Jake Gonzalez | Sports Writer
“It means everything to me,” Thompson said. “It’s hard to not get choked up and teary-eyed. I had goosebumps the whole game. Before the game I was a nervous wreck, just knowing what I had to do tonight. Once I looked up and saw that I had (10 rebounds), I couldn’t do anything but smile.
After totaling four assists against Kennesaw State, Anna Haddock was named SEC Freshman of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.
Auburn soccer returned to the field on Friday to start its spring portion of the 2020-21 season and resumed play with a decisive 5-0 win over Kennesaw State at home. “We are really proud of the girls’ effort tonight,” said head coach Karen Hoppa.
The first look at Auburn football under Bryan Harsin will be here soon as Auburn announced on Friday that its annual A-Day game will be on April 17.
Auburn softball is traveling to Jacksonville, Florida, for the Osprey/Dolphin Invitation on Friday and Saturday. The invitational includes Jacksonville University, University of North Florida and No. 19 South Carolina.
“It’s tough to win a game giving up 92 points,” said Auburn head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy. “We gotta play better defense.”
Auburn soccer announced its schedule for the 2021 spring season on Friday. Auburn will open its season on Feb. 19 against Kennesaw State at the Auburn Soccer Complex.
On Monday, Auburn added another piece to its 2022 recruiting class in 3-star quarterback Holden Geriner.
On Monday, Richard Fitts was named a preseason All-American by D1 Baseball. The junior pitcher earned second-team honors.
No. 12 Kentucky defeated Auburn 76-71 inside Auburn Arena on Thursday. “That was the best we’ve played through all four quarters,” said Auburn head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy.