2019 NCAA Four on the Floor
The 2019 LSU gymnastics team climbed the mountain all season long to capture the program’s third-straight SEC Championship and match the highest finish in school history as the NCAA National Runner-Up. LSU advanced to the program’s eighth NCAA Championship final and fourth straight. LSU gymnasts Sarah Finnegan and Kennedi Edney captured NCAA individual titles on bars and vault. The Tigers earned 28 wins in 2019 and helped push head coach D-D Breaux, the Dean of SEC Coaches, over 800 career victories.
In February 2016, the LSU gymnastics program and head coach D-D Breaux officially opening the state-of-the-art gymnastics training facility on campus. At 38,000 square feet, it is a stand-alone facility that contains approximately 18,000 square feet of practice space in the gym area. The practice area features four competition-style beams, three vault runways with various surfaces for landings, four sets of uneven bars and an oversized floor exercise area to ensure safe training. In addition to the expansive practice area, the facility houses a team locker room, coaches locker rooms, training room, cardio area, dance studio, team squad room, a video review room with theater seating that also serves as the team meeting room, facility equipment storage and laundry area, a multi-purpose room that can host dinners and team functions and a roof-top terrace complete with an outdoor kitchen.
Head Coach D-D Breaux
Under Breaux’s leadership and coaching, LSU has reached new heights in individual and team success, including 15 NCAA Championships appearances in the last 16 seasons, six Super Six appearances since 2008 and 12 individual national titles since 2002.