Look Inside Athletics on Saturday at LSU Day

by Michael Bonnette (@LSUBonnette)
Look Inside Athletics on Saturday at LSU Day

BATON ROUGE — Those fans attending LSU Day on Saturday will have the opportunity to get an inside look at one of the nation’s most prosperous athletic departments as LSU Athletics will host “Thru and True” as part of the University’s 150th anniversary celebration.

“LSU Athletics: Thru and True” will take place starting at 10 a.m. on the Parade Grounds near the corner of Highland Road and Dalrymple.

“LSU Athletics: Thru and True” will give those in attendance a chance to learn more about the athletic department and the impact that the auxiliary has on the University, the community and the state of Louisiana.

Fans will also get an opportunity to meet past and present Tigers, including vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva, men’s basketball coach Trent Johnson and women’s basketball coach Van Chancellor. In addition, former basketball coach Dale Brown along with Skip Bertman will also be on hand during the event.

Saturday’s LSU Day is a free, fun-filled day of interactive exploration and discovery throughout campus, highlighted by performing arts showcases, tours, and exhibitions featuring LSU’s history and achievements in athletics, research, the arts, academics, and community engagement.

This year, LSU is marking its 150th anniversary and as part of that commemoration, the University is inviting students, alumni, faculty and staff, and citizens of Louisiana to explore and experience first-hand the benefits of Louisiana’s flagship, public, research university-your university.

The following is a listing of appearances throughout the day as part of LSU Athletics: Thru and True. All of these events will take place on the Parade Grounds.

LSU Day – Thru and True

10 a.m. -11 a.m.
LSU Cheerleaders and Tiger Girls Clinic

11:30 a.m. – Noon
LSU Football featuring Paul Dietzel

Noon – 12:30 p.m.
Athletics and Academics featuring Vice chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva
Executive Director of the Academic Center for Student Athletes Kenneth Miles

12:30 p.m – 1 p.m.
Men’s Basketball Clinic/Women’s Basketball autograph session

1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Women’s Basketball Clinic/Men’s Basketball autograph session

1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m
LSU Basketball featuring head coach Trent Johnson, women’s basketball coach Van Chancellor, former basketball coach Dale Brown and former standout Ricky Blanton

2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
LSU baseball featuring former coach Skip Bertman and Michael Papajohn