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Logan, Grier power Plainsmen 10-1 in Capital City Classic win

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Blake Logan and Anfernee Grier both homered as Auburn baseball set a MAX Capital City Classic scoring record in a 10-1 win over No. 21 Alabama on Tuesday at Riverwalk Stadium. “You can’t deny that, that’s…

Tide, Tigers' Montgomery showdown awaits

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) - The Crimson Tide takes to the road for a four-game road trip, starting first with Tuesday's meeting with in-state rival Auburn for the annual MAX Capital City Classic. The two teams will meet for the eighth consecutive…

Men’s Tennis Edged At Mississippi State

STARKVILLE, Miss. (auburntigers.com) - The No. 52 Auburn men's tennis team took the doubles point, but No. 25 Mississippi State prevailed 4-2 at home Monday at the A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre in Starkville. In doubles, Marko Krickovic and Max Hinnisdaels posted…

Auburn's Jade Rhodes SEC's softball player of the week

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn’s Jade Rhodes has been named SEC Player of the Week the league office announced Monday afternoon. The senior from Sarasota, Fla. batted .625 on 5-of-8 hitting during the Tigers’ 4-0 week that included a SEC…

Auburn's first black football player, James Owens, dies

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn's first black scholarship football player, James Owens, has died after battling heart problems. He was 65. Owens' wife, Gloria, told the Opelika-Auburn News that he died of renal and heart failure shortly after noon Saturday…

Auburn’s Bruce Pearl has successful knee surgery

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl’s surgery on his left knee was successful. The total knee replacement surgery was performed by Dr. Brett Smith under the recommendation of Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Fla., at Baptist Hospital on…

No. 1 Auburn at SEC Championship this Weekend

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The No. 1 Auburn equestrian team opens postseason play at the 2016 SEC Championship this weekend. The Tigers will travel to Bishop, Ga., for the conference meet, competing at the UGA Equestrian Complex. As the top…

Auburn to Swim for 200 Freestyle Relay Title

ATLANTA, GA (auburntigers.com) – Auburn will swim in the championship finals of the 200 freestyle relay after Peter Holoda, Michael Duderstadt, Zach Apple and Jacob Molacek qualified seventh in a time of 1:17.16 during prelims of the 2016 Men’s Swimming and…

Auburn tennis' two for the road

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) - The No. 52 Auburn men's tennis team is on the road this weekend for a pair of important SEC matches. On Friday, the Tigers play No. 41 Alabama in a 5 p.m. CT match at the…

Tiger softballers best Georgia State 8-4

ATLANTA, Ga. (auburntigers.com) – The No. 3 Tigers claimed an 8-4 victory over Georgia State on Wednesday afternoon and improved to 27-4 on the year. Despite making a season-high three errors in the contest, with all three coming over the…

Auburn finishes eighth in 800 freestyle relay to open S&D Champs

ATLANTA, GA (auburntigers.com)  – Auburn’s 800 freestyle relay team took home an eighth-place finish as action got underway at the 2016 Men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships at Georgia Tech’s McAuley Aquatic Center on Wednesday night. Hugo Morris led off…

Auburn's Griffin gaining early confidence

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Coming into her freshman season with a wealth of international experience has prepared freshman Alannah Griffin for the gauntlet of SEC play. Griffin, from Solihull, England, has gotten off to a 4-0 start in league play,…

Auburn goose eggs Alabama State 11-0

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Ben Braymer and Gordon Cardenas combined for a two-hit shutout as Auburn baseball secured a 11-0 win over Alabama State on Tuesday night at Plainsman Park. “Ben Braymer, that was good for him to put him in…

Auburn’s Michael Johnson named SEC Golfer of the Week

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– All-SEC senior Michael Johnson has been named SEC Golfer of the Week for the second time in a month and the third of his career by winning this weekend’s Schenkel Invitational with a birdie on the second…

Auburn wraps up competition at LSU Classic

BATON ROUGE, La. (auburntigers.com) – The Auburn women’s golf team finished off its third tournament of the spring season with a 14th-place finish at the LSU Tiger Golf Classic, which wrapped up Tuesday. The Tigers posted rounds of 326-312-313=951 (+87) and…

