Football: Senior wide receiver Emory Blake, senior tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen and junior defensive end Corey Lemonier will be the three players accompanying coach Gene Chizik at the SEC Media Days in Hoover July 17-19. Auburn will be on the schedule for Wednesday, July 18.
Men’s Golf: Redshirt freshman Jake Mondy won the 99th Virginia State Amateur Championship with a 4-and-2 victory over Buck Brittain in the 36-hole final at the par-72, 7100-yard Bayville Golf Club on Saturday. Blayne Barber lost his match against Julien Brun at the 2012 Palmer Cup on Saturday. Europe took seven of eight matches to win 13.5-10.5 against the USA at The Royal County Down Golf Club in Newcastle, Northern Ireland. The all-time results are 8-7-1 in favor of the United States.
2012 London Olympic Games Qualifying:
Track & Field: Junior sprinter Marcus Rowland finished eighth in the finals of the 200-meter at the 2012 USATF Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore.
Swimming & Diving: Eric Shanteau missed out on a 200-meter breaststroke qualification by one place Friday at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb. Micah Lawrence qualified for the Olympics in the 200-meter breaststroke Saturday. Incoming freshman Jillian Vitarius finished seventh in the 200-meter backstroke final on Sunday. Tyler McGill qualified for the Olympics in the100-meter butterfly on Sunday. A total of 14 swimmers with Auburn ties will compete in the Olympics that will begin July 28.
Below is the complete list of swimmers, their countries and events.
George Bovell (Trinidad & Tobago) - 50 free, 100 free
Adam Brown (Great Britain) - 50 free, 4x100 free relay
Marcelo Chierighini (Brazil) - 4x100 free relay
Cesar Cielo (Brazil) - 50 free, 100 free, 4x100 free relay
Kirsty Coventry (Zimbabwe) - 100 back, 200 back, 200 IM, 400 IM
James Disney-May (Great Britain) - 4x100 free relay
Megan Fonteno (American Samoa) - 100 free
Stephanie Horner (Canada) - 400 IM
Micah Lawrence (United States) - 200 breast
Gideon Louw (South Africa) - 50 free, 100 free, 4x100 free relay
Tyler McGill (United States) - 100 fly
Eric Shanteau (United States) - 100 breast
Matt Targett (Australia) - 4x100 free relay
Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace (Bahamas) - 50 free, 100 free