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Auburn Sports Update: 30 March - 5 April 2015

What's been going on in the "Non-revenue" sports?

Auburn Gymnastics at 2015 NCAA Championship Regionals on Saturday, April 4, 2015 in Auburn, Ala.
Auburn Gymnastics at 2015 NCAA Championship Regionals on Saturday, April 4, 2015 in Auburn, Ala.
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Equestrian. Off this past week. They will face UT-Martin in the first round of the NCEA Championships on April 16th out in Waco, TX.

Men's Golf. The streak of consecutive tournaments won ended, but the Tigers still put on an excellent showing at The Hootie. The Tigers finished tied for 5th. Freshman Ben Schlottman was named SEC Golfer of the Week for his performance. He finished 11-under and was tied for 2nd. Auburn is back in action today in Gastonia, NC at the Gary Koch Invitational.

Women's Golf. The ladies finished in 9th place at the Bryan National Collegiate. Freshman Kelli Murphy finished in a tie for second. They now have a weekend off before the SEC Championships in Birmingham the following weekend.

Gymnastics. The ladies had an excellent performance on Saturday at the NCAA Regional held in Auburn. Only the top two teams advanced to the NCAA Championships. The Tigers' highest ever regional score of 196.900 finished 2nd to Alabama, but with that 2nd place they move on to the NCAA Championships for the first time since 2003. It's only the fourth time in team history that they've advanced this far. The Nationals are held April 17th-19th in Ft. Worth, TX. Congrats, ladies! Go out there and do great things!

Soccer. Still off. They have this coming week off as well, and return to action on the 18th.

Softball. The Tigers had a huge week in softball news. There was no mid-week game, however two Tigers were chosen in the National Pro Fastpitch league draft. Seniors Morgan Estell and Branndi Melero were chosen and will get a chance to continue playing softball past their college careers. Then there was the weekend series against Tennessee. The ladies took their fourth straight SEC series to improve to 10-2 in conference play and 37-5 overall. They won the first game 6-2 on Thursday night, dropped the middle game 8-6 on Friday, and took the rubber 12-9 on Saturday after falling behind 6-0 in the first inning. Friday night's loss was the Tigers' first home loss of the season. They'll have a home game against UAB Wednesday night before traveling out to College Station to take on Texas A&M this weekend.

Swimming and Diving. Season is complete, but junior Annie Lazor will be swimming for Team USA in the Pan Am Games!

Men's Tennis. It wasn't the best weekend for the men, who fell 4-0 to Texas A&M on Friday, and dropped the home match on Senior Day to LSU 4-3 on Sunday. The official site highlights the career of Auburn senior Lukas Ollert, who is from Munich, Germany. The Tigers honored him with the playing of his native national anthem on Sunday before the Senior Day matches. The men will be on the road this weekend in Knoxville and Lexington.

Women's Tennis. The ladies had a mid-week match against Mississippi State in Starkville on Wednesday. They fell 4-3 in a grueling match. They travelled to Tuscalloosa to take on the #12 Crimson Tide on Saturday, but couldn't come away with the victory. They will next face Alabama A&M in a double-header tomorrow here in Auburn.

Track and Field. Things went pretty well on the Plains for the Tigers at the Tiger Track Classic. The home team came away with 10 total wins, and a two Tigers even came away with top-10 national scores in the triple-jump. The track team will travel to Starkville for the Border Clash on Friday before returning to Auburn the following weekend for the War Eagle Invitational.

Volleyball. The Tigers have a short spring schedule as they prepare for the 2015 season this fall. It began on Saturday at the Yellow Jacket Classic in Atlanta. As you can see from the below tweet, the Tigers had a pretty good day. They'll return to action on Sunday at Samford.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>3-0 day for <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Auburn?src=hash">#Auburn</a> in Atlanta as the Tigers defeat Jacksonville State, Tennessee and Georgia Tech! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WarEagle?src=hash">#WarEagle</a></p>&mdash; Auburn Volleyball (@AuburnVB) <a href="https://twitter.com/AuburnVB/status/584502490122608641">April 4, 2015</a></blockquote>

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