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Auburn Women Claim SEC Golf Title

Auburn shot a final-round 313, which tied for the low round of the day, and held off Arkansas to win its second straight SEC women's golf championship and third in four years. The Tigers shot 916 for the three-day event, besting the Razorbacks by a single stroke. Alabama placed third, six shots back from the Tigers. Auburn made its big move in Round 2 on Saturday, shooting 297 to take the lead in Fayetteville, Ark. The win clinches an automatic berth for the NCAA Championships for the fifth-ranked Tigers.

Senior Patricia Sanz became the sixth Auburn golfer and first since 2006 to win the individual SEC women's title. Sanz shot a three-over 219 for the tournament and carded a five-over 77 in the final round to edge Vanderbilt's Mariana Alex by one stroke. Auburn's Victoria Trapani also earned a top ten finish, shooting 229 to tie for eighth with Alabama's Jennifer Kirby, Georgia's Rocio Sanchez Lobato and Vanderbilt's Lauren Stratton.

The No. 3 Auburn men's team shot 834 over three rounds to place second at the SEC Tournament in St. Simons Island, Ga., six strokes behind champion Alabama. The Tigers' final-round 277 was the low score of the day on Sunday. Blayne Barber led the Tigers, tying for third place with Florida's Tyler McCumber and TJ Vogel in the individual competition. Barber was three shots behind Alabama's Justin Thomas, who won the individual title. Auburn will wait on the NCAA selection committee to determine its postseason fate, but it will be a surprise if the Tigers don't land in the postseason field.

Women's Team Results

1. Auburn -- 916

2. Arkansas -- 917

3. Alabama -- 922

4. Florida -- 925

5. Georgia -- 933

6. South Carolina -- 936

7. LSU -- 937

8. Vanderbilt -- 940

9. Kentucky -- 946

10. Ole Miss -- 950

11. Tennessee -- 951

12. Mississippi State -- 974

Men's Team Results

1. Alabama -- 828

2. Auburn -- 834

3. Florida -- 841

4. Georgia -- 850

5. Arkansas -- 855

6. Ole Miss -- 857

7. Kentucky -- 866

8. Tennessee -- 868

9. Vanderbilt -- 869

10. South Carolina -- 871

11. LSU -- 877

12. Mississippi State -- 879