Ian Bivona | Sports Writer
The No. 12 Auburn Tigers fell to the No. 11 Texas A&M Aggies 3-1 in the opening-game of the teams' final SEC series.
"Our defense and our pitching had to fight through a lot of mistakes today, but we did.” Dean said.
A day after Casey Mize helped No. 24 Auburn snap a four-game losing streak with another spectacular pitching performance, Davis Daniel couldn't keep the momentum going as he gave up six earned runs on seven hits in just three innings of work. The offense wasn't much better for Auburn Saturday, as the Tigers mustered just five hits in a 7-2 loss to Mississippi State. Daniel started strong, recording three strikeouts and cruising through his first two innings.
After a hot start by the Bulldogs, the Tigers were never able to surmount the lead that had been piled onto them.
The No. 13 Auburn Tigers continued their dominance on the softball diamond, defeating the Troy Trojans 5-0 to extend their record to 7-0.
The Tigers signed nine recruits on National Signing Day.
While the 2017 college football season may have ended three weeks ago for the Auburn Tigers, all eyes are already looking towards awards for the 2018 season, including the coveted Heisman trophy.