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

Dotson becomes 2nd UL player selected in NFL Draft

Not only is Kevin Dotson’s NFL dream coming true, but the lifelong Pittsburgh Steelers fan was even selected by his favorite team. The Steelers used the 135th overall pick in the NFL Draft’s fourth round Saturday afternoon to add the University of Louisiana at Lafayette guard to its offensive line depth. The 6’4″/321-pounder became the first non-Combine participant to be drafted and joins fellow teammate … Continue reading Dotson becomes 2nd UL player selected in NFL Draft

UL’s Hunt selected in 2nd round

He didn’t have long to wait on Day 2. With the seventh pick in the second round of the NFL Draft Friday night, the Miami Dolphins improved its offensive line with the selection of University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Robert Hunt. Hunt, 23, will help protect quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, Miami’s fifth overall pick in Thursday night’s opening round. In 2019, Hunt earned a First Team … Continue reading UL’s Hunt selected in 2nd round

UL basketball adds transfer Butts

Longtime University of Louisiana men’s basketball coach Bob Marlin announced the addition of guard Devin Butts, according to UL’s official athletic website. Butts, transferring in from Mississippi State, played in six games, averaging 1.0 points, 0.3 rebounds and 0.2 steals per game during his freshman year this past winter. The 6’5″ guard from Macon, Ga. was a two-time All-State player in high school, averaging 28.0 … Continue reading UL basketball adds transfer Butts

Cajun Crown on the line in September

As long as the COVID-19 outbreak doesn’t have anything to say about it, the “Cajun Crown” is set to be handed out in early September. For the first time since 2016, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette vs. McNeese State University rivalry is set to return to open the football season Sept. 5 at Cajun Field. Overall, McNeese State leads the series, putting up a … Continue reading Cajun Crown on the line in September

Ellyson returning for 2021 season

University of Louisiana softball’s Summer Ellyson is set to return for another season next spring. With the COVID-19 global outbreak wiping out the remainder of the spring sports season, seniors have been granted permission to return for another season of eligibility in 2021. First reported by ESPN 1420, Ellyson took to social media to announce her plans to return to the diamond for a sixth … Continue reading Ellyson returning for 2021 season

UL baseball picks up third shutout of season with 7-0 win over McNeese State

Led by a three-run third inning, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette baseball squad shutout McNeese State University, 7-0, Tuesday night. Carter Robinson tossed five shutout innings, surrendering three hits and striking out three for UL (8-9), while designated hitter Ben Fitzgerald led the offensive charge with three runs batted in on 3-of-5 from the plate. He was just a double shy of hitting for … Continue reading UL baseball picks up third shutout of season with 7-0 win over McNeese State

O’Neal, Boswell homers lead UL to 7-6 softball win over Florida

Raina O’Neal’s sixth-inning homer provided some momentum, while Carrie Boswell’s long ball solidified University of Louisiana’s 7-6 come-from-behind victory over sixth-ranked University of Florida in Gainesville Sunday afternoon. It marked seventh-ranked UL’s second consecutive win over UF, capping the Ragin’ Cajuns two games to one weekend series win over the Gators. After falling behind 4-0 through two innings, UL’s offense plated one run in the … Continue reading O’Neal, Boswell homers lead UL to 7-6 softball win over Florida

UL baseball overcomes early deficit, picks up series win over Sam Houston State

After dropping four consecutive losses, the Louisiana baseball squad picked up its second consecutive victory Sunday afternoon with a 7-5 win over Sam Houston State University. The two-run victory, which gives UL the 2-1 weekend series win over SHSU, improves the Ragin’ Cajuns overall record to 4-8. Trailing 4-1 in the fourth inning, Gavin Bourgeois drove in a trio of runs with a bases-clearing double … Continue reading UL baseball overcomes early deficit, picks up series win over Sam Houston State

Young tosses complete game shutout in 1-0 win over Sam Houston State

Brandon Young tossed a gem from the pitcher’s circle Saturday afternoon to lead University of Louisiana to a 1-0 shutout win over Sam Houston State University. Over his nine innings, the senior righty struck out 11 batters and surrendered just a trio of hits as UL picked up their third win of the season. The win snaps a four-game losing streak for the Ragin’ Cajuns. … Continue reading Young tosses complete game shutout in 1-0 win over Sam Houston State