Tigers ascend LSU Classic leaderboard

BATON ROUGE, La. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn women’s golf climbed three spots up the leaderboard following the second round at the LSU Tiger Golf Classic on Monday. The Tigers moved up to 14th place following a round of 312 (+24) and now…

Michael Johnson wins Schenkel Invitational; Auburn men's golf fifth

STATESBORO, Ga. (auburntigers.com) – All-SEC senior Michael Johnson won the Schenkel Invitational with a birdie on the second playoff hole after firing a 2-under 70 on Sunday at the Forest Heights Country Club. Johnson and Vanderbilt’s Will Gordon each finished at…

Friday opener between Auburn and Texas A&M ppd

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Friday’s series opener between Auburn baseball and Texas A&M at Plainsman Park was postponed due to inclement weather in the Auburn area. The Tigers and Texas A&M will play a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 1…

AU's men get first SEC tennis win, 4-3 over Ole Miss

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) - Auburn men's tennis came from behind with a tremendous singles effort to defeat No. 22 Ole Miss 4-3 Friday afternoon at the Yarbrough Tennis Center, giving the Tigers their first SEC victory of the spring. "We…

Auburn’s Ben Schlottman tied for 2nd after Schenkel 1st round

STATESBORO, Ga. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn sophomore All-American Ben Schlottman fired a 6-under 66 and is tied for second after the Schenkel Invitational first round at the par 72, 6,947-yard Forest Heights Country Club on Friday. Schlottman, playing as an individual,…

AU gymnast Kait Kluz named to SEC Community Service Team

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Senior Kait Kluz of the No. 6 Auburn gymnastics team was named to the 2016 SEC Community Service team, the league office announced Friday. Kluz, of Wixom, Mich., has been a constant for the Tigers when…

No. 6 Auburn gymnasts ready for 2016 SEC Championships

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The No. 6 Auburn gymnastics team qualified for its second-straight appearance in the evening session at the 2016 SEC Championships and will be the fourth seed in this year’s meet. Auburn, along with top seed Florida, No.…

Walters hurls no-hitter as Auburn bests Samford

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Rachel Walters threw her first career no hitter and No. 3 Auburn posted an 18-1 (5) victory at Samford on Wednesday evening. Walters walked the leadoff batter then settled into her groove retiring the next 15…

Browns release linebacker and leading tackler Karlos Dansby

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Browns have released veteran linebacker Karlos Dansby, their leading tackler last season. Dansby's departure came just a few hours after Cleveland signed inside linebacker Demario Davis, the club's first notable addition in free agency. The team…

Auburn's Tra’Cee Tanner named to AP All-SEC Second Team

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn senior Tra’Cee Tanner was named to the Associated Press All-SEC women’s basketball second team, which was released Tuesday. Tanner, a senior from Birmingham, Ala., averaged 12.0 points and a team-leading 7.1 rebounds per game through the…

Auburn wins 5-4 over No. 1 Florida

AUBURN, Ala. – The No. 3 Auburn Tigers defeated No. 1 Florida in the final game of the series Monday night at Jane B. Moore Field. After close losses the previous two games, Auburn beat the Gators 5-4 with a…

Auburn selected to NCAA Tournament as No. 9 seed

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The Auburn women’s basketball team is back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2009 as the Tigers were selected to the 64-team field, which was released Monday night. The Tigers (19-12) were named the…

Big sixth inning gives Auburn baseball series victory

AUBURN, Ala. – Anfernee Grier had a career-high four RBI and Auburn baseball exploded for seven runs in the sixth inning to give the Tigers an 18-11 win over Oral Roberts and secure the series victory on Sunday at Plainsman…

Auburn Softball falls 8-5 to No. 1 Florida

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn softball fell 8-5 to No. 1 Florida Sunday evening at Jane B. Moore Field. With the loss the No. 3 Tigers drop to 22-3 (0-2) on the year while the Gators improve to 26-0 (2-0). The…

No. 1 Auburn Bests No. 5 Oklahoma State, 10-9

STILLWATER, Okla. (auburntigers.com) – Tied with one ride remaining, senior Griffin Knight of the No. 1 Auburn equestrian team rode to a 67.5-64.5 win to give the Tigers a 10-9 victory over No. 5 Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla. The…

