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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 it comes to community service. Ever since her freshman season, she has participated in the City of Auburn Downtown Trick…

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 wants to get younger and the 34-year-old Dansby was dumped as part of the Browns’ rebuilding plan. Dansby signed a…

Nine-run 4th inning powers Auburn baseball over Georgia Tech

ATLANTA, GA  (auburntigers.com)  – For the second time in two games, Auburn baseball used a big inning to power its way to a victory, this time a 9-run fourth to drop No. 22 Georgia Tech 14-3 on Tuesday at Russ Chandler Stadium. “The last four days have been consistent offense,” Auburn head coach Butch Thompson said. “Andrew Mitchell didn’t have…

Auburns “Eagle’s Nest” tickets offered at reduced price for 2016

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn Athletics announced the popular eagle’s nest season ticket will once again be available for the 2016 football season. The “Eagle’s Nest” season tickets will be priced at $400 for all eight home games, a savings of $75 off the regular season ticket price.  Due to reduced visitor ticket allotments for the 2016 season, there are…

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 win moved the top-ranked squad to 10-1 overall. “The team rode great today and I felt the scores were going…

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 that,” Auburn head coach Butch Thompson said. “We competed well and had better at bats. The guys hung in there…

Auburn women’s tennis grinds out a tough 4-2 victory over No. 71 Tennessee

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – No. 11 Auburn women’s tennis won a tough battle against No. 71 Tennessee, 4-2 and improved to 15-2 (3-0) on the season. “A ton of credit goes to Tennessee for such a great fight,” said Auburn head coach Lauren Spencer. “They came out and played with great intensity and in front a good home crowd. Today…

No. 2 Auburn men’s golf tied for 8th after Seminole Intercollegiate 1st round

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (auburntigers.com) – No. 2 Auburn men’s golf is tied for eighth after the first round of the Seminole Intercollegiate carding a 2-over 290 on Friday at the par 72, 7,172-yard Southwood Golf Course. The Tigers are eight strokes behind leader, James Madison at 282. Junior Will Long, who is tied for 10th at 2-under 70, birdied Nos. 1, 3, 6 and 7. Senior Jake…

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, will send 11 swimmers to the championships. Auburn is coming off of a fourth-place finish at the SEC meet, its…

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 that the culture of the team had to change for the success of the program long-term. In Spencer’s first season…