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Warhawk signs free agent deal with Rays

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (aumathletics.com) — Auburn Montgomery senior first baseball Mac Seibert has signed a free agent contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, the organization announced Monday. The Cantonment, Fla., native, was assigned to Port Charlotte, Fla., where he will play for the Gulf Coast League Rays. Seibert appeared in 56 games last season, hitting .337 with a team-high seven home…

Auburn Montgomery Accepts Invitation to Gulf South Conference

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (aumathletics.com) — Auburn University at Montgomery Chancellor Dr. John G. Veres III and Gulf South Conference Commissioner Matt Wilson announced Thursday that the university has been extended, and accepted, a membership invitation to join the GSC as a member, beginning in the 2017-18 year. “Auburn University at Montgomery is proud to become a member of the Gulf South…

AUM’s SID staff recognized as one of best in the nation

DALLAS, Texas (aumathletics.com) —- The Auburn Montgomery sports information staff was honored with the 2015-16 Gary Spitler Memorial Award for Excellence in Publications Monday, after earning 15 top-10 finishes, including four first-place showings, in the NAIA-SIDA Publications and Media Contest. The Excellence in Publications Award marked the first time in school history the sports information team earned the distinction. Since…

AUM tabbed as NAIA softball playoff site

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (aumathletics.com) —- Auburn University at Montgomery was selected as one of the 10 host sites for the 4th annual NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round, the national office announced Wednesday. In addition to AUM, host institutions include: Davenport University (Mich.), Georgia Gwinnett College, Lindsey Wilson College (Ky.), Louisiana State University Alexandria, Morningside College (Iowa), Oklahoma City University, Reinhardt University…

AUM softball fighting back after losing top spot in NAIA poll

AUM softball falls to No. 2 in NAIA poll behind Oklahoma City.

Montgomery, AL— The Auburn-Montgomery softball team has fallen one spot to No. 2 in the third regular-season NAIA Softball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll. AUM lost both doubleheader games  to Brenau University this past weekend, but the Warhawks are fighting back. “We were a little aggravated that we were pushed out of that top spot,” Warhawks head coach Eric Newell said. “The…

AUM bests Thomas 6-1 in Hits for Heroes Game

OZARK, Ala. (aumathletics.com) — The No. 6 Auburn Montgomery baseball team defeated Thomas University 6-1 Wednesday afternoon in the Hits for Heroes Game, after scattering 10 hits as a team. NOTES • The Warhawks improved to 30-9 on the year. • The Night Hawks fell to 13-24 on the season. STANDOUT PERFORMERS • Junior Houston Davenport led the way for the…

AUM Names New Chancellor

Carl A. Stockton, provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, begins July 1 as the next chancellor for Auburn University at Montgomery. Stockton was selected Thursday after a national search by unanimous vote of the Auburn Board of Trustees. He succeeds John Veres, AUM chancellor since 2006, who last year announced his retirement. “Dr….

AUM’s Carter takes NAIA First-Team All-American; Craig gets honorable mention

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (aumathletics.com) — Auburn Montgomery guard Jatoria Carter was one of 10 players selected to the 2015-16 NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball All-America First Team Thursday. In addition, forward Reggotta Craig earned honorable mention honors. A Montgomery native, Carter finished the season ranked in the top-10 nationally in six statistical categories, including leading the NAIA in steals with…

AUM hoops duo Jones, Carnley named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (aumathletics.com) —- Representing Auburn Montgomery were senior Spencer Jones and junior Jake Carnley, who were each named 2015-16 Daktronics-NAIA Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athletes for their efforts in the classroom. There were seven additional selections in the Southern States Athletic Conference. Jones, a kinesiology major from Jasper, Ga., sports a 3.50 grade point average. He also was a two-time member…

Weather forces second change to AUM home series vs. Bethel

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (aumathletics.com)——With the increasing chances of rainfall in the Montgomery area this weekend, the Auburn Montgomery baseball team has announced a second adjustment to its home weekend series against Southern States Athletic Conference foe Bethel. The Warhawks and Wildcats have moved the series opener from 3 p.m. Saturday, March 19, to a 6 p.m. first pitch. The two squads…