Auburn baseball drops heartbreaker, 8-7

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Junior first baseman Niko Buentello had three hits and two RBI, but Auburn baseball fell to Oral Roberts 8-7 on Friday at Plainsman Park. “We played good until the end and I tip my hat to…

Women’s NCAA S&D Championships start Wednesday

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The time is almost here. The 2016 NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships will begin on Wednesday, March. 23, in Atlanta at the Georgia Tech’s McAuley Aquatic Center. Auburn, which has won five titles in program history,…

Family atmosphere drives Auburn women’s tennis

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – When Lauren Spencer took over as the head coach of Auburn's women’s tennis team in October 2011, the program was coming off of a 5-19 season that included just a single SEC win. Immediately she knew…

Men's Tennis On Road At Florida Friday

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) - Auburn hits the road again this weekend, visiting No. 25 Florida for an SEC men's tennis match Friday at 4 p.m. CT at the Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex in Gainesville. Auburn's tentative singles lineup will…

Tennessee easily beats Auburn 97-59 in SEC tournament opener

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Armani Moore scored 22 points, Detrick Mostella added 17 and 12th-seeded Tennessee shot a season-best 59 percent from the field to pummel No. 13 seed Auburn 97-59 Wednesday night in the opening game of the Southeastern…

Andie Dikosavljevic named SEC Player of the Week

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn women’s tennis player Andie Dikosavljevic has been named SEC Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Wednesday. The sophomore was instrumental in Auburn’s upset wins over No. 14 Texas A&M, a first for…

Lazeroff, Youtsey earn 1-meter spots at NCAA Championships

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– For the second day in a row, Scott Lazeroff and Justin Youtsey have earned spots at the NCAA Championships. Auburn’s diving duo finished second and 10th, respectively, on the 1-meter at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships…

Georgia Tech beats Auburn 4-1

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) –Anfernee Grier doubled to extend his hitting streak to 14 games and Andrew Mitchell allowed just one run in five innings, but Auburn baseball fell to No. 9 Georgia Tech 4-1 on Tuesday at Plainsman Park. “Georgia…

Auburn moves up to No. 11 in the latest ITA Rankings

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – After a pair of upset wins last week, Auburn women’s tennis (14-2) has moved up to a program-best No. 11 in the latest ITA Team Rankings. Auburn also has three players ranked in the ITA singles…

Auburn to make safety and parking changes for 2016 football season

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) -- The Auburn Athletics Department will enact changes in accessible parking, Friday gameday parking and the Jordan-Hare Stadium bag policy for the 2016 football season. Accessible Parking Accessible ADA parking will be located in the new VCOM…

No. 8 Auburn gymnasts win at No. 10 Georgia with season's best score

ATHENS, Ga. (auburntigers.com) – Another streak was snapped Friday night as No. 8 Auburn gymnastics beat No. 10 Georgia for the squad's first-ever win in Athens. The Tigers totaled a season-high score in Stegeman Coliseum, defeating the Bulldogs, 197.325-197.275. Auburn's team…

Auburn’s Jordon Granger named to SEC Community Service Team

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Auburn basketball senior forward Jordon Granger has been named to the 2016 SEC Men’s Basketball Community Service Team, the conference office announced Friday. Granger is very active in community service. The St. Louis, Mo., native visits patients…

Texas A&M Tops Men’s Tennis in SEC Opener

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) - Auburn hosted defending conference champion Texas A&M in its SEC opener Friday afternoon, and the Aggies were the victors by a 6-1 score outdoors at the Yarbrough Tennis Center in Auburn. Texas A&M won the first…

Auburn fights hard, falls short to No. 3/2 South Carolina

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (auburntigers.com)– Brandy Montgomery scored 14 points in the fourth quarter as Auburn surged back late, but the Tigers fell short to No. 3/2 South Carolina 57-48 in the SEC Tournament quarterfinal Friday afternoon. The Tigers (19-12) held South Carolina (29-1)…

