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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 seed, Auburn will open with a match vs. No. 4 seed South Carolina Friday. Competition kicks off at 8:25 a.m….

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 the relay with a 1:34.13 split and was followed by Arthur Mendes (1:33.86). Peter Holoda (1:35.03) and Joe Patching (1:33.09)…

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 13-under 203. It is Johnson’s third win of the season, one shy of the NCAA lead, and the fifth of…

“It’s been an honor”, Lloyd 11th and Lazor 13th in 100 breaststroke

ATLANTA (auburntigers.com) – Annie Lazor said it was “an honor” to race alongside teammate Natasha Lloyd, not just on Friday night at the NCAA Championships but also for the past three years. Lloyd, who was swimming in a NCAA final for the first time in her career, finished 11th in the 100 breaststroke consolation finals and Lazor finished 13th. “That was…

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…