Callie Stanford | Sports Writer
Now without Sharife, we know we score about ten less," Pearl said. "Our ability to try and defend them is going to be really important to our ability to have a chance to win this basketball game."
Auburn softball opened up the Tiger Invite on Thursday with a 2-0 win over the Jacksonville Dolphins.
Auburn is looking to make some adjustments after a 2-1 weekend in the Osprey/Dolphin Invitational. “It’s nice to win some ballgames here in the last couple of weeks knowing you’re not playing your best ball yet," Dean said.
“If we had known we had a sort of a bye week, we would have approached it a little differently,” said head coach Bruce Pearl. “We spent Saturday, Sunday and Monday preparing for Mississippi State and then came to find out we’ll be playing LSU…so then we have to get the team ready for LSU.”
Auburn is headed into a top 15 matchup with Georgia on Friday after a season-high road score at Missouri. “I feel like the girls did a good job last weekend...[and] we’re on the right track,” Graba said. “Any time you can break a 196 on the road, it’s a good thing and we were pretty competitive mentally.”
On Saturday, Jamien Sherwood announced via social media that he will be forgoing his senior season to enter the 2021 NFL Draft.