Auburn women’s golf heads to Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The Auburn women's golf team continues its spring season this weekend at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in Hilton Head Island, S.C. The tournament runs Friday-Sunday at the Long Cove Club's Pete Dye Course (par 71, 6,208 yards)…

Six Tigers qualify for NCAA Indoor Championships

AUBURN, Ala (auburntigers.com) -- Six members of the Auburn track and field team, including five women, have qualified for the 2016 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Committee…

Auburn women hold off Missouri 47-45 in SEC second round

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jazmine Jones led a balanced attack with 10 points and ninth-seeded Auburn held off eighth-seeded Missouri 47-45 in the second round of the SEC Tournament on Thursday. Auburn was holding the 47-45 lead when Brandy Montgomery…

No. 1 Auburn Welcomes No. 3 Texas A&M Saturday

  AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The No. 1 Auburn equestrian team caps its home slate Saturday, March 5, hosting No. 3 Texas A&M in an SEC meet. Competition is set for 1 p.m. at the Auburn University Horse Center. Auburn…

Weather changes Auburn softball plans

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) - Expected rains in the area have cancelled Thursday’s game against Auburn and Murray State and altered plans for this week’s action in the Wilson/DeMarini Classic at Jane B. Moore Field. The new weekend schedule is below.…

Andrew Mitchell, Auburn shutout Alabama A&M, 5-0

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Andrew Mitchell pitched six innings of one-hit ball with eight strikeouts to help Auburn shutout Alabama A&M 5-0 on Wednesday at Plainsman Park. “I thought the shining point—I’m such a pitching guy and I’m always talking…

Auburn equestrian trio earn SEC monthly honors

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Senior Elizabeth Benson, senior Hannah Loseke and sophomore Alexa Rivard were recognized by the Southeastern Conference Wednesday for their performances in the month of February and were awarded Rider of the Month honors in their respective…

Auburn Basketball to play in 2016 Cancun Challenge

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn has been selected to play in the 2016 Cancun Challenge along with No. 15/13 Purdue, Texas Tech and Utah State in one of college basketball’s premier destination tournaments, it was announced on Wednesday by Triple…

Tigers lose 2016 home finale to Texas A & M 81-63

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) -– Graduate Tyler Harris had a big night in his final game in Auburn Arena with 20 points, eight rebounds and three blocks as Auburn fell to No. 20/18 Texas A&M 81-63 Tuesday on Senior Night. T.J.…

Nulph's 5 RBI leads Auburn to 15-1 win over Alabama A&M

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) -- Senior infielder Cody Nulph had a career-high five RBI as Auburn baseball defeated Alabama A&M 15-1 on Tuesday at Plainsman Park. "The hitting got contagious," Auburn head coach Butch Thompson said. "We had a bunch of…

Illinois confirms defensive end's transfer from Auburn

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Illinois has confirmed that defensive end Gimel President is transferring from Auburn to Illinois. Coach Bill Cubit said Tuesday the 6-4, 265-pound graduate transfer will be eligible to play this fall. President played in 25 games…

Auburn/UAB softball game tonight cancelled due to weather

  AUBURN, Ala. (auburn athletics) – The Auburn/UAB softball game scheduled for tonight at 6 p.m. in Birmingham, Ala. has been cancelled due to the threat of inclement weather in the local area. The two teams have a tentatively scheduled…

Malzahn looks ahead as Tigers open spring practices

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) --- Opening statement…“Our players and our coaches are extremely excited that it’s the first day of practice. Our guys are ready to get out there and get after it. The spring goals are pretty simple this year –…

Auburn looking for new COO as Benedict bolts for UConn

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Auburn Chief Operating Officer David Benedict has been named the Director of Athletics at the University of Connecticut, as announced Monday. Benedict came to Auburn in January 2014 following successful stints in administration at the University of Minnesota, Virginia…

AU Football Ticket Priority Renewal Period Closes March 1

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– The deadline for 2016 Auburn football ticket priority renewals and new members is March 1.  With season tickets selling out the past two seasons, joining Tigers Unlimited is the only way for fans to guarantee seats for…

