Uncut. Get to know new Defensive Coordinator Blake Baker as he returns to the LSU Football staff for his first spring ball back in Baton Rouge.


Geaux Big With B. On the latest episode of Geaux Big with B, Bailey Ortega gives listeners a glimpse into her recruiting journey as a high school volleyball prospect. Plus, her thoughts on the transfer portal process, and what led her to LSU as a graduate student.


🔼 Spring Fling. The Tigers have been hard at work all spring leading up to tomorrow’s National L Club Spring Football Game. The game will take place inside Tiger Stadium at 1 pm. The scrimmage will air on SEC Network+ for those that can’t make it. This will be your last opportunity to see the Tigers in action before they open the season in Las Vegas against USC!

🔼 Take On Rocky Top. The baseball team is on the road to Knoxville this weekend to take on No. 4 Tennessee. The starting rotation will look a little different this weekend with Gage Jump getting the Friday night start and Luke Holman starting on Saturday. Jared Jones has been on fire, hitting .400 in his last five games with four home runs and 10 RBI. The series will start tonight at 6:30 pm on ESPNU. Tomorrow’s game will start at 4:30 pm and Sunday’s at 2 pm, both airing on SEC Network.

🔼 Tigers In Teal. It’s Teal Weekend in Baton Rouge! LSU softball is hosting Auburn for a three-game series tonight through Sunday. This weekend, it’s about more than just softball. Tomorrow, the Tigers will honor the legacy of Alex Wilcox in the annual Strikeout Ovarian Cancer / All for Alex game. The entire SEC softball community will wear teal for the campaign this weekend. The 11th annual Geaux Teal Ovarian Cancer Awareness Walk will take place tomorrow at 9:30 am. The series will kick off tonight at 6 pm and all three games will stream on SEC Network+.

🔼 Tigers Tee Time. It’s one of the biggest weekend’s in the golf world with The Masters underway, but it’s a big one for our fourth-ranked women’s golf team as well. The Tigers are taking on the SEC Championships, beginning at 8 am today. The tournament is being held at the Pelican Golf Club in Belleair, Florida and will include three days of stroke competition that will determine the eight qualifying teams for match play. The individual champion will be crowned at the end of play on Sunday. The LSU lineup will include Ingrid Lindblad, Latanna Stone, Carla Tejedo, Aine Donegan, and Taylor Riley.

🔼 Having A Ball. The gymnastics squad heads to Fort Worth next week for the NCAA Championships after securing the SEC Championship and the NCAA Regional Championship. Graduate Student Sierra Ballard sat down with Bridget Sloan on the Flipping Out Podcast to reflect on her personal gymnastics journey and the team’s mindset going into nationals. Hear what she says about the titles they’ve already won and what preparation looks like at this point in the season.

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Today’s trivia question…

When is the last time the women’s golf team won an SEC Championship?

Think you got it? Scroll to the bottom of this email for the answer!


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Friday 4/12

⛳️ Women’s Golf at SEC Championships
🎽 Track & Field at Bryan Clay Invitational @ 9:00am | FloTrack
🎽 Track & Field at Tom Jones Invitational @ 12:00pm
🏐 Beach Volleyball vs. Jacksonville @ 12:00pm
🎾 Men’s Tennis at Vanderbilt @ 4:00pm | SEC Network+
🎾 Women’s Tennis vs. Alabama @ 5:00pm | SEC Network+
🥎 Softball vs. Auburn @ 6:00pm | Tickets | Listen | SEC Network+
🏐 Beach Volleyball vs. New Orleans @ 6:00pm
⚾️ Baseball at Tennessee @ 6:30pm | Listen | ESPNU

Saturday 4/13

⛳️ Women’s Golf at SEC Championships
🏐 Beach Volleyball vs. ULM @ 10:30am
🏐 Volleyball vs. UL-Lafayette (Exh.) @ 11:30am
🎽 Track & Field at Bryan Clay Invitational @ 12:00pm | FloTrack
⚽️ Soccer vs. Houston (Exh.) @ 1:00pm
🏈 National L Club Spring Football Game @ 1:00pm | Listen
🏐 Beach Volleyball vs. Southeastern Louisiana @ 2:00pm
⚾️ Baseball at Tennessee @ 4:30pm | Listen | SEC Network
🥎 Softball vs. Auburn @ 6:00pm | Tickets | Listen | SEC Network+

Sunday 4/14

⛳️ Women’s Golf at SEC Championships
🎾 Women’s Tennis vs. Auburn @ 12:00pm | SEC Network+
🎾 Men’s Tennis at Auburn @ 12:00pm | SEC Network+
🥎 Softball vs. Auburn @ 1:00pm | Tickets | Listen | SEC Network+
⚾️ Baseball at Tennessee @ 2:00pm | Listen | SEC Network


Answer: 2022

🐯 Have a great weekend, y'all!