With the SEC regular season complete, No. 17 Auburn (39-16, 15-9 SEC) is ready for the SEC Tournament. The bracket released by the conference shows the Tigers earning a double bye and the No. 3 seed in the Tournament.
In back-to-back weekends, Auburn baseball pulled off a significant upset in SEC play.
Another weekend series, another win for No. 17 Auburn (39-16, 15-9 SEC) as the Tigers continue to roll down the final stretch of the regular season.
After three seasons in East Lansing, Payton Thorne announced his decision to transfer to join Auburn and head coach Hugh Freeze for the next two seasons.
In a season filled with highs and lows, Auburn(25-18-1, 9-12 SEC) baseball has taken its second straight SEC weekend series, pulling off the upset over No. 2 South Carolina(35-8, 14-6 SEC) in Columbia. The Tigers won the first two games, 8-3 and 9-5, before blowing a 5-2 lead in the series finale and falling 7-8.
No. 17 Auburn is rolling behind the arm of Maddie Penta, and the Tigers secured another SEC weekend series win.
In the final day of the 2023 NFL Draft, three more Tigers were selected to join NFL rosters.
On Day Two of the 2023 NFL Draft, Auburn had two selections from this year's draft class. Edge Derick Hall was one of the first players taken off the board on Friday, going to the Seattle Seahawks as the No. 37 overall pick. As the third round moved along, the Jacksonville Jaguars selected Tank Bigsby with the No. 88 pick, pairing him with starter Travis Etienne.
After months of preparation, drills, practices and meetings, the NFL Draft is here. Later tonight, 256 players will hear their names called and fulfill a lifelong dream of making it to the NFL. Auburn has several players declared for the draft, and ESPN's Matt Miller has built a mock draft covering all seven rounds.
“We just couldn’t do enough,” head coach Butch Thompson said. “That’s a good ball club. That’s a team with a RPI higher than ours and doing good in their league. We couldn’t muster enough on the mound to be competitive at home.”
Another weekend series filled with drama for Auburn, the Tigers finally got another SEC weekend series win, taking down Mississippi State with wins on Friday (2-1) and on Sunday (12-11). Auburn dropped Saturday's game when a ferocious comeback fell one run short, 11-10.
“I don’t think I have ever cried because of a softball game, but I did shed a singular tear when I gave Bri (Ellis) a hug at first base,” Penta said. “It is so hard to play here. This crowd is insane. Hitters were there for me. Defense was there for me. The defense has been fantastic the last few weeks. They’ve had my back.”
In one week, Auburn has lost two of its three commitments in the 2024 class.
Behind its trio of pitchers, No. 19 Auburn (33-13) took down Jacksonville State(26-14) in a shutout victory on Wednesday night, 3-0.
Despite some early scoring from Samford to make the contest look competitive, it was complete domination from the Tigers in their Tuesday night clash with the Bulldogs. Auburn is back on track with a win, and in convincing fashion, run-ruling Samford 13-3 in eight innings.
The No. 21 Auburn softball squad has won 32 games this year, and Maddie Penta has been responsible for 19 of them.
The struggles in conference play have continued for Auburn. After taking game one in Tuscaloosa 8-4, the Tigers(20-15-1, 5-10 SEC) were outscored 10-3 in the final two contests, dropping both to the Crimson Tide (26-11, 6-9 SEC) and the series overall.
Derrian Gobourne's career as an Auburn Tiger has come to an end. With her brother Derric watching, Gobourne showcased her skills one last time, beginning with a wave to the crowd before hitting three straight high-flying passes. The fifth-year senior and Auburn legend finished with a 9.9125 in the event, not enough to qualify for the medal stand.
The first national champion in program history has one more chance to make history and become a two-time national champ when the nationals begin in Fort Worth Texas on Thursday.
Despite three home runs from the Trojans (28-11-1), No. 21 Auburn (30-12) was able to pick up its second win in a row and 30th of the season, taking down Troy 7-5 in a midweek nonconference matchup.
After a prolific career with Auburn, and a historic career in the MLB that ended with an induction at Cooperstown, Frank Thomas has a statue outside of Plainsman Park.
With the departures of Wendell Green, Jr. and Zep Jasper, as well as the futures of Jaylin Williams and Allen Flanigan still up in the air, Bruce Pearl and his staff needed to make a splash in the transfer portal.
After the first A-Day of the Hugh Freeze era, everyone gets steaks in the 24-24 tie between the offensive and defensive units.
According to reports from AuburnLive and On3Sports, Wes Flanigan is leaving Bruce Pearl's staff to join Chris Beard at Ole Miss.
In a week where Auburn head coach Hugh Freeze has suggested doing away with the traditionally A-Day format in favor of state scrimmages, such as Auburn-UAB and Alabama-Troy, the first-year head coach is bringing his own changes to A-Day on the Plains.
Bryson Ware has been one of Auburn's top weapons at the plate this season, and now he is receiving some recognition for it. USA Baseball announced on Wednesday that Ware has been named to theGolden Spikes Award Midseason Watchlist. The watchlist includes 45 of the nation's best college and high school baseball players, and Ware is the sixth Tiger to be named to the list since 2016.
In another game in which Auburn (18-10-1, 3-5 SEC) trailed early in the contest, the comeback fell short as the Tigers could not overcome an early 4-0 deficit to UAB (10-18, 3-5 C-USA) falling 6-5 to the Blazers in Birmingham.