AUBURN – For the first time in program history, Auburn tossed a combined perfect game, but this was the first time it happened on Taylor Swift Night. It was the fourth total perfect game in Auburn softball history.

The Auburn Tigers picked up an 8-0 victory over the Samford Bulldogs in five innings.

“They hit their spots really nice tonight,” said Auburn head coach Mickey Dean. “In five innings, we threw like 65 pitches. That’s just really effective work. Our defense did well. We scored all eight runs with two outs. That’s always a good sign.”

Auburn got the scoring started early when Amelia Lech hit a three-run home run to left-center. The scoring continued in the bottom of the second inning when KK McCrary hit a two-run shot over the center field wall followed by an RBI double from Nelia Peralta.

The final runs of the game came in the bottom of the third inning when Makayla Packer hit a two-run triple to left field.

McCrary and Anna Wohlers led the way for the Tigers at the plate with two hits each. Lech's three RBI led the team in that category.

Auburn is now 17-11-1 on the season and 3-9 in conference play.

The Tigers return to action this weekend when they host the War Eagle Classic at Jane B. Moore Field. Auburn will take on Louisiana Tech and Georgia Tech on both Friday and Saturday. Each game can be found on SEC Network+ or heard locally on WEGL 91.1 FM and the Auburn Athletics app.

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