With the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns taking on Texas State for their homecoming game on Saturday, October 30 at 11 a.m., that gives students and fans the unique opportunity to keep the party rolling post-game with an official "Reverse Tailgate".
With the state of Louisiana moving into Phase 3 of its COVID-19 recovery efforts, changes will be coming at Russo Park when it comes to attendance at UL Ragin' Cajuns baseball games. With a 15% capacity increase, the amount of fans that will be able to attend games will be right under 2,000.
The University of Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team defeated the Rice Owls by a score of 7-3 on Friday, February 26, 2021. Hayden Durke received his first win as a starting pitcher for the Cajuns this season, with a little help from Brandon Talley who recorded five strikeouts in the last two innings.
A once member of the Ragin' Cajun basketball program recently put out a Twitter thread that detailed bigoted language targeted at him during an exit interview with Utah Jazz executives. Elijah Millsap said that Jazz Executive VP, Dennis Lindsey, allegedly told the former Cajun, "if you say one more word, I'll cut your Black ass and send you back to Louisiana".
Rather than holding the festivities in the Cajundome, graduates will take part in individual college commencement ceremonies, which will take place at different outdoor venues over two days to comply with COVID-19 restrictions.
In a statement emailed Wednesday to students, faculty and staff members, Dr. Joseph Savoie, University president, said the student does not live on campus, nor were they a student resident this semester.