AU's Kasey Cooper named SEC Player of the Week

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Junior Kasey Cooper has been named the SEC Player of the Week the league office announced Monday afternoon. Cooper provided excellent offensive and defensive production all week for the No. 3 Tigers and helped the team roll…

Auburn gymnasts ranked 8th nationally

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)- The Auburn gymnastics team enters the week once again in the eighth spot in the national rankings, holding an RQS score of 196.720. The Tigers (6-5, 3-3 SEC) posted their third-straight 197+ score this past Friday in…

Alabama Men’s Basketball Holds Off Rival Auburn, 65-57

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama men’s basketball team (17-11, 8-8 Southeastern Conference) picked up a crucial 65-57 win over rival Auburn (11-17, 5-11 SEC) on Saturday in front of a sold out crowd inside Coleman Coliseum. The victory avenges the…

No. 8 Auburn Defeats No. 16 Missouri, 197.200-196.625

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The No. 8 Auburn Gymnastics team defeated No. 16 Missouri 197.200-196.625 Friday in front of 6,243 in Auburn Arena. Senior Catlin Atkinson won all-around honors for third time this season with a 39.625. “It’s really good…

Auburn baseball demolishes Southern, 18-6

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Jordan Ebert had a career-high five hits with three RBI and three doubles as Auburn baseball demolished Southern University 18-6 on Friday at Plainsman Park. “Ebert, not only is he getting hits, but now some extra base hits…

Tigers' Tra’Cee Tanner named to SEC Community Service Team

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn senior Tra’Cee Tanner was named to the SEC Community Service Team for women’s basketball, the league announced this week. Tanner, a senior from Birmingham, has spearheaded the Auburn team’s involvement with “Expressions of a BraveHeart,” a…

Auburn women’s tennis upsets No. 11 Oklahoma State

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn women’s tennis opened up the first round of the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic with a 4-3 win over No. 11 Oklahoma State. “I am so proud of the fight this team gave today,” said…

Softball Tigers notch 5-1 win over Boston College

AUBURN, Ala. – No. 3 Auburn Softball team posted a 5-1 win over Boston College on Thursday evening and improved to 11-1 on the year. The two teams play tomorrow as part of the three-day long Tiger Invitational with first…

Tigers drop home finale to No. 11 Texas A&M

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Auburn fought to the last minute with No. 11 Texas A&M but came up just short in a 57-49 loss Thursday night at Auburn Arena. In a game that featured eight ties and six lead changes, mostly in…

Auburn Track and Field Readies for SEC Indoor Championships

Fayetteville, Ark.(auburntigers.com) —The Auburn track and field teams will compete at the 2016 Southeastern Conference Indoor Championships this Friday and Saturday at Randal Tyson Track Center on the University of Arkansas campus. Traditionally one of the toughest meets in the…

No. 1 Auburn equestrians host South Carolina Saturday

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– The No. 1 Auburn equestrian team returns to the Auburn University Horse Center Saturday, Feb. 27, for an SEC meet vs. No. 9 South Carolina. The Tigers and Gamecocks face off starting at 1 p.m. CT. Auburn…

Auburn’s Michael Johnson named SEC Golfer of the Week

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– All-SEC senior Michael Johnson has been named SEC Golfer of the Week for the first time of his career after tying the third-lowest 54-hole score in school history at 14-under 66-68-68—202 at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate…

Auburn survives wild finish, beats Georgia 84-81

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - TJ Lang scored a career-high 21 points and T.J. Dunans and Bryce Brown made key free throws late to help Auburn survive an 84-81 victory over Georgia on Wednesday night. The Tigers (11-16, 5-10 Southeastern Conference),…

Auburn softball preps for BC, Tiger Invitational

AUBURN, Ala.  (auburntigers.com) ---Auburn Softball returns to action at home this week with a Thursday evening game against Boston College (5:30 p.m.) before hosting the Tiger Invitational Friday through Sunday. Head coach Clint Myers has the Tigers (10-1) entering the…

Auburn gymnasts host Missouri Friday

AUBURN, Ala. – The No. 8 Auburn gymnastics team returns to The Plains for an SEC meet against No. 16 Missouri, Friday, Feb. 26. The two squads square off at 7 p.m. CT and the contest will be broadcast on…

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