Auburn athletes showcase their talent both on and off the field. A total of 61 Auburn student-athletes made the 2009-10 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Academic Spring Honor Roll, which is based on grades from the summer and fall terms of 2009, and the 2010 spring term.
Auburn student athletes must balance sports, schoolwork and social lives. Auburn's numerous foreign athletes must juggle all of these things, plus deal with the added pressure of being so far from home.
With many websites dedicated to covering Auburn athletics these days, how do fans decide which site is right for them?Each site offers many of the same stories, recruiting information and an array of message boards, while still having unique characteristics.
The Auburn Board of Trustees recently approved a $16.5 million indoor practice facility for the Auburn football team.Construction for the new facility will begin at the end of the 2010 season and is scheduled to be finished for the start of fall practice for the 2011 season.
The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association named Auburn University's Hunter Morris to its All-American Team and Brian Fletcher to the All-American second team Wednesday.Morris and Fletcher were chosen from players in 20 different conferences, according to the NCBWA.
Coach Frank Bradley has been named Auburn's new swimming and diving associate head coach. Bradley said he was very excited to be working at Auburn with Brett Hawke, Auburn swimming and diving head coach, and the rest of the staff.
The Auburn Track and Field Teams entered day one of the NCAA Outdoor Finals Wednesday at Hayward Field, commonly referred to as Track Town USA, in Eugene, Oregon, with strong performances from individual athletes and relay teams.
Athletes from high schools throughout the region will flock to thePlains, kicking off their summers with Auburn University football camps.To jump start their careers, the camps help aspiring, young playerslearn how to follow instructions and guidelines."The best thing about having camps at Auburn is the opportunity tointeract with young people and pass on the knowledge of our coachingstaff to young guys," said Auburn director of scouting Chad Lunsford.
Soccer season is approaching fast.The Auburn women's soccer team is preparing for an exciting year, as it is welcoming eight new recruits. Katy Frierson, a junior in political science, said the team gets its recruits two years in advance.
The Auburn Tigers baseball season came to an end Monday night with a 13-7 loss to the Clemson Tigers in the Regional championship game."We just never got off to a good start," said Auburn coach John Pawlowski. "Against good teams, it's tough to come back."
The Clemson Tigers defeated Auburn 5-2 in the NCAA Auburn Regional winner's bracket game Saturday night at Plainsman Park.
Auburn University will serve as a host site for the 2010 NCAA Division IBaseball Regionals, June 4-7. This marks the fourth time in school history Auburn has been selectedto host an NCAA regional. Auburn previously hosted in 1978, 1999 andmost recently 2003.
Auburn's track and field teams raced toward the finish line as they began competing Thursday in the NCAA East Preliminary Round.Coach Ralph Spry said the teams had been training all season.
Chifchieva Concludes her Career with a Loss to No. 3 Maria Sanchez in NCAA Championships Round of 32By Lindsey Rodgers / Writer | May 28
Auburn tennis player Fani Chifchieva doesn't believe in rituals or superstitions before matches. She just takes a deep breath and thinks positively, knowing she will do everything she can to win the match.Chifchieva, a recently graduated senior with a degree in Spanish, finished her tennis career ranked No. 2 in Auburn's singles victories, with a record of 104-40.
Despite an early morning start, fans quickly filled Regions Park to watch the No. 16 Auburn Tigers baseball team (39-18) take on the Alabama Crimson Tide (35-21) in the 2010 Southeastern Conference Tournament. The Tigers scored first but gave up seven unanswered runs in the 7-1 loss Wednesday morning.
Last weekend the No. 16 Auburn baseball team (39-17, 20-10 SEC) did what it failed to do last year, reach the Southeastern Conference Tournament. On Friday night, second year head coach John Pawlowski and the Auburn Tigers clinched the SEC Western Division, something the Tigers had not done since 1995, defeating No. 17 Ole Miss (36-20, 16-14 SEC) 18-4.