Eamon Smith | Sports Writer
Auburn baseball begins SEC Tournament play Tuesday against Kentucky.
Bri Ellis and Maddie Penta were selected for All-SEC Honors by the league’s coaches.
Auburn volleyball takes on Alabama in its third in-conference game of the season and is looking for its first SEC win.
Auburn soccer looks to gain its second conference win over Texas A&M at home.
Auburn volleyball will face a trio of opponents this weekend, with the first match against Florida A&M on Friday at 12:30 p.m. CST. The Tigers face Nicholls State and Belmont to round out the slate, looking to advance to 9-0 on the season.
Auburn will see if it can sustain its momentum from a 2-0 start this weekend when it faces Cal State Fullerton and Southeastern Louisiana on Thursday and Friday.
Rather than emerging from the pandemic beaten and exhausted, the Hockey Club is entering the year with a brand new staff hoping to provide students with fantastic entertainment.
“We made some mistakes early on,” said head coach Mickey Dean. “Tonight, we didn’t play good defense to give us an opportunity to stay in the game or even win the game. We had bad pitches in 0-2 and 1-2 counts. We just didn’t play well enough.”
Despite recovering from a three-run deficit twice, Auburn lost 8-7 in 10 innings against Alabama on Thursday. The loss was Auburn’s seventh by a one-score margin in 13 SEC games this season.
After taking a 5-0 lead into the bottom of the sixth inning, Auburn conceded five runs in the final four innings before losing the game on a walk-off in the 10th.