Blogging from the Berm: Senior Class

Blogging from the Berm: Senior Class

BATON ROUGE – LSU softball’s “Blogging from the Berm” has a special Senior Day edition as Rachele Fico, Katie Guillory and Lauren Houston share memorable moments and touch upon what their time with the Tigers has meant to them.

LSU will pay tribute to Fico, Guillory and Houston as part of Senior Day festivities following Saturday’s series finale. The game will be carried by Cox Sports Television with Lyn Rollins and retired LSU softball coach Yvette Girouard set to call the action.

The LSU Sports Radio Network and Country Legends 104.9 FM in Baton Rouge will have the radio broadcast which also can be accessed by Geaux Zone subscribers at

Every game of LSU softball this season will have live stats available at Fans can also follow every pitch via live in-game updates at the program’s social media outlets @lsusoftball on Twitter and

Question:  What are you most looking forward during the Alabama series with it being your last SEC home series? 

“I am looking forward to having the opportunity to play an SEC series in front of the best softball fans in the entire nation one last time. It has been a privilege and a blessing to wear purple and gold and my experience here was something I will always cherish.” – Fico

“I just want to have fun, and I love that our final SEC home series is against Alabama. I can’t believe that this weekend has come this fast. No matter what, I want to be able to look back and say the team had a great time.” – Guillory

“The Alabama series is always a fun series. The competition is amazing, and it is going to be a great weekend. I would not want to play anyone else for my last SEC home series.” – Houston

Question: What has LSU taught you?

“LSU has taught me what it means to bleed purple and gold. There is so much pride and tradition involved with this University, and it is truly something special to be a part of.” – Fico
“LSU has taught me to cherish what I have and to be grateful for other. It’s been a privilege to be a part of something bigger than you can imagine.” – Guillory

“LSU has taught me to always leave things better than I found them. I have learned to take the time to put others before yourself. It pays to make someone else happy.” – Houston

Question: What does Forever LSU mean to you?

“Forever LSU means that no matter where my life takes me, I will always be a LSU Tiger. My time and experiences here have helped to mold me into a better person. My love and support for this University will never waiver.” – Fico

“Forever LSU means it’s ingrained in your heart, mind, body and soul. It becomes a lifestyle, a love and a passion that will stay with you forever.” – Guillory

“Forever LSU means that I will always bleed purple and gold. I will be so proud to say I graduated from LSU and had the opportunity to wear the jersey for four years. Once a Tiger, always a Tiger.” – Houston