The Lady Tigers will have three starters returning for the season, and seven letterwinners. The Lady Tigers finished last season with 22-12 record, which included a trip to the NCAA Sweet 16 championships under the leadership of coach Nikki Caldwell.
Returning senior, Theresa Plaisance, led the Tigers last year and was also the top scorer in the conference averaging 17 points per game. Danielle Ballard, sophomore, also returns at the guard position.
Three outstanding freshmen to be on the lookout for this season are Raigyne Moncrief, Jasmine Rhodes and Rina Hill.
Other teams in the Southeastern Conference that were included in the USA Today poll are No. 4 Tennessee, No. 7 Kentucky, No. 12 Texas A&M, and No. 23 South Carolina.
The Lady Tigers will be hosting two exhibition games with free admission on October 30, 2013 against Tennessee Temple and November 2, 2013 against Mississippi College. Regular season play will begin with the Sue Gunter Classic on Friday, November 8, 2013 against Stephen F. Austin at 7 pm in the Maravich Center on the LSU campus.