This past Saturday, the Freshman Cartavious “Tank” Bigsby posted his third consecutive 100+ yard rushing performance for a team high 129 yards on 24 carries in Auburn’s 35-28 victory over Ole Miss. The SEC freshman of the week leads the conference in all-purpose yardage (163.2/gm) and ranks third nationally.
The Wildcats come to the Plains winless sporting an 0-3-2 record with their last two matches ending in ties against Georgia and Tennessee. Looking at the team’s head to head matchup, Auburn and Kentucky share a very similar stat line despite lopsided records.
The Tigers lose in straight sets (25-14, 25-19, 25-21) to the fourth ranked Florida Gators for the second consecutive night who now improve to 2-0 on the season. A majority of Florida’s points came off the hot hand of T’ara Ceasar who recorded 12 of the teams 41 kills on the night.
In a normal season, the Tigers along with the rest of conference teams would be approaching the midpoint of their season on a 20-game schedule. Instead, the Auburn Soccer Complex plans to host a 0-0-1 Tiger team and 1-2-0 Rebel team.
Bo Nix and the offense stayed dormant for three quarters. The defense did not play to their full potential but by no means were the reason for the 21-14 loss. Before a 14 point spurt in the final quarter, the Tigers had 5 three-and-outs and were unable to get the ball inside the UGA 20.
Auburn’s 4-1 win over MTSU this past Saturday marked the halfway point of the 2019-20 season. With only two games remaining on this Fall Semester, the Auburn Club Hockey Team (7-2-2) are in great position as they look to make another run in the SECHC tournament next February.
The Tigers (6-5) finish non-conference play in Kalamazoo, Michigan against the IUPUI Jaguars Saturday afternoon with a 3-0 sweep (25-19, 25-13, 25-19). After a game one loss against Michigan State in four sets, Auburn comes back to win the next six to go 2-1 on the weekend at University Arena in the Western Michigan Tournament.
The Auburn volleyball team (4-5) is in their final non-conference stretch of 2019 finishing their 3-game weekend in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Tigers dropped their morning game vs Michigan State earlier today 3-1 but come back with vengeance to sweep the night cap game against host team Western Michigan (28-26, 25-20, 